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Executive Director

Job Description and Expectations

Mission Statement:  The mission of Curious Minds Discovery Zone is to encourage hands-on creativity, experimentations, and problem-solving development within a safe and fun environment.

Position Overview:  Implements policies established by the board of directors. Develops and maintains organizational structure and effective personnel. Provides leadership, direction, and guidance of organization’s activities. Analyzes and evaluates the effectiveness of all organization operations. Represents the organization to regulatory bodies, other agencies, community and civic organizations, donors, funders and supporters, and the general public.

Employee Status:  Full Time.  Must pass a background check for employment.  

Work Schedule:  Thursdays and Fridays at the museum and flexible hours the other days of the week depending on schedule.  Weekends and evenings as needed.

Salary:  $30,000-$40,000/year based on experience.

Reporting Relationships:  The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and manages staff.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Lead Daily Operation

Oversee and Manage Activities of CMDZ

Oversee Operating Donor Relations Personnel

Oversee Capital Campaign Personnel

Oversee Programming Personnel

Oversee Exhibit Personnel

Oversee Guest Service Associate/Floor Staff

Represent CMDZ in the Community

Other Key Responsibilities

For questions please contact Becky at 620-778-2839 or

Candidates will be required to pass a criminal background check before they can be hired.  

Please submit resume and references to by April 15.