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MUSEUM/ART GALLERY ASSOCIATE CURATOR (City of Lancaster)

 

Organization: City of Lancaster

Title: MUSEUM/ART GALLERY ASSOCIATE CURATOR

Summary:        

Type: Full Time

Salary/Pay Rate: $3,894-$4,939 per month

Defer Compensation %: City paid 7% employee CalPERS contribution AND 401(a) payment equal to 2.5% of base salary

Administrative Leave: 76 hours of administrative leave at the start of each fiscal year (prorated).

Posting Date: 8/18/2009

Application Deadline: 9/16/2009

 

THE POSITION:

The Museum/Art Gallery Associate Curator is a professional/supervisory position that performs a wide variety of tasks assisting the Museum Curator with the preparation and implementation of art exhibits, museum displays and related programs at the City Museum/Art Gallery.

 

 

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 Subject - Job Code - AJ0818012

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DAIMLER-BENZ CURATOR of the Busch-Reisinger Museum (Harvard Art Museum)

 

The Harvard Art Museum seeks a dynamic, accomplished, and experienced senior curator to lead the Busch-Reisinger Museum, the only museum in North America dedicated to promoting exploration and critical understanding of the visual arts and culture of the German-speaking countries of Central and Northern Europe from the early Middle Ages to the present.

 

 

 

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 Subject - Job Code - AJ0818013

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MUSEUM SPECIALIST (National Gallery of Art)

 

SALARY RANGE: 50,408.00 - 65,531.00 USD /year

Full performance level of this position is GS-11

OPEN PERIOD: Friday, August 21, 2009

to Friday, October 02, 2009

SERIES & GRADE: GS-1016-9

POSITION INFORMATION: Full-Time. 40 hours per week.  Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL: GS-11

DUTY LOCATIONS:   vacancy(s) in one of the following locations:   few vacancies - Washington, DC

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Applications will be accepted from United States citizens and nationals.   

 

JOB SUMMARY:

NOTE: Vacancy announcement # 09-41B is being issued at the same time for this position and is open to federal competitive status candidates and those candidates eligible under special appointing authorities (e.g., 30% or more compensable service-connected disabled veterans, VEOA, and individuals with disabilities).  Candidates who wish to apply under both vacancy announcements MUST apply separately for each announcement.

 

 

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 Subject - Job Code - AJ0818014

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CURATOR (National Hellenic Museum)

 

The National Hellenic Museum is seeking a full-time Curator to plan and oversee the operations of its exhibitions.

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Development, planning and installation of exhibitions

-Major planning of the exhibitions of the Museum’s new facility

-Work with the Exhibitions Committee on the development of new exhibitions

-Collaborate with visiting Guest Curators on exhibitions (when needed)

-Contribute to the development of exhibition related educational programs

-Serve as media spokesperson regarding current and upcoming exhibitions

-Work with Museum’s Executive Director, Museum staff and HMCC Board of

Directors

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

-Graduate Degrees in Art History, Cultural History, Ethnic Studies, Modern or Ancient Greek Studies, Museum Studies or other related fields.

-Museum experience with documented project/exhibitions history

-Extremely organized and detail-oriented

-Strong public relations skills

-Connected to the national Curatorial network/community

 

 

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 Subject - Job Code - AJ0818034

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Rockford Art Museum Registrar

 
Collections
• Creates, maintains, and protects manual and computerized records of objects in permanent collection.
• Researches and provides for new systems to provide better quality care for the collection.
• Oversees the condition of objects in permanent collection and conducts condition reports as necessary.
• Produces loan agreements.
• Provides sufficient records when an object leaves the museum as to its new location and the purpose of its being there.
• Oversees and carries out shipping arrangements.
• Researches objects in permanent collection.
• Inventories and photo-documents new additions to permanent collection.
• Updates records and photo-documentation in current collection.
• Works to fill gaps in paper trail in current collection records.
• To a lesser extent, provides research and paper trail of objects that have left the collection.
• Works to update forms and paper work to fit current collection needs.

Exhibitions
• Receives incoming objects and releases outgoing objects, and provides records of each as indicated above.
• Prepares loan agreements and conducts condition reports for loan objects.
• Oversees condition of temporary loan objects while objects are on premises.
• Oversees and carries out shipping arrangements.
• Produces visual and audio records of exhibitions.
• Aids curator and preparatory in the installation and de-installation of exhibitions as follows:
o Assists with de-installation and packing
o Checks in artwork
o Produces incoming and outgoing condition reports
o Wall prep and painting
o Prepares labels for artwork
o Aids curator as necessary in preparing and installing permanent collection exhibitions

• Provides daily inspection and maintenance of galleries.

Maintenance
• Checks galleries for security at end of day.
Provides regular inspection and maintenance of collection vault.

Reporting Relationships
• Reports to the Executive Director and then to the Curator, and is responsible to work as a team member with the entire staff.
• Committees
o Reports to Collection Committee as necessary.

• Works with outside contractors providing services related to areas of responsibility.
 
