Manager of Exhibitions – Emerson College

Provide Exhibition Support

  • Work closely with Foster Chair and Curator and invited artists to execute curatorial vision and related public programs including an annual public art event
  • Provide technical and exhibition support for all MA, MFA, BFA, and Faculty exhibitions in Huret & Spector and Media Art Galleries
  • Advise faculty and student exhibitors and campus users of the galleries on procedures for utilization
  • Monitor bookings (w/Business Services) for the utilization of Huret & Spector and Media Art Galleries
  • Document and digitally archive all exhibitions including generating images for social media, digital advertising and the website
  • Manage all exhibitions installations and strikes
  • Hire and monitor strike crews and hours of installation
  • Manage receiving and shipping of all gallery deliverables including works of art
  • Arrange for gallery maintenance and repair physical space and equipment
  • Support technology needs of the exhibitions and related programming including management of equipment inventory and securing new equipment as needed.
  • Coordinate with Foster Chair and Curator on all purchasing and payment needs

Supervise Student Staffing

  • Hire, train and supervise student gallery monitors
  • Arranging staffing of gallery for receptions and special events
  • Submit time sheets in Workday (if permitted) every Monday

Other Duties

  • Install and program curated selections on the Paramount Urban Screen LED wall
  • In collaboration with Foster Chair and Curator coordinate and install select on campus exhibitions (eg. 14th floor Ansin exhibit) and other campus installations (eg. murals) as needed.

Grade of Position: T01N

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Hourly Rate: $37.00

About Us

Emerson College is the nations only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. Its main campus is located in the center of the dynamic multicultural city of Boston, in close proximity to major publishing houses, arts institutions, and research centers. The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands. Emerson College enrolls over 4,300 graduate and undergraduate students from more than 70 countries and all 50 states.

Diversity Statement

Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society. Emerson College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender in its educational programs or activities. Emerson has designated the Associate Vice President, Title IX, and Clery Coordinator to respond to inquiries regarding the College Sexual Misconduct Policy. The Title IX Coordinator may be reached at 8 Park Plaza, Transportation Bldg, Room 230 Boston, MA 02116; Telephone: 617-824-8999; email:

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