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Position Available | Bronx Children’s Museum – Exhibit Design & Production Director (Consultant Services), Apply by September 15th

Bronx Children’s Museum Position available

Exhibit Design & Production Director (Consultant Services)

(Approximately 50% time; 2-3 days per week)

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with Experience

START DATE: October 2015

JOB PERIOD: October 2015 – March 2016 with opportunity to continue

INQUIRIES: Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:
Please reply by September 15, 2015.


The primary responsibility of the Exhibit Design & Production Director is to oversee the design and production of a suite of new exhibits for Bronx Children’s Museum. S/he will work with the Executive Director and the Capital & Exhibits Consultant to achieve the following:

o batch, prioritize, and refine existing Exhibit Operational Descriptions for advancement into and through the design process
o lead the engagement of a network of exhibit design and production partners, including a broad network of Bronx-based community artists
o help to right-size scopes of work for three (3) thematic areas and flexible-use spaces
o develop a phasing plan that prioritizes design and production for the Natural Science Inquiry and Early Learner areas
o direct and lead the exploratory RFP/RFI process to identify design, artistic, and production partners – emphasizing the Museum’s preference for Bronx-based partners
o support development, scoping, and integration of exhibition media elements, including an interactive map; community resource databases; and media-rich visitor experiences
o develop and articulate design guidelines for cross-gallery applications (e.g. text hierarchies, interface standards for interactives, etc.)
o support the Museum’s communications with our City partners and Architect in the seamless integration of exhibition and building features


• BA or BS required
• Min. 5-7 years experience overseeing exhibition projects through design, production, and implementation
• Experience reading architectural plans a plus, though formal Architecture background not required
• Background in natural science and/or natural science education, a plus
• Strong visual communication skills
• Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills
• Strong project management skills with a demonstrated ability to meet schedules, budgets, and deadlines
• Excellent organizational and time-management skills, with attention to detail, accuracy and pacing
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and project management software
• Flexibility and ability to work virtually, adapt to shifting duties while maintaining focus and follow-through
• Speak a second language, a plus
• Bronx resident, a plus

Bronx Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.