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Exhibit Development & Design

Exhibit Development & Design

TELUS Spark is seeking a Manager, Exhibit Development & Design

Who We Are

At TELUS Spark, we offer you a chance to experiment and play. We are a place for people of all ages and abilities to let go and embrace the desire to explore and discover science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM). A place to discover for yourself what makes the world around us so undeniably incredible. A place where we live our values of Collaboration, Curiosity, Courage and Commitment. To contribute to making TELUS Spark a different kind of science centre and help to define Calgary as the innovation and imagination capital of Canada, we are currently seeking a Manager, Exhibit Development & Design.

Who Are You

You understand the role of exhibits in science centres and have a vision for their possibilities to engage visitors. Your leadership style allows you to support a team of internal and external stakeholders in working creatively within a changing or ambiguous landscape. You understand what’s involved in exhibit maintenance, and demonstrate willingness to collaborate in finding solutions to exhibit maintenance challenges. You have empathy for visitors and use it in iterating exhibit ideas through pilot testing. You are passionate about the Mission and Vision of TELUS Spark and have a strong entrepreneurial attitude. You understand the opportunities (and challenges) in developing compelling, fun, hands-on experiences for the general public.

How You Will Add Your Spark

You will develop and manage a strong team of exhibit developers who will create and update excellent built visitor experiences in the centre’s permanent galleries and spaces, including the outdoor Brainasium. Your knowledge, experience and direction keep exhibit development and design focused on visitors’ interests, needs and abilities. Your strong attention to detail keeps projects on schedule. You excel at coordinating work across departments while staying focused on the needs of external audiences. You are a proven Manager who will ensure the Mission and long term Vision are supported.

Qualifications

You will have an undergraduate degree in a related field (Design, Science, Science Communication, or Education). You will have more than five (5) years of demonstrated experience in exhibit design and development (within a science centre environment an asset). You have progressive and proven management and leadership skills within a dynamic team environment. You have excellent verbal and written communication skills and can adapt to a variety of audiences. You are able to stay positive and resilient in a fast paced and dynamic environment. You can follow business plans however still remain flexible to changes. You have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and have proven experience building and managing budgets.

The successful candidate will be required to work occasional evenings and weekends. All candidates must successfully complete a criminal record check.

Bring us your Spark

TELUS Spark provides an industry competitive salary and excellent benefits package. Application review will begin immediately, and the posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected. Interested candidates can submit their resumes, in confidence, with Manager, Exhibit Development & Design in the subject line to careers@sparkscience.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

TELUS Spark is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

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