Skip to content.
Full-Time Openings

Full-Time Openings

#1314-1148 MANAGER, ANNUAL FUND. Full-time/ Exempt. EEO 2A. The Annual Fund Manager is responsible for managing the annual giving programs within the Development division including supporting membership and the annual fund. Primary responsibilities include: setting strategic direction for growth, acquisition, retention and increased engagement of the annual fund resulting in fulfilling department and divisional goals.

Responsibilities:
Creates and implements acquisition, engagement and renewal plans for supporting members and the annual fund focusing on written & digital communication; Proactively partners with membership and marketing departments to ensure collaboration and that strategies are aligned for the benefit of museum goals; Manage, monitor, and provide direction on annual fund and supporting member programs to ensure successful fundraising outcomes; Recommends and implements changes in strategies to meet program goals and objectives; Serves as primary contact with external vendors for annual fund programs; and Fosters a professional environment that encourages team to proactively problem solve.

Requirements:
Five years of non-profit, fundraising experience required with a demonstrated working knowledge of fundraising trends and best practices; Four year college degree, required. Ability to ask clarifying questions, speak up when recognizing a problem, and reflect on various problems in a comfortable and confident manner. Ability to compose, write and edit documents with appropriate grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, clarity and creativity. Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Must also have the ability to position and communicate information in a public setting and interpret information that is not always straightforward.

Pay Rate: Depends on Experience.
Application Deadline: July 23, 2014.

APPLY ONLINE


#1415-1149 SPECIALIST, CORPORATE AND GOVERNMENT RELATIONS. Full-time/ Exempt. EEO 2A. The Corporate and Government Relations Specialist is the first point of contact for corporate partners, premier partners, and the administration of state government funding.

Responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities include: identifying, engaging, soliciting and stewarding corporate, foundation, and state government funders through fundraising strategies that meet established museum goals and priorities. This is accomplished by creating and implementing engagement plans for corporate donor relationships including Premier Partners and other sponsors, managing contract fulfillment, and growing a portfolio of corporate donors through prospecting and existing relationship development. The position is also responsible for facilitating the museum's government relations activities to ensure smooth, efficient communications.

Requirements:
Five years' experience in a development or corporate sponsorship program; non-profit organization, preferred; Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience in development, corporate, or government relations. Experience in working with diverse audiences. Ability to ask clarifying questions, speak up when recognizing a problem, and reflect on various problems in a comfortable and confident manner. Ability to compose, write and edit documents with appropriate grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, clarity and creativity. Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Must also have the ability to position and communicate information in a public setting and interpret information that is not always straightforward. The ideal candidate will also possess an understanding of the legislative process and the current state of local, state and federal systems as well as have a familiarity with Minnesota and national corporate and philanthropic community is preferred; familiarity with STEM issues and science programs is desirable. Valid driver's license and use of own vehicle highly desired.

Pay Rate: Depends on Experience.
Application Deadline: July 24, 2014.

APPLY ONLINE


#1415-1048 SCIENCE HOUSE LIBRARIAN/COORDINATOR III, TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT. Full-time/ Non-Exempt. EEO 5A. The Teacher Professional Development Group (TPDG) at the Science Museum of Minnesota is looking for a dynamic and personable individual to join our diverse, fast-paced team as the librarian for Science House: a lending library of engaging hands-on educational materials for teachers. This position works closely with the TPDG team to manage, organize, and maintain the Science House lending library and its collections in support of the mission of achieving equitable Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education for each and every student.

Responsibilities:
Responsibilities of the position include: (1) Applying principles, practices, and ethics of library and information science to the organization and operation of Science House; (2) Coordinating changes to and maintenance of Science House databases and electronic materials; (3) Coordinating and assisting with the planning, and organization of Science House and other TPD events ensuring a warm, friendly, and inviting atmosphere for all patrons, participants, and guests; (4) considering outcomes associated with potential unanticipated scenarios to provide solutions which take all relevant constituents and concerns into account; and (5) Proactively engaging with patrons and clients to ensure expectations are successfully fulfilled.

Requirements:
Bachelor's degree, required; Master's of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree, preferred. A practical knowledge of library science principles, practices, and ethics is required. Two years in a customer service role or equivalent experience working in a highly collaborative service oriented environment in positions such as events planning, front of house restaurant roles or non-licensed teaching assistant is required. Additional requirements include: demonstrated ability to work with culturally diverse populations; willingness and capacity to work a flexible schedule; ability to take initiative and work independently, efficiently, and productively; and a positive response to constructive feedback.

Please refer to the position description within the application for a full list of responsibilities and requirements.

Pay Rate: Depends on Experience.
Application Deadline: July 30, 2014.

APPLY ONLINE