Experience, Qualifications and Education

• B.F.A. or B.A. with a broad knowledge of fine art including art history and the processes involved in creating fine art
• Registrarial experience including knowledge of museum registration practices and museum conservation standards
• Excellent written/verbal communication skills
• Strong organizational skills including the ability to multitask while paying careful attention to detail
• Solid interpersonal skills; must work effectively in collaborative team environment
• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, personnel, clients, customers, and the general public
• Proficiency in electronic records management and cataloging, digital technologies and programs including Microsoft Word, Filemaker Pro and Adobe Photoshop
• Flexible schedule

Rockford Art Museum, 711 N. Main Street, Rockford, IL 61103

 

 

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 Subject - Job Code - AJ0818098

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Amon Carter Museum Chief Curator (Fort Worth, TX)

 

The Chief Curator will oversee research, interpretation, and preservation activities including acquisitions, exhibitions, library and archives, collection management and conservation. Supervise staff in curatorial, conservation, library, and collections and exhibitions departments. Serve on Management Committee to establish goals that set standards for the museum. Organize special exhibitions and author scholarly publications.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the museum’s curatorial staff and exhibition program and budget and chair the Curatorial and Exhibitions Committees; organize and/or supervise permanent collection or temporary loan exhibitions from inception to implementation, including participation in conceptual outline, research, selection of objects, coordination of loans, writing and publication, and interpretation.
  • Supervise collection division staff, provide guidance and training recommendations as needed; conduct annual performance evaluation and budget and planning activities. Responsible for interpreting museum policy regarding appropriate use of the collection.
  • Supervise conservation staff; oversee the care and handling of the collection; participate in monthly collection meetings.
  • Serve on the Management Committee working with the director, CFO, and COO to implement museum policy and oversee the daily functions of the museum.
  • Conduct research, write scholarly publications, and lecture on the permanent collection and temporary exhibitions (museum and outside public audiences).
  • Chair the Acquisitions Committee and assist with the development of the permanent collection through acquisition utilizing professional expertise and knowledge of the art market.
  • Work cooperatively with the education department to interpret the permanent collection and temporary exhibitions and assist with program planning.
  • Oversee loan request process; make recommendations based on conservation needs, appropriateness of venue, importance of the project, and the museum’s interest.
  • Identify sources and participate in the preparation of funding requests. Assist with fundraising activities and audience development as needed.
  • Serve on the Publications Committee to review new ideas or proposals; make initial judgments regarding the merits of manuscripts submitted for publication.
  • Supervise the Library Director and assist with the development of the museum’s research collections.
  • Provide information on the permanent collection and temporary exhibitions to the Public Information Officer.
  • Assist outside researchers; conduct tours for special groups or individuals and assist with visits of lecturers and other guests.
  • Consult with private collectors for possible loans or gifts to the museum.
  • Participate in professional organizations on the local or national level by presenting papers, serving on committees or advising as time permits.
  • Maintain confidentiality.


Qualifications

  •  PhD degree in American art history preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to employ history in relation to art; familiarity with the field of American Studies desirable.
  • Proven ability to conduct original research; excellent writing skills and strong publication record highly desirable.
  • Minimum of five years museum and management experience and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with staff, scholars, and the public.
  • Proven ability in grant development, including the preparation of successful grant applications to federal and state agencies.
  • Experience in acquiring art for museum collections.
  • Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects, work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of preservation and conservation issues and techniques; prior experience in overseeing the treatment of art objects desirable.
  • Professional presence; diplomatic, comfortable in dynamic or challenging situations.
  • Computer proficiency with MS Office products.

Salary and benefits competitive. The application deadline is November 15, 2009. Please submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae, references and a list of publications to Human Resources Manager, Amon Carter Museum, 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76107. Fax 817.665.4315 or e-mail human.resources@cartermuseum.org. EEOC.


   

Young At Art Children's Museum ArtREACH Art Educator (Hollywood, FL)

 

Position: ArtREACH Art Educator

Department: Education

Supervisor: Director of Education

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for planning and implementing after school art classes for children in homeless and transitional shelter program (ArtREACH), as well as workshops and field trips. Must manage children in a positive, enthusiastic manner.

This position also implements special projects, whether grant-related or for community
awareness, and helps develop curriculum and activities for classes and exhibits.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Teach art and/or performing arts classes and camp
  • Implement syllabus for classes
  • Create examples and research artists and artistic styles used as teaching tools for classes, school and community outreach, exhibits and special workshops as needed
  • Maintain assigned studio, doing inventory, restocking supplies and submitting supply requests

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • BA in Art, Art Education, or the Performing Arts (Music/Theater) highly desirable
  • Exceptional creativity and organizational skills
  • Experience in presenting material to young audiences
  • Skills in dealing with parents and young children
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience developing and implementing curriculum
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Team player with a can-do attitude

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to

AChadwick@YoungAtArtMuseum.org or fax to 954.370.5057


   

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego Senior Curator, Curatorial Department Head (San Diego, CA) 

Department: Curatorial
Reports to: The David C. Copley Director
Employee Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Primary Work Location: La Jolla
Requisition Number: 200915
POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum seven years' curatorial experience with escalating responsibility and commensurate management experience. Requires demonstrated excellence in organizing contemporary art exhibitions and publications; close familiarity with museum practices; knowledge of American and international art markets; and a broad knowledge of art history. The successful candidate will possess excellent communication and administrative skills; experience in donor cultivation; and an ability to motivate and work well with artists, colleagues, trustees, and volunteers. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.

