Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center of Mobile,AL

Staff

If you need to get in touch with us, review the list below and direct your inquiry according to position.

 

Executive Director
Jan McKay

(251) 208-6884
jmckay@exploreum.com

 

Assistant Director of Operations & Education
Don Comeaux
(251) 208-6855
dcomeaux@exploreum.com

 

Assistant Director/Administration
Toni Webb
(251) 208-6881
twebb@exploreum.com

 

Resource Development
Fran Eaton
(251) 208-6885
featon@exploreum.com

 

Director of Marketing & Design
Josh Holland
(251) 605-7067
(251) 208-6852
marketing@exploreum.com

 

Education Coordinator – Health Education & Initiative Specialist
Haley Freeman
(251) 208-6818
hfreeman@exploreum.com

 

Early Education Coordinator
Wayne McNeil
(251) 208-6875
wmcneil@exploreum.com

 

Education Coordinator – Education Outreach Lead
Olivia Moye
(251) 208-6849
omoye@exploreum.com

 

STEM Education Coordinator/Volunteer Coordinator
Zack Steele
(251) 208-6892
zsteele@exploreum.com

 

Manager of Sales and Events

Christina Chom
(251) 208-6857
cchom@exploreum.com

 

School Field Trips, Group Sales & Other Related Inquiries
Monica Weems-Dunklin, Reservations & Membership Coordinator
(251) 208-6880
studentgroups@exploreum.com
groupsales@exploreum.com
specialevents@exploreum.com

 

Facility Engineer & Building Manager

Roger Smith

rsmith@exploreum.com

 

Manager on Duty
(251) 208-6874
mod@exploreum.com

 

Exploration Station Gift Shop

(251) 208-6877

 

Employment Opportunities
(251) 208-6881
employment@exploreum.com

 

 

Now seeking applicants for the following position:

 

Director of Development

The Director of Development is a professional level staff member who works to secure financial resources through best practices of philanthropic fund development and through innovation related to the creation and implementation of a comprehensive/capital campaign.  She/he will also conceive and lead strategic efforts to increase support for the Exploreum for operations and special projects with a special, immediate task of launching a comprehensive campaign to raise a minimum of $5 million for capital and special projects.   He/she brings an entrepreneurial and outgoing approach, strong experience in building relationships, knowledge and commitment to donor stewardship, and experience in leading and inspiring volunteers, board members, sponsors, and donors. The Director of Development brings a desire to advance the Exploreum’s mission on all levels, working collaboratively with staff, volunteers, and the Board of Trustees. This person reports to and works in tandem with the Executive Director. She/he also serves as the staff liaison with the Junior Advisory Board and assists the Executive Director in leading the Development Committee and all fund development efforts.  In addition to the Comprehensive Campaign, responsibilities include sponsorships, annual fund, major gifts, and donor stewardship.

Requirements preferred

Bachelor’s Degree; at least five – eight years of fund development experience and a track recording of asking and receiving; knowledge of best practices in philanthropy; and, professional nonprofit experience preferably with a science center, museum, science or educational organization, university, or similar entities. Experience in all areas of the development process including strategy, prospecting, relationship building, planning, asking, and stewardship.  This is a one person office working with the Executive Director and Board and with part-time assistants.  Candidates should be ready to embrace a comprehensive campaign for the 20th anniversary. Experience in major gifts a priority.  Knowledge of the Mobile regional donor community is a plus.  Computer skills and experience with donor software is needed.  Team players please send convincing cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:  Jan McKay/Executive Director at Gulf Coast Exploreum, P.O. Box 1968, Mobile, AL  36633. Or jmckay@exploreum.com

 

 

Manager of Sales and Events

Announcement of Position

The position responsibilities, conducted in a fast-paced educational and fun environment, include the functions of facility rentals, business relations, a membership program, group tours, and event planning at the Gulf Coast’s only science center and IMAX Dome Theater.  This position relates directly to the Exploreum’s goals for earned revenue, community engagement, and membership growth and retention. This position intersects internally with all staff and departments and externally with the convention and tourism industry, businesses and corporations, families and individuals, groups of all types, and the Exploreum’s development efforts.

Qualifications include: college degree, at least three – five years of sales experience and event planning, excellent written and verbal skills, strong organizational skills, self-motivation, computer skills, marketing and public relations experience, a can-do attitude, and a gregarious personality.

Send cover letter and resume to jmckay@exploreum.com