Exhibitions Manager/Public Engagement Coordinator – Georgetown University Art Galleries

The Exhibitions Manager/Public Engagement Coordinator of Georgetown University Art Galleries is a full-time staff position in the Department of Art and Art History, which includes three gallery spaces, undergraduate programs in Studio Art and Art History, and the master’s degree in Art and Museum Studies. The initial appointment is for two years, renewable at the discretion of the Department of Art and Art History and the Founding Director/Chief Curator of Galleries.

The Exhibitions Manager/Public Engagement Coordinator supports the Founding Director/Chief Curator of Galleries, whose primary responsibility is to steer the program and policies of the new campus flagship gallery – the Maria & Alberto de la Cruz Art Gallery – and the recently renovated Lucille M. and Richard F.X. Spagnuolo Art Galleries.

The Founding Director/Chief Curator organizes an annual cycle of innovative, engaging, and relevant special exhibitions, performances, and public programs. The Galleries currently focus on global mid-career to established contemporary artists. One student and two faculty art exhibitions are also held each year in campus galleries. Interdisciplinary programming co-organized with other schools and departments within the University are hallmarks of the program.

Responsibilities of the Exhibitions Manager/Public Engagement Coordinator include:

– Exhibition project management (including loan and budget tracking) and making domestic and international shipping arrangements

– Oversight of installation/deinstallation of exhibitions

– Procurement of services from outside vendors

– Planning and production work for public programs, performance art, private events, and advisory board meetings

– Facility supervision

– Human resources management (work study students, interns, security guards, and independent contractors)

– Social media outreach and marketing

– General administrative support

The Exhibitions Manager/Program Coordinator will be expected to develop and maintain productive relationships within the campus and local communities (including students, alumni, and faculty), with artists, art professionals, current/prospective donors, and advisory board members. Some evening work and occasional weekend work required.

MA preferred, BA required (Museum Studies, Art History, Arts Administration, or Studio Art).

At least two years of relevant, professional experience in the planning, project management, and preparation of ambitious professional art exhibitions. Specific experience in a museum registrar’s office and/or production experience with public engagement programs a plus.

Excellent skills in organization, communication (written and oral), and collaboration.

Familiarity with trends in global contemporary art including artists, institutions, dealers and collectors; an existing network of professional contacts in these categories is preferred.

Working familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress, and social media platforms.


Applicants should submit the following to artinfo@georgetown.edu with subject heading

“Exhibitions Manager/Public Engagement Coordinator”

1) cover letter (addressing relevant work experience)

2) curriculum vitae

3) list of 3 references, with contact information

Applicants of interest will be contacted and asked to apply formally through the Georgetown University Human Resources web portal in early March.

Salary mid $40s with comprehensive benefits package. Relocation support not provided.


Director – University Art Museum, California State University Long Beach

Job ID: 1013783

Job Title:
Director, University Art Museum

Campus Employment Homepage:


Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

University Art Museum

Time Base/Hours/Units per Week
Full-time; 40 hours per week. Nights and weekends as needed to accommodate operational needs.

Position Description
The Director is responsible for all museum operations, personnel supervision, fund raising, grant-writing, financial administration, advocating for the museum and the arts, and liaising with university administrators, faculty, the advisory board and the greater community. The Director establishes programs including selection and presentation of exhibitions, and educational programs. Also in consultation with the Dean, the Director of the University Art Museum is responsible for developing and implementing the strategic vision and long-range plans for the museum with particular emphasis on the role and mission of an Art Museum in a university context.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability to provide strong leadership, vision and strategic direction. Experience developing and implementing strategic plans. Demonstrated knowledge of all aspects of curatorial work including exhibition research, development and installation. Demonstrated knowledge of standards and best practices for museums and non-profits. Demonstrated success in managing museum operations, including personnel matters. Demonstrated ability to supervise, as well as to work successfully with museum staff, volunteers, and diverse public constituencies. Evidence of success in developing, managing, and growing an annual operating budget. Strong record of success in fundraising and audience development. Strong record of success in grant-writing. Demonstrated excellence in writing and public speaking. Proven ability to work effectively with Boards, volunteers, and in community relations and outreach capacities. Evidence of commitment to educational functions of art and museum exhibitions and functions.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community.  Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures.  Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university’s commitment to a “vision of excellence.”

