Director of Exhibits

Organization: EcoTarium
Location: Worcester, MA, us
Job or Internship: Job



The Director of Exhibits is a senior management position responsible for providing the conceptual leadership, direction and oversight of interior and exterior exhibits, including the collections and wildlife departments. The Director collaborates with other Division Directors on organizational projects, works closely with the President on strategic planning and institutional advancement, and oversees department budgets.  Candidate must have a minimum of 5 yrs. museum management experience and 8 yrs. experience in development and implementation of exhibits with an MA preferred.  The Director should have experience working with live collections and have a successful record in grant writing and management.  Experience in leading exhibit projects through all stages from concept development, through prototyping, design and final fabrication is essential with preference to an innovative thinker with vision for 21st century museum exhibits.  Responsibilities include: overseeing Exhibit Department including exhibit maintenance and new exhibit projects from concept to installation, including temporary exhibits and implementation of exhibit master plan;  working closely with the Development Department on grant research and writing; overseeing the Wildlife Department to ensure best practices in animal care and implementation of outdoor master plan; and overseeing collections, including building staffing and working toward establishing physical and intellectual control.  The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the Program Department and represent the museum at public events, professional meetings and on collaborative grant projects.  Send cover letter, resume and names of three references to:Director of Exhibits Search, EcoTarium, 222 Harrington Way,Worcester, MA  01604or  EcoTarium is an Equal Opportunity Employer