Onward and Upward!
Launch your new career at the SAC Museum.
We’re on a mission to provide innovative and interactive experiences inspired by the past to inspire the limitless possibilities for the future. Join us.
JOB CLASSIFICATION: Full-time, salaried, commensurate with experience.
- Create and implement the development, project management, and maintenance of the long-term traveling, permanent, in-house, and temporary exhibit calendar.
- Manage in-house exhibits/planning of new in-house exhibits.
- Develop and communicate timely exhibit project plans with appropriate schedules/budgets.
- Develop sketches and/or 3D models to illustrate exhibits prior to integration.
- Coordinate with museum staff as appropriate to secure appropriate grant funding for all exhibits.
- Supervise collections coordinator, part-time, and volunteer workers, including onboarding, exhibit work assignments, tracking of hours, etc.
- Establish, develop, and maintain an intern program for exhibits.
- Develop, implement, and maintain evaluation tools/metrics to measure and analyze the outcomes of museum exhibition programs.
- Continuously evaluate current exhibitions and use creative processes to renovate old/create new, engaging exhibits.
- Supervise contracts, contractors, and control budgets related to installations or renovations of existing exhibits.
- Research ideas and materials for new exhibits, making decisions regarding proper visual interpretation; recommend solutions to design problems.
- Serve the community by responding to requests for information/correspondence pertaining to exhibits.
- Perform all other tasks as requested by management.
- Supervises and develops all exhibit part-time and volunteer personnel, and the museum collections coordinator.
- Fulfill supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the company policies and applicable laws.
- Bachelor’s degree in education, arts, theatre staging, interior design, museum studies, history, or other related areas required.
- Experience in museums, exhibit creation/design, project management, collection management, construction management, theatre, or other related fields preferred.
- Strategic and visionary leader/thinker with intellectual curiosity, maturity, sound judgment, and an ability to think creatively.
- Attention to detail, adherence to schedules, and customer service, with excellent communication skills.
- Strong administrative skills including the ability to lead while working on multiple projects and budgets.
- Understanding of best practices for museum esthetics, cleanliness, and narrative storytelling to provide a cohesive storyline for museum exhibits.
- Knowledge in aspects of construction is a plus, such as design, fabrication, demolition, budget building, and management and appropriate CAD design-type software packages and tools.
- Team player, committed to maintaining a positive work environment with high expectations for continuous improvement.
- Skillset shaped by experience in education and museum background.
- The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. It is typically an office setting with varying degrees of temperature and noise levels.
- Work may be performed both indoors and outdoors.
- Work may be performed outside of normal business hours in support of evening, weekend, or holiday events as necessary.
- Work may include making public presentations, overseeing and installing exhibits, and capturing oral histories.
- A willingness to adapt and work in multiple directions, on multiple projects that make every day unique and interesting.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The work environment may have extended working hours, frequent time constraints, and shifting priorities, contributing to physical and mental stress. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
SAC Aerospace Museum provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic that is protected by federal, state or local law.
HOURLY: Part time, seasonal
PAY: $13.50–$14 an hour
• Make guests feel welcome by creating outstanding and memorable experiences.
• Must be proactive and able to provide superior guest service.
• Cheerfully welcome every guest to the museum.
• Engage with guests by thoughtfully answering questions.
• Always ensure prompt, efficient and friendly service.
• Represent the mission of the museum — to “entertain, educate, and inspire”.
• Aid in meeting membership and sales goals.
• Maintain cleanliness and appearance of the museum.
• Perform daily setup, preparation and clean-up of front entrance area.
• Perform cashiering duties as needed.
• Other duties as assigned.