CEO/President/Executive Director/Head of School

Chief Executive Officer

  • Kiewit Luminarium
  • Omaha, NE

This position has been filled.

The highly anticipated Kiewit Luminarium will be a world-class learning and entertainment venue for people of all ages and backgrounds to explore astonishing phenomena and learn with their hands, nurturing creativity and innovation. Kiewit Luminarium will be one of the crowning jewels of the region and a national force in its field.  This new $101 million science center will spark curiosity and inspire lifelong interest and careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through programming and exhibits.

This well-funded and community-backed addition to the vibrant city of Omaha, Kiewit Luminarium is already supported by a strong donor base and key partnerships. Its purpose-built 82,000 square foot facility will open in early 2023 as an anchor of the bustling RiverFront development.

The Opportunity

Kiewit Luminarium is seeking a dynamic leader to serve as its inaugural CEO. This is a unique opportunity for a talented, driven individual to lead an institution with tremendous potential through its important, first chapter with effective and impactful leadership. A key aspect of this role will be embracing and executing on the vision established to date, while simultaneously stepping in with a strategic, visionary and collaborative approach.


Koya has been exclusively retained for this engagement. Alison Ranney, Cheryl Stevens and Erin Lippert are leading this search. To make recommendations or to express your interest in this role email All nominations, inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.

Read the full position profile HERE.

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