Salary: Minimum Rate/Salary: $44,088; Salary Commensurate with Experience
The Assistant Curator assists the Senior Curator and Museum Director in lead museum exhibitions, curates collection exhibitions, and functions as program manager for assigned projects by preparing checklists, budgets, publications, installing exhibits, fundraising, giving tours, and participating in all other tasks related to creation and implementation of museum exhibitions and their accompanying curatorial programs. The Assistant Curator acts as spokesperson for the museum creating strong connections with network of peers and national and international artists. This position plays a vital role in the creation of exhibitions that ask challenging questions through engagement with art, community stakeholder expertise, and MSU faculty contributions.
The successful candidate will have deep understanding of the field of contemporary art and its current trends, a wide range of art historical interests and experience working with collections. This position will be responsible for disseminating the resources of the BROAD Art Museum to colleges, faculty, staff, students, key community stakeholders, and general public.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
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Department Statement: The Eli & Edythe Broad Art museum is particularly interested in individuals with a history of promoting diversity in their research, teaching, and service. This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his or her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer.
Applications close: Jun 30, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Posted on 5/26/2021