Posted July 7, 2014

Job Title: Director of Exhibits Reports to: Chief Operating Officer

General Responsibilities:

The Director of Exhibits leads the Exhibits Department and reports to the Chief Operating Officer. This is a full-time, exempt position with direct reports. Primary responsibilities are to manage and maintain full functionality of all exhibit experiences with respect to both permanent and traveling exhibits. The director is responsible for budget management as it relates to maintenance, repairs, logistics and install/strike of permanent and traveling exhibits, as well as serve as the primary contact for all related vendor relationship.

In conjunction with museum senior leadership, the Director of Exhibits will serve as a lead for exhibit development and design as it relates to the museum’s capital campaign and future exhibits. The director of exhibits will also act as project manager and primary contact for all exhibit-related construction projects within the capital campaign.

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Job Requirements

Degree in design, science education, or related field, special preference to museum studies.
3-5 years of museum experience, with at least 2 years in development of museum exhibitions.
Minimum of two years of experience with supervision of professionals, preferred.
Successful experience in managing budgets over $500,000 and project schedules of over two years in length.
Excellent communication, both verbal and written, combined with great presentation skills in front of diversified audiences.
Demonstrated ability to exercise positive leadership of a cooperative team effort, often times across departmental boundaries.
Strong belief in and commitment to The Health Museum mission and programs.
Experience with providing critical exhibit information/data in a report format to assist in fundraising efforts.

Contact Person: Sharon Campbell
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