About Us: The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago is the largest and most interactive science museum in the Western Hemisphere. Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) exposes guests of all ages to awe-inspiring exhibitions that spark curiosity and bring science to life. MSI’s mission – to inspire the inventive genius in everyone – is realized through its world-class exhibitions and engaging guest experiences. The Museum of Science and Industry provides programs and experiences that deepen the engagement of students and teachers in science and science-related disciplines, with a vision to inspire and motivate our children to achieve their full potential in the fields of science, technology, engineering and medicine.
We offer a creative, collaborative, and innovative environment for our employees. Our employees get great perks such as: benefits starting day one of your employment, free admission to MSI for family and friends, free admission to other museums, free parking in MSI’s garage and more! If you are equally passionate about our vision and want to be surrounded by a team of dynamic, smart and innovative people, the Museum of Science and Industry is the right place for you!
The Job: The Capital Projects and Historic Preservation Manager will assist the Director of Facilities with day-to-day general construction management, oversight of Capital Projects and historic preservation/ restoration, and serve as the Museum’s representative for these projects. This position will oversee all aspects of construction management, including but not limited to: project and construction management; bidding and awarding of work; scheduling reviews and Museum coordination tasks; invoice and payment application approval; observing the construction means and methods; regular and consistent site inspections; review of city code compliance, ADA compliance; informing the Museum of progress at all steps along the way, and timing of critical decisions to be made by the Museum; owner/contractor meeting minute distribution; pay application review; and approvals and project closeout.
This position oversees the architectural and engineering services of capital projects and document review from other departments and submittals to licensed design professionals.
The Museum of Science and Industry is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, which includes providing equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.