Posted on 9/11/23
LEARNING AND OUTREACH MANAGER - ART GALLERY
Job no: 494913
Position type: EAP - Executive, Administrative, Professional
Location: Allendale Categories: Art Gallery
This position is responsible for developing and facilitating the Art Gallery’s education programs and outreach activities and will actively contribute to GVSU’s effort to foster a diverse and inclusive campus community in support of the university’s long-term strategic and learning goals of connecting the university's art collection into GVSU curriculum, across all fields of study. This position serves as one of the Art Gallery’s central connection points between the art collection and GVSU faculty, staff, students, and the greater general public.
1. Support faculty in academic outreach by building resources, structures and systems and through curricular assignments, collection use, and building and gallery visits.
a. 80% - general art permanent collection, including management of the Friends of Art membership group.
b. 20% - Mathias J. Alten collection, including the management of the Friends of Alten membership group.
2. Work with staff to plan public programs that enhance exhibitions through education, interpretation, and social engagement. Evaluate attendance and level of engagement and learning from programs.
3. Produce artist talks, scholarly lectures, panels, tours, discussion groups, workshops, and social events that engage our community in visual learning, social and political dialogue, arts appreciation, civic mindfulness, and education pedagogy.
4. Manage programming-related budgets, files and reports.
5. Manage the university’s involvement in ArtPrize and other community outreach opportunities.
6. Work with staff to develop annual outreach and marketing plan that reaches priority targeted audiences, increases gallery visibility generally, and leverages resources for maximum benefit. Includes developing outreach and marketing materials (video and photo), incorporating curatorial content produced by staff, and overseeing distribution both across appropriate communications vehicles.
7. Serve as departmental media liaison by working with University Communications and other outlets on interviews and actively seek press coverage. Regularly reach out to media and community organizations to seek activate opportunities to promote or advertise museum exhibitions and programs.
8. Manage all Art Gallery social media accounts and provide leadership to social media student workers.
9. Oversees event management and maintenance of timely and dynamic public information resources: campus events calendar, gallery social media, campus postings in coordination with gallery staff.
10. Establish and support visitor policies and standards and keep the gallery assistants trained in ongoing exhibitions and programs.
11. Perform other duties as required/assigned by leadership.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Normal office environment. The position is based on the Allendale campus, but some travel is required to other GVSU and broader community locations.
Physical Demands: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties can be performed by the individual currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
Salary: $51,000-$54,2000, commensurate with experience
Department/Division: Art Gallery/Office of the Provost
How To Apply: Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu and select "Apply now". Please include a cover letter and resume. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three professional references. Applicants selected for interviews will be required to submit official transcripts prior to the interview. If you need assistance, please call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.
Application Deadline: Application review begins September 25. The posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University.
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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended by the ADA Amendment Act (2008), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. GVSU will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.
Advertised: 07 Sep 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Application review will begin on September 25th, 2023. The posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University.