11 Jul 2014

Full-Time University Curator and Gallery Director

St. Ambrose UniversityDavenport, Iowa, United States

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Job Description

St Ambrose University seeks candidates for University Curator and Gallery Director.

Responsibilities include curating, installing exhibits, programming and marketing for the Catich Gallery and all Art on Campus venues; organizing allied gallery programs and learning opportunities for the campus and the larger community; and collaborating with the Art Department and Art on Campus Committee to manage, promote and preserve the university fine art collection – specifically the Catich Art Collection. Will work with the Art Department and the Art on Campus Committee to provide relevant and contemporary exhibitions, increase accessibility/desirability of campus and community viewing, and actively conserve, promote and preserve the university fine art collection. Will aggressively develop local and regional outreach programs (children and adult) to maximize the visibility of the Catich Gallery as well as the St. Ambrose Art Department. This position will also seek to solicit donations that benefit the growth of the Fine Arts Collection. Master’s Degree in Museum Studies, Arts Administration or Fine Arts is required. Three or more years’ experience with curatorial work strongly preferred with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with faculty, students, donors, and community members. Must possess excellent written, verbal communication, and organizational skills as well as the ability to manage multiple priorities and build partnerships with diverse constituencies. Demonstrated ability and experience with the management of collections, including but not limited to: acquisitions, donor relations, physical organization, cataloging, exhibition, and publications. Proficiency in Windows and MS Office (Word, Access and Excel) and the Adobe Creative Suite (Mac platform). Content DM experience preferred. Marketing experience/comfort with social media, experience in grant writing, and engagement in appropriate professional organizations.

St. Ambrose University is a private, liberal arts, Catholic institution of 3,400 graduate and undergraduate students located in Davenport, Iowa. Competitive salary and benefits are offered.

Applications received by September 5th will receive full consideration. Review of applications will continue until filled.
Please apply online at http://www.sau.edu/human_resources/… and upload your resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references. AA/EOE

How to Apply

Please apply online at http://www.sau.edu/human_resources/… and upload your resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references.

 

 


• Job Title: University Curator and Gallery Director
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: St. Ambrose University
• website: http://www.sau.edu/human_resources/jobs
• Location: Davenport, Iowa, United States

Job Categories: Arts and Culture. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: art gallery, arts education, curatorial, director, marketing, and university. State: Iowa.
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