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Jobs at Louisiana Art & Science Museum 

Below is a listing of job opportunities currently available at the Art & Science Museum. Please contact the museum about these open positions only.

Full Time

Applying: Please send a letter of interest, resume, and references jobs@lasm.org. References will only be contacted with your permission.

Director of Development and Communications

Work with the executive director, board of trustees, and volunteers to fund museum and planetarium programs and exhibitions through donations, memberships, fundraising events, and grants. Market the organization through media and production of printed material.  This position supervises 3 employees and coordinates with community volunteers.

Education:  Bachelor’s degree required, with a master’s degree preferred.

Skills:  Demonstrated superior oral and written communications skills; ability to think, analyze, and plan strategically; comfortable interacting with donors and leaders in the community; superior organization and planning skills; good understanding of print and social media promotions.

Prior experience desired:  strategic planning; budgeting; grant or proposal writing; leading a team of employees working at a professional level; event planning; marketing.

Position to be filled in or prior to January 2018.

Interested applicants should apply with a resume, a letter of interest that sufficiently illustrates writing skills and development of thought, and 3 to 5 professional references (references will not be contacted without your permission).  For information about the organization, you are encouraged to visit the rest of the Museum’s website (www.lasm.org), and visit the Art & Science Museum before applying.

Applications may be submitted via email to: jobs@lasm.org.

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Curator of the Visitor Experience

The Curator of the Visitor Experience is responsible for experiences that connect the art and science content of the Museum’s exhibitions, collections and public programming. This is done physically, socially and intellectually, making the programs accessible and relevant for a wide range of public audiences, with an emphasis on the intergenerational family visitor. This position will coordinate existing learning strategies and implement new forms of engagement, particularly for open-ended, hands-on activities in the Museum’s family galleries and implementation and interpretation of collection displays. This position is a liaison between the Museum’s public and school offerings and works closely with the Director of Interpretation & Museum Curator in fulfilling curatorial duties.​

Education:  Bachelor’s degree required, with a master’s degree preferred.​

Skills:  Superior creative thinking abilities; excellent organization and planning skills; superior oral and written communications and research skills; good familiarity with basic art history concepts; interest in science; comfort in interacting with the public.

Prior experience desired:  Work in a museum or gallery preferred; work with objects, including handling, displaying and writing interpretation; making and/or teaching in the arts or crafts.

Position open until filled.

Fulltime position with benefits.  Some weekend work will be necessary.​

Interested applicants should apply with a resume, a letter of interest that sufficiently demonstrates writing skills and development of thought, and 3 to 5 professional references (references will not be contacted without your permission).  For information about the organization, you are encouraged to visit the Museum’s website, www.lasm.org, and visit the Art & Science Museum before applying.​

Applications may be submitted via email to: jobs@lasm.org.

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Part Time

Applicants may apply in person at the visitor services center, Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or may email their resume to jobs@lasm.org.

Museum Guide (rolling applications accepted)

Museum guides play an important role at Louisiana Art & Science Museum and contribute to the successful operation of the museum by:

  • presenting museum programs to school groups and the general public
  • working in coordination with the museum’s operations staff to manage school group visits
  • monitoring art exhibitions, interactive exhibits and public spaces to insure that they are safe and secure
  • providing visitors with accurate information on the museum's operations, exhibits and programs
  • maintaining an orderly and functional work space
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