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the Contractor, Intrepid Museum’s “Hands-On” Learning Area

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Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum


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This is a contract position.

The Intrepid Museum has 9,000 foot area dedicated to a series of hands-on, mission-relevant installations intended to engage audiences of diverse backgrounds and abilities. Established in 2009 and regularly updated, it is now time to conduct a thoughtful audit of this project. It is the most effective approach? How should we think about the next iteration of these experiences? Which culturals are the leaders in this practice and what can we learn from them?

Working with a small internal museum team, the Contractor, Intrepid Museum’s “Hands-On” Learning Area will offer direction for present- and future-focused audience trends in New York City relating to hands on learning.  Project will culminate with a white paper reviewing the current context and advising on the future of the space including content, budget and staffing.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Will collaborate with a small internal team, led by the SVP of Exhibits/Education/Programs
  • Review our current exhibit installations and usage of the space (both physical and programmatic) and make recommendations
  • With support of existing evaluations and additional observation, identify current strengths and weaknesses for how the space as a whole, and individual installations within the space, is inclusive for families of all kinds.
  • Review current communication with the media/public regarding the project and make recommendations
  • Provide a comparative/competitor analysis of local and regional museums and other comparable spaces.
  • Recommend prefabricated installations (local and national) that are mission appropriate
  • Participate in project team meetings, either in person or remotely.
  • Produce a comprehensive white paper that is data driven; analysis driven and provides clear information (content, staffing and budget implications)

The Intrepid Museum has 9,000 foot area dedicated to a series of hands-on, mission-relevant installations intended to engage audiences of diverse backgrounds and abilities. Established in 2009 and regularly updated, it is now time to…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • 4-Year Degree Required

How to Apply

The Intrepid Museum offers competitive salary. For consideration, e-mail resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: resume@intrepidmuseum.org.

Be sure to include the title of the position you are interested in.

NO PHONE CALLS.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

 

The Intrepid Museum offers competitive salary. For consideration, e-mail resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: resume@intrepidmuseum.org.

Be sure to include the…

Location

Pier 86, W 46th St & 12th Ave, New York, NY 10036

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