Exhibit Artist Job Description Sample
Lory Landing Exhibit Interpreter
Exhibit Interpreters perform a variety of tasks related to providing educational information to the public through informal interpretations. As a Lory Landing Interpreter, you will use Lory Landing exhibit graphics, props and other biofacts, including live animals to deliver conservation education messages throughout the Zoo. Your passion for wildlife and conservation will radiate to all Zoo guests who walk through Lory Landing. You will constantly express an exceptional guest service attitude and an obvious interest in guest assistance as you will be apart of the safe operation of the Lory Landing exhibit.
Establish and maintain positive, cooperative, and effective working relations with fellow employees.
Constantly exhibit a guest service attitude, a smile, and an obvious interest in guest comfort and service.
Communicate with the public in a courteous and tactful manner and assist guests with questions and directions to various areas of the Zoo. Address the guest - do not wait to be asked.
Remove trash and debris from public areas; i.e. pick up litter whenever you see it.
Provide accurate and enthusiastic educational information to everyone who enters the exhibit and to visitors around the zoo.
Enforce the rules and regulations established within exhibits as well as around the zoo.
Maintain the cleanliness of the exhibit area
Exchange information with supervisory staff and coworkers on a regular basis;
Provide accurate observations, evaluations and reports about incidents between visitors within the exhibit, animal issues within the exhibit, and conditions and/or maintenance needs within the exhibit.
Seek and maintain a strong knowledge base concerning the exhibit and information the education department provides for dissemination.
Any and all other duties as assigned.
Skills and Qualifications
Ability to work weekends, holidays and occasional after-hour assignments.
Ability to work comfortably among a wide variety of people.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to establish and maintain positive, cooperative, and effective working relations with fellow employees.
Ability to withstand outdoor labor in extreme temperatures typical of South Texas.
Ability to work safely around delicate and potentially dangerous common domestic animals.
Ability to handle and display birds and invertebrates for presentation.
Ability to communicate effectively in English, presenting biological and historical information in a professional manner.
Strong desire to work with the public.
Strong customer service background as indicated by educational background and/or previous experience.
Based on an 8 hour workday
Never = 0 hrs Rarely = 0-2 hrs Occasionally = 2-4 hrs Frequently = 4-6 hrs Continuously = 6-8 hrs
Corrected Vision must include:
Normal Distinguishing colors
Normal Depth Perception
Must be able to safely lift at least 15 pounds from the floor.
Corrected Hearing skills must include:
Normal frequency sensitivity
Normal frequency selection
Speaking skills must include being understandable when speaking:
On the telephone or radio
Senior Exhibit Designer
The California Academy of Sciences seeks an innovative and energetic Senior Exhibit Designer to join the Academy's outstanding Exhibit Studio team. You'll lead design efforts to produce engaging exhibitions and visitor experiences, and will collaborate with scientists, educators, artists, builders, technologists, and other internal and external partners. This position reports to the Senior Director of Exhibits and Architecture.
Who are we looking for? You bring a sophisticated, modern design sensibility and a collaborative approach to your work. You champion your ideas, build on the ideas of others, and cultivate rapport with colleagues. You're ready to work on challenging and rewarding projects to engage the Academy's audiences with natural history and living collections, the latest research on biodiversity, and science- based sustainability solutions. You have experience as the design lead on complex projects for museums, exhibit design firms, or related entertainment‐ oriented settings. What are you looking for? We offer a collaborative environment where you'll have a high level of creative input, work with talented colleagues, and see the results of your work in a forward-thinking museum and beyond.
The California Academy of Sciences welcomes people of all backgrounds, identities, and beliefs to join us in achieving our mission to explore, explain, and sustain life on Earth. We place diversity, equity, and inclusion at the heart of our recruiting efforts and strive to build a culture centered on mutual respect, equal treatment, and the opportunity to succeed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Serve as lead exhibit designer on assigned projects: envision, articulate, and advocate for creative design solutions that present scientific content in innovative and memorable ways to diverse audiences.
Collaborate and coordinate with exhibit content developers, project managers, graphic designers, media designers, and others on exhibit design, media and interactive design, fabrication, and implementation.
