Boston Children's Museum

308 Congress St
Boston, MA 02210

Date Posted:
May 08, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts



Exhibits Project Manager

Boston Children’s Museum produces exhibitions for installation in the Museum, for touring to other venues, and for sales as exhibit kits. Currently, BCM is developing three major permanent exhibits internally, and a major external exhibit project involving three early childhood exhibit areas. We tour 6 traveling exhibits nationally, and offer a growing number of exhibit kits and consulting services.

The Exhibits Project Manager will act as project manager and client liaison for existing external exhibit projects, promotion and management of traveling exhibits, new consulting projects as they develop, and will assist in managing permanent exhibit projects internally. 

HOURS:Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.This is a 1+-year position with the possibility to extend depending on developing projects.


- BA/BS required with 3 years’ relevant work experience.

- Excellent logistical and organizational skills, with demonstrated independence

- Experience with museums (or related ventures) and museum operations to understand the unique opportunities and challenges this work presents, and to be able to interact effectively with other museum professionals.

- Demonstrated excellence in creative problem solving, and management of unforeseen circumstances

- Previous experience and demonstrated excellence in project management, budget development and monitoring.

- Excellent written and oral communication skills, and an understanding of the educational value of our work, so as to be able to accurately and enthusiastically represent BCM and what we have to offer over the phone, in email and other written communication.

- Excellent computer skills for budgeting, scheduling and project management.

- Understanding of the design process preferred.

- Experience with traveling exhibits and ability to troubleshoot and walk people though the necessary steps for planning, delivery and installation preferred.

Additional Requirements:

- Annual travel approximately 2-3 times per year in support of museum consulting projects. More frequent local travel to area museums, client meetings and the BCM design and production facility.

How To Apply:
Please submit resume & cover letter to
Apply by:
June 11, 2018
About this Organization:


Boston Children’s Museum engages children and families in joyful discovery experiences that instill an appreciation of our world, develop foundational skills, and spark a lifelong love of learning.


Boston Children’s Museum is a welcoming, imaginative, child-centered learning environment that supports diverse families in nurturing their children’s creativity and curiosity. We promote the healthy development of all children so they will fulfil their potential and contribute to our collective well-being and future prosperity.


Creativity. Respect. Excellence. Accountability. Thoughtfulness. Equity.

Boston Children’s Museum is a curious, experimental, and creative learning organization. We have a child and family centered focus, welcoming and respecting all Museum audiences. We collaborate and show mutual respect and support for our colleagues. We recognize that each person has equal, intrinsic worth and deserves to be treated with dignity. We are a culture that innovates, changes and pushes boundaries to keep the museum relevant. We are responsible to each other and strive to keep our commitments to our colleagues. We have a commitment to high ethical standards. We recognize the importance of work-life balance, respecting the importance of personal growth and family. We have an ongoing commitment to fairness in all aspects of the Museum and we embrace alternative ways of thinking.