Posting Number 2018-5253 Location US-NY-New York Posted Date 2018-11-01 Union N/A School/Division Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development (ED1084) Department Name : Art and Art Professions (Administrators-Monthly) FT/PT Full-Time
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.
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