Develop sketches, models, and detailed design packages from concept through schematic to construction/fabrication drawings.
Collaborate with design and content teams to prepare design presentations for key project milestones (10%, 35%, 65%, Final Design).
Function as primary liaison with external/contract design resources as needed
Translate and communicate visually to a wide variety of people including fellow designers and exhibit builders in order to effectively execute the vision for an exhibition.
Work with aquarium biologists and engineers to develop designs for live animal display habitats, containment, and life support systems.
Develop design strategies that align with project schedules and budgets, evaluating and proposing alternatives as necessary to help solve budget or technical challenges.
Review and comment on shop drawings and visit fabrication facilities, as necessary, to ensure designs are understood and executed properly.
Manage all design documents and maintain organized files for project records and distribution to team members.
Coordinate and facilitate meetings as necessary to ensure the continuing progress of the project.
Meet regularly with the Director of Exhibits to discuss design ideas and provide status of projects.
Follow and contribute to the Academy's exhibit development process and complete work in a timely manner to meet schedules and budgets.
Participate in professional development opportunities to stay informed of trends in the museum and design fields, learn from and share knowledge with colleagues, and build relevant partnerships.
Follow all Academy safety regulations
Perform other duties as assigned
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
A qualified candidate will have a combination of the following experience and/or equivalent education:
Bachelor's degree (BS, BA) or equivalent from four-year college in architecture, design, or other related field.
8-10 or more years of design experience focused on developing and translating vision into high- quality guest or audience experiences in museums, entertainment, or similar industries.
Exhibit design experience for natural history museums, aquariums, or zoos.
Experience developing highly interactive and/or technical museum exhibit components.
Strong track record of leading design for complex projects with diverse teams, tight deadlines, and marketing-driven grand openings or release dates.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
The ideal candidate will possess a combination of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Knowledge and ability to create, read, and understand design and architectural drawings and specifications.
Advanced knowledge of AutoDesk (CAD) and/or Vectorworks (CAD). Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud and SketchUp or other 3D modeling tools strongly desired.
Comfortable using Microsoft Office, Google Apps, and other collaboration tools to create, manipulate, and share documents, spreadsheets, and other digital assets.
Knowledge of techniques to safely and effectively display valuable museum specimens and artifacts.
Well versed in techniques for integrating lighting, interactivity, and media to create unique visitor experiences.
Ability to interact and work respectfully with a wide diversity of people and to build consensus.
Ability to manage work on several projects simultaneously and deliver the design of moderate to large projects within established timelines and budgets.
Ability to communicate with stakeholders and non-designers as well as other designers to effectively convey design ideas and concepts and direct the development of design packages.
Ability to accept and incorporate feedback from colleagues and supervisors.
Ability to create exhibit experiences that are intellectually and emotionally Exhibits should have a "fun" or "Wow!" factor that will drive attendance to the Academy.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups or individuals. Bilingual (spoken and/or written) in Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, or other non-English language preferred.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, walk, and reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. Must be able to lift 30 lbs. Must be able to perform repetitive motions 50% of the time.
Please submit your cover letter and resume online at http://calacademy.snaphire.com Note that the recruitment timeline for positions vary and depend on many factors, so it is impossible to accurately predict when a position will close. We appreciate your patience during this process. No phone calls please.
The California Academy of Sciences will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance (SF Police Code, Article 49).
The California Academy of Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to ensure that all employees and applicants receive equal consideration and treatment, regardless of race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), religion, marital or domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical, mental or medical disability, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship, military service status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.
The California Academy of Sciences is a non-smoking facility. There is also no smoking in Golden Gate Park.
Exhibit (Exhibition Events) Manager
Position is contingent upon contract award and funding
Knowesis, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned (SDVO) (CVE certified) and Small Disadvantaged Business (SBA certified 8a), is looking for an Exhibit Manager to support Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR in support of provides strategic counsel, planning and execution of communication for Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) internal and external communication and is responsible for informing, promoting and marketing the successes of NAVSEA's over 33 commands and 70,000 employees.
