Exhibition Coordinator – University of Mary Washington

The University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA seeks a part-time Exhibition Coordinator.

Organizational Objective / Goal

The UMW Galleries present exhibitions and other public programs for the university community and general public and care for, research, and exhibit the UMW art collection. The galleries also train students in the practices and procedures of museum and gallery work.

General Description of Position
The Exhibition Coordinator ensures that each exhibition (we generally have between 8 – 11 exhibitions a year between Ridderhof Martin Gallery and duPont Gallery) is a success. This includes corresponding with artists and/or museums, arranging shipping, designing and posting/mailing promotional materials, ordering catering, and installing/deinstalling artwork. The Exhibition Coordinator also assists in installing artwork across three campuses, assists in supervising interns, and maintains our website and social media. The Exhibition Coordinator assists the Gallery Specialist as needed in administrative tasks.
Required KSAs / Competencies / Qualifications to successfully perform their work
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, WordPress, and excellent oral and written communication skills.
Preferred KSA’s / Competencies / Qualifications to successfully perform the work

Proficiency in social media
Proficiency in data entry

Required Education
BA or BFA in art-related field (Studio Art, Art History, or Museum Studies) or equivalent training and experience
Required Experience
Experience with graphic design and installing artwork
Preferred Education
BA or BFA
Preferred Experience

Experience in installing artworks in a gallery or museum setting, experience planning and instrumenting educational programming in a gallery or museum setting

Required Licensure
Valid Driver’s License
Job Category Wage
Posting Date 12/10/2018
Close Date 01/10/2019
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions for Applicant Please submit the names and contact information for three references as an attached document.
Additional Applicant Instructions The University of Mary Washington accepts only completed online application and related materials. Faxed, mailed, or emailed applications or documentation will not be considered. Employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of criminal background checks. If accommodations are requested either before or at the time of the interview, please contact the Recruitment Office at 540-654-1238.
AAEEO Statement The University of Mary Washington is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

For more information and to apply: https://careers.umw.edu/postings/8423

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