Exhibitions and Installation Administrator – New York University

NYU seeks a full-time Exhibitions and Installation Administrator to serve as an Exhibitions Project Manager for both the 80WSE gallery and Barney Building.

Position Summary

Direct the installation, lighting design, and de­installation of exhibitions for the Department of Art and Art Profession’s exhibition spaces. Supervise, train, and monitor student assistants in art handling skills during art installations and de­installations. Work with Program Directors in the design, logistics and execution of installations. Work with artists and exhibition curators with their projects. Oversee the maintenance and the general condition of physical spaces and maintain inventories of supplies. Plan and manage opening receptions and related events. Serve as Exhibitions Project Manager for both the 80WSE gallery and Barney Building, overseeing installation of artwork in galleries, windows, and departmental shows in other exhibition spaces on and off campus.


Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Art or Arts Administration

Required Experience:
Min. 2 years’ experience in fabrication and carpentry, and physical preparation of professional gallery exhibitions, including lighting and support media; Installation/deinstallation of gallery exhibits; and supervising staff.

Preferred Experience:
Experience working in a higher education setting with student artists and supervising student employees.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of proper art handling, extensive knowledge of techniques and materials for safeguarding artworks, lighting design, and exhibition design. Demonstrated excellence in fabrication and installation skills. Knowledge of contemporary art.

Additional Information

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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