Job: Washington State Historical Society needs an Exhibits Designer

Job Information

  • Location:

    Tacoma, Washington, 98402, United States

  • Job ID:


  • Posted:

    July 6, 2019

  • Position Title:

    Exhibits Designer

  • Company Name:

    Washington State Historical Society

  • Job Function:


  • Entry Level:


  • Job Type:


  • Job Duration:


  • Min Education:


  • Min Experience:

    5-7 Years

  • Required Travel:


  • Salary:


Exhibits are the principal mode of interpretation within the Agency’s museum. The mission of WSHS places high value on quality audience engagement of which exceptional exhibitry is a key component. The Exhibit Designer and Project Manager designs unique temporary exhibits and manages their installation as well as the maintenance and revision of long-term exhibits.


Temporary Exhibits

Exhibit design using selected CAD programs to produce scaled floor plans, elevations, perspective views, and sketches including case layouts as a part of exhibition planning. Presents draft designs at exhibit team meetings. Works with AE Director and Lead Exhibitions Curator to develop conceptual approaches, as well as graphic look and feel of temporary exhibitions, and upgrades to permanent exhibitions, as needed. Works with other members of AED/WSHM staff on graphic design to support AE programs/projects. Works with Lead Exhibitions Curator and WSHS Registrar on selection and presentation of artifacts for exhibitry, programming considerations as they related to design. Use graphic design skills to design and produce/oversee in-house or outsourced production of all supporting graphic materials (exhibit didactics, panels, vinyl text, printed murals).

Installation work Supervise/direct/support exhibitions staff regarding exhibition installation, including exhibition mounts, placement/hanging of exhibition objects/artifacts safely and securely using collection management standards and museum best practices. Work alongside exhibitions staff for exhibitions/artifact installation as needed.

Artifact handling including packing, unpacking, movement and transportation of artifacts using collections management standards and museum best practices. Includes de-installations. Leads installation/deinstallation teams and manage contractor preparators. Coordinates with registrar regarding logistics and scheduling. Manages deliveries and pick-ups when necessary. Trains interns and others in installation techniques.

Project management including communication with staff and contractors regarding assigned tasks and deadlines; scheduling of contractors, tasks, events; supervision of gallery prep, fabrication and installation contractors. Communicates with WSHS staff and staff of other institutions regarding arrival of guest curators and logistics of loading, shipping/receiving, movement, replacement, storing and installation/de-installation of objects and artifacts. Works closely with curators to determine content, graphic look and feel, and visitor experience in exhibition galleries when assigned. Trains staff on exhibitry best practices as necessary to support install and de-install efforts. Monitors progress. Communicates with exhibition loan companies to facilitate installation plans/exhibition installation and compliance with loan contract standards.

Gallery preparation and repair Supervise/direct/support exhibitions staff (Preparator & IT Specialist) placement, securing, patching and painting of walls in temporary gallery spaces; troubleshooting electronics and lighting.

Permanent Exhibits

Exhibit design using CAD programs to produce floor plans, elevations, perspective views, and sketches including case layouts. Presents draft designs at exhibit team meetings. Works with audience engagement staff in producing design. Designs and produces graphic materials.

Installation work Supervise/direct/support exhibitions staff regarding exhibition installation, including exhibition mounts, placement/hanging of exhibition objects/artifacts safely and securely using collection management standards and museum best practices. Work alongside exhibitions staff for exhibitions/artifact installation as needed

Artifact handling including packing, movement, and transportation of artifacts using collections management standards. Coordinates with registrar regarding logistics and scheduling.

Project Management including communication with staff and contractors regarding assigned tasks and deadlines; scheduling of contractors, tasks, events, supervision of gallery prep, fabrication and installation contractors. Communicates with WSHS staff and staff of other institutions regarding shipping/receiving, movement, replacement, storing, and installation/de-installation of objects and artifacts. Works closely with curators to determine content of exhibition when assigned. Trains staff on exhibitry best practices as necessary to support install and de-install efforts. Monitors progress.

Gallery preparation and repair Supervise/direct/support exhibitions staff (Preparator & IT Specialist)for placement, securing, patching and painting of walls in temporary gallery spaces; troubleshooting electronics and lighting.

Renovations/Upgrades Works with AE director, Lead Exhibits Curator, and contractors (design and fabrication) for the review and installation of permanent exhibition galleries’ upgrades/renovations.

Traveling Exhibitions

Manage travel exhibitions including the facilitation/scheduling of transit/shipping, receiving, installation teams, compliance with standards and stipulations in contracts, troubleshooting, and layout for exhibition galleries. Monitor compliance with exhibition loan contract regarding logistics.

Staff management and monitoring effective use of human resources and budgetary resources in regards to program development, delivery, and evaluation.

Supervise, direct, and support exhibitions staff in line with their position and classification (Preparator and IT Specialist). Monitoring how staff time is allocated to exhibit design, development, and maintenance and/or staffing assignment changes as necessary in line with achieving institutional goals. Track expenditures as related to job responsibilities and corresponding budgets. Work with Lead Exhibitions Curator to develop individual exhibition(s) budgets/track expenses. Work with staff to determine and facilitate proper training and or development opportunities, as appropriate.

Job: Side Street Projects needs a PT Communications Manager (Los Angeles)

Communications Manager (Part-time)

Reports to Director of Operations/Executive Director


-Oversee website

-Manage and maintain online presence

-Procure program information from managers on an appropriate timeline

-Update website/social networking

-Design and send email blasts

-Oversee design of fliers and printed materials

-Determine and ensure execution of marketing strategies for all SSP programs

-Maintain a consistent visual identity based off style-sheet

-Oversee creation of creative storytelling/documentation strategies

-Ensure programs are properly documented/marketed/visually branded

-Manage photo, press and print archives

-Manage & oversee online artist resources

-Oversee Mailchimp and build email list


-Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite -Strong written and oral communication

-Understanding of current marketing strategies across various social media

-Familiarity with Squarespace platform

-Understanding of grid layout and style sheet execution

-Strong time management and organization skills

-Video editing skills

-Ability to operate a digital camera

-Basic HTML CSS understanding preferred

-Bilingual (written/spoken) preferred


Side Street Projects is an entirely mobile artist run organization. Our
mission is to give artists of all ages the ability and means to support
their creative endeavors. All of our programs connect professional artists
directly to communities.

We teach children design and fabrication through a mobile tool-based
program “The Woodworking Bus”. We present community based Socially Engaged
Artist Projects at our temporary headquarters; and off-site in
collaboration with local businesses and government agencies. These projects
are integrated into the free community programming offered on Saturdays. We
provide support services to artists with programs including a
Best-Professional Practices Podcast Series, Skill Share Workshops, and an
Equipment Co-Op.


