Ohio History Connection
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • 22
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D, Short & Long-Term disability, OPERS, Deferred compensation, paid sick & vacation, paid holidays, paid parental leave


Develops and implements exhibit projects at the Ohio History Center and Ohio Village and across the site network. This individual assists in the strategic planning which includes a collaborative exhibit development process. The exhibit developer and articulates a vision for the experiential and aesthetic direction of exhibits as well as management of overall exhibit schedule. Serves as a subject matter expert for all exhibits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee all facets of the exhibit development process for exhibits working with collections staff, curators, designers, preparators, education and program staff, audience research staff, and marketing and development staff.
  • Assist in hiring or art directing contract photographers, illustrators or graphic designers.
  • Collaborate with vendors to oversee production and installation of exhibit casework, environments, and graphic components while ensuring they are historically accurate. Ability to communicate and translate concepts and data to diverse audiences.
  • Responsibe for delegation, execution, budgeting, and post briefing of all projects.
  • Manage the activities of internal staff and staff at other institutions to ensure projects are successful.

Education and Experience:


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution within media or graphic communications, or related field or the equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum three years' experience developing highly engaging, visitor-focused exhibitions.
  • Experience developing at least one large exhibit from start to finish.
  • Familiarity with research/literature in informal learning and exhibit development.
  • Three to five years' experience in project management, exhibit projects preferred.
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