From an article by Matthew Hathaway in the St Louis Post-Dispatch:
‘St. Louis Science Center leaders say they’re taking their time looking for a leader with a strong background in both science and education. They’re especially interested in finding someone with bold ideas for how the institution can use technology to boost its visitors’ experience and education programs.
‘”We want to be more than a bricks-and-mortar establishment on Oakland Avenue,” said Ted Hellman, president of the commission that runs the center. “The new CEO has to be someone who understands the technology of today.”
‘Hellman says he hopes to replace King by the fall. Science Center leaders are still winnowing a list of job candidates provided by DHR International, an executive search firm based in Chicago.
‘Ultimately, any hiring decision will be made by the center’s commission, an eight-member board appointed by St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay and St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley…” Full story here.