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Assistant Curator of Exhibitions and Academic Outreach, Wellin Museum of Art

  • September 19, 2019 1:50 PM
    Message # 7889649

    Assistant Curator of Exhibitions and Academic Outreach
    Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art
    Hamilton College
    Clinton, NY 

    The Assistant Curator of Exhibitions and Academic Outreach curates original exhibitions, acts as coordinating curator for all exhibitions hosted at the museum, and serves as the primary point person for Hamilton College faculty engaging with exhibitions. This position oversees all phases of the planning and implementation of exhibitions and expands academic engagement through building and sustaining relationships and organizing programming to support this effort. For the full and detailed job description CLICK HERE or visit the Hamilton College job posting.

    M.A. in art history, museum or curatorial studies. 5 years curatorial experience in a museum setting, preferably academic, with both research and writing responsibilities.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Experience curating original exhibitions and coordinating exhibitions curated by others.
    • Dedicated individual with a pleasant demeanor and positive attitude.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Strong organizational, planning, and research skills.
    • Detail-oriented, meticulous, and conscientious in following through on assigned tasks.
    • Proficiency with computers in standardized word processing, spreadsheet programs, and basic knowledge of graphic and web design programs.
    • Proficiency with technical equipment, such as A/V systems.
    • Ability to work independently, exercise initiative and good judgment to successfully organize and complete assignments.
    • Ability to collaborate and work as part of a small team.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, visitors, and community members.
    • Strong knowledge of contemporary art, the artworld, art market, and trends in the field.
    • Prior courier experience preferred.
    • Willingness to learn and grow in the field.
    • Ability to travel, work evenings and/or weekends as necessary in the performance of assigned responsibilities.

    Application Instructions 
    Please submit cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.  Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. CLICK HERE to apply.

    This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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