eb Design and Developer Technologist, Florida

Openings: 1
PeopleSoft ID: 10502
Formal review of applications begins: Mar 8, 2016
Department: Leepa/Rattner Museum Location: Tarpon Springs
Key Position Information:
The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art is a teaching museum that embraces SPC’s commitment to the arts as an essential aspect of a complete education. The museum serves as a learning laboratory for students across all disciplines from fine arts and humanities to the sciences. It is also a regional cultural destination attracting visitors to its changing exhibitions and works of art from a 6,000-object collection. LRMA was accredited by the American Alliance of Museums in 2013.

The successful candidate wil have at minimum a Masters Degree in art history and a minimum of three (3) years museum experience, including supervisory experience in curatorial management and administration, exhibition research, design, public presentation, budgeting and management. Additional knowledge preferred: mid-20th century art; 20th century American and European art; 21st century Florida art. Experience in a college or university museum with a permanent collection, teaching experience, and a record of scholarly accomplishments is desirable.

The Curator is responsible for organizing and presenting 4-6 primary, changing exhibitions per year, plus 4-6 smaller exhibitions; planning and coordinating annual re-installation of the permanent exhibition galleries; overseeing key staff and trained volunteers; working closely with the museum’s Education Dept. for development of curatorial-related education programs; working with museum management in support of donor and visitor development; working with the museum’s Collections Committee and Collections Manager.

Position Summary:
Typical Essential Duties

Oversees and supervises the curatorial staff including the Preparator and trained volunteers;
Organizes and/or coordinates the presentation of 4-6 changing exhibitions per year, plus 4-6 smaller exhibitions for the Focus, Lobby and Rattner: Contemporaries galleries;
Coordinates the development of traveling exhibitions.
Organizes and coordinates an annual re-installation of the permanent exhibition galleries;
Directs, conducts and/or manages art historical research activities of the Museum including publications and development of LRMA Archives, Library and Slide/digital Library;
Plans and oversees management of the registration/cataloguing, conservation and care of the permanent collection;
Serves as the Board of Directors liaison for the Collections Committee;
Assists and coordinates with the Educational Department for planning and development of curatorial related education programs.
This is the third of four levels in the Museum series. Incumbents plan and coordinate the care, storage and display of permanent and changing exhibitions. Responsibilities may include developing and implementing policies and procedures related to the collection and exhibition of artworks; plans, organizes and monitors the presentation of changing/traveling and permanent exhibitions; directs and participates in art historical research; coordinates the registration, cataloguing, conservation and care of art collections; and supervises lower level museum and administrative support staff.

Requirements:
Education:

Master’s degree in Art, Art History and/or Museum Studies.

Experience:

Three (3) years experience in a museum, including supervisory experience in curatorial management and administration. Experience in a college or university museum with a permanent collection, teaching experience and/or a record of scholarly accomplishments is desirable.

* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.

Knowledge:

Goals, policies and legal aspects of collections management particularly as associated with college affiliated art museums.
Managerial principles;
Museum collections management;
Museum exhibit development;
Curriculum development;
Educational principles and practices;
Basic marketing principles and practices;
Customer service principles;
Research practices and methods;
Public relations principles;
Computers and related software applications.
Skills:

Ability to perform art historical research and publication.

Monitoring and evaluating employees;
Delegating and prioritizing work;
Developing museum collections;
Creating exhibits;
Developing and presenting educational materials;
Creating marketing materials;
Public speaking;
Conducting research;
Preparing records and reports;
Providing customer service;
Developing and implementing operational policies and procedures;
Using a computer and related software applications;
Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and receive work direction.
Physical:

Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.
Incumbent may be subject to dusts, odors, and chemicals.

