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Exhibits Manager [Connecticut Science Center]

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on May 31, 1973 in job announcements |

Job Title: Exhibits Manager
FLSA: Salaried, Exempt Full Time (40 hours per week)
Reports to: Director of Exhibits
Summary of Key Responsibilities:
 Provides daily and overall leadership to a team of highly skilled Exhibit Technicians. Leading by example,
the Exhibit Manager sets the tone for exemplary service from the Exhibits Department consistent with the
established Culture of the Connecticut Science Center.
 Creates, implements and monitors quality control mechanisms to ensure that the high standards of the CT
Science Center’s are consistently reflected in the 150+ hands on exhibits that our visitors experience.
 Monitors and maintains the functional performance of CSC’s permanent and traveling exhibits on a daily
basis with a 99%+ fully operational percentage goal at any given time.
 Manages CSC’s exhibit specialists including processing time sheets and preparing daily and monthly
schedules including weekend and evening events.
 Schedules and monitors exhibit specialist projects.
 Performs computer maintenance, troubleshooting, hardware repair and software archiving.
 Schedules preventive maintenance on all exhibits to ensure reliable operations.
 Coordinates traveling exhibit installations and teardowns (up to three times a year) including contracting
outside support labor and equipment and coordinating the arrival and departure of exhibitions with the
exhibit vendor.
 Conducts and prepares exhibit readiness daily reports and logs for supervisor review.
 Orders and manages exhibit inventory of replacement parts, materials and consumables on a regular basis.
 Oversees the exhibit shop, shop equipment, tools and supplies.
 Oversees and enforces shop and gallery floor safety procedures and requirements in collaboration with
CSC Safety Officer.
 Performs other duties as needed/required.
Skills/Requirements:
 High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Some college or advanced technical training highly
preferred.
 Minimum 5 years of supervisory/leadership experience.
 Excellent communications and interpersonal skills required.
 Must possess demonstrated good problem solving skills.
 Ability to troubleshoot and repair a wide variety of computer and electro-mechanical systems as they relate
to interactive exhibits. Software programming skills a plus.
 Familiarity with shop tools and equipment and materials used in exhibit construction.
 Ability to walk/stand for extended periods of time, lift up to 40 lbs., and operate scissors lifts, forklift, pallet
trucks and other materials handling equipment.
 Proven proficiency on Microsoft Office including Word and Excel.
 Ability to multi-task and coordinate multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
 Working knowledge of computers (PC’s) and computer software programming preferred.dditional Requirements
 Flexible schedule to include rotating weekends, occasional weekends and holidays
Qualified applicants will go through an application process, interview process and must successfully complete a
background check.
To apply, send a cover letter and resume to HR@CTScienceCenter.org. Please reference “Exhibit Manager” in the
subject line.
The Connecticut Science Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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