EDUCATION

Master's degree in art history or fine arts; Ph.D. preferred.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Synopsis of position: Working with the Director and managing the curatorial team, the Senior Curator provides leadership in all aspects of artistic programming and operations, overseeing and managing MCASD's active exhibition schedule, 4,000-work collection, and artistic and interpretive programming for the Museum's two locations in La Jolla and downtown San Diego.

  • Responsibilities include initiating, budgeting, planning, and implementing internally generated exhibitions (some to travel) and overseeing traveling exhibitions
  • Undertaking original research and providing scholarly contributions to publications and gallery texts
  • Conceiving and overseeing artist residencies, site-specific installations, and collection commissions
  • Identifying and implementing institutional partnerships for joint programming, exhibitions, and acquisitions
  • Helping to build and refine the collection by acquisition and donation, working directly with the Museum's Director and Collections Committee on proposed donations, purchases, and collecting priorities
  • Supervising collections care, research, and conservation
  • Managing staff of 12 in curatorial department consisting of two additional full-time curators, education staff, registrars, and installation team
  • Developing and maintaining an annual departmental budget that includes exhibitions, publications, education programming, accessions, collection storage and maintenance, salaries, and general departmental needs
  • Working closely with Director and Development staff to identify and secure funding sources and grants, as well as cultivate patrons and organize and lead donor trips
  • Partnering with Communications team to raise the local, national, and international profile of MCASD
  • Developing and maintaining a strong network of contacts including artists, dealers, curators, museum directors, and collectors
  • Representing the Museum on external advisory boards and committees


For candidacy consideration, please submit resume and PERSONALIZED COVER LETTER including salary requirement with subject heading 200915 to
clee@mcasd.org.

Deadline: 12-01-2009


New Orleans Museum of Art Grants Officer (New Orleans, LA)

The New Orleans Museum of Art, a leading cultural institution, is seeking a Grants Officer to manage all aspects of public and private grant activities. This position is responsible for identifying, researching and applying for new corporate, foundation and governmental grant opportunities, along with the stewardship of current and lapsed donors. Candidate must have a working knowledge of the process of writing applications and budgets, filing applications and subsequent grant reports.

Requirements include a degree and 2-4 years experience in grant writing. Excellent organizational, oral and written communication and budgeting skills are a must.

Salary $39,893, and liberal fringe benefits EEO/Affirmative Action NOMA/M/F/D/V

Send resume to: New Orleans Museum of Art and the email listed below or call 504-658-4146.

 


   

New Orleans Museum of Art, Comptroller (New Orleans, LA)

New Orleans Museum of Art is seeking a comptroller that can plan, organize, direct, coordinate, execute and report on all the museum's financial activities. Responsibilities include complete and accurate accounting records, daily cash management, preparation of budgets, accounting for grants, supporting schedules, analysis of funding sources, monthly internal financial reporting for the Board of Trustees and year end audited financial statements. Individual must have working knowledge of not-for-profit theory and practices and able to develop a working relationship with city, state and federal agencies, banks and investment advisors.

Qualifications are a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, with a minimum of 4 years of related experience including 2 years of supervisory experience. CPA Certification highly preferred.

Salary is $51,144 with an excellent benefit package. Must be able to pass a background check and substance abuse screening. Send resumes to susan hayne fax to 504-658-4199.


   

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Chicago, Web Developer (Chicago, IL)

 

The Museum of Contemporary Art seeks a full-time Web Developer. This position is primarily responsible for developing and maintaining initiatives and enhancements to the MCA's website and for providing accurate and timely daily updates. Three to five years professional experience in Web Development is strongly preferred. Must be experienced in HTML, CSS, XML, ASP, Flash, Javascript, Adobe Photoshop, SQL, PHP, AJAX, content management systems, database development and various multimedia applications including Dreamweaver.

The Web Developer must also be knowledgeable about streaming video and audio technologies, information architecture, navigation, e-commerce technologies, RSS feeds, wi-fi technology, podcasting, and database software, and be able to meet tight deadlines. BA degree or equivalent work experience is required. Professional experience in computer programming is required. Must be familiar with Windows and MAC desktop systems.

Send letter and resume to Human Resources, Application for Web Developer position, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. Applications are also accepted by fax at 312.397.4095 and by email at
jobs@mcachicago.org. The Museum of Contemporary Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks diversity in its workplace. No calls please.

 



 

 















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