The Curatorial and Public Programs Assistant provides the Carpenter Center Director with organizational, logistical, research, and clerical support for the development and production of exhibitions and public programs and their connected publications and interpretive materials. This position is the point person for the organization for all public programs and academic initiatives.
They will: - This position provides general curatorial assistance and organizational support in the planning, organization and implementation of local and touring exhibitions, related publications which includes logistical support such as checklists, loan requests, etc.
- Coordinates the planning, organization, and implementation of public programs including: corresponding with visiting artists/curators/art historians, making travel arrangements, hosting program participants, and coordinating all aspects of event production. Public programs include lectures, dialogs, performances, and symposia by artists, art historians, curators, writers, filmmakers, performers, and others.
- Works closely with the Director of CCVA to support grant funded initiatives and liaison with outside collaborators while overseeing the production timeline.
- Contributes to the development of and assists with the production of online content related to exhibitions, programs and publications.
- Acts as a source of information about exhibitions, public programs, and publications to internal and external stakeholders including students, faculty, visiting scholars, artists, patrons, dealers, colleagues at peer institutions.
- Works closely in collaboration with CCVA exhibition team and staff from Art, Film, and Visual Studies (AFVS).
All formal offers will be made by FAS HR.
Salary Grade: 053
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
3+ years' administrative experience.
Background in Modern and Contemporary Art preferred. Museum experience and a Bachelor's or Master's degree strongly preferred. Project management skills, publication management experience a plus. Accuracy with detail and ability to follow through on projects despite interruptions. Strong written and verbal communications skills. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. Interest in and ability to work with a diverse range of stakeholders. Strong computer skills, especially word processing and database skills; ability to learn new applications and procedures as required. Must be flexible, punctual, and able to function well both independently and as part of a team. Helpful, positive, problem solving attitude. Art-historical research skills a plus.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 49962BR
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