The Exhibitions New Projects Manager works collaboratively with the Director of Galleries and Exhibitions, Manager of Exhibitions, curators, designers and teams. S/he is responsible for the initial project scoping, management of process and workflow across multiple projects, management of team communications, and for project logistics with consultants and vendors. S/he contributes as a team member to the development of exhibit experiences, managing content development process, supporting evaluation, and managing text writing and editing workflows. Some research, coordination with Collections and managing experiences that may include media development and production is in scope. The Project Manager conceptualizes the project process and maintains the big picture view through concept development, design, production, launch and installation phases.
The Exhibitions New Projects Manager consistently delivers high-quality exhibit experiences across a number of projects under the direction of project leadership, and pursues or develops best practices in all areas of exhibit creation.
The MIT Museum is building a team to begin the formative phases of exciting work to determine its future in its new location at Kendall Square (opening fall 2021) The museum looks to convey and contribute to the unique problem-solving ethos of MIT with exhibitions and programs that exemplify the leading edge of knowledge both past and present. To that end, the Exhibitions New Projects Manager will work closely with a diverse group of teams including scientists, technologists, curators and practitioners on cross-disciplinary presentations.