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July 19, 2021

Administrator, AAMC & AAMC Foundation (New York, NY)

We are seeking diverse, qualified candidates to apply for the Administrator role at the Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC) and AAMC Foundation. As the organization continues a forward momentum, we want to secure a team member that is engaged in our mission. The position requires at least one to two years of office experience. This role is strictly administrative—it is not a curatorial position.

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July 19, 2021

Development Manager, AAMC & AAMC Foundation, (New York, NY)

We are seeking diverse, qualified candidates to apply for the role of Development Manager at the Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC) and AAMC Foundation. As the organization continues its forward momentum, we want to secure a team member that is engaged in our mission and will work collaboratively to achieve our goals. A minimum of three or more years full-time experience in a fundraising position within the cultural sector is required.

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July 19, 2021

Part time Collections Assistant, Queens Museum (Queens, NY)

The Queens Museum seeks a well-organized, proactive person with exceptional communication and multi-tasking skills to provide logistical coordination within the Museum’s collection and archive. Reporting to the Archive & Collections Manager, the Assistant is a key member of the Exhibitions and Public Programs team that will aid in the preservation of artworks and archival materials within the Museum. They will collaborate with colleagues in all QM departments to mount exhibitions, maintain archives, and contribute to departmental goals and archival projects. Successful candidates will be detail-oriented team players with prior registrar experience and strong administrative and interpersonal skills. This is a part-time entry level position with significant opportunities for professional development and creative collaboration.

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July 16, 2021

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Curatorial Fellow,
Chrysler Museum of Art and the Hampton University Museum (Norfolk & Hampton, VA)

The Chrysler Museum of Art (CMA) and the Hampton University Museum (HUM) are pleased to announce a joint graduate curatorial fellowship, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, focused on modern African painting and traditional African sculpture. The Curatorial Fellowship is an opportunity to work with two unique collections of African art in two very special museum collections and environments. This three-year pilot fellowship is available to an outstanding recent MA or Ph.D. graduate specializing in historic and/or contemporary African art and interested in a museum career.

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July 16, 2021

Operations and Grants Manager (OGM), Fathomers (Los Angeles, CA)

Fathomers seeks a dedicated, experienced Operations and Grants Manager to support the long-term financial and operational health of the organization. This is an opportunity to play a key role in advancing Fathomers’ mission through organization-wide oversight, detail-driven workflows, and administrative excellence. The ideal candidate will be a highly organized and committed team member and will have a significant impact on the internal operations and fundraising success of a multi-disciplinary organization in the field of contemporary art.

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July 16, 2021

Development Manager, Atlanta Contemporary (Atlanta, GA)

The Development Manager plays a key role in the long-term financial stability and durability of Atlanta Contemporary (AC) through successful membership cultivation, and retention, the creation and implementation of fundraising strategies including the annual fund campaign, as well as Join in June and the research, application and management of government and foundation grants. The DM should be a highly motivated self-starter with outstanding organizational, communication and time management skills.

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July 16, 2021

Head of Education, The Kreeger Museum (Washington, DC)

The Head of Education is responsible for developing new initiatives for community collaborations, managing docent and school programs and interpretation materials. Principle responsibilities include the development and implementation of educational programs, events, and activities that involve community members in the visual arts; coordinating, supervising and evaluating interpretation materials. Excellent computer and communication skills required; familiarity with DCCAH grants. Firm command and understanding of current museum education best practices.

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July 16, 2021

Assistant Manger, Development and Communications,
Foundation for Contemporary Arts (New York, NY)

FCA seeks a full-time Assistant Manager, Development and Communications. Reporting to the Deputy Director, this position assists with all aspects of FCA’s external relations and fund-raising including event and gala planning and execution; grant research, writing, and reporting; creating and distributing e-newsletters and press releases; membership group management and renewals; fundraising campaigns; contribution tracking, processing and acknowledgement letters; managing website and social media presence; and other duties as assigned.

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July 15, 2021

Curatorial Assistant, Manetti Shrem Museum (Davis, CA)

Under general direction of the Associate Curator of the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, coordinate multiple administrative aspects of the Manetti Shrem Museum’s exhibition and collection needs as well as education program development. The Curatorial Assistant will work in partnership with curatorial and education staff to develop a strategic approach to overall exhibition content development, and manage exhibition proposals and artist submissions. Will also work with collections staff to help organize the Fine Arts Collection database, facilitate gift proposals, access records for internal and external researchers, and participate in outreach to artists and potential art donors.  

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July 15, 2021

Social Media Associate, American Federation of Arts (New York, NY)

The American Federation of Arts (AFA) is currently accepting applications for a part-time Social Media Associate for $22/hour. The Social Media Associate will have the opportunity to develop and implement social media strategy with a goal of building followers on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter platforms.

The AFA organizes and manages fine art exhibitions that tour to museums across the United States and abroad. AFA Communications oversees all aspects of communications and marketing for the organization and its traveling exhibitions, liaising with the curatorial, development and publications teams to effectively message our activities to a broad audience of museums and the art interested public.

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July 13, 2021

Operations Manager, RxART (New York, NY)

RxART, the nonprofit organization with the mission of helping children heal through the extraordinary power of  visual art, seeks to fill the position of Operations Manager. RxART commissions exceptional contemporary artists  to transform children’s healthcare facilities into engaging and inspiring environments full of beauty, humor, and  comfort through projects in the US and Canada. In the past 20 years, RxART has completed 54 projects with 63  artists in 37 hospitals throughout North America. 