Director of Development, West Virginia University-College of Creative Arts

West Virginia University-College of Creative Arts
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
POSITION TITLE: Director of Development
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Lead and manage all aspects of the development program for the College of Creative Arts (CCA) at West Virginia University (WVU), using the College’s faculty, staff, alumni, Visiting Committee and other volunteers and donors as appropriate, and leverage the resources and staff of the WVU Foundation to maximize the development program’s return. Frequent evening and weekend work is required.
• Manage all aspects of development program for the CCA, including managing a comprehensive major gifts program to generate current private gift revenue from individuals, corporations, and foundations, and deferred gift revenue from individuals.
• Create and implement a comprehensive development plan, outlining goals, objectives, and activities assuring aggressive completion of the plan’s goals and timeline.
• Work with CCA faculty, staff, volunteers and the appropriate personnel of the University and WVU Foundation, identify priorities for private gift revenue from individuals, corporations, and foundations, and deferred gift revenue from individuals consistent with specific resource requirements of the College, establish and maintain operational goals, and define budgetary requirements for each development program activity.
• Work with the CCA faculty, staff, volunteers and the appropriate personnel of the University and WVU Foundation, develop a program to identify potential donors, determining possible levels of support, and matching prospect interest with the priority needs of the College.
• Work with the dean, CCA staff and WVU Foundation staff to develop and implement a
fundraising campaign for the Creative Arts Center expansion project.
• In close coordination with the WVU Foundation, develop and execute a comprehensive donor relations and stewardship plan for the College.
• In close coordination with the WVU Foundation, develop and execute a plan to generate
annual gift revenue for the College through direct mail, the Foundation’s Mountaineer Line, Mountaineer Mark, and Campus Campaign programs, and other opportunities as may develop.
• Coordinate all development efforts with the WVU Foundation and comply with all WVU
Foundation reporting and accountability standards.
• Develop and execute various special events to generate new prospects, or to generate revenue in support of defined prospects, coordinating with all appropriate offices across campus and at the WVU Foundation
QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will have:
• A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, a minimum of three years progressive
experience in development, and a successful history of completing personal solicitations.
• An appreciation of and a commitment to the role of the Arts within a comprehensive university setting and in society at-large.
• A willingness to engage in frequent travel, some overnight. The ideal candidate will have greater experience in development, experience with visual and performing arts programs in higher education, experience at a comprehensive university, and a Master’s degree.
SALARY: This is a full-time, 12 month, non-classified position with a competitive salary and benefits package.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Application review begins March 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
TO APPLY: Please visit http://employmentservices.hr.wvu.edu/wvu_jobs Application materials must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three professional references with their full contact information. Additional materials may be requested at a later date.
The College of Creative Arts (ccarts.wvu.edu) one of 15 colleges within the University, includes the Art Museum of WVU and the Schools of Music, Theatre & Dance, and Art & Design. Offering the state’s premiere training in the visual and performing arts, these Schools are nationally accredited (NAST, NASM, and NASAD). The College of Creative Arts is housed in WVU’s Creative Arts Center and has 72 full-time faculty and 21 professional staff whose mission is to educate succeeding generations of artists, teachers, and scholars through an experiential student-centered approach to learning. The College advocates the Arts as a medium through which the diversity of human experience is understood and valued. Exemplifying excellence and innovation in performance, exhibition, scholarship, and creative research, the College offers artistic and cultural opportunities for the
citizens of West Virginia and the global community.
West Virginia University (wvu.edu) is classified as a Doctoral/Research University-Extensive and is the state’s only comprehensive doctoral-granting, land grant institution. WVU has a current enrollment of approximately 29,000 students on the Morgantown campus enrolled in more than 184 graduate and undergraduate programs. The University community is committed to student-centered priorities, academic excellence, research, creative activity and service to the state. The city of Morgantown has 55,000 residents and has been ranked as the “#1 Small City in America,” the “Best Small City in the East,” and the “3rd Best Small Town” in the nation. Boasting a strong economy and an unemployment rate well below the national average, the area also offers a wide variety of cultural and recreational activities.
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of the NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.
WVU has created a dual career program to help faculty partners or spouses find employment in and around the university. WVU belongs to the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC). Please visit dualcareer.wvu.edu and ohwpawvherc.org for more information and job postings.

MUSEUM TECHNICIAN AND PREPARATOR, UConn

MUSEUM TECHNICIAN AND PREPARATOR (MUSEUM EXHIBIT DESIGNER – UCP 6)

Job Location:
Storrs Campus, CT
Job Category:
Posted:
February 9, 2016

Diversity Profile

POSITION SUMMARY

The William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut is seeking applicants for the position of Museum Technician and Preparator (UCP 6/Museum Exhibit Designer).