Side Street Projects is run by a strong community of artists who are
committed to rolling up our sleeves and supporting the mission of the
organization, which includes supporting each other. We are casual but
efficient, and committed to social justice. Everything that we do
encourages creative problem solving and self-reliance within a contemporary
art context, which is reflected in our unusual operating model. Our offices
are restored vintage trailers, our communication systems are 100% wireless,
and it all runs on a mobile solar energy array. It is a little like camping
here. We have a port-o-potty and our water is trucked in. Staff has access
to our equipment co-op including our wood shop. Artists are encouraged to
use our resources to further their own art practice.

Hours can potentially be supplemented with teaching in our youth education


20-25 hours/week $20/hour starting

2 month probationary period

5 days paid vacation per year

3 sick days per year

Staff reviews every June

Start Date ASAP

TO APPLY: Email resume, cover letter and work samples in a single PDF by
July 1st, 2019 to

Job: Headlands Center for the Arts needs an Operations and Events Manager (Sausalito, CA)

Operations & Events Manager
Headlands Center for the Arts

Sausalito, CA

About Headlands Center for the Arts:

Headlands Center for the Arts is non-profit organization located in a historic former military fort in the coastal wilderness of the Marin Headlands in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, 15 minutes north of San Francisco. Established in 1982, Headlands promotes artistic exploration and development of new creative work. Through residencies and public programs, including open houses, lectures, performances and community meals, we seek to explore and interpret the relationship between place and the creative process and to extend appreciation for the role of artists in society. Residencies bring artists from many different disciplines, cultural backgrounds and nationalities to live and work on site each year, while public programs engage artists, scholars, activists and other professionals.

Job Description

The Operations & Events Manager works under the supervision of the Director of Operations and is responsible for ensuring smooth management of Headlands Center for the Arts’ administration and daily operations, including the facility rental program, and IT and internal communication systems. The position also provides logistical support for various public-facing events. This role is essential to keeping the cross-departmental use of space and shared resources well-coordinated.  As such, the Operations & Events Manager must be administratively savvy, calm under pressure, and comfortable balancing a mix of priorities. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, dynamic, detail-oriented and deadline-driven individual who excels in a fast-paced creative environment and thinks both strategically and logistically.

Responsibilities include:


  • Manage the operations of the organization’s administrative systems, equipment, and building resources with an eye toward keeping the organization running as steady and efficiently as possible. This includes a significant role in coordinating and monitoring the organization’s master calendar of activities.

  • Serve as front line ambassador for the organization during public hours, fielding public inquiries in person, by phone, and over email.

  • Manage a robust program of weekday and weekend rental activities, with the goal of attracting new prospects and increasing rental revenue and efficiency.

  • Act as a point for coordinating the orientation and training of new staff and interns, and the exit process for departing staff and interns.

  • Along with the Director of Operations, interface with the National Park Service (NPS) on issues connected to Headlands’ operations in the park, and share news of NPS activities with staff and other key organizational partners.

  • Assist with the organizational archives and maintenance strategy for Headlands’ commissioned artist spaces.




  • At least two years of administrative or operations experience preferred.

  • Demonstrated awareness, experience, and competence in working with a diverse socioeconomic, multi-racial, and multicultural communities.

  • Able to work independently and effectively collaborate with the full team.

  • Able to prioritize shifting demands and responsibilities. 

  • Mastery of Microsoft Office is required; familiarity with FileMaker Pro or other database software, and basic design and web skills are strongly preferred.

  • Interest in and familiarity with contemporary art is a plus.

  • Employee must be able to assist with events, which includes occasional lifting and moving of AV equipment and furniture (approximately 25 lbs).

  • Due to our Marin Headlands location, reliable vehicle access is required.


Compensation Details

This is a full-time, exempt position and requires some evening and weekend hours. The salary range for this position is  $50,000–$55,000. The total compensation includes a generous benefits package with medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and paid time off (PTO).

Anticipated start date is early to mid-July. More information about Headlands’ work culture here:

To Apply

Headlands Center for the Arts is committed to a diverse and pluralistic workplace. People of Color and members of the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Interested candidates should email a single PDF attachment that includes a cover letter and resume to The subject line of your email should be Operations & Events Manager/your name.

Review of applications will begin May 20, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Please note:  Due to the volume of applicants, only candidates who will be invited to interview will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Headlands Center for the Arts is committed to a diverse workplace and strongly encourages applications from all qualified individuals, as such Headlands is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants, employees, volunteers, and interns. Headlands makes decisions based on the merits of each candidate.

Headlands Center for the Arts prohibits discrimination based on an individual’s race, color, religion (including all aspects of religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices), sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy and breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality) national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital status or registered domestic partner status, uniformed service member or veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics or information, or any other basis protected by law. Headlands will afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants, employees, volunteers, and interns as to all terms and conditions of employment, including, without limitation, compensation, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, and termination.

Deadline: 06-07-2019

Job: Los Angeles Philharmonic needs a Museum Receptionist (Los Angeles)

Museum Receptionist
Los Angeles Philharmonic

Los Angeles, CA

Welcome visitors and professionally represent the organization at the reception desk of the Hollywood Bowl Museum. Assist with day-to-day functions of the exhibit space with focus on patron visitation during the summer concert season. 

Position Elements:

  • Answer main telephone lines.

  • Encourage guest interaction with the exhibition materials and Bowl ephemera. 

  • Maintain the cleanliness and integrity of the museum and its exhibits.

  • Be knowledgeable about current exhibits and Hollywood Bowl history.

  • Process small cash transactions and keep an accurate record of cash on-hand.

  • Keep track of museum visitor ship numbers.

  • Maintain and stock lobby gift shop and brochures as needed.

  • Maintain museum staff comp ticket pick-up before concerts.

  • Communicate with Operations and Museum Manager about all building issues.  

  • Work with Museum Manger to maintain quality and safety of museum.

  • Work with Affiliates to represent the museum and organization.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years administrative support experience in fast-paced environments.

  • Excellent verbal communication skills. Including by phone and in person.

  • Demonstrable ability to represent the Association in a professional manner both on the phone and in person.

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills, attention to detail, and initiative.

  • Solid computer proficiency (Microsoft Office, Adobe).

  • Classical music and/or museum background a plus.


Deadline: 05-31-2019

Job: Teaching artist needed at the Bowers Museum (Santa Ana, CA)

Teaching Artist
bowers museum

Santa Ana, CA


The primary purpose of this position is to educate, empower, and guide students through a variety of subject matters; this includes integrating curriculum standards to the activities and programs offered by the Kidseum and in conjunction with themes of the Bowers Museum exhibits.



  • Ability to lead a variety of cultural art projects to children participating in the Museum’s school field trip and after school learning programs

  • Lead students through Bowers galleries for participation in gallery talks and art projects

  • Prepare lesson plans as needed

  • Select instructive and operational supplies for courses (Summer Camps, After School Learning Center, etc.)

  • Enjoy working with children, teenagers, and adults

  • Facilitate with special programs, festivals, and other Kidseum and Bowers events

  • Confer with students and parents regarding student progress and problem areas, when necessary

  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment at all times

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Conduct all responsibilities in a safe manner according to regulations (OSHA, IIPP, etc.)



To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made. 