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July 9, 2021

2021–24 Hood Museum Board of Advisors Mutual Learning Fellowship
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)

Aiming to encourage, build, and sustain diversity, equity, and inclusion in the arts, the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth is seeking aspiring museum workers for the 2021–24 Hood Museum Board of Advisors Mutual Learning Fellowship. This three-year, three-person, board-funded mutual learning cohort comprises positions in the museum’s Education & Public Programming, Registration & Collections Care, and Curatorial & Exhibitions areas. 

The fellowship is designed for entry-level candidates who wish to work in the arts and culture sector and are interested in museum technology, but who do not have the advanced degrees or professional experience often required in similar job postings. Instead, following an apprenticeship model, this program emphasizes intensive on-the-job learning, with each member of the cohort spending all three years of the program within one area.  

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July 8, 2021

Administrator, ArtTable (New York, NY)

We are seeking an enthusiastic professional to assist with ArtTable’s initiatives on a part-time basis. The Administrator will provide general administrative support to the organization in relation to operations while supporting and reporting to the Executive Director. The Administrator is also responsible to other members of the team, specifically the National Programs and Chapters Manager. 

This position is temporarily remote due to the COVID-19 pandemic but will require presence in the New York office beginning in September 2021.

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July 2, 2021

Administrative Assistant, The Armory Show (New York, NY)

The Armory Show is seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated candidate for a full-time Administrative Assistant position. Applicants must be responsible, organized, detail-oriented, comfortable working independently, have strong communication and writing skills, and be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. This role offers a diverse set of responsibilities, and valuable insights into the inner workings of one of the world’s largest and most prominent international art fairs.

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July 1, 2021

Appraisals Coordinator, Trusts & Estates, Bonhams (Los Angeles, CA)

Our Los Angeles based Trusts & Estates department is seeking an organized and resourceful Appraisals Coordinator for immediate hire. Under the direction of our Vice President, T&E, this hire will play a key role in connecting our clients and staff to the T&E department by providing administrative support during the appraisal process, tracking invoices and communication, and helping streamline processes to maximize efficiency. This is an excellent opportunity for a responsible candidate who is interested in learning more about a global auction house and business.

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June 23, 2021

Director of Career Services, Otis College of Art and Design, (Los Angeles, CA)

The Executive Director (ED) of Career Services manages the staff and operations of a career services department for both on and off campus student employment opportunities. The ED links various constituencies (i.e., students, faculty, staff, alumni, and employers) in a mutually beneficial career advisement and job/internship program.

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June 22, 2021

Development Coordinator, AAMC & AAMC Foundation, (New York, NY)

We are seeking diverse, qualified candidates to apply for the role of Development Coordinator at the Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC) and AAMC Foundation. As the organization continues its forward momentum, we want to secure a team member that is engaged in our mission and will work collaboratively to achieve our goals. A minimum of two – three years full-time experience in a fundraising position within the cultural sector is required.

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June 20, 2021

Director, Zimmerli Museum of Art, at Rutgers University, (New Brunswick, NJ)

The Zimmerli Art Museum, an important fixture of the Rutgers University, New Brunswick campus, is seeking a visionary change-agent to build upon the essential work of creating an integrated cultural magnet for the campus and the region. As one of the largest and most distinguishing university-based museums in the country, the Zimmerli seeks to use its world-class collections and abundant potential partnerships to provide the university and diverse regional, national and international audiences with relevant, engaging and topical exhibitions, programs and events. The successful candidate for the Zimmerli Art Museum Director will be a flexible collaborator with staff, faculty and students, excited to explore the potential for cross-disciplinary engagement. Reporting to the Chancellor or designee, the Director will be an enthusiastic partner to the Advisory Board, senior administration and university leadership. With a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, Rutgers University is entering into a new and exciting chapter of evolution, engaging in robust conversations about what defines excellence, collaboration and cross-disciplinary learning, and seeks a highly engaged Museum Director to build unity internally and to open pathways across its community.

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June 15, 2021

Director, Grinnell College Museum of Art (Grinnell, IA)

Grinnell College Museum of Art (GCMoA) seeks an experienced and forward-thinking director to take the helm of this enterprising and highly valued 22-year-old museum. Formally established in 1999, GCMoA is known for presenting regional, national and international exhibitions with strong ties to course curricula, and for working extensively with both campus and external partners to deliver high-caliber programs and activities. The director will engage with faculty, students, staff, alumni, donors, and community members to foster an inclusive culture of innovation, collaboration and diversity. The director will enhance the museum’s national and international networks, with an eye toward bringing world-class exhibitions, loans, artists, and artists-in-residence to the museum, and increasing opportunities for scholarship and collections research. This position requires a person who is passionate about art and museums and the many ways art serves individuals, campus and community life. Connecting the museum to Grinnell students is also essential work. With the strong motivation of Grinnell students to make a positive impact in the world, the museum offers a platform to engage positive change through the medium of art.

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June 14, 2021

Lead Studio Fabricator, An established artist studio in South Central Los Angeles,(Los Angeles , CA)

An established artist studio in South Central Los Angeles seeks an experienced sculpture fabricator to join a growing team in the role of Lead Studio Fabricator.

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