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Project Production Manager
Production, Science Learning Division, Full-Time, Exempt, EEO 1B. Req ID1516-217

The primary purpose of the Project Production Manager is to ensure the successful completion of assigned projects within often-stringent constraints of schedule and budget. The Program Production Manager has a critical role in the accomplishment of the work of the Production Department, leading large teams of employees, managing budgets, and taking responsibility for the successful completion of complex projects; which often extend over a number of years. Frequently, Project Production Managers will be assigned to the role of Project Leader on a particular project, or they may be asked to collaborate with and support other Project Leaders, working specifically on the production aspects of the project.

Share your talents by…leading day to day project operations through managing, coaching, supervising, leading, and developing teams of staff, consultants, advisors, vendors, and contractors. Evaluate and analyze the work to be done in order to develop detailed budgets for the fabrication of exhibits, establish project schedules that take into consideration the needs of staff, contract resources, space, tools, materials, and supplies needed to complete exhibit, and organize and delegate work tasks in order to ensure deadlines are met efficiently and effectively. Collaborate with project teams and across the entire Science Learning Division to insure all components of the project contribute to a visitor experience that successfully fulfills the goals and vision of the project.

The ideal candidate will…professional experience managing people and material resources in the development and fabrication of unique, custom-designed objects or projects. Candidates should also have skill in mechanical and/or computer-aided drafting, a familiarity with electronic media design and/or production, and familiarity with graphic art processes and materials. Experience with museum audiences, and producing exhibits or theatrical productions is preferred. Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Pay Rate: Based on experience
Application Deadline: September 9, 2015

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