B.A. degree in Art History, Education or related field and two years of teaching or working in museum education; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Other Skills, Abilities, and/or Training


  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Good interpersonal skills and desire to be a team player

  • Excellent oral communication skills (i.e. ability to deal effectively with others, speak professionally on the phone, etc.)

  • Creative problem-solving skills

  • Sense of creativity

  • Ability to work within strict deadlines

  • Ability to work extended hours as needed

  • Ability to work occasional weekends

  • Spanish fluency is a plus
Address: 2002 N. Main Street

Deadline: 05-31-2019

Jobs: Frieze Art Fair Los Angeles "Assistant"

Frieze Los Angeles Assistant

Requirement: Full-time, Permanent
Start date: As soon as possible
Location: Los Angeles
Deadline: We will be interviewing qualified applicants as soon as possible so please send in your application at your earliest convenience.

Frieze Los Angeles is seeking a talented, personable and organized person to provide advanced administrative support and high-level project management assistance to the Executive Director.

The Executive Director and Assistant make up the Frieze Los Angeles office, and work remotely with the Frieze Fairs offices in London and New York to execute the annual Frieze Los Angeles art fair, the next taking place in February 2020.
As the key support to the Executive Director, this position will be involved with a variety of projects, including fair initiatives and cultivation events, together with acting as the frontline representative for the Executive Director, both within and outside Frieze. Responsibilities of the assistant include providing support for Executive Director's communications and organization - correspondence; scheduling; power-point presentations with messaging, images; project management of special projects; office organization; and coordination with administrative staff in other departments. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who seeks to learn all aspects of the LA and international art world.

For further details please see..

Please submit a cover letter and CV to<> with "Frieze Los Angeles Assistant" in the subject line.. Interviews will be held in Los Angeles on a rolling basis.

Jobs: City of Pleasanton needs a coordinator of arts conservation (California)

Contracted Public Arts Conservation and Maintenance Services
City of Pleasanton

Pleasanton, CA

The City of Pleasanton seeks to enter into a contract with a qualified individual or business capable of working closely with the Community Services Manager, Civic Arts, to plan and coordinate conservation and maintenance services for the City's Public Art Collection. 

For more information and to see the complete Request for Proposal visit 

Contact:Michele M Crose
Address: PO Box 520

Deadline: 05-25-2018

Job: Registrar (San Francisco)

Hosfelt Gallery

San Francisco, CA

Hosfelt Gallery is seeking a 4-5 day/ week Registrar. Responsibilities include:


  • Enter new artworks into inventory database, maintain and update database as needed.
  • Generate and manage Consignment & Loan documentation
  • Coordinate all shipping and transportation of artwork to and from the gallery
  • Complete condition reports
  • Ensure artwork is properly handled and stored at all times


The ideal candidate is extremely organized with a perfectionist’s attention to detail. Prior experience with registration and coordinating international shipping at an art institution preferred. Salary commensurate with experience.

Send resumes to Dianne Dec at No phone calls please. 

Deadline: 01-31-2018

Job: Marketing & Events Coordinator Pasadena Museum of California Art (Pasadena, CA)

Marketing & Events Coordinator

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Marketing and Events Coordinator will be responsible for the successful implementation and maintenance of marketing and communications, maintenance of the museum’s image and voice, and basic coordination of events (public, private, rentals). The successful candidate will support the PMCA to attract diverse audiences, increase revenues and raise awareness, and support the cultivation of donors and members. Occasional evening and weekend hours required.


  • Maintain branding for the museum
  • Coordinate daily management of, and content updates for PMCA website
  • Create and distribute email newsletters
  • Manage museum’s social media accounts and social media coverage of events
  • Monitor analytics for website, email newsletters, and social media, provide reports, and make suggestions for improvement
  • Provide media support by cultivating relations, creating press packets, being present for press at special events, and maintaining press database
  • Manage production of all printed materials, including rack cards, program mailers, brochures, invitations and more, gathering images and content, editing, working closely with graphic designer, printer, and mail house to meet deadlines
  • Write, edit, and prepare written communications and marketing materials as needed, including signage, press releases and other press materials
  • Stay informed of local community events and promotions, and maintain listing information and submit images to community and regional calendars
  • Support exhibitions and educational programs by identifying and cultivating niche audiences
  • Coordination of events, including working with vendors, scheduling staff and volunteers, marketing, and other logistical support
  • Work with photographers at museum events, and take photos/videos as needed
  • Compile press clips for staff and board of directors
  • Respond promptly to media requests for interviews, press passes, fact checking, images.
  • Oversee advertising, including media trades and sponsorships
  • Oversee and prioritize all graphic design tasks, and supervise graphic designer
  • Work with visitor services staff to collect and record visitor data
  • Update museum telephone greetings and email signatures as necessary
  • Ensure that all staff are provided with timely information about exhibitions programs, events, and promotions
  • Attend SoCal Museums meetings and other partner meetings as necessary
  • Work with the Director of Development to develop an overall strategy for audience growth and donor cultivation
  • Participate in a culture of collaboration, creativity, innovation, and community engagement

Education: Bachelor’s degree required (preferred marketing or communications) or equivalent education/experience

Minimum Experience: Two years of related experience and effective communication skills required. Preferred experience in the arts.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

  • Excellent writing and communication skills, editing skills are a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines, and adapt to changing priorities in a busy environment
  • Knowledge in all phases of production, such as types of paper, typesetting printing, design, direct mail
  • Must be able to work independently, and with a team, communicating well with visitors, board members, funders, vendors, and other museum stakeholders from diverse backgrounds
  • Close attention to detail
  • Fluent in verbal and written English; knowledge of other languages is a plus
  • Basic budget management experience, including creating and developing budgets, tracking expenses, forecasting, and reporting actuals
  • Event management experience
  • Excellent computer skills: Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign), Microsoft Office, MailChimp, WordPress
  • Preferred experience with current and emerging technologies and trends

Successful candidates must be able to pass a background investigation including work history, criminal records, driving records, and other records deemed necessary

How to Apply:

To be considered for this position, submit cover letter and resume to Mark Stenroos, Director of Development, Pasadena Museum of California Art.


Pasadena Museum of California Art
490 East Union Street
Pasadena, California 91101
Phone: 626-568-3665 ext 17

Contact:Mark Stenroos
Phone:626.568.3665 ext 17

Deadline: 01-31-2018

Job: Airport Arts Program Administrative Coordinator San Diego County Regional Airport Authority (San Diego, CA)

Under general direction, the Airport Arts Program Coordinators provide administrative, curatorial, and project management support to the Airport Arts Program Manager and Senior Manager of Arts & Community Partnerships. Coordinators work with Airport Authority staff, artists, contractors, vendors, and tenants to program and organize art exhibits and performances while coordinating design, construction, and installation of temporary and permanent Airport artwork; and performs related duties as assigned.


