Director / Curator of the Perlman Teaching Museum
Please see Special Instructions for more details.Review of applications begins March 8th, 2017. Application review will continue until position is filled.
Carleton College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities.
|Organizational Unit||Perlman Teaching Museum|
|Job Title||Director / Curator of the Perlman Teaching Museum|
|Classification||Exempt (Paid monthly)|
|If part time, hours to be worked weekly|
|Working Schedule||12 Months|
|If temporary please provide Start Date|
|And End Date|
Position Summary Information
|Purpose of this Position||
The Director / Curator provides leadership in arts programming based in the Perlman Teaching Museum. A specialist in and advocate for visual teaching and learning, the Director-Curator oversees exhibit planning, develops strong collaborative relationships with faculty, and fosters and strengthens the pedagogical role of exhibitions and the art collection in the college.
This is a full-time year-round position.
Start Date: July 1, 2017
To apply, candidates will need to submit a letter of application, a one-page curatorial statement that addresses the goals of a teaching museum at a liberal arts college, and a resume.
|Essential Job Functions - Responsibilities||
• In consultation with the Arts and Exhibitions Committee and colleagues across the college, articulate a vision for the Perlman Teaching Museum and develop programming that connects art objects and artifacts to themes in the liberal arts.
Additional Job Responsibilities
This position is supervised by the Director of the Arts and will manage staff comprised of the Museum Technical Director, a part time Museum Assistant, and student workers.
• Graduate degree in art history, museum studies, or equivalent.
|Special Instructions to Applicants||
Review of applications begins March 8th, 2017. Application review will continue until position is filled.
Posting Detail Information
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
Posting Specific Questions
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Where did you learn about this opportunity?
- Carleton Employment Page
- Upper Midwest HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
- The Star Tribune
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- Professional society or organization
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(Open Ended Question)
- Letter of Application
- Curatorial Statement