Education and Experience
Minimum BA in Art, Art History or Museum/Curatorial Studies and an advanced degree in an appropriate discipline such as a MA in Art History or Museum/Curatorial Studies, MFA in Studio Art, Ph.D. in Art History or Museum/Curatorial Studies, M.Arch or MBA Arts Administration required. Extensive background in museum/art center programming and operations; at least two years in managerial/supervisory positions.

Licenses / Certificates
CA Driver’s License, Class C

Conflict of Interest
The duties of this position will include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.

Equal Employment Opportunity
CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran’s status.   CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To view the University’s Annual Campus Crime Report go to: http://daf.csulb.edu/offices/ppfm/police/statistics/index.html. Copies of the report are available upon request. To request a copy, contact the University Police Department at (562) 985-4101.

This is a management level position with an attractive benefits package, which includes a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month, and excellent choice of medical, dental, and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, life insurance, educational fee waiver, and retirement benefits.

General Information
The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

All management and executive employees shall be required to provide a written statement to the appropriate administrator of any and all outside employment. Employees shall also provide a written statement of outside employment if a written request by an administrator is made.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.

Due to the nature of this position, current CSULB employees are subject to a criminal record check unless they have successfully completed a criminal background check through CSULB within the past 12 months.

Please read the full job announcement at http://www.csulb.edu/employment/. Refer to Job #1013783. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity, and takes pride in its multicultural environment.

University Gallery Director – Department of Art and Design at Indiana State University

University Gallery Director – Department of Art and Design at Indiana State University

The Department of Art and Design at Indiana State University seeks a full-time University Gallery Director. This is a Faculty (non-tenure track) position, with responsibilities focused on working collaboratively with university and community arts partners to develop programming that enhances and supports the mission and vision of Indiana State University, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Department of Art and Design.

We seek a dedicated and collaborative professional able to work with University and community members to create meaningful and innovative community engagement and professional experiences for our students, the University, and our community.

This position is a probationary, 3-year, renewable contract. The possibility exists for a successful incumbent to transition to a tenure-track position in the future. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Duties include teaching one or two classes per semester of existing Curatorial Practices courses, and the successful development and management of several art galleries within ISU’s College of Arts and Sciences. These include:

The 2,000 square-foot University Gallery, located in the Landini Center for Performing and Fine Arts. This is the flagship gallery space at ISU, where shows of national and international contemporary art in all media, exhibitions from the ISU Permanent Art Collection, and undergraduate and graduate final and juried exhibitions are presented. Visiting Artists, art historians, and art critics exhibit their work, give workshops, critiques and lectures related to Gallery programming.

The Turman Galley is located in the Fine Arts Building, which was originally built in 1940 and is currently undergoing a $15M renovation. This gallery hosts exhibitions in traditional and new media that are proposed and developed by students, faculty, and local and regional artists.

Located in historic Fairbanks Hall, the Bare-Montgomery Gallery, an intimate exhibition space located under the building’s original stained-glass dome, is managed and run exclusively by students.

The successful candidate will have at least 2 years of gallery or museum experience, excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to work independently on multiple priorities. A successful record of grant writing and management is essential, as is the ability to work professionally and collegially with department faculty and staff, university administration, visiting artists and community members. An MA at the time of application, in museum studies, curatorial studies, arts management, art history, art theory or art criticism, or MFA in Studio Art or Design is required.

Please include as part of the application process on the ISU Human Resources site:

1. Cover letter (pdf format)

2. URL direct link to information about and images of your curatorial or museum experience, in terms of exhibition and programming experience.

3. CV (pdf format)

4. Teaching philosophy (pdf format)

5. Name, address, phone, email of 3 references (pdf format)

Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The person hired for this position must be able to start August 1, 2019.

Indiana State University is recognized for an emphasis on Community Engagement. Particularly desirable are candidates who are able to demonstrate successful community interaction and service in addition to their academic duties.

Indiana State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All are encouraged to apply including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Curator – The David Winton Bell Gallery

Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, REQ#153368
The David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University seeks an experienced and energetic Curator with specialization in contemporary art. The Curator is responsible for organization of exhibitions and care of the collection of more than 7,000 objects. She/he/they assists the Director in planning the Gallery’s exhibition program and is responsible for research and development of 3-4 exhibitions per year. The Curator plans and implements educational programs in conjunction with exhibitions, provides access to the permanent collection for classes and individuals, and works with guest curators and artists. Other important duties include grant writing, fundraising and donor cultivation, creation of publicity and promotional material, and support of related University projects.