The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Incumbents of a classification option will have responsibilities for the duties noted under their designation, as well as those listed for designations below that level:

Airport Arts Program Administrative Coordinator I:

  1. In charge of administrative duties for Arts Program; processes invoices, drafts memos, coordinates meeting and event scheduling; prepares presentations and other materials.
  2. Provides management assistance and care for the existing public art collection. Maintains and implements annual schedule of conservation treatments for collection; coordinates installation and de-installation of artwork; liaison to internal departments with regard to conservation, installation, and de-installation scheduling; maintains collections management system for public art collection.
  3. Provides support to the Authority’s Airport Art Advisory Committee via Arts Program Manager; assists in developing meeting agendas and supports Airport Arts Program Manager and Senior Manager of Arts & Community Partnerships in ensuring that meetings are conducted in accordance with all applicable procedures; develops reports, proposals and briefings for Committee consideration and follows up on Committee requests for research and a variety of other information and materials; prepares materials for committee member orientation.
  4. Coordinates processes for community involvement in Airport Art planning; coordinates outreach programs that include community workshops, meetings, seminars, and media communications; maintains communication and cooperation with multiple organizations, institutions, and individuals within various project areas to ensure citizen and community involvement in Airport Arts planning and art project activities; facilitates community meetings to set goals for Airport Art projects and other initiatives.
  5. Coordinates with colleagues across all divisions and departments of the Airport Authority in order to implement arts programming, conservation, and maintenance; provides frequent and thorough communications to internal partners about Airport Arts programming and projects.
  6. Coordinates logistics for Airport Arts events and dedications. Attends and assists in media and other functions and activities associated with building support for Airport Arts programs.
  7. Conducts weekly “walk-throughs” of airport campus to assess public art, temporary exhibition, and performing arts venue conditions, and coordinates necessary maintenance/conservation as needed.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.


A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in art, art history, arts administration, performing arts, media arts, art education, public administration or a closely related field, and one year of progressively responsible professional experience involving the coordination of programs and projects similar to those administered by the Airport Authority Arts Program; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  The position is open to emerging professionals and recently graduated candidates.


Deadline: 01-31-2018

Job: Registrar/Preparator at Joshua Liner Gallery (NYC)



Sector Gallery

Position Level Experienced (Non-Manager)

Education 4-Year Degree

Position Type Full Time Permanent


Joshua Liner Gallery seeks a full-time Registrar / Preparator. The ideal candidate should have significant experience in a gallery or museum environment, with a strong interest in Contemporary Art. Primary duties and responsibilities revolve around all aspects of the Gallery’s inventory: both their physical installation, maintenance, shipping and storage, as well as digital side of organization.   Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: coordinating and managing all incoming and outgoing shipments, loans and consignments for external galleries and institutions, and condition reports for incoming works. Ongoing, the applicant is expected to maintain accurate inventory records for all artworks; measuring and entering new details in the database as they come, insuring that all details are up-to-date and inline with physical inventory onsite and at storage at all times. You will be responsible for all inventory lists as needed: price lists, checklists, and artwork labels for Gallery exhibitions and art fairs.   Physically, the applicant will be responsible for the installation of monthly exhibitions, and responsible for handling a team of outside installers, when necessary. Candidate must have a knowledge of materials to be able to build appropriate and safe packages for shipping, as well as for installing artwork. Understanding of various techniques and materials are crucial, in order to problem solve and for creative thinking when needed. Experience and skill in art handling is therefore essential. Minor photography (with provided equipment) is sometimes required, when needed. The candidate should possess a natural ability to work closely with others, to communicate as a small team. This includes a necessary professional demeanor for all client correspondence: both digitally, on the telephone, and in person. The ability to work well with artists and collectors to organize shipping and installation details is central to this position. Due to this detailed aspect of this position, our ideal candidate will be highly organized and thorough. A knowledge of Artbase is preferred, as well as familiarity with Adobe design programs.   This is a full time position and includes benefits, 10:00AM – 6:00PM, Tuesday – Saturday. Additional days and hours as needed for installing and de-installing exhibitions, local art fairs, etc. Salary commensurate with experience, benefits included.  

Application Instructions / Public Contact Information

Please send a cover letter and resume to outlining your relevant experience with the subject “Registrar / Preparator.” Due to high volume of applications, only candidates with relevant qualifications will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls or walk-ins please.

Job: The Art Station of Illinois State University needs a FT Curator of Education (Normal, IL)

The Art Station of Illinois State University

Curator of Education

Illinois State University seeks a Curator of Education for a new initiative, The Art Station, which will provide Illinois State University students and faculty with opportunities to pursue learning and scholarship in the visual arts. In particular, this innovative program will provide individualized attention to students by fostering strong student-faculty connections to conduct research and provide professional practice opportunities. Simultaneously, The Art Station will provide educational and self-expressive visual arts experiences to children, youth, and families in the community, taught and guided by art educators and professional artists, with deliberate efforts to reach at-risk and otherwise underserved populations in order to support Illinois State University's values of diversity and civic engagement. The Art Station is committed to fostering creative practice, impactful education, and transformative experiences in the visual arts. 

Under general direction of the Director, the Curator of Education uses specialized knowledge in art education along with skills obtained through experience, specialized training or certification to educate the public about the visual arts. The Curator of Education is responsible for leadership, strategy, and management of the Art Station's education department and its service functions as they relate to seminars, workshops, public programming, and other outreach activities. Curator of Education is responsible with creating and implementing school programs and partnerships, interpretive projects, and content delivery. Work will heavily include teacher and faculty collaborations.  

Appointment renewal for the following year will be based upon available funding and performance.  


Required Qualifications:

1. Master's degree in art history, art education, studio art, museum studies or related fields with at least three years of professional experience working in the area of museum education or art education; or Bachelor's degree and at least 10 years of experience in art management, art education, museum education, or related fields. 
2. Experience with curriculum development and lesson planning. 
3. Knowledge of curriculum theory and design, teacher education, and interpretive strategies. 
4. Experience with supervision. 
5. Experience in overseeing daily operations of art education program such as organizing and ordering supplies, scheduling programs and special events, and scheduling staff. 
6. Experience in interacting with diverse populations: children, parents, college students, faculty, staff, peers. 
7. Excellent writing, speaking, organizational, project management, and interpersonal skills
8. Computer literacy, particularly in word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheet programs. 
9. Must have a valid driver's license and be willing to travel. 
10. Must be available to work evening and weekend as needed. 
11. If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.   

Desired Qualifications:

1. Experience in studio, classroom teaching, or working with public preferred. 
2. Experience with new media and technological innovations strongly desired. 
3. Experience in non-profit organizations, museums, or higher education preferred. 
4. Experience training and working with volunteers preferred. 
5. Wide knowledge and enthusiasm of the visual arts.  

Application Process:

To assure full consideration, an application along with a resume/curriculum vita, reference list (specifically, the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references), and cover letter must be submitted online at no later than January 5, 2018.   Copy and paste this direct link that will take you directly to the posting.

Illinois State University:

Founded in 1857, Illinois State is a coeducational, residential university that emphasizes undergraduate study. Its 34 academic departments in 6 colleges offer 72 undergraduate programs in more than 160 fields of study.  The Graduate School coordinates 42 masters, 2 specialist, and 10 doctoral programs. Illinois State ranks 79th among the top 100 public universities in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report rankings of “Best National Universities” released in fall 2015 and has been named a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Bloomington-Normal Community:

Illinois State University is located in the twin-city community of Bloomington-Normal, with a population of approximately 125,000 and is located within easy driving distance of the financial and business centers in Chicago and St. Louis. Expansion Management Magazine rated Bloomington-Normal as one of two metro areas with a five-star quality of life, giving the community high rankings in such areas as standard of living, quality of schools, and traffic and commute. In 2016, Huffington Post named Bloomington one of the “11 Amazing Cities You’ve Never Thought To Live In, But Should.”  Bloomington was also recently placed on’s list of 100 Best Places to Live.

 For more information, please visit our website at:

 Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Job: Assistant Professor in Modern Art History (1830-1945), University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)

Assistant Professor in Modern Art History (1830-1945), University of Florida

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, August 16, 2018
Application deadline: Jan 2, 2018

The School of Art + Art History at the University of Florida invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Modern Art History (1830–1945).

Position Rank: Full-time, nine month, tenure accruing faculty position
Date of Expected Hire: August 16, 2018
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities: The faculty member will pursue an active program of research; teach a 2-2 load of courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, including advanced courses in the field of specialty and (as needed) introductory survey or general education courses; supervise Master’s and PhD students; and contribute service to the university, the community, and the profession.

Minimum Requirements: Applicants must hold a PhD or be ABD in Art History or a related field, have prior teaching experience at the university level and an active record of scholarly achievement. Applicants must have the expertise to teach graduate and advanced undergraduate courses on European modernism, in addition to introductory surveys of European and American art.

Preferred Qualifications: We welcome candidates whose research specialization or methodology complements other strengths of the art history program or the university, such as a research focus on Latin America or gender studies. We prefer teaching experience as the instructor of record, with the versatility to teach interdisciplinary courses.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin January 2, 2018 and continue until an applicant pool is established. To ensure full consideration, all application documents must be submitted by January 2, 2018. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority. Applications must be submitted via the University of Florida’s online application system at Online applications must include the following: (1) a detailed letter of application; (2) a curriculum vita; (3) one work sample; and (4) names and contact information of three references. The application system will prompt the applicant for the names/emails of the references. The system may contact those references to request that they upload their letters of reference directly to the application website. The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time.

Inquiries may be sent to:
Kaira M. Cabañas
Associate Professor
Chair, Assistant Professor in Modern Art History Search

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call +1 (352) 392- 4621 or the Florida Relay System at +1 (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff, seeking faculty of all races, ethnicities, genders, backgrounds, experiences, perspectives and those who practice conduct of inclusion.

The selection process will be conducted in accord with the provisions of Florida’s Government in the Sunshine and Public Records Laws. Search committee meetings and interviews will be open to the public, and applications, resumes, and any other documents related to the search will be available for public inspection.

JOB: Assistant Professor in Modern Art History (1830-1945), University of Florida. In:, Oct 28, 2017 (accessed Oct 29, 2017), <>.

Jobs: Stanford University needs a FT Museum Preparator (Stanford, CA)

Museum Preparator III
Stanford University

Stanford, CA

Stanford University

Museum Preparator III

Job Number: 75177

Museum Preparator III

100% FTE

2 year fixed term


The Cantor Arts Center is a vital and dynamic institution with a venerable history. Founded in 1891 with the university, the historic museum was expanded and renamed in 1999 for lead donors Iris and B. Gerald Cantor. The Cantor's encyclopedic collection spans 5,000 years, includes over 40,000 works of art and beckons visitors to travel around the world and through time: from Africa to the Americas to Asia, from classical to contemporary. With 24 galleries presenting selections from the collection and more than 20 special exhibitions each year, the Cantor serves Stanford's academic community, draws art lovers from the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond, and attracts campus visitors from around the world. Free admission, free tours, lectures, family activities, plus changing exhibitions make the Cantor one of the most well-attended university art museums in the country and an invaluable resource for teaching and research on campus. 


The Museum Preparator III is a senior, expert-level position, working under minimal direction of the Exhibitions Registrar/Head of Preparation who makes the general work assignments. Employees in this classification perform a larger variety of duties than those expected of the Preparator II level.

This position is covered by a collective bargaining unit.

The duties listed under the Core Duties section are designed to provide a representative sampling of key tasks and/or responsibilities associated with the job. They are not intended to be a complete list of all the duties performed by employees in the classification.


The Preparator III responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Serves as Lead Preparator and installation coordinator on the largest and most complex exhibitions and gallery reinstallations including active participation in the design, coordination, and implementation of exhibitions using a high level of organization, communication and time management skills.
  • Designs and fabricates custom mounts and exhibition furniture
  • Works in galleries as part of the installation team for exhibitions and rotations including installation of digital media and multimedia and electronics (film, computer, audio video).
  • Performs gallery lighting design, with knowledge of LED lighting, re-lamping and exposure settings specific to object requirements.
  • Assists with producing and installing didactic materials, including wall labels, graphic panels, and cut vinyl signage.
  • Designs and fabricates custom storage housing for long-term storage at CAC.
  • Packs and transports art objects to and from lenders and donors.
  • Assists with receiving exhibition shipments and with the unpacking and repacking.
  • Helps maintain tools, equipment, shop spaces and art storage
  • May assist with framing and unframing works of art
  • Transmits instructions and specifications received from supervisor to workers; advise supervisor of work progress.
  • Explains tasks to workers; Inspects work for conformance with specifications. Guide and assist other Preparators as needed.
  • May solicit quotes, review estimates and select vendors.
  • Ensure that safety rules are followed. 


Education and Experience:

B.A. degree preferred with a minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in a museum setting with a permanent collection.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated proficiency of handling valuable works of art in a wide variety of media including but not limited to paintings, bronze, ceramic, glass, metals, mixed media, textiles, works on paper, contemporary art and new media.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in installation of exhibitions and layout and lighting design. Ability to move or assist in moving heavy objects and ability to operate genie lifts, forklifts, pallet jacks, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience with installation coordination of large, complex exhibitions and gallery reinstallations.
  • Demonstrated proficiency of practices and methods in mountmaking including earthquake mitigation and demonstrated ability to apply this knowledge with initiative and judgment, concern for detail, accuracy, and neat execution of work.
  • Demonstrated skills and knowledge of shop equipment and ability to effectively perform various skilled and semi-skilled tasks, including woodworking, brazing, use of adhesives and fasteners, construction methods, and use of stationary and portable power tools. Experience framing, sheetrocking, taping and painting walls.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of safe and archival storage materials and techniques for loaned and museum collection objects.
  • Demonstrated ability to install and troubleshoot a variety of digital media equipment (film, computer, audio, video).
  • Demonstrated ability to produce and install wall labels, graphic panels, and cut vinyl signage.
  • Demonstrated experience with gallery lighting, lighting design and ability to determine light exposure settings specific to the needs of an exhibition or to a given object.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with supervisor, designer, museum staff, students, volunteers 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Ability to accurately perform measurements and hang art to specifications.
  • Demonstrated ability in the design and fabrication of custom storage housing and knowledge of archival-quality materials.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of safe and proper handling methods.
  • Demonstrated experience with shop equipment and ability to perform various skilled tasks including wood, metal and plastic working, brazing, use of adhesives and fasteners, construction methods, and use of stationary and portable power tools.
  • Demonstrated high level of design and implementation of a variety of mount and display solutions. Knowledge of practices and methods in mount making including earthquake mitigation and various materials safe for use with art objects such as wood, paper, fabrics, plastics, metals, mechanical, paints and adhesives.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with supervisor, designer, faculty, staff, students, volunteers, and general public.
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work independently.
  • High level of organization, communication and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate large and complex installations, solving the most difficult challenges.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with design and database programs
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and apply the University's commitment to a respectful workplace including, but not limited to, Affirmative Action, diversity and a workplace free of sexual harassment as it applies to their work group.


  • Must possess and maintain a valid California Class C Non-commercial Driver's License and drive night and day.
  • Constantly stand/walk, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Occasionally sit, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), reach/work above shoulders, twist/bend/stoop/squat, light/fine grasping (files, tools), grasp forcefully, perform desk-based computer tasks, use a telephone, sort/file paperwork or parts, scrub/sweep/mop/mix, operate foot and/or hand controls, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11 to 40 pounds.
  • Rarely kneel/crawl.
  • Ability to move or assist in moving heavy objects (must be able to lift 50 lbs).
  • Ability to operate scissor lift, pump lift cart and pallet jack.



  • When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,

Job: Museum

Location: School of Humanities and Sciences

Schedule: Full-time

Classification Level:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Deadline: 12-02-2017

Job: Los Angeles Philharmonic Association needs an Assistant Archivist (Los Angeles)

Assistant Archivist
Los Angeles Philharmonic Association

Los Angeles, CA

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association is currently seeking an:

Assistant Archivist

Position Summary: 

The Assistant Archivist performs archival duties that require working knowledge of archival management principles to organize, describe and promote access to historical materials, specifically those to be used for the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s upcoming centennial celebrations. The Assistant Archivist reports to the Digital Archives Manager. 

Position Elements:

  • Following national standards and best practices, develop local guidelines, procedures, and workflows to ensure consistent, secure, and long-term access to archive collections. Review and revise the documents on a regular basis.

  • Identify priorities and determine appropriate approaches to processing collections and preparing them for use. Develop and document project plans and workflows to meet defined objectives.

  • Process, catalog, and prepare collections to be featured or referenced as part of the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s upcoming centennial celebrations.

  • Digitize collections for ingest into Digital Asset Management system, including gathering and entering metadata to enable extensive search capabilities.

  • Assist with archival research and projects for Centennial celebrations as needed. 

Position Requirements:

  • Masters in Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree from an American Library Association (ALA)‐accredited library school or M.A. with concentration in Archival Studies, Digital Curation, Moving Images or Records Management.

  • Demonstrated command of music history and familiarity with other performing arts.

  • At least 3 years of experience processing collections in a variety of formats; creating and updating information in an archives collection management system; applying of metadata content/structure standards relevant to the archival control of digital objects (DACS, EAD, Dublin Core, PBCore).

  • Broad knowledge of digitization standards and developments.

  • Experience directing and overseeing the work of others.

  • Ability to plan, organize, and direct multiple projects and activities; excellent analytical, and problem-solving skills.

  • Understanding of nationally accepted standards, tools and best practices for archival processing, description and administration

  • Excellent organizational and research skills with attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Advanced experience with databases, data conceptualization and overall computer proficiency. Experience with scripting and command line processing is a plus.

  • Excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal skills.



Deadline: 11-30-2017

Job: Project Coordinator, Galleries and Commissions Chihuly Studio (Seattle, WA)

Project Coordinator, Galleries and Commissions 
Chihuly Studio - Seattle, WA

Chihuly Studio is a lively and world renowned art studio based out of Seattle. We are seeking a dynamic, experienced professional to join our Project management team.

Our Project Coordinator coordinates small and large scale, public and private installations for National and International clientele from contract phase through completion. The incumbent also coordinates gallery and art fair exhibitions for National and International venues from design phase through de-installation. Functions as liaison between Studio and galleries, clients and client project teams as well as facilitates relative information to Studio departments. Implements and maintains archival strategy for electronic and hard copy project documentation.

Our Ideal Candidate has:

  • High level of self-confidence and personal direction to negotiate a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment where information and direction comes from multiple sources
  • Superior organizational and time management skills
  • Superior attention to detail; diligence in problem-solving and project completion
  • Exceptional written and oral communication; ability to translate technical information for non-technical staff, clients and third parties
  • Aptitude and curiosity for inventive methodologies and creative approaches in the face of unique challenges

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop project timelines, track progress and deliverables for internal project related tasks
  • Coordinate the mock-up and installation/de-installation and work-flow of small and large scale artwork and gallery exhibitions from inception to completion
  • Coordinate all logistics associated with installation and de-installation of a gallery exhibition, including inventory management, team travel, scheduling, and staging
  • Set milestones for clients and galleries providing them with clear and timely information regarding engineering, lighting, imagery, and site equipment needs
  • Work closely with clients to establish site preparation timelines and insure all requirements are communicated and archived
  • Schedule and coordinate Chihuly installation team travel logistics
  • Provide subcontractors with information needed to complete their job tasks
  • Provide clients with clear and timely information regarding site preparation, engineering, lighting and site equipment needs
  • Review all lighting recommendations and drafting packages for accuracy, clarity and completeness prior to releasing to clients


  • 3+ years’ experience as a team lead in the architecture / construction / design / art and exhibition fields
  • Art related education and or experience a plus
  • Proficiency with MS Office is required and proficiency in Microsoft Photoshop, project management software and databases is desired
  • Working knowledge of building and construction terminology and ability to interpret architectural plans, elevations, reflected ceiling pans, and structural engineering drawings desired
  • Ability to travel as needed

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including a health/dental/vision care package, employer retirement match, and paid time off.

