Full Time Exhibit Project Manager

Company Name: 

Virtual Science Center

Address: 

.
San Jose, CA .

Contact Name: 

Meghan Lee

Email: 

jobs@virtualsciencecenter.org

Job Description: 

 

Full-Time Exhibit Project Manager

Virtual Science Center

San Jose, California

 

Virtual Science Center (VSC) has a mission to create inquiry-based learning experiences to educate the public about innovative technologies.

 

We are looking for a full-time project manager to support the design, visitor testing, fabrication, and implementation of a 5,000 square foot traveling exhibition about the science of virtual and augmented reality. The exhibition will begin touring in 2019.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • All aspects of project management including budgeting, schedules, and documentation through exhibit development, design, prototyping, visitor testing, fabrication, and installation.
  • Creating/modifying contracts for independent contractors.
  • Provide effective communication between VSC, exhibit design and fabrication firm(s).
  • Assist the Chief Experience Officer in obtaining use rights, arranging video shoots, and planning/managing the exhibition’s audio-visual components.
  • Develop and maintain the project plan, including cost, resource allocation, schedule and risk management.
  • Effectively identify, document, manage and communicate project risks.
  • Facilitate project planning sessions with the team and develop detailed project schedules.
  • Define project scope and work breakdown schedule.

 

Minimum Experience

  • At least 3 years experience managing a team in museum exhibition design and fabrication.
  • Experience with traveling exhibits and/or exhibits that are modular, portable, and reproducible.
  • Experience directing and motivating geographically distributed teams.
  • Expertise in presentation and project management tools.
  • Proven track record meeting project deadlines.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • BA or BS degree or higher.
  • Understanding of Inquiry-based-learning.
  • Experience with iterative development strategies.

 

Please send letter of interest and resume to Meghan Lee, Executive Director at jobs@virtualsciencecenter.org.

 

Application Deadline: January 15, 2018

http://www.virtualsciencecenter.org