The successful individual, under the direction of the Executive Director, the museum building Technician is responsible for the physical plant of the museum and, as Preparator (or Art Handler), works in coordination with the Registrar, Curator, and Executive Director to ensure that objects are safely handled and cared for, is responsible for packing and unpacking art, installing and de-installing art in exhibitions, and moving art around the museum and storage spaces. The position of Technician and Preparator is an integral part of the museum and critical to the care of the museum’s works of art.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. In coordination with the Registrar and Executive Director, ensures that objects are safely handled and cared for, is responsible for packing and unpacking art, installing and de-installing art in exhibitions, and moving art around the museum and in storage spaces.
  2. Serves as designer or design consultant, in coordination with the Curator, for methods of construction and installation of exhibitions, remodeling of facilities, solves problems of design and installation, and serves as draughtsman for planning, as well as paints walls, designs lighting.
  3. Supervises maintenance personnel in the museum building and serves as liaison between the museum and all maintenance workers, which includes scheduling appointments.  Also serves as liaison with maintenance workers working outdoors on museum grounds.
  4. Professionally packs and unpacks works of art, has experience with crating, and with the Registrar coordinates art shipping.
  5. Is responsible for responding to museum emergencies, 24/7; is first on the emergency call list; and is responsible for facilitating emergency repairs. This is critical to the safety of the museum building and art collections.
  6. Serves as troubleshooter for minor repair and maintenance of all building systems including HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning) as well as lighting, security, elevator, and fire protection systems and serves as liaison for major repairs or construction.
  7. Serves as troubleshooter for minor repair and maintenance of museum vehicles and special equipment and serves as liaison for major repairs or maintenance.
  8. Draws and depicts exact replicas of exhibition spaces in preparation for installation of exhibits, with strict emphasis on measurement to ensure communication of technical details and thematic information accurately and clearly. Drawings may be computer-generated.
  9. Designs and constructs graphs to illustrate HVAC and humidity fluctuations in the galleries to supply to lending institutions (national and international museums).  These charts require careful attention to detail and clarity.
  10. Delivers and assists in installation of exhibits at off site locations.
  11. Is responsible for museum carpentry and fabrications, including projects which require use of Plexiglas, wood and metal: including fabricating display pedestals; cutting mats and matting 2-D works of art; making and repairing frames, and dry mounting of photographs.
  12. Travels on museum business for pickup and return of exhibit items, works of art, and other museum-related needs.
  13. Controls inventory of installation equipment and supplies. Prepares orders for all shop materials.
  14. Responsible for producing and installing museum signage: vinyl titles; wall labels; wall text panels; as well as banners on the exterior of the building.
  15. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree and two to three years’ related experience in a museum or similar environment.
  2. Demonstrated expertise in handling works of art and in packing 2-D and 3-D art for shipment.
  3. Ability to be responsible for multiple projects at a time.
  4. Demonstrated ability to cut mats, frame art, install art on walls, build pedestals, and create and install wall text.
  5. Ability to lift at least 100 pounds.
  6. Demonstrated knowledge of building systems, including HVAC systems, lighting, security systems, elevators, and have basic electrical and mechanical skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Preparator experience in an art museum

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full time, permanent position.  Salary is commensurate with background and experience and includes a full benefits package.

TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter, resume and names and contact information for three professional references. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2016318)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on February 24, 2016.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.


The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

Center for Curatorial Leadership

Dear CCL Alums,

 

I am writing to let you know about job opportunities at CCL that represent a critical development for our staffing and to ask for your help in finding excellent candidates. We are currently seeking topnotch individuals for two positions: Senior Program Manager and Executive Assistant for Programs.

 

The Senior Program Manager is a new position that will oversee CCL’s three training programs and will be a critical contributor to all aspects of grant writing, financial operations, and external communications. The Executive Assistant for Programs role is a terrific opportunity for a young individual with exceptional organizational acumen to manage program implementation and learn about the museum field from a unique vantage point.