How to Apply: Applications are accepted using our online application process only. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! Please go to: to start the online application process

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • team lead in architecture/design/art: 3 years


Job: Yale Art Gallery - Facilities Museum Technician 2 (New Haven, CT)


Supervisory OrganizationYale Art Gallery - Facilities

STARS Requisition number44083BR

University Job TitleMuseum Technician 2

Posting Position TitleBuilding Systems Specialist

Bargaining UnitL34 - Local 34 (Yale Union Group)

Time TypeFull time

Duration TypeRegular

Compensation GradeLabor Grade D

Work LocationCentral Campus

Worksite Address1111 Chapel Street New Haven, CT 06510

Work WeekFlexible or Non-Standard (for anything other than Standard)

Total # of hours to be worked:40

Work Days/Hours (Other than Standard)As needed by department

Position Focus:Reporting to the Yale University Art Gallery Manager of Facilities, the Building Systems Specialist is responsible for maintaining the day-to-day operations of the Gallery’s multiple facilities, associated grounds, and internal operations systems (mail delivery, event setup, general building and mechanical maintenance, etc.). Essential Duties:
• Responsible for the daily review and response to all building systems-related Facilities Task Requests, assessing level of service response; schedule small-scale requests (single day special events, furniture repairs/movement, etc.) on YUAG Facilities master calendar & coordinate large-scale requests (multiple day special events, construction projects, large furniture or materials movement, etc.) in partnership with Manager of Facilities; complete the requested service or projects in a timely fashion; update assigned FTRs with details as they occur in order to provide the requestor with up-to-date information.
• Maintain and replace lighting throughout general Gallery, office, and storage spaces. Maintain detailed records in spreadsheet form, which includes automated inventory control to track & calculate changes and specialized requirements (lighting plans, angle of display, assessment of trends including analytical assessment of outages, etc.) based upon frequently changing exhibition requirements.
• Coordinate service agreements with Traffic, Receiving & Stores (TR&S) for the transport of both US & campus mail and various materials to and from various Gallery buildings.
• Inspect, monitor & make basic changes to all mechanical system equipment (steam, hot water, and chilled water lines; fire extinguishers and sprinkler systems, etc.) using multiple building management systems (Metasys, Crestron, Nysan). Make minor repairs and assess when outside contractor is needed; arrange for service with outside contractors. Report and track equipment performance & repair data from gauges, sensors, and charts.
• Review and respond to all mechanical systems-related Facilities Task Requests (FTR) daily, assessing level of service response needed; schedule small-scale requests (event-related environmental and equipment adjustments, etc.) on YUAG Facilities master calendar and coordinate large-scale requests (steam or system shutdown, major construction projects, large materials movement, etc.) in partnership with Manager of Facilities; complete the requested service or projects in a timely fashion; update assigned FTRs with details as they occur in order to provide the requestor with up-to-date information.
• Arrange for escort and accompany contractors and University Facilities personnel throughout the duration of their work within the facility. Ensure the safety of the staff, collection, and building during any repairs, alterations, and renovations.
• Keep mechanical and storage areas clean and organized instituting new and innovated ways of storing materials as necessary.
• Support the Gallery’s Integrated Pest Management protocols by informing the staff and enforcing the Gallery's policies. Provide first line support to staff for pest and rodent reports. Collect and/or report all found pests and rodents; contact University Facilities Customer Service department to arrange related eradication services; provide facilities access for pest management contractors. Notify the Manager of Facilities of any discoveries or concern.
• Serve as a back up to Mechanical Systems Coordinator to provide basic mechanical services such as monitoring, recording and reporting temperature and humidity levels and issues.
• Partner with the Mechanical Systems Specialist to operate loading dock lifts, monitor materials logistics and storage activities and resolve any dock conflicts.
• Other facility-related duties as required.
Schedule: 40 hrs/wk; occasional & planned weeknight & weekend hours along with some Yale holidays.

Essential Duties1. Designs and/or constructs museum exhibits, frames, housing, mounts, display case, lighting, theatrical sets and theatre costumes through use of specialized woodworking, metal working, welding, carpentry, electrical, glazing, draping, patterning and stitchery techniques. 2. Fabricates and reproduces specimens, backgrounds and structures, ensuring artistic effort and scientific accuracy. Mats, frames and unframes works of art. 3. Performs minor conservation treatment (mending small tears, surface cleaning) and recommends conservator attendance when necessary. Maintains facility, climate control systems, exhibits, costumes, collections, and workshop tools and machinery. 4. Oversees and instructs support staff. Installs and disassembles exhibits and sets. Prepares collection for exhibition. Handles, moves, packs and unpacks works of art for exhibits, storage and loan utilizing specialized methods and materials. 5. May act as courier for artwork. Orders material and supplies. Develops time and cost estimates. Monitors budget and other financial material. Communicates with designers, exhibit originators, conservators and curators to provide and obtain information. 6. May conduct research related to construction activities. Inputs to and retrieves information from museum collection management database and other computerized systems. 7. Performs clerical functions incidental to construction activities.

Required Education and ExperienceSix years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and a high school education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate’s degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelor's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

Required Skill/Ability 1:Good organizational, record keeping and communication skills. Proficient in the use of hand and woodworking power tools.

Required Skill/Ability 2:Ability to function as a team player and to communicate in a professional manner with all levels of museum and University staff. Proven ability for independent and self-driven work practices.

Required Skill/Ability 3:Must have a valid CT Driver's License.

Required Skill/Ability 4:Well-developed computer skills using various Microsoft Office programs, especially Outlook, Word, Excel, SharePoint, PowerPoint and Access.

Required Skill/Ability 5:Developed skill in use of CAD, Adobe and project management software. Successfully complete practical training on the operation of Powered Industrial Vehicle (PIV).

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:Two years of experience monitoring building systems, grounds. Familiarity with the operation of valve & damper actuators, pressure transducers, & air quality monitors; Experience working in a museum environment and with facility preservation issues; Knowledge of building mechanical systems such as Metasys (Johnson Controls), Crestron, and Nysan.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to lift 75 pounds; no fear of heights.

Weekend Hours Required?Yes

Evening Hours Required?Yes

Drug ScreenNo

Health ScreeningNo

Background Check RequirementsAll candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Click here for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Posting DisclaimerThe intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

Affirmative Action Statement:Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, at, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email:

NoteYale University is a tobacco-free campus



Job: Education & Collection Assistant (ISA II)/College of Arts at CSUSB (San Bernardino, CA)

Job ID: 2017-00395

Job Title:
Education & Collection Assistant (ISA II)/College of Arts & Lett

Appointment Type:

Time Base:

Date Posted:
August 24, 2017

Closing Date:
Open until filled

Link to Apply Online:

Campus Employment Homepage:

Employment Status: Temporary, Full-time, 12-month position.

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm, occasional evening and weekend hours; temporary appointment start date of 09/01/17 and end date of 08/31/2018. 

First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning July 11, 2017.

Under the supervision of RAFFMA Director, Education and Collection Assistant (ECA) assists in both, education and collection-related projects and tasks, dedicating 50 percent of the time to each area.

In the area of education, ECA maintains the existing museum programs and helps develop and implement new ones, designed for various audiences, from the university audience, through the local to the regional, Inland Empire audiences. Collaborating with the museum's marketing and membership coordinator, ECA actively assists in bringing the visual arts to the heart of CSUSB's experience for students and the wider community and integrating the museum and its collections into the life of every student. 

ECA helps to maintain the museum's docent program and recruit new docents, particularly from among CSUSB students. S/he actively engages students, helping students to feel not only connected but also valued and supported in their volunteer efforts. S/he advocates on behalf of students while ensuring that they understand the museum's mission, goals, guidelines, and rules. S/he stays abreast of students' ever-changing social preferences and behaviors in order to help to design programs that appeal to them. S/he also serves as a liaison to faculty and academic departments and programs in order to connect the museum's educational programs to curricula and to engage various disciplines.

