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Internal Job ID: 610381
Job Title: Vice President, Exhibits - Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites
Employee Type: Full Time
Salary: $75,000 annually
Apply before: Nov. 4, 2017
The Vice President of Exhibits plays an essential role in the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites' (ISMHS) exhibition strategy as the person responsible for the development, implementation and management of exhibition design and production as well as major exhibition-related projects. The position requires an experienced project manager who is also excellent at strategic thinking about ISMHS' exhibitions as well as attendance, audience research, and other related issues. The Vice President oversees the Exhibitions Section, which designs and implements permanent collection installations related to art, history, and natural science including redesign of the core galleries; temporary exhibitions at the museum and historic sites; and traveling exhibitions. The position will also provide overall design direction for wayfinding and public spaces in the museum building, grounds, and will work with historic sites staff as needed on their exhibition spaces and wayfinding. The position requires specialized skills and significant experience in museum exhibition design and development, including new media and AV, accessibility, and project management as well as current knowledge of broader museum, visitor experience, and design trends. Within the section, incumbent is expected to manage staff workloads, schedules, and ensure on-time completion of tasks. Incumbent is responsible for managing project budgets and timelines and is involved with strategic planning, annual budgeting, and other administrative duties for ISMHS.
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