 

I attach the job descriptions here: https://www.curatorialleadership.org/about-us/jobs/

 

As you know, CCL is a nimble organization that has tripled its program in the past two years and that is looking to future growth, including, we hope, some dynamic programs for the alumni.

 

You know better than anyone the character of the CCL, so I am counting on you for great ideas of people who can help me continue to deliver a wonderful program for years to come.

 

Please feel free to send the job description to any candidates you can think of who will embrace the mission of CCL and who can deliver transformative experiences to future generations of curators and museum leaders.

 

Thanks in advance for your consideration,

 

Buffy

 

Elizabeth W. Easton

Director

Center for Curatorial Leadership

174 East 80th Street

New York, NY 10075

212.879.5710

elizabeth.easton@artcurators.org

www.curatorialleadership.org

Hemingway Program Coordinator, JFK Library

Hemingway Program Coordinator
Ernest Hemingway Collection
Job Description:
The Ernest Hemingway Program Coordinator manages a multi-faceted array of Hemingwayrelated
activities based on the unique holdings of the Nobel Laureate’s materials held at the John
F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. Those activities touch upon the Library’s core
purposes and divisions including archives, education, public programs, exhibits,
family/community relations, fundraising, and communications.
Background:
The manuscripts, letters, photographs, and ephemera of Ernest Hemingway were donated by the
Hemingway family to the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in 1964.
While it remains NARA’s responsibility to care for and provide access to these materials, the
Kennedy Library also undertakes many other tasks and unique projects which serve to strengthen
the Hemingway program, heighten recognition for the Hemingway Collection, and inform the
public’s understanding of one of the world’s most renowned authors of the 20th century.
Reporting:
The Hemingway Coordinator reports to the Deputy Director of the Kennedy Library and works
in concert with members of the Kennedy Library and Kennedy Library Foundation’s senior
leaders and staff. On the Library side, the Hemingway Coordinator will work with the Director
of Archives, Director of Education and Public Programs, and the Kennedy Library Curator as
well as staff who report to these individuals. This position is funded by the Kennedy Library
Foundation and on the Foundation side, the Hemingway Coordinator will work closely with the
Foundation’s Vice President for Development, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer,
Director of Development, Membership Coordinator, VP of Communications and Digital Media,
Director of Marketing, and Social Media Coordinator on various Hemingway-related initiatives.
Job responsibilities:
The Hemingway Coordinator will represent the Ernest Hemingway Collection internally within
the Library / Library Foundation and externally in Greater Boston, to the scholarly community,
and at Hemingway-related conferences and symposia.
As the external representative for the Hemingway Collection, the Coordinator will work directly
with the public to:
• Provide tours of the Hemingway room to researchers, students, visitors, and new
Hemingway exhibit to donors.
• Coordinate the annual PEN/Hemingway Award ceremony in tandem with the Director of
Forum Programs, and work collaboratively with the Foundation’s Development team on
the Hemingway Council luncheon.
• Furnish articles and news updates for the Hemingway Review and work together with the
Development staff at the Kennedy Library Foundation to create the annual Friends of the
Ernest Hemingway Collection Newsletter.
• Collaborate with the Ernest Hemingway Foundation, the Finca Vigia Foundation, and
other institutions promoting the history and legacy of Ernest Hemingway.
• Speak at conferences about the Ernest Hemingway Collection.
• Serve as one of the spokespeople for the Hemingway Collection if requested by the
Communications division.
Support for the Library’s work in education and museum collections related to the Hemingway
Collection will be provided by the Specialist in these ways:
• Develop education and public programs and outreach offerings with the Director of
Education and Public Programs for high school/college students, and general audiences.
• Collaborate with the Kennedy Library Museum Curator on Hemingway exhibits
sponsored by the Library.
• Support the Kennedy Library Museum Collections Registrar on matters relating to the
loan of Hemingway materials to others institutions.
Development is primarily Library Foundation functions, and the Hemingway Coordinator will
work collaboratively with these functions in these ways:
• Work closely with the Foundation’s COO and CFO to ensure the Hemingway program
provides supporting information and data for budget requests; and manages small budget
allocations in keeping with the Foundation’s accounting principles.
• Work closely with the with the Development staff at the Kennedy Library Foundation.to
cultivate and interact with Hemingway donors and the Hemingway Council.
Communications is a shared Library and Foundation function, and the Hemingway Coordinator
will work collaboratively with these functions:
Support the Foundation’s Communications division on Hemingway marketing and outreach
materials, and the Hemingway Collection brochure.
Support the Library’s Hemingway marketing and outreach materials and the Hemingway portion
of the Kennedy Library website.
The Hemingway Coordinator will:
• Collaborate with the Director of Archives to support the processing, research, and
digitization of the Hemingway Collection.
• Serve as a liaison with the Hemingway family and the Hemingway literary executor
related to various special projects and forwards reference requests from them to the
Kennedy Library archivists.
• Assist Library archivists in coordinating the conservation of the Hemingway Collection
and overseeing the conservation budget (with funds managed by the Library Foundation).
• Assist Kennedy Library archivists in their work with the Hemingway family, Hemingway
literary executors, and high-profile researchers.
• Coordinate with the Director of Archives and the Foundation’s Director of Awards on the
Ernest Hemingway Research Grants program.
• Develop projects with the Archives division for Hemingway interns overseen by the
Kennedy Library archivists.
• Work with the Archives division to provide materials to the Communications department
for various social media outreach efforts.
In addition the Hemingway Coordinator will manage other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
Successful candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) and substantive
experience working in an archival, museum, literary, history, or academic setting. Knowledge of
and passion for the writing and history of Ernest Hemingway and/or 20th century American
literature is ideal. The Hemingway Coordinator will work well independently and as part of a
team.
Contact
James Roth
Deputy Director
care of: John F. Kennedy Library Foundation
e-mail: HR@jfklfoundation.org
No phone calls please.
Date:
12/23/2015

