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DMD Opening Party

So by now you’ve hopefully heard about our new partnership and home base called the Department of Making + Doing. It’s a collaborative effort between us, NextFab Studio, Breadboard, and Public Workshop. You can imagine all the awesome stuff we’re up to already, and we need some help pulling it off. That’s why DMD is looking to hire a Program Manager to assist with all things DMD. The hours will be a lot of afternoons/evenings/Saturdays, but flexible, to assist with programming when it happens. Here’s the official details:

Job Posting: University City Science Center
Program Manager, DMD

The University City Science Center has an immediate opening for a Temporary (Present to November 30, 2014) full-time position for Program Manager, Department of Making + Doing (DMD). The Program Manager, DMD coordinates DMD operations and is vital to the success of this unique collaborative partnership. The Program Manager, DMD serves as the linchpin coordinating all events, programming and overseeing the daily operations of the DMD space. This position collaborates with the Science Center’s STEAM Program (“STEAM” refers to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) partners and the Science Center’s Development, Marketing and Legal/Government Relations teams on program development and execution, fundraising, grant compliance, marketing and public relations efforts for DMD.

About DMD: DMD is building a collaborative space for curious Philadelphians to come together to realize ground-breaking art and design that inspires, educates, excites, and encourages creative “making” in Philadelphia. The DMD partner organizations – Breadboard (a program of the Science Center), The Hacktory, NextFab Studio and Public Workshop —will collaborate to provide programming that will transform the space at 3711 Market Street into a vibrant place of creative production and civic innovation, where participants are encouraged to use technology and scientific concepts to tackle creative challenges. The partners envision that the space will produce hybrid projects and products that could shine equally in an art exhibition, patent office, scientific conference or even a bus stop.

The successful candidate will have 3-5 years of experience managing projects, developing and delivering programming, and coordinating partnerships. Experience in arts, design and STEM education programming development is preferred. Prior non-profit experience is a plus. BFA/BA/BD/BS degree from an accredited college or university.

The Science Center offers a comprehensive employee benefit package which includes Medical, Dental, Short and Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending, Life Insurance and 403(b) with a significant company match.

Interested candidates should forward their resumes along with salary requirements by June 28th to:

Human Resources, University City Science Center
3711 Market Street, Suite 800
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Fax# 215-966-6151

Or email Kindra Sloan at

For more information, visit us on the web at

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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