To accomplish this requires specific public affairs support including; speechwriting, public release review, multimedia documentation, support of the command exhibit program to include exhibit planning/coordination/management services to support the Surface Navy Association Symposium, American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) Mega Rust Naval Corrosion Conference , and the annual Sea Air Space Exposition, audiovisual support, writing/editing support, digital signage content development support, photography support to augment existing staff and provide critical assistance in development of communication messages for NAVSEA.
Exhibition managers are well organized individuals and have excellent communication, math, and writing skills. Design abilities and a sense of imagination are also needed to create compelling exhibits. Interpersonal skills are key for those working for larger organizations, where they might need to assemble and manage a team of personnel. The individual may be required to lift heavy items up to 50 pounds.
In this position you will:
Track public exhibits calendar and entry deadline dates for assigned public symposiums
Form visually creative display solutions based on a wide range of budget resources and inputs
Experience and Skills
Education and Experience Requirements
Associate's Degree in Management or related ﬁeld of study
5 Plus Years of Experience
Familiarity with exhibit operations, ﬂoor plan development, booth design, layout and narrative descriptions
Demonstrated experience in budgeting, invoicing, tracking ﬁnancial expenditures associated with symposiums.
Excellent written, verbal, customer service, and organizational skills and the ability to work independently
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint required
Active Secret Clearance required
Founded in 2007, Knowesis Inc. has been providing data driven decisions and solutions to federal healthcare clients from day one. Our core capabilities include analytics and information management, planning and operations, and communication and engagement strategies. Knowesis' highly qualified, customer-focused professionals are committed to providing information and advice to enable client success through holistic, thorough, thoughtful, and aligned approaches. Our clients leverage these capabilities to support data driven decisions for their key business functions. Knowesis is dedicated to earning the loyalty of clients and staff through work ethic, collaboration, and humility. Our intent is to be a positive impact to our clients, team, and community.
Knowesis is Service Disabled Veteran Owned (SDVO) (CVE certified) and Small Disadvantaged Business (SBA certified 8a) with offices in San Antonio, Texas and Fairfax, Virginia. We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package inclusive of medical, dental, and paid time off.
For more information about working with Knowesis, please visit our website at http://www.knowesis-inc.com.
Knowesis is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. Knowesis will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, Knowesis will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.
Exhibit Design Intern (16+)
PURPOSE: The Exhibit Design Intern at the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science (Frost Science) will work alongside the Exhibits Department to assist with the design, construction, implementation and maintenance of our exhibits. Interns must be curious, creative and eager to engage with varied science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) content. The ideal candidate is pursuing a degree in exhibit design, industrial engineering/art, museum studies or related field.
This internship provides an exceptional opportunity to develop hands-on experience developing world-class exhibits for an internationally recognized science museum. Eligible candidates must be enrolled in an academic program that will allow them to receive credit for completing this position. Duration of the position is based on the credit requirement.
SALARY: Unpaid, for academic credit.
SKILLS AND OPPORTUNITIES GAINED:
Opportunities to refine design skills, balancing aesthetics and functionality.
Developing a user-centric, efficiency mindset to solving problems.
Exposure to a variety of different tools and technologies.
A stimulating work environment involving several projects spanning STEM disciplines.
Direct involvement with some of the most tangible and public-facing aspects of the museum.
Assist with exhibit maintenance and repair needs, including problem-solving mechanical issues or wear and tear.
Assist with the design and construction of new exhibit pieces as needed.
Participate in exhibit and building projects including general prototyping, fabrication and installation.
Monitor museum exhibits for functionality through regular testing.
Provide set-up and strike assistance during special events.
Assist in set-up and tear-down of traveling exhibits and displays, including exhibit assembly and positioning in the gallery.
Perform other assigned tasks.
Must be actively enrolled in high school or college/university and have a faculty advisor, or be enrolled in an internship program, to verify the hours and provide educational credit for the internship.
Interest in STEM fields and Frost Sciences mission.
Experience or education relating to construction, craftsmanship, or mechanics is required.
Ability to problem-solve and be resourceful.
Reliable and punctual, with good attendance.
