Director of Exhibits

The Exhibits department at Miami Children’s Museum is the centrepiece of the visitor experience. This position shall oversee all aspects of the Museum’s high touch, stimulating educational, fun environments for children 0 to 8 years old and their families.  The individual who leads this department is the person to whom we look to for creative direction and execution in this arena. The Associate Director of Exhibits is responsible for all aspects of the Museum’s Exhibits and their related components.


  1. Manage the design, interpretation, fabrication, installation, and daily usage and maintenance, of more than 26,000 square feet of exhibits
  2. Collaborate across departments on exhibit development, content and accessibility
  3. Collaborate with the Director of Museum Experiences and Director of Education for exhibit educational content and staff training
  4. Propose new exhibits (travelling, permanent,) to the CEO/Executive Director and the senior leadership team for approval and implementation
  5. Responsible for the design, development, fabrication, and installation of the Museum’s Travelling Exhibits, this project shall be presented to the CEO/Executive Director and the senior leadership team for approval and implementation
  6. Collaborate with the CEO/Executive Director and the senior leadership team on selection, fundraising and marketing of Travelling Exhibits
  7. Research, coordinate, install, and maintain temporary and permanent exhibits
  8. Promote a fun, positive, visitor experience
  9. Responsible for the Museum Exhibits department operation and budget management
  10. Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate Exhibits Department staff
  11. Oversee the design, fabrication, and installation of Museum Exhibits, signage, and ongoing enhancements
  12. Accountable for the development, communicating and maintaining of departmental policies


  • 8+ years supervisory and project management experience
  • Strong background in museum and exhibit design and management
  • Experience with purchasing and inventory control procedures
  • Demonstrable success in the design and fabrication of exhibits for early childhood learning experiences
  • Strong organizational skills. Sound verbal and written skills
  • 8+ years related field experience

Reports To: Director of Facilities

Supervises: Exhibits Manager, Exhibits A/V Technician, and Exhibits Technician

Classification: Exempt

Department: Exhibits

Other: Evening and Weekend Hours as required

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