Director of Playful Learning

Bay Area Discovery Museum

Sausalito, California


Title: Director of Playful Learning - Bay Area Discovery Museum
Location: Sausalito, CA 94965
Salary Range: $130,000 to $150,000
Position Summary:
Reporting to the CEO and serving as a member of the leadership team, the Director of Playful Learning (DPL) provides strategic leadership for all aspects of the museum’s programs, both onsite and offsite, that engage community audiences through play-based learning. The DPL also impacts earned revenue, collaborating closely with the leadership team on a comprehensive set of activities that deeply engage and inspire the community to participate actively in the museum. The DPL participates as a member of the leadership team accountable for the overall success of the organization. Supervising and mentoring new and experienced teams, including managers directly reporting to the position, the DPL will collaborate regularly with other museum departments as well as community partners to support BADM’s overall goals and mission. The DPL will continually assess, refine, and update programs and staffing practices to ensure that the museum is positioned to grow and sustain its reach and impact for all audiences in the Bay Area. The DPL will demonstrate a professional commitment to Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion and be thoughtful and open about the role of a workplace and a cultural institution in creating a sense of welcome and belonging for staff and visitors.

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