Please use this link to view the Bell Gallery sitehttp://www.brown.edu/bellgallery/

The position requires:

  • Master’s degree in art history, or related field, or related experience;
  • Advanced knowledge of contemporary art and visual culture;
  • 3-5 years of curatorial experience;
  • Knowledge of standard museum curatorial practices and exhibition development and logistics;
  • Proven skills in research, writing, and communication for general and scholarly audience;
  • Experience in object-based teaching

This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Brown offers competitive benefits such as a generous retirement plan and education programs; details are available at: http://www.brown.edu/about/administration/human-resources/

To Apply, please use the following link to view the position on Brown’s Career Site:  https://brown.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/staff-careers-brown/job/List-Art-Building/Curator–Bell-Gallery_REQ153368

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Japan in Princeton

Lev Feigin reviews the exhibition “Picturing Place in Japan,” now on view at the Princeton University Art Museum. [Hyperallergic]

Programming and Outreach Educator – University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums

Office of the Vice President for Research


Classification: Programming and Outreach Educator
Job Code: PEI1
Pay Grade: 2A
Type of Position: Regular
Percent Time: 50%
Location: Iowa City
Driver’s License Required: Yes

Programming and Outreach Educator
Encourage study of and appreciation for specimens, artifacts, works of art, performances, and other research and creative endeavors that collectively represent the full breadth of scientific and humanities research, artistic form, and achievement at a level of quality commensurate with the teaching, research, and outreach missions of The University of Iowa. Incumbents in this job family typically are involved in the development and delivery of interpretive programming to support education about and appreciation of the arts, sciences, and humanities. Requires knowledge of education, art history, museum studies, American studies, studio arts, anthropology, archeology, paleontology, biology, or other fields.

About the University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums
Together, Old Capitol Museum and the Museum of Natural History form the University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums (UIPM). The UIPM seeks a qualified applicant for the position of Education Assistant. This position includes responsibility in the areas of science- and humanities-focused education and programming at the UIPM. The Old Capitol Museum seeks to educate the university, local, and national communities on the continuing significance of the humanities. It is an invigorated and distinguished building serving as a place for public outreach initiatives, educational programming, exhibitions, and academic scholarship. The Museum of Natural History’s permanent exhibits focus strongly on zoology, paleontology, and anthropology, but programming spans a broader range of science-related disciplines. The ideal candidate will have experience in museum education combined with excitement about sharing a wide range of topics with the public.

Benefits Highlights

  • Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans
  • For more information about Why Iowa?, click here

Required Application Materials
In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload two submission-relevant attachments; a personal current resume, and a cover letter. These attachments should clearly address how the applicants meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position. Applicants who fail to submit the required materials will be considered incomplete and therefore are ineligible for interview.

A valid driver’s license is required, as well as an ability to meet UI Fleet Safety Driving Record Review Standards. Please include your driver’s license information within the license/certification section of the application.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

For additional information and a detailed job description, please visit the departmental website at:


Sarah Tillman

Please note regarding references: Five professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.


Position Qualifications

Education or Equivalency Required
A Bachelor’s degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Required Qualifications

  • 6 months to one-year supervisory experience
  • Ability to plan, organize, and execute events, including the ability to identify and coordinate resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-based setting where consultation, flexibility, collaboration and cooperation are essential.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity in the workplace or community.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the mission of a research university and the mission and functions of a university museum.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated high attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (including Outlook, Word, Power Point and Excel).
  • Valid driver’s license is required, as well as an ability to meet UI Fleet Safety Driving Record Review Standards (https://uiowa.edu/riskmanagement/vehicle-use)


Desirable Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in museum studies, education, or related field
  • Direct experience with planning, designing, and/or delivering educational programming in a museum setting.
  • Ability to apply policies and practices for evaluating and assessing programs
  • Ability to research best practices and provide recommendations
  • Experience in higher education
  • Working knowledge of University of Iowa policies, procedures and regulations
  • Experience working in an environment where the development and delivery of educational programming is central to the organization’s mission

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.


For a full list of job requirements see posting 19001374 at jobs.uiowa.edu.

Internal Number: 19001374_1549564252