Positive attitude and the ability to work well with different personalities in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
Must be 16 years or older.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:
Work may include bending, reaching, crawling, and lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds of weight.
This position requires working with tools and chemicals using appropriate personal protective equipment.
Work is performed both indoors and outdoors.
Level 2 criminal background check clearance.
Drug screening as part of the Drug Free Workplace Program.
- Must be able to commit to a minimum of 10 hours a week.
Set And Exhibit Design Adjunct Faculty - Ai Hollywood
The Set and Exhibit Design department at the Art Institute of California – Hollywood is designed to prepare undergraduate students to seek entry-level career opportunities within versatile and dynamic professions, such as: film, video, television, theme park design, museum, and retail display. Adjunct (part time) faculty instruct students to apply Set and Exhibit design skills, theories of design, and design processes to develop creative and meaningful solutions for temporal spaces. We are seeking individuals to teach within the specialized areas of Lighting, Painting, Technical Design and Drafting.
The part time instructor facilitates meaningful learning of the course competencies in the curriculum and proactively supports all facets of the learning environment. S/He provides education through learning-centered instruction that will enable graduates to fulfill the evolving needs of the marketplace. S/He encourages a culture of learning that values mutual responsibility and respect, life-long learning and ethics as well as personal and professional development. This position is part time/adjunct only. Incumbent must assure that the DCEH philosophy: quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion - is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.
Key Job Elements
Provides competency-based education which aligns with the DCEH Model of curricula as well as supports the DCEH style of system delivery.
Designs and delivers class instruction through the development of instructional plans to meet course competencies, the development of activities which support lesson objectives, and (in the case of online instructors ONLY) delivers the instruction as approved.
Enables the achievement of pre-described exit competencies for student achievement and evaluation of learning by providing instruction which fosters competencies and establish student performance criteria and evaluation.
Delivers learning-centered instruction by establishing a classroom environment conducive to learning and student involvement as well as effectively planning and preparing for classes and student success.
Promotes student success by showing flexibility in style and work schedule as well as exhibiting a passion for teaching and students and engaging students in the learning process.
Manages the learning environment through keeping accurate records, submitting grades and other reports on time, and enforcing school/campus academic and attendance policies.
Contributes to a learning culture by participating on curriculum and system task forces, supporting local campus events such as orientation and graduation, and participating in various other workshops and meetings.
Relates professional/life/industry experience to learning by the continuation of professional/technical skills development, the introduction of industry perspective into courses, and the active awareness of professional/industry trends and opportunities.
Dean of System-Wide Programs, Academic Department Director
Academic affairs department, other school/campus functional areas, curriculum task force and other committees, other faculty, and students
Master's degree required.
Zero to two years experience in instruction or formalized education process, preferably in a post-secondary or college institution.
Membership in a professional association tied to area of instruction preferred.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to build successful relationships with student populations.
Outstanding conflict resolution skills.
Demonstrated time management and detail-oriented skills
Computer based skills (i.e., software, analytical, and report writing skills )
Ability to work effectively under pressure and to meet frequently occurring deadlines.
Ability to develop a professional rapport with diverse school/campus constituents.
Ability to develop and complete projects without continued direct supervision
Ability to learn from students' participation, demonstrates fair and consistent behavior in all matters, and shows compassion without being ineffectual
Special Skills needed:
Lighting: lighting console, lighting grid, lighting concepts for TV, film, or theatre
Painting: scenic painting techniques, texture, surfaces
Technical: woodworking, scenic fabrication, materials knowledge, basic stagecraft
Drafting: hand drafting
Computer Software: Vectorworks, Sketchup
Work Environment & Notice
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
DCEH is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
DCEH is a Veteran Friendly Employer.
Senior Exhibit Production Coordinator
Senior Exhibit Production Coordinator
Museum of Science, Boston
Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective.
Oversees the cost effective, timely load-in, installation, strike and load out of Traveling Exhibits. Responsible for ensuring that proper techniques, safety procedures, policies and protocols are adhered to by Museum, contract, and onsite lender's staff working in the exhibit. Solves problems related to the execution of installations, such as building schedules, design changes, equipment needs, and labor amounts and schedules. Assists in maintenance issues in traveling exhibits with internal maintenance staff and technicians from the originating museums. Maintain department equipment and supplies, and works with others to maintain and utilize leased warehouse space. Oversees the installation team of up to 20 people depending on the scope of the project. Is the primary forklift operator on site.
3-9 exhibits per year of 2,000 - 20,000 sq. ft. in size with 10-50 components
Coordinates 9-14 53' trucks delivering and picking up within the same 1-week period
Oversees an installation team of 2-20 depending on scope of project, average of 8 per exhibit
Oversees up to 2 or 3 installations ongoing at the same time in separate galleries
Assist when needed on exhibit tours 1-2 exhibits simultaneously changing at the same time at other museums as the 1-3 exhibits are changing in Boston
Travels approximately 1 to 2 times per year, trips may require as much time as 3 weeks in length
Oversees equipment budget of $5,000-$100,000 per exhibit project
Oversees the installation of tricky traveling display pieces such as airplanes, spacecraft, cars, hovercrafts, artifacts, stone objects, heavy objects, etc. Up to 50 pieces at a time
Able to start work as early as 4:00am and work as late as 12:01am
This position is full-time, 40 hours/week. It may require evening and weekends.
Manager, Temporary Exhibit Operations
Post high school course work, technical degree, associate's degree, business or vocational certificate
3 or more years of technical experience in theater, events, live entertainment production, or conventions experience
Ability to obtain Massachusetts Hoisting license and operate forklift on all incoming/outgoing exhibits
Must have a valid driver's license
Must have experience using both power and hand tools
Must have experience in crew management
Must be able to travel for up to three weeks at a time once or twice a year
Non-Exempt (Hourly). Commensurate with experience.
Benefits for full-time, non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 15 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5-10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!
The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.
No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.
Ptmsc, Marine Exhibit Educator
The project, Inspiring Conservation of the Salish Sea Through Collective Impact, uses the following interventions to conserve and protect the Salish Sea through collective action: 1)Education: Providing hands-on high quality K-12 science education to local students in economically disadvantaged schools.2)Exhibits:
Providing meaningful informal science education through the operation, interpretation, and upkeep of our two exhibit halls.3)Volunteers/Outreach: Providing engaging volunteer opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds, including participation in citizen science projects. Also providing outreach to the community through tabling events, beach clean-ups, and social media.The service cohort consists of four members with specific focus areas:
Natural History Exhibit Educator, Volunteer Program Educator, Citizen Science Educator, and Marine Exhibit Educator. All four members will implement programs that relate to the above interventions.During their term of service members will spend approximately 40% of their time in PTMSC's exhibits providing interpretation to visitors, support for volunteers, and exhibit upkeep; 30% preparing for and providing science education programs; and 30% on position-specific projects, volunteer outreach, training, and support. The distribution of time will vary throughout each member's term depending on local school calendars, seasonal changes in exhibit hours, and seasonal demands of specific projects.Member projects will use place-based conservation strategies to address unmet needs in our community, including the need to raise public awareness and engagement in conservation efforts and the need to provide engaging volunteer opportunities and high-quality hands-on education to improve science and ocean literacy of students in our economically disadvantaged community.This posting is for the Marine Exhibit Educator position; this position is contingent upon funding.
Uniforms provided and required . Service Areas :
Education , Environment , Children/Youth , Community Outreach . Skills :
Community Organization , Teaching/Tutoring , Education , First Aid , Leadership , Public Speaking , Computers/Technology , Team Work , General Skills , Environment , Writing/Editing.
Exhibit Hall Manager @ Gaylord Rockies Resort - Opening Dec 2018
Gaylord Hotels is a multi-location hospitality brand guided by a single focus: extraordinary meetings and conventions. From guest rooms and meeting space, to entertainment and dining all in a self-contained environment, Gaylord Hotels makes meeting planning easy and provides attendees great networking opportunities. As a Gaylord Hotels STAR, you'll bring your warm smile, genuine excitement and a "consider it done" spirit to work. In return, you'll experience the rewards of growing your career among a team of professionals with a passion for excellence. Ready for a change? Take the initiative. Enjoy the Rewards.
