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Manager of Exhibitions

Company: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

MANAGER OF EXHIBITIONS, MIT Museum, to assume a hands-on position with responsibility for the project management and supervision of processes needed for the successful fabrication, installation, operational planning, and maintenance of exhibits. Will participate in a robust exhibit development process with the teams responsible for developing interactive experiences, art handling, and the display of collections; collaborate with the director of galleries and exhibitions and project managers leading the conceptual development of exhibitions; be directly responsible for supporting the fabrication and installation of new museum exhibits and for maintaining the installed exhibitions for a successful visitor experience; act as the lead liaison with Facilities on gallery infrastructure maintenance issues; hire contracted work crews; and train and manage temporary full- and part-time employees and interns for exhibition operations and maintenance. Responsibilities include planning all aspects of exhibition installations and managing the allocated resources; synthesizing information and contributing to documenting complex exhibition processes; maintaining existing galleries (including Hart and Compton Galleries), exhibitions, and museum public areas; leading gallery preparation, construction, installation, and de-installation; managing and maintaining all exhibit facilities, workshops, matting and framing shop, equipment, and storage areas; providing "museum quality" matting and framing for exhibitions and loans; maintaining existing gallery lighting; and meeting project budgets and schedules. Full MIT Museum job descriptions are available.

Keywords: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge , Manager of Exhibitions, Executive , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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