Director of Exhibitions – Missouri State University

The primary duty of the Director of Exhibitions is providing leadership and management of the exhibition program for the department of Art and Design within the Brick City Gallery, the Student Exhibition Center, and other venues on campus. The Director of Exhibitions plans and coordinates exhibitions, writes press releases and oversees the creation of promotional materials, supervises graduate assistants and student workers, administers the Art and Design department exhibitions budget and the Student Exhibition Center budget, manages and oversees the maintenance of the facilities, and monitors and assesses outcomes. The Director of Exhibitions teaches one course for all Missouri State University students, including planning and coordinating student exhibitions, supervising student workers, administering the SEC budget, managing and overseeing maintenance the facility, and monitoring and assessing outcomes. The Director of Exhibitions teaches one course in the fall and one course in the spring. Continue reading “Director of Exhibitions – Missouri State University”

Chief Preparator – Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University

JOB PURPOSE: The Cantor Arts Center seeks an experienced museum preparator to oversee and manage assigned staff engaged in installation and gallery maintenance. The Chief Preparator is a hands-on, detail-oriented manager to oversee all technical aspects of the Museum’s art handling projects. The Chief Preparator is responsible for museum-quality art handling related to installation and de-installation, including: receiving, packing and unpacking, handling, and displaying fine art objects; planning and directing the fabrication of exhibition pedestals, props, temporary walls, and other display designs; securing services of outside contractors; assuring a safe and healthy work environment through knowledge of best practices. The Chief Preparator is a key team member for the Museum’s ambitious schedule of exhibitions and collection use. Continue reading “Chief Preparator – Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University”

Director of Collections – The Art Institute of Chicago

Position Summary
The Director of Collections steers and implements policies and procedures relating to the management of the permanent collections. In partnership with the Executive Director for Collections and Loans, drives the strategy to maximize the digital capacity of the database for the collections, proposes technological innovations and advices on complexity reduction of procedures using existing tools and new digital platforms. Introduces new methods and creative ideas to the challenges of the modern museum. Continue reading “Director of Collections – The Art Institute of Chicago”

Curator of Academic Programs – Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Application deadline: May 20, 2019

Description of work:
The Curator of Academic Programs will serve as a liaison between the Sheldon Museum of Art and the larger University of Nebraska (UN) academic community. This position will bridge the museum and UN campuses through research, development, and implementation of in-depth curriculum-based programs and other initiatives that will connect faculty and students to the museum’s resources, particularly the permanent collection and its special exhibitions. The curator will strengthen existing programs and implement new ones, pursue active collaborations across campus, and play a key role in developing and achieving near- and long-term educational goals for both the museum and the university. Reporting to the director, the Curator of Academic Programs will serve on the Sheldon’s Senior Artistic Vision team and oversee the museum’s Education Department. Continue reading “Curator of Academic Programs – Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska–Lincoln”

Public Programs and Outreach Manager – Samek Art Museum, Bucknell University

The Samek Art Museum is a program of Bucknell University that creates meaningful encounters between artists, students, scholars, the public and works of art. The Museum presents originally curated, traveling, and collection based exhibitions and public programs that cover the range of art history with an emphasis on contemporary art. The Museum maintains an active collection of over 5,000 objects, including 450 works installed across the campus. The Museum programs and manages 3 spaces – the Campus Art Gallery on Bucknell’s campus (including offices, work-room, and collection study room), Downtown Art Gallery, and off-site collections storage – totaling 4,500 square feet of exhibition and program space plus 3,000 of storage and work space. The Museum produces, on average, 12 exhibitions, 70 class visits, and 12 public programs annually. Continue reading “Public Programs and Outreach Manager – Samek Art Museum, Bucknell University”

Preparation and Security Assistant – Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis

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The Preparation and Security Assistant provides essential support to the preparation and security departments of the Museum. Under the supervision of the Lead Preparator, the Preparation and Security Assistant works with contractors and preparation and registration staff in all aspects of art handling, packing, storage, and other art preparation duties. This position also assists with exhibition design and installation in collaboration with preparation, registration, and curatorial staff. Under the supervision of the Security Supervisor, the Preparation and Security Assistant aids with monitoring and maintaining the Museum’s facilities and providing the critical oversight necessary to ensure the Museum, its assets, and its patrons are properly protected.

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Part time Collections Management Assistant – Ramapo College

$17/hr. 15-20 hours a week. Nights and weekends may be required. Must be flexible.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, elementary education, nursing and social work. The College also offers articulated programs, including dental, optometry, chiropractic and health professions, as well as visual arts therapy and law, with colleges and institutions in New Jersey and New York. Continue reading “Part time Collections Management Assistant – Ramapo College”

Exhibit Production Specialist – Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Position Summary:

The Harvard Museums of Science & Culture are dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – including fostering respect for all, serving the greater good, and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. To learn more about HMSC’s mission, objectives, and core values, please visit our website https://hmsc.harvard.edu/ Continue reading “Exhibit Production Specialist – Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences”

Director of Education – Spurlock Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Spurlock Museum seeks a colleague with a talent for creating original programming, a love of world cultures, and a passion for engaging the public with museum collections, exhibits, and experiences. We value a strong commitment to ethical practices in cultural heritage management, creative thinking, and enthusiasm for collaborative work. The successful candidate will enjoy working in an environment that promotes innovation and experimentation and be dedicated to making the Spurlock Museum a welcoming and inviting space for our community. The Director of Education will have the opportunity to develop and implement new programming and methods of evaluation, mentor student and professional staff, and work collaboratively with staff and stakeholders to engage the University and broader community with the collection. Continue reading “Director of Education – Spurlock Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign”