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*This is an Exempt position. Employees in this position are paid a salary on a monthly basis and are not eligible to receive overtime pay.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Under the general supervision of the Director, has overall responsibility for designated areas of the museum's permanent collections. Develops and presents exhibitions relating to designated areas of the collections. Documents, builds, and maintains collections. Establishes and maintains community and institutional relationships. Identifies relevant objects in other public and private collections. Initiates and maintains relationships to facilitate the loan of such objects. Collaborates with the Registrar to organize loans. Develops and maintains relationships with dealers and potential donors. Manages the scholarly documentation of designated areas of the collection. Develops exhibits as part of a team. Collaborates with the Director of Development to identify and pursue funding for exhibitions and acquisitions. Identifies potential exhibition subjects and selects relevant objects. May teach university courses in the art history department. Maintains a relationship with other university departments to enhance the academic role of the museum. Collaborates with university faculty and outside experts in the development of projects. Develops and implements curatorial policies and procedures consistent with those of the museum. Maintains professional development by participating in educational programs and professional organizations and by networking with other curatorial professionals. Organizes and presents public lectures, seminars, and tours as part of educational programming. Conducts research to develop the academic content of exhibitions and collections. Seeks to develop institutional relationships to promote research. May supervise students, interns, staff, and volunteers. Demonstrated ability to write text of book-length publications and label text for exhibitions and permanent installations. Writes label text for exhibitions and permanent installations. Serves as editor for anthologies. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. in art history or field relevant to area of specialization. Two years of museum curatorial, collections management, exhibition design or related experience.

The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.


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