Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director


San Francisco, California


The Exploratorium, a pioneering learning laboratory, seeks a creative, strategic, collaborative partner to serve as its next Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director. Working closely with staff and the Managing Director, and reporting to the Board of Trustees, the CEO/ED will join a vibrant intellectual community committed to the values of lifelong learning and teaching, curiosity and inquiry, community, iteration and evidence, integrity and authenticity, sustainability, and inclusion and respect. The Exploratorium is at the nexus of cutting-edge disciplines in art, science, education, and media/technology; the CEO/ED will guide this institution into the future, advancing its vision of a world where all people think for themselves and can confidently ask questions, question answers, and understand the world around them.

Inquiries, nominations, referrals, and CVs with cover letters should be sent via the Isaacson, Miller website: David Bellshaw and Regan Gough are leading this search with Courtney Wilk-Mandel and Ebony Breaux.