Salary Range: $37,221.00 – $45,931.00 Annually
Location: Lake County Discovery Museum
Application deadline: April 26, 2013
Date posted: April 5, 2013
Responsible for the conceptualization, design, fabrication, and installation of new exhibitions and the maintenance of existing exhibitions at the Lake County Discovery Museum and at preserves/galleries around the District. Projects include temporary exhibitions, outdoor exhibit elements, as well as small installations and element refurbishments to current exhibitions. Additional information about the museum may be found at the website www.lakecountydiscoverymuseum.org. Performs heavy lifting tasks up to 50 pounds.
Bachelor’s degree in design, museum studies, fine arts, industrial technology or other field related to the development of informal learning environments. Five years experience working in a museum setting or informal learning environments. Sound knowledge of professional museum practices and standards for exhibit design set forth by the American Alliance of Museums. Proficient in the use of a variety of power tools and fabrication techniques. Graphic design skills and experience working with computer based interactives and audio visual equipment. Must possess a valid driver’s license.
HOW TO APPLY AND APPLICATION DEADLINES:
Interest in Forest Preserve employment should be indicated by submitting a resume and salary history as well as a completed Forest Preserve Employment Application.
Completed applications should be returned to:
Applications are accepted only for posted positions. Complete a job interest card for other positions for which you are interested. The card will be kept on file for six months pending an opening, and will be mailed to you should an opening occur.
LAKE COUNTY FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT GENERAL INFORMATION:
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER