Museum of Science
  • 11-Aug-2022 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Exhibit Content Development - 128
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • 80000-85000 per year
  • Salary
  • Grant-Funded, Full Time


Museum of Science, Boston

Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective.


The Senior Content Developer works as a member of the Exhibit Content Development team to create the overall vision for the visitor experience of new exhibitions, contribute content expertise to the refurbishment of older exhibits, and to participate in the development of STEM experiences across the Museum's channels. Responsibilities include establishing appropriate educational objectives; developing engaging interpretive strategies and experience, testing them with visitors to ensure that they are inspiring and engaging for a wide range of audiences, including visitors with disabilities; and working closely with colleagues across multiple departments to achieve project and Museum objectives.


  • Develop content and experiences for 1-2 large exhibitions or 5-7 small exhibitions annually.
  • Ensure content accuracy for three or more projects annually.


This position is Grant Funded, full-time, Monday-Friday, 40 hours/week


Manager, Exhibit Content Development


  • Bachelor of Science or Arts and additional course work.
  • Eight (8) or more years of informal STEM education experience.
  • Demonstrated writing ability, especially in communicating STEM topics for a non-technical audience.
  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize complex concepts into experiences, narratives, and environments that connect people to STEM topics.
  • Demonstrated experience translating ideas into appealing and accessible (intellectually and physically) experiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent content research using the internet, print media, and direct contact with specialists.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively on a team.
  • Demonstrated experience or knowledge in STEM education.
  • Demonstrated experience developing at least 4 major exhibitions (2,000+ sq ft.)


Exempt (Salaried). $80,000 - $85,000 annually


Benefits for full-time, exempt (salaried) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, commuter spending account, 23 vacation days, 12 holidays, 10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, a Museum Membership, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!


Staff, interns, and volunteers will be required to show proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. The Museum will consider an exemption from the vaccine requirement if they are unable to get vaccinated due to a qualifying medical disability or a sincerely held religious objection. The Museum is not required to provide an accommodation or exemption from the vaccine requirement if doing so would pose a direct threat to others in the workplace or would create an undue hardship for the Museum.

The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.

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