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Mid-America Science Museum is now Hiring!!

Click the link to download Job Application PDF 

http://www.midamericamuseum.org/site/assets/files/1080/application_for_employment.pdf

Applications and resumes may be emailed to DylanK@midamericamuseum.org or mailed to: 500 Mid America Blvd. Hot Springs, AR 71913 ATTN: Dylan Kuchel

Exhibit Technician

Job Summary:

The Exhibit Technician is primarily responsible for ensuring that all exhibits on the museum floor are properly functioning and the presentation of exhibits are up to the quality and standards expected by MASM as a first-class Science Museum. Will work closely with Guest Services department, museum floor staff and volunteers, exhibit fabricator, building operations staff, and education department. Other responsibilities include operation and function of digital dome theater shows, and museum audio/visual elements.

Department: Exhibits

Reports to: Director of Exhibits and Facilities

Education: Technical training in related fields or relevant experience

Experience Required: Mechanical abilities and educational background related to engineering and/or skilled trades

Description of Duties:

• Responsible for overall museum appearance and working order of exhibits

• Works with museum educators and floor staff to ensure quality communication

• Works with Director of Exhibits and Facilities to prepare for and install traveling exhibits

• Monitors and evaluates museum audio/visual elements including all museum lighting elements, public address system, and music selection

• Shares responsibilities and operation of laser theater with museum floor staff

• Repairs broken exhibits and works with museum staff to effectively prioritize a repair schedule for exhibits

• Upholds exhibits maintenance schedule with Director of Exhibits and Facilities

• Assists with opening and closing of museum daily

• Works proportionate share of after-hours events

Requirements and Special Skills

• Must have mechanical abilities and educational background related to engineering and/or skilled trades that apply to the daily tasks required to perform stated position

• Must be well organized

• Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

• Ability to lift 30 – 60 lbs

• Knowledge of heavy equipment operation preferred

• Museum experience preferred but not required

Applications and resumes may be emailed to DylanK@midamericamuseum.org or mailed to: 500 Mid America Blvd. Hot Springs, AR 71913 ATTN: Dylan Kuchel

Click the link to download Job Application PDF. 

http://www.midamericamuseum.org/site/assets/files/1080/application_for_employment.pdf


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