Did you know there’s a planet in our galaxy where it rains glass? Or that light bounces around inside the Sun for 175,000 years before shooting off into space? If you think that’s freaking awesome, and you’re passionate about space, creating awesome exhibits, and working with a phenomenal team, this might be the place for you!
The Adler Planetarium is seeking an Exhibits Manager to join our dynamic team located on Chicago's Museum Campus.
Reporting to the VP for Guest Experience, the Exhibits Manager will be responsible for managing, mentoring, and guiding the Exhibits Maintenance Team to insure high quality exhibit experiences, day to day upkeep, and a strong team. This individual will also be responsible for:
We are looking for someone who is excited about the opportunity to pitch innovative ideas, implement new strategies, and creatively solve challenges. This is a person who is able to strategize, set and meet goals, be proactive, and who has meticulous attention to detail in the completion of tasks. Someone who has excellent communication and project management skills. This person will need to have the ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment, and is flexible—happy to work autonomously or on a team in an organization of tremendously talented people.
The Guest Experience team at the Adler Planetarium is responsible for just about everything our guests see and do. We create and maintain exhibitions, develop programs, hold events, and create and deliver dynamic theater shows. We are sharply focused on our audience and do our work so that everyone who comes through our doors feels welcome to explore space with us. We do all of this in service of inspiring exploration of that mind-blowing thing we call our Universe.
The Adler Planetarium is dedicated to complying with its obligations as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Our recruiting and hiring procedures are free of discrimination based on race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, covered veteran status, including disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, and Armed Forces service medal veterans or any protected group status as defined by law.