Exhibitions Manager, American Museum of Ceramic Art (Pomona, CA)


The Exhibition Manager will work in general office and museum conditions. Responsibilities will require evening and weekend hours consistent with the museum’s schedule of events and activities.
The position involves a significant amount of contact with museum staff, volunteers, donors and the public that may be of a sensitive or confidential nature. Discretion and sound judgment are essential. The manager must be able to work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and positively represent the museum in these relationships.
The position is for 30-40 hours a week and reports to the Executive Director.


Essential Tasks
The Exhibition Manager responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Manage all exhibition correspondence, including: exhibition contracts, condition reports, exhibition checklists, contractor agreements, loan agreements, applications for juried shows, artist communications, scheduling artwork drop off/pick up, contact with lenders.
• Research and write original didactics and exhibition statements.
• Coordinate and implement install and de-install of all exhibitions, including: packing and unpacking artwork, shipping, inventory artwork, condition reports, and cleaning of artwork as needed.
• In partnership with the Executive Director or Guest Curator, support exhibition design and production of exhibition catalogs.
• Collaborate with the education department to support the educational programs.
• Provide information and training for docents on current exhibitions for their tours.
• Supervise curatorial department interns.
• Other projects and administrative duties as assigned.
• Support, as needed, admissions, tour registration, special events, etc.
• Develop and implement evaluation tools to measure, interpret, and analyze the outcomes of AMOCA’s exhibition programs relative to strategic and DEI goals.
• Assist advancement department with grant writing, reporting to funders, identifying
sustaining and new support, for exhibition programs.
• Collaborate