US Space & Rocket conducts search for new CEO/executive director

The US Space & Rocket Center has announced it is conducting a nationwide search for a CEO and Executive Director to lead the Center, the company said.

The Center houses a collection of space artifacts and is home to the internationally renowned Space Camp education programs. The Center also serves as the official visitor information center for NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, is a TVA visitor center and is a Smithsonian Affiliate museum. It welcomed more than 1 million visitors in 2019.

As the leader and top ambassador for the Center, the CEO and Executive Director must have a passion for inspiring the next generation of explorers, as well as a compelling vision for the future of the Center and the ability to inspire and lead a diverse team in pursuit of that vision. CEO responsibilities also include engaging partners in the public and private sectors to develop and sustain the important work of the Center.

The US Space & Rocket Center, a Smithsonian Affiliate, is home to Space Camp, Space Camp Robotics, Aviation Challenge and US Cyber Camp as well as the Apollo 16 capsule, the National Historic Landmark Saturn V rocket, the INTUITIVE Planetarium. USSRC is also a showcase for national defense technologies developed at the US Army´s Redstone Arsenal.