Associate Curator of Academic Programs and Latin American Art, Oregon

Title: Associate Curator of Academic Programs and Latin American Art

Department: Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

Reports to: Senior Curator of Western Art

Term: 1.0 FTE for 12 months (renewable annually)

Annual salary: $40,000–$50,000, commensurate with experience

Expected starting date: Flexible

 

The University of Oregon, founded in 1876, is the state’s flagship institution. With a student body of almost 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students and over 260 academic programs, the university offers an energetic and robust academic environment in the welcoming college town of Eugene, Oregon. The UO is a world-class teaching and research institution, and a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU). The AAU is an organization made up of the 61 leading public and private research institutions in the United States and Canada, and the UO is one of only two members in the Pacific Northwest.

 

The University of Oregon’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA) is a premier Pacific Northwest museum for exhibitions and collections of historic and contemporary art based in a major university setting. The mission of the museum is to enhance the University of Oregon’s academic mission and to further the appreciation and enjoyment of the visual arts for the general public. The JSMA features significant collections galleries devoted to art from China, Japan, Korea, America and elsewhere as well as changing special exhibition galleries. The JSMA is one of six museums in Oregon and the only academic museum accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.

 

General Description
Reporting to the Senior Curator of Western Art, the Associate Curator of Academic Programs and Latin American Art supports the museum’s mission by 1) strengthening the museum’s teaching role, working with faculty and students across campus; 2) building engagement among Latino constituents on and off campus; and 3) developing the collections and special exhibitions in support of faculty research and teaching, with a focus on modern and contemporary Latin American art. The position manages the JSMA Academic Support budget of $30,000, recommends acquisitions, and organizes special events (including Día de los Muertos) and exhibitions that have budgets ranging from $10,000–$150,000, including international loans.

