Director of Exhibits and Programs for the National Coast Guard Museum (NCGM)

You will serve as Director of Exhibits and Programs for the National Coast Guard Museum (NCGM) provides administrative and policy direction in terms of broad mission, vision and objective statements. You will be responsible for applying highly specialized knowledge of Coast Guard (CG) exhibits, education practice and local, state and national standards, and audience behavior in programming related to both community and national outreach, as well as in the development of interactive learning opportunities within the exhibition.
Being a CG civilian makes you a valuable member of the CG team. Typical work assignments include:

  • Developing, implementing, managing, and evaluating comprehensive museum exhibits and programs.  
  • Leading the development of goals and objectives for each CG museum program.
  • Ensuring programs provide historical reference and perspective, promote critical thinking about objects, related primary source materials and real-world issues and reflect careful consideration of culturally and politically sensitive issues.
  • Conducting  analytical studies to identify issues and problems unique to Coast Guard museum programs and recommends solutions or program improvements, coordinating such with appropriate organizational and headquarters professionals or developing internal solutions for application.
  • Administering departmental programs and products through the proper development of annual budgets and spending plans and the responsible execution of these plans. Analyzing needs and making recommendations for multi-year budgets.
  • Preparing plans to meet substantial changes in workload; justifies revisions in staffing levels, work priorities and deadlines.
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