Lead, Exhibits and Facility [St. John's]

Lead, Exhibits and Facility



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Lead, Exhibits and Facility




Johnson GEO Centre, Memorial University


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St. John's, NL


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$57,146- $77,923 per year


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Reporting to the Director, the successful candidate will be the primary liaison with various university stakeholder groups in the care and implementation of facility maintenance, information technology and exhibit development and maintenance. Major responsibilities include: ensuring the proper maintenance of critical building systems (the geothermal HVAC and DDC control systems, the security system and the fire suppression system); monitoring and prioritizing building deficiencies and making recommendations for repairs and minor capital expenditures; supervising support staff; interfacing with relevant university stakeholders regarding all information technology and audio visual systems including specialized equipment and software for theatres and exhibits; designing, building and maintaining exhibits; designing and assembling specialty items for events, exhibits and/or science demonstrations; managing all aspects of travelling exhibits including negotiation of contracts, delivery, installation and dismantling; chairing the curatorial committee for new exhibits; ensuring the security and maintenance of all Johnson GEO Centre exhibits; and other related duties as required. The work of this position requires some flexibility in the hours of work.


Experience (3-5 years) in property management including experience maintaining a public building or facility is required; experience with the maintenance of building, security, IT and AV systems is also required supplemented by an undergraduate degree in business, science or a related discipline; experience with designing, building and maintaining educational or scientific exhibits; or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Strong analytical and problem solving skills as well as excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.Preferred qualifications includes: previous experience in a museum or science centre; interest and knowledge of Newfoundland geology, natural history, educational principals, and the outdoors; as well as financial and budget management experience. A satisfactory Certificate of Conduct is required.

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