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The James A. Michener Art Museum, a private non-profit organization with a $3 million operating budget seeks a full-time Curatorial Assistant.

Overview
Reporting to the Chief Curator, the Curatorial Assistant assists the Curators and Registrar in all aspects of the Curatorial Department, including administrative duties, exhibitions programming, assisting in the research and display of the permanent collection, and supporting the department’s accessions program by researching objects proposed for accessions, tracking gifts, and related duties as assigned.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • With Chief Curator, coordinates exhibition visioning, programming, and action schedules
  • With Chief Curator, Curatorial Fellow, and Advancement dept., coordinate activities of the Photography Patrons Circle and Photo Initiative programming
  • Coordinate with marketing department to ensure unity of message regarding exhibitions and related programming, particularly as relates to content in press releases, publications, media relations, and organization of digital assets
  • Work with the Registrar, Preparator, and Curators on new acquisitions or gifts, including liaising with donors, galleries, and artists to arrange transportation to the museum, coordinate vault storage in preparation for Collections Committee meetings; prepare meeting agenda; plan and oversee the layout of Collections Committee meetings; take meeting minutes
  • Work with Registrar to bring collections records in the collections database up-to-date and process paperwork for loans and new accessions
  • Assist curatorial staff in research, development, and interpretation of the department’s permanent collection and exhibitions
  • Proofing of department didactics, interpretive and marketing materials; work with marketing department to coordinate production of notices, invitations, and other materials

Requirements:

  • BA/BFA in Art History, American Studies, or related field
  • Museum or related experience highly desirable
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Facility with Microsoft Office programs, Adobe Photoshop and Acrobat; Facility with collection management systems preferred.

How to Apply:
For consideration, please submit your letter of interest, résumé, and references to: rrosen@michenerartmuseum.org. You may also submit your materials via postal mail to: Ms. Rebecca Rosen, Executive Assistant to the Director, James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA, 18901. No phone calls, please.

  Metro Area Philadelphia PA
  Job Location City DOYLESTOWN
  Job Location State Pennsylvania
  Job Location Zip 18901
  Job Location Country United States
  Compensation Salary From: $0.00 To: $0.00
  Job Category Administration
  Prefered Experience 1 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
 
  Language 1 English ( Speak Read Write )  
  Job Posting Date Jun. 5, 2017
 

Organization Details

  Organization Name James A. Michener Art Museum
  Organizational Focus Art, Museums and Historical Societies
  Contact Person Rebecca Rosen
  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
  Contact Email rrosen@michenerartmuseum.org
  Web Address http://www.michenerartmuseum.org

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