Supervisor of Museum Programs and Exhibits-Cheyenne
The Supervisor of Museum Programs and Exhibits will enhance the educational experience of Wyoming State Museum’s audience by guiding exhibits from conception to completion, while managing the budgets, direct reports, and staff scheduling.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.
- Lead the team effort to develop a variety of exhibits; provide leadership in project management, design, fabrication, lighting, and installation.
- Provide supervision for four direct reports: conduct performance reviews and coaching to ensure positive completion of assigned tasks; administer discipline as necessary.
- Serve as liaison to other agencies to develop and maintain good working relationships within the different branches of the State of Wyoming government.
- Work cooperatively with consulting exhibit design and fabrication firms, contributing to design development and exercising responsibility for design review, installation monitoring, and quality control.
- Provide leadership in the development and implementation of a traveling exhibit program.
PREFERENCES: Preference will be given to individuals with a Master’s Degree in Museum Studies.
- Exhibition and graphic design practices, including the use of CAD, graphic, and desktop publishing software; the tools and techniques of exhibit fabrication and graphic production; lighting systems; security and conservation requirements and practices as they relate to exhibitions; website and audio visual design and development; estimating, budgeting, and bidding practices; ADA standards; museum philosophy, professional practices and ethics.
- Ability to translate interpretive ideas into visual form; conceptualize exhibition designs in models, drawings, and written instructions; fabricate and install exhibits; work cooperatively with consulting exhibition design and fabrication firms, exercising responsibility for design review, installation monitoring, and quality control; manage projects effectively to meet deadlines; design, layout, and monitor production of brochures, posters, and related materials; conduct research and write effective exhibit label; work cooperatively as a member of a team.
- Proficient in PhotoShop and CAD based software, Desktop Publishing, and Microsoft Office.
Bachelor’s Degree (typically in Cultural Resources)
1-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in Cultural Resources) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Senior Cultural Resources Specialist
Education & Experience Substitution:
4-6 years of progressive work experience (typically in Cultural Resources) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Senior Cultural Resources Specialist
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Necessary Special Requirements
PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Work is typically performed at a desk and on the museum floor. Work involves moving and lifting heavy exhibits crates/furniture. Must be able to lift 75 pounds.
- FLSA: Non-exempt
024-State Parks and Cultural Resources – Cultural Resources – State Museum
For information on Wyoming State Museum, click here.
Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.
The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.
Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.
- Cheyenne, Wyoming, 82001, United States
- March 1, 2016
- Supervisor of Museum Programs and Exhibits-Cheyenne
- Wyoming State Museum
- 2-3 Years