Even though the museum's focus in 2017-18 continues to be the campus audience (students, staff, and faculty), ECA also maintains some of the existing partnerships with the Inland Empire schools, including the museum's online resources for teachers available for download via the museum website. ECA is responsible for the implementation and evaluation (assessment) of the museum educational programs, such as talks, conversations, workshops, symposia, concert, etc. With the help of RAFFMA's administrative and visitor services coordinator, s/he organizes all logistics for such programs, and s/he also works closely with the museum's marketing, membership, and engagement coordinator in the area of such events' publicity.

In the area of collections, ECA assists with maintaining the collection database and register, with preparations to publish the collection online, as well as with the development of some of the museum educational materials. Since the museum plans to change its collection database, ECA will be part of the process. ECA also performs other standard registrar's duties such as loan agreements, condition reports, shipping arrangements, etc. ECA also works with and supervise interns and student assistants assigned to help in the areas of education and collection.

Equivalent to one year of experience performing support services for an instructional program.
Knowledge and abilities:
Ability to learn quickly, as well as plan organize, and follow a schedule of activities.
Ability to maintain records and project needs. 
Ability to correct and perform simple arithmetic calculations.
Ability to read and write at a level suitable for performance on the job.

As the additional set of responsibilities, Education and Visitor Engagement Coordinator (EVEC) works with interns and student assistants and, assists with and exhibition /other museum educational materials.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor Degree in Art History, Art, or Design.
One year of museum/gallery or related experience and/or one year of teaching experience.
Good communication skills, both oral and written.
Social media and web proficiency.
Preferred Qualifications:
Master's Degree in any related subject or education degree.
Bilingual proficiency.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. 

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:

This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)



Job: Director of Communications, Arts and Humanities UC San Diego (La Jolla, CA)

Director of Communications, Arts and Humanities
UC San Diego

La Jolla, CA

UC San Diego

Director of Communications, Arts and Humanities

Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience 

University Communications and Public Affairs is an award-winning, full-service division dedicated to increasing awareness and spreading the word about UC San Diego’s impact and mission. Department staff work with campus departments to convey the amazing things UC San Diego students, faculty, staff and alumni are doing and help campus departments implement strategies to reach their audience through events, media relations, printed materials, websites and numerous other avenues. Division reports to the Associate Chancellor / Chief of Staff within the Chancellor's Office VC Area.

Independently oversees a comprehensive communications program for a unit or school with a large, complex communications program requiring a wide variety of communications media, including written, visual, digital and electronic, and associated technical applications. Works with management to develop and execute organizational communication and market branding strategy for a highly visible program.

The Director of Communications, Arts & Humanities (A&H), serves as the communications and media relations professional for the Dean – Arts & Humanities and the units reporting to the Dean. A direct report to the Executive Director for Strategic Marketing and Public Affairs (SMPA), the Director of Communications, A&H provides the full range of communications services and advice to the Dean. This position develops communications strategies in coordination with University Communications & Public Affairs colleagues and in sync with UCPA initiatives and A&H needs. Works collaboratively with UCPA and A&H staff and faculty to devise, communicate, and then implement communications strategies.

The Director of Communications, A&H plans and develops proactive and comprehensive communications and media relations for the key programs and initiatives in A&H. Serve as a public affairs advisor and place news and feature material in local, national and international media outlets. Works in collaboration with UCPA colleagues in the development of promotional materials, providing content for highly polished print publications and websites that advance the international stature of UC San Diego Arts & Humanities. Develops and implements communications strategies to reach institutional goals and objectives in corporate relations, donor relations, alumni relations, internal communications and student recruitment. Directs the use of social media in all these objectives, as appropriate. This position pitches A&H news to strategic local, national and international media and aids in the development and implementation of strategies to address sensitive issues and to keep the campus and community informed of advances throughout the A&H Division. As part of the university communications team, the director will focus on four key areas: 1) Strategic Communications, 2) Media Relations, 3) Public Relations and 4) Multimedia, Publications and Production. This position provides strategic planning and implementation of comprehensive strategic communications efforts.

  • Occasional evenings and weekends may be required. 


  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of all aspects of communications, including strategic planning for various media venues, technical aspects and requirements of various venues, and most appropriate and effective applications.
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of technical applications to direct professional technical staff, or personally perform technical work, including design concepts, various media, and applications.
  • Advanced knowledge of the organization, including its mission, vision, goals, policies, and infrastructure; strong knowledge of current affairs and issues in higher education and / or health sciences.
  • Advanced skills to create, develop, and implement long and short term strategic communication plans.
  • Thorough knowledge of location protocols and channels for communication internally and externally.
  • Extensive experience writing about arts and humanities for non-technical publications.
  • Public relations experience in an academic environment or in the arts community, or experience as an arts or humanities writer/editor for a national publication.
  • Demonstrated excellence in news judgment and strong demonstrated interviewing skills.
  • Sophisticated level knowledge of current issues, trends and opportunities in Arts & Humanities and related units.
  • Advanced skills to advise and consult management on all aspects of communications, ranging from developing effective communication strategies to appropriately responding to inquiries regarding sensitive or complex issues or information.
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal communications, active listening and political acumen skills.
  • Proven ability and working experience to edit writing for accuracy and style. Working knowledge of proper English grammar, spelling, punctuation, sentence construction and effective journalistic style.
  • Proven ability to write and communicate effectively in a variety of ways (magazine articles, scripts, press releases, reports, speeches, brochures, white papers, talking points, etc.) and in ways appreciate for targeted audiences (media, support groups, legislators, etc.).
  • Previous video experience - sound bites, PR video clips, etc.
  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking, project management, and problem recognition, avoidance, and resolution skills.
  • Proven experience using software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. and preferred experience using software editing systems (Final Cut Pro or Premiere), animation (After Effects), photo editing, basic web design, blogging and content management tools.
  • Proven ability to read and understand arts, humanities, science and technology terms and concepts and then translate it into easily understandable terms for the general public.


  • Job offer is contingent on a clear background check.

Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce.

This position is eligible for full benefits first day of hire: 

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Vacation/Holidays (15 vacation days & 13 paid holidays a year)
  • Work/Life Balance
  • UC Retirement Plan  

For more information about UCSD Benefits visit here and UCSD Work/Life visit here.


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

Deadline: 10-30-2017

Job: Project Coordinator for Millennial Engagement Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (San Diego, CA)

Project Coordinator for Millennial Engagement
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

San Diego, CA


Provide administrative and exhibition installation services for MCASD’s Education Department.  Act as liaison between the Museum and the millennial artist involved in the project, the contractors, and the college and university communities by creating a welcoming environment for visitors to discuss and reflect upon their experiences in the Museum’s galleries.  Support mission and vision of Museum throughout performance of duties.   

To view the complete job description and instructions for applying, please view our webpage at:
Address: 1100 Kettner Blvd.

Deadline: 10-30-2017