Manages the daily operations of the Exhibit Hall/function space including set-up/tear-down, floor plan specifications and safety, utility sales/delivery, related building maintenance and capital improvements. Verifies that all outside vendors adhere to facility and local municipality regulations. Monitors outside vendors and hotel technical staff are following safe work practices. Directs the daily activities of the Exhibit Hall team. Forecasts Exhibit Hall revenues according to established guidelines accurately. Reviews floor plans and verify appropriate approvals obtained. Maintains floor plans, indemnification agreements and certificates of insurance as required by property. Maintains utility services, heating, cooling and lighting systems to maximize energy conservation measures. Maintains positive working relationships with outside vendors, local officials and labor. Monitors hotel package delivery to promote client satisfaction.
Education and Experience
- High school diploma or GED; 3 years experience in the event management, management operations, food and beverage, sales and marketing, or related professional area.
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Business Administration, or related major; 1 year experience in the event management, management operations, food and beverage, sales and marketing, or related professional area
CORE WORK ACTIVITIES
Managing Exhibit Hall Operations
Manages the daily operations of the Exhibit Hall/function space including set-up/tear-down, floor plan specifications and safety, utility sales/delivery, related building maintenance and capital improvements.
Verifies that all outside vendors adhere to facility and local municipality regulations.
Monitors outside vendors and hotel technical staff are following safe work practices.
Directs the daily activities of the Exhibit Hall team.
Reviews floor plans and verifies appropriate approvals are obtained.
Maintains floor plans, indemnification agreements and certificates of insurance as required by property.
Maintains utility services, heating, cooling and lighting systems to maximize energy conservation measures.
Maintains positive working relationships with outside vendors, local officials and labor. Monitor hotel package delivery to promote client satisfaction.
Conducts regular damage checks for the Exhibit Hall/function space.
Schedules all repairs with Engineering and verify that repairs are made in a timely manner.
Communicates scheduling requirements with Conference Services electrical and technical staff in installing and dismantling all client utilities.
Participates in site and planning visits.
Maintains familiarity with safety regulations to promote compliance with life safety codes.
Forecasts Exhibit Hall revenues according to established guidelines accurately.
Develops working relationships with outside vendors and establishing prices and service agreements to enhance the event experience and to increase additional revenue opportunities for the property as needed.
Creates opportunities to upsell during event planning.
Manages department controllable expenses to achieve or exceed budgeted goals.
Providing Exceptional Customer Service
Creates an atmosphere in all event management operations areas that meets or exceeds guest expectations.
Sets a positive example for guest relations.
Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints.
Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.
Verifies employees understand expectations and parameters.
Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous improvement.
Managing and Conducting Human Resources Activities
Interviews, selects and trains employees.
Appraises employee's productivity and efficiency for the purpose of recommending promotions or other changes in status.
Manages the performance of the Exhibit Hall team including annual performance evaluations, career planning and training requirements.
Monitors employee attendance and records absences/tardiness.
Helps direct supervisors to achieve their own development goals.
Conducts annual performance appraisal with direct reports according to Standard Operating Procedures.
Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.
So youre a talented professional looking for your next move. A place where you can spread your wings and connect with a whole new kind of opportunity.
We could be that place. Were Mirror Show Management and talented people are the lifeblood of our company. Whats more, were a door into an industry you probably never consideredthe amazing world of tradeshow exhibit design.
A Creatively-Driven Industry
Think about it. A great exhibit is all about standing out. And delivering new experiences that will intrigue attendees and turn them into fans of your clients brand. Youve got to grab a persons attention and immerse them in color, sound, activities and messaging that really connect.
At MSM, youll be on a project team working for some of the worlds coolest brands, including PepsiCo, Capital One, Cisco and Johnson & Johnson. We collaborate with them and their advertising agencies to make sure that what we create is world class in every way. So you can unlock your potential and keep growing. Fact is, some of our top people started out answering the phone.
Not for Everyone.
