Museum of Science
  • 16-Feb-2018 to 26-Mar-2018 (EST)
  • Exhibit Project Management - 132
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Regular, Full Time

Director of Traveling Exhibitions & Project Management

Museum of Science, Boston

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The Director of Traveling Exhibitions and Project Management serves two critical functions: 1) manages a strong traveling exhibition program (including exhibits created and hosted by the Museum) that aligns with the Museum's mission, generates revenue, attracts and engages a broad range of audiences, and positions the Museum of Science as a leader within the science museum field; and 2) oversees the Museum's exhibit project management team that creates both permanent and temporary exhibitions. This position plays a strategic role within Exhibit Development and Conservation area as it unites together the systems and processes applied to the development of both traveling and permanent exhibitions. The Director of Traveling Exhibitions and Project Management is also a highly visible position as this individual works under the direction of the Vice President of Exhibit Development and Conservation and with a five or more senior leaders from across the Museum to create, maintain, and implement a master strategy for finding and selecting traveling exhibitions hosted by the Museum. The Director is also responsible for the development and tour management of traveling exhibitions created by the Museum, which is a critical area of growth for the Museum over the next five years.


  • Simultaneously oversee the national/international tour of 2 to 4 large exhibitions (8,000+ sq. ft.) and 1 to 5 small exhibitions (<=4,000 sq. ft.).
  • Manage the development of 1 to 3 new traveling exhibitions at a time.
  • Manage the installation and execution of 1 to 3 large traveling exhibitions (8,000+ sq ft.) and 1 to 4 small traveling exhibitions (<4,000 sq. ft.) per year.
  • Manage budgets ranging from $50,000 to $10,000,000.
  • Direct and Manage the work of two departments, which include 2 to 4 traveling exhibition coordinators and 2 to 5 project managers.


This position is full-time, 40hrs/wk, Monday-Friday


VP, Exhibit Development & Conservation


  • Bachelor of Science or Arts and additional course work.
  • 5 or more years of project management experience.
  • Leading a creative or technical team that is creating a marketable product.
  • Creating and monitoring budgets.
  • Creating and monitoring timelines.
  • Using EXCEL and project management software.
  • Managing staff.
  • Developing work systems or processes that are used by 10 or more individuals.


Exempt (Salaried).


Benefits for full-time, exempt (salaried) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 23 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5-10 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, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!

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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