EXPLORATORIUM

The Exploratorium is the global leader in informal learning, designed to ignite curiosity and inspire creativity in people of all ages. The world-renowned science museum creates original, interactive exhibits, on display at more than 1,000 science centers, museums and public spaces around the world. Dedicated to education reform in and out of the classroom, the Exploratorium is a premier professional development center for educators and a creator of award-winning educational resources. Since 1969, the Exploratorium has influenced generations of entrepreneurs, artists, scientists, teachers, stu ... dents, children, museum professionals and everyday doers, reaching nearly 200 million people annually from around the globe. In the spring of 2013, the Exploratorium will move to Pier 15 in the heart of San Francisco's waterfront district, where it will celebrate a new era of experiences that encourage critical thinking and awaken wonder for generations to come. Founded in 1969 by Dr. Frank Oppenheimer, our mission is to create a culture of learning through innovative environments, programs, and tools that help people nurture their understanding about the world around them. We believe that following your curiosity and asking questions can lead to amazing moments of discovery, learning, and awareness, and can increase confidence in your ability to understand how the world works. We also believe that being playful and having fun is an important part of the process for people of all ages. More

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SUMMARY. The Exploratorium is searching for a Senior HR team member (minimum 5 years HR generalist experience) interested in leading our talent development, training and recruiting efforts. This position is one of three Senior HR Generalists in charge of managing and implementing HR functions for a staff of ~350 regular and 300 seasonal/on-call employees at the Exploratorium.  In addition to a variety of HR generalist tasks this position is charged with the special focus of planning, developing, managing, and overseeing recruitment processes and strategies for the organization, as well as asse... view job details

SUMMARY. The Development Specialist for Corporate Engagement and Fundraising Events is a key member of the Institutional Advancement team. This position assists with the coordination, planning, implementation, and guest communications related to donor stewardship and sponsored events. The position also supports the solicitation and stewardship of companies in our corporate engagement program, including corporate members and donors who have made a philanthropic contribution to the organization. This position reports to the Director of      Fundraising Events. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS. Coordination a... view job details

SUMMARY. The Financial Analyst is a key partner in achieving the Exploratorium’s mission and vision by providing financial guidance, support, and analysis to senior management and multiple departments within the organization. This position’s role is to be a strong detail-oriented individual contributor who understands museum operations and clearly communicates key findings to stakeholders across the organization. The Financial Analyst brings their interest in both details and big picture concepts to communicate financial performance compared to budget, short-term and long-term business perform... view job details

SUMMARY. The Grants Manager is an essential member of the Exploratorium Grants Team, being responsible for the systems, processes and relationship management that are key to the effectiveness of the Team’s fundraising efforts and to maintaining the museum’s standing with some of its most important institutional funders. Responsibilities include: 1) prospect research and management; 2) database and systems management; 3) grant proposal submissions; 4) grant report writing and submission; 5) management of internal review processes; and 6) managing grants related data essential to institutional f... view job details

SUMMARY. The. IT Assistant II performs add/moves/changes for endpoints and peripherals. This position also maintains. systems for provisioning, inventory and tracking of IT. hardware.  Additionally the IT Assistant assists department managers with various ad hoc duties and administrative tasks,. assists end users with long-term and day-to-day needs, and works with all members of the IT Department to ensure security, reliability and general IT requirements are met. This position reports to the IT. Manager. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS. Desktop adds/moves/changes. Workstation imaging and prep for deploym... view job details

SUMMARY. The Living Systems Laboratory Technician I provides support for laboratory operations that support public exhibits and programs in the Living Systems area of the Exploratorium. This person will have a role in maintaining all plant and animal life, as well as daily set-up of exhibits.  An interest in natural phenomena and an ability to collaborate in a team environment are crucial aspects of the position.. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS. Daily set-up of Life Sciences exhibits. Daily preparation of solutions and cultures required to support exhibit set-up. Daily live microscope demonstrations for ... view job details

SUMMARY. The Manager of Custodial Services insures the Exploratorium campus is a clean, welcoming space for all staff and visitors. This includes maintaining the cleanliness of the museum, classrooms, offices, retail stores, back of house, and outdoor public areas. This position supervises approximately 10-15 regular and on-call union staff and manages night and specialty cleaning contracts. The Exploratorium is a certified San Francisco Green Business. This management position reports to the Director, Campus Facilities. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS. Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate custodial staff... view job details

SUMMARY. New Media exhibit developers at the Exploratorium use established and emerging technologies to conceptualize, prototype, and implement robust interactive exhibits for the museum floor as well as for client institutions, domestic and abroad.. The New Media (NM) Developer Group Manager is responsible for her or his own exhibit development projects as well as for providing leadership and guidance to the NM Developer group, and for fostering a cohesive, creative, and inclusive working environment, maximizing the group’s inventiveness, technical proficiency, and productivity. The manager w... view job details

SUMMARY. The Manager of Online Media oversees the Online Media team, which is a team of creative thinkers and makers that designs, develops, and maintains the Exploratorium website, online experiences, and mobile applications that support the Exploratorium’s mission. of igniting curiosity and inspiring creativity in people of all ages. This position is responsible for representing and upholding the highest standards in user experience and user design, balancing and foregrounding the needs of multiple online audiences (e.g. general public, educators, collaborators, donors), and navigating the t... view job details

SUMMARY. The Web Manager oversees the Web team, which is a team of creative thinkers and makers that designs, develops, and maintains the Exploratorium website, online experiences, and mobile applications that support the Exploratorium’s mission of igniting curiosity and inspiring creativity in people of all ages. This position is responsible for representing and upholding the highest standards in user experience and user design, balancing and foregrounding the needs of multiple online audiences (e.g. general public, educators, collaborators, donors), and navigating the tensions between stabil... view job details