 

Description of Duties

JSMA Academic Support (50%)

    • Identify faculty and center directors whose work/interests align with JSMA exhibitions, programs, and other goals, and conduct outreach to encourage use of the JSMA’s collections and exhibitions for teaching and research. Outreach can include a quarterly faculty e-newsletter, individual meetings, and departmental presentations.
  • Schedule and facilitate class visits and work with faculty to create tour agendas and curricula.
  • Lead tours and class visits in the galleries and study room.
  • Manage Academic Support Grant program, including marketing of program to faculty, intake of applications, oversight of budgets, and evaluation.
  • Work with faculty to curate curricular rotations or larger exhibitions that tie in to curricular needs, with a focus on Latin American art.
  • Serve with the director of education as JSMA’s point person for the museum’s Latino Engagement Plan. Tasks include building relationships with faculty, students, staff, administrators, and community members, development of seminars and courses, and program management, including the annual Día de los Muertos program.
  • Create and implement workshops for faculty and graduate students to strengthen their use of the museum for teaching and research, working with colleges, schools, centers, departments, programs, and teaching-resource areas on campus.
  • Gather statistics on class visits and faculty feedback (via survey or other instruments) at the end of each term.
  • Create and schedule academic programs (lectures, symposia, performances, etc.) that support faculty engagement. Includes managing program budget, developing effective outreach to academics, and liaising with artists, lecturers, and other guests to arrange travel, honoraria, and other needs.
  • Manage museum facility and technology use for courses and programs, including scheduling, budgeting, and collections access.
  • Write and manage grants that further academic use and innovative practices for academic collaboration.
  • Publish and present at conferences to create greater visibility for the JSMA’s academic and Latino engagement initiatives.
  • Occasionally, teach courses for the university.
  • Other duties as assigned.

JSMA Collections Support (25%)

    • Research and interpret a growing collection of modern and contemporary Latin American art.
    • Supervise student interns and faculty members in research and exhibition of Latin American art and Academic Support grants, as appropriate.
  • Serve as a curatorial representative on the Collections Committee.
  • Refine Latin American collections development plan and identify acquisitions, organize exhibitions, secure loans, and develop collaborative programs with Latin American studies faculty.
  • Develop relationships with collectors, artists, and gallerists who can advance collections goals, with a focus on Latin American art.
  • Other duties as assigned.

JSMA Exhibitions Support (25%)

    • Develop and present exhibitions of modern and contemporary Latin American art (on loan and from collection), including contemporary artists in the Artist Project Space.
  • Work collaboratively with curatorial team on all aspects of exhibitions organization, as needed, both for collection rotations and special exhibitions, including curation, research, logistical planning, preparation of checklists and interpretative materials, and documentation.
  • Serve as in-house curator or manager, as appropriate, for special exhibitions organized by faculty or guest curators focusing on Latin American art and JSMA Academic Support Grants.
  • Support education of staff and volunteers regarding curatorial activities and exhibition content.
  • Draft exhibition materials for collateral and PR.
  • Write grants and other fundraising proposals in support of exhibitions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • MA in art history, with a focus on modern or contemporary Latin American art.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in an academic museum on curatorial projects.
  • 1-2 years’ experience writing grants.
  • 1-2 years’ experience supervising student workers and/or volunteers.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English): essential for communicating with artists, galleries, museums, and collectors in Mexico, the Caribbean, and Spain to support collections research development, exhibitions,  programs, and fundraising and to further the JSMA’s Latin American strategic plan.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituents.
  • Minimum 1 year experience working with faculty and students on curricular projects in the museum.

Professional Competencies

  • Experience creating and conducting workshops.
  • Experience researching and presenting Latin American art for museum acquisition and exhibition.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS Office and Outlook Exchange.

Preferred Qualification:

  • PhD in art history, with a focus on modern or contemporary Latin American art.
  • Experience working with community organizations, especially those serving Latino audiences.

 

The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

Position is subject to criminal background check.

 

Application Procedure

To apply, applicants should submit a cover letter, summarizing your qualifications and interest in the position; current résumé or curriculum vitae that includes dates of employment; and the names, phone numbers, and addresses of three professional references. University Advancement prefers email submissions with all materials packaged as a single PDF attachment and “Search 16007” in the subject line. Please submit applications to:

Email:            advancementjobs@uoregon.edu

USPS:            Search Committee, Curator of Academic Programs JSMA
University Advancement
University of Oregon
1720 E. 13th Avenue, Suite 312
Eugene, OR  97403

 

Deadline for receipt of all materials is February 26, 2016.

 

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.