1. Serves as head of the curatorial department and manages its budget, activities, and staff. 2. Supervises and directs curatorial management of the collection, including its care, display, accession, and scholarly cataloguing. 3. Promotes knowledge of the collection through publications, exhibitions, installations, and teaching. 4. Determines priorities for department and its collection including teaching, acquisitions, exhibitions, publication, and conservation. 5. Determines the content of exhibitions, installations, and publications and directs their execution. 6. Develops a collection strategy to enhance, broaden, and expand the collection through gift and purchase. 7. Raises funds for exhibitions and acquisitions and stewards Governing Board members, donors, collectors, students, and faculty. 8. Teaches and lectures on collection and the area of expertise. 9. Represents the curatorial department on Gallery and University committees; represents the Gallery and University to a local, national, and international community to promote the institution and its collection. 10. May perform other duties as assigned.
Posting Position Title: Curator 5
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated success in leadership and and in establishing and implementing policies and procedures to achieve objectives.
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated a keen eye and broad knowledge of Modern and Contemporary Art as well as of professional museum practices.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Knox Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated a desire and ability to build relationships and work effectively and collaboratively across departments.
Ph.D. in Art History and a substantial record of major exhibitions, publications, acquisitions, and donor stewardship; plus at least eight years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 52786BR
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