We wont kid you. Ours is a tough, competitive, deadline-driven industry. Professionalism, maturity, teamwork and dedication are an absolute must. At times, you may have to work harder than you ever have before. And, yes, youll need to do it all with a smile.
Know this, too. We are a values-driven organization. And our standards are incredibly high. There are five and we take every one very seriously:
Is a giver, not a taker
Will do anything for our customers
Has a positive attitude and always finds a way
Thrives in a demanding environment
Always does the right thingeven when no one is looking
If this doesnt sound like you, we urge you to not waste your time and ours by applying. But if it does, and you have the qualifications listed below, plus a desire to join a fascinating industry at a really great company, please drop us a line.
But do it fast. We need more amazing people now!
The Exhibit Detailer provides the blueprint for the trade show exhibit construction process. Detailers work with Design to develop the production plans, creating the instructional drawings that are necessary to understand how to actually construct the trade show exhibit. The Detailer is responsible for interpreting the design in accordance with the limitations imposed by crating, and the necessity in the industry for fast assembly and dismantle of trade show exhibit components. At this phase of the process, Detailing adds value to the design through construction methods without compromising the designs aesthetics.
The ideal candidate has the ability to think in 3D
To visualize how exhibit properties are built and is able to translate those ideas to reality using AutoCAD.
2- 4 year Degree in a creative field like Industrial Design, Interior Design or Architecture preferred
Construction knowledge (plywood construction) or experience in an equivalent industry (cabinets, kitchen, bath)
Minimum 3-5 years AutoCAD 2D and 3D (or other relevant CAD software)
At MSM, we use AutoCAD Architectural 3D exclusively knowledge of Solidworks , Inventor, 3DS Max or similar is a start but must be able to learn and use AutoCAD 3D
CNC router programming experience preferred
Will train as needed, detailers program their own work
Knowledge of cabinet fabrication preferred
Trade Show experience preferred
Trouble shooting / problem solving skills with the ability to work collaboratively
Working knowledge Microsoft Office/ Excel
Effectively uses a variety of written and oral communication methods
Must be a highly motivated self-starter
Must have a sense of urgency to obtain results, consistently meet deadlines and produce accurate work, etc.
Properties Assists with the planning of a project, including drawings for construction of new properties, estimating, utilities and set up. Works with the Warehouse to assist in property coordination. Compiles barcoded property lists, planning the order for on-site utilities/ networking, coordination of structure set up and post-show evaluation.
AutoCAD Drawing- Create and update existing production plans. Create drawings for show approval and utility layouts. Create construction drawings including BOM and CNC programming for in house use (Warehouse, Wood shop, Graphics). Create drawings for use by outside vendors. Design and engineer hanging sign structures. Set up drawings for on-site coordination. Draw and maintain current properties for Bar Coding including assigning numbers for new items.
Value Engineering Take innovative designs and turn them into reality. Collaborative outside the box thinking is required. Use innovative materials and construction methods to create new and innovative design. Consider packaging, modularity and material yield while engineering to reduce overall costs.
Bar Code Libraries Create, and maintain various client property libraries using bar coded 3D CAD blocks. Provide continuous support (add/changes/deletes) for barcode program. Update drawings when revisions are made.
On site Coordination Occasional travel to shows (see your work in action!). While on site, assist with supervising labor along with Show Supervisor/ Lead person. Use discretion and independent judgment with respect to any issues that arise on show floor that could compromise client properties or show success and therefore affect profitability.
Project Coordination Ensures coordination and continuity within the department and with other departments. Create and maintain standards for drawings and execution of duties that provide a constant quality product for our clients that is consistent project to project.
Exhibit Builder PT - Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Services
Happy Hollow Park & Zoo (HHPZ) is a 16 acre amusement park and Association of Zoo's & Aquariums (AZA) accredited zoo located in San José, California. HHPZ is open year-round catering to families with children. It operates seven amusement park rides, showcases various endangered species, and operates one of the oldest classical puppet theaters in California, as well as offering many other playgrounds and attractions emphasizing play and imagination in a natural conservation setting.
The PRNS Department is seeking two (2) Exhibit Builders for Happy Hollow Park and Zoo (HHPZ). These positions are part-time, un-benefited, with a limit of less than 20 hours per week or less than 1,040 hours per year. Under the direction of the Zoo Manager, this position performs work involving repairing, maintaining, and renovating zoo exhibits, cages and other Park and Zoo structures which may require knowledge and technical skills in welding, carpentry, masonry, electrical, plumbing, and other related building trades.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Assesses reports and corrects maintenance issues and potential hazards for staff, visitors, animal collection and play equipment, and structures.
Constructs, assembles, installs, and maintains rides, attractions, exhibits, displays, and special projects. Constructs animal shipping crates and restraint enclosures.
Ensures all Park and Zoo tools and equipment are in good working order and meet all applicable safety standards.
Accompanied by zoo staff, will enter animal area, and perform physical work under all climactic conditions. Note, strong odors and possible allergens may be encountered.
Provides technical and logistical support for Park and Zoo events, which may include the ability to work a flexible schedule that includes weekends, evenings, and/or holidays.
Assists in the planning of specific exhibits, attractions, and displays. Assists in making work assignments to maintenance staff and volunteers and inspects work done.
Specifies and orders required materials and supplies. Keeps records of material expended on an assignment or project.
This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.
The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Desirable competencies for this position include:
Job Expertise: Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies, and federal and state rules and regulations. Demonstrates knowledge of the methods, tools and materials of welding, carpentry, masonry, electrical, plumbing, and other related building trades.
Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts.
Flexibility: Makes effective decisions and achieves desired results in the midst of major changes in responsibilities, work processes, timeframes, performance expectations, organizational culture, or work environment.
Initiative: Exhibits resourceful behaviors toward meeting job objectives; anticipates problems, is proactive, and avoids difficulties by planning ahead; displays willingness to assume extra responsibility and challenges; pursues continuing education opportunities that promotes job performance.
Creativity: Addresses objectives and problems while questioning traditional assumptions/solutions in order to generate creative ideas and new ways of doing business; exhibits creativity and innovation when contributing to organizational and individual objectives; seeks out opportunities to improve, streamline, reinvent work processes.
Leadership: Leads by example; demonstrates high ethical standards; remains visible and approachable and interacts with others on a regular basis; promotes a cooperative work environment, allowing others to learn from mistakes; provides motivational supports and direction.
Multi-Tasking: Can handle multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously; has handled a wide variety of assignments in past and/or current position(s).
Problem Solving: Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem; collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome.
Education: Completion of two (2) years of undergraduate coursework from an accredited college or university in Technical Theater or a related field.
Experience: Two (2) years in an exhibit, zoo, or stage production shop similar in nature and scope to the City of San Jose's production shop.
Licensing/Certifications: Possession of valid California Driver's License.
Employment Eligibility: Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will NOT sponsor, represent, or sign any documents related to visa applications/transfers for H1-B or any other type of visa which requires an employer application.
Background Check: Candidates will be required to undergo a background check, including a criminal history records check, before being considered for a position.
The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to the Job Specific Questions. Only the candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process. Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews, one of which may include a practical/writing exercise.
You will be prompted to answer the following job-specific questions during the online application process. Please note that there is a 4,000-character limit, including spaces for each text response.
1.Please describe in detail your experience constructing, installing, and maintaining rides, attractions, exhibits, and/or displays or describe your experience in general construction? Include place(s) and length of each employment (start/end date) and tools, parts, and materials used.
2.Please describe your knowledge and technical skills in welding, carpentry, masonry, electrical, plumbing, pipe fitting, and/or other related building trades? Be sure to include the tools, parts, and materials used.
3.Please describe your experience in a lead capacity? Be sure to include any experience in leading work crews (staff and/or volunteers). Please provide an example of a project you led, including how many were on your crew and what the result was.
4.Please describe your experience working on multiple time sensitive projects or working under stressful situations with multiple or competing demands of your time? Include, how you handled the situation and what the outcome was.
5.Please provide an example of a complex issue that you were responsible for solving? Include the nature of the problem, the approach you used to determine the solution, and the results of your decision.
You must answer all job-specific questions in order to be considered for this vacancy or your application will be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration.
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