The Science Museum of Minnesota (SMM) is a world-renowned museum and science center in the heart of downtown St. Paul and is beloved, known and recognized as a significant community asset. Located in a stunning 370K sq. ft. headquarters on the banks of the Mississippi River, SMM is one of the premier science museums in the country, and is widely regarded as a leader in science research and education. The Board of Trustees and Leadership are ready to take the institution to its next level of leadership and strategic vision, both locally and nationally.

The CFO will be accountable to ensure that the SMM’s resources are best aligned with its mission, that its resources maximize its ability to serve its mission, that its long-term financial resources are stewarded carefully, and that the CEO, Board of Trustees and Senior Leadership team are aligned in how resources are used toward its long-term strategic direction. Reporting directly to the CEO, the CFO works in consultation with the CEO and the Board of Trustees to set strategic direction for SMM’s financial resources.

This leader will be part of a team building a new culture with the existing team and new leaders, as they prepare the organization for what it means to be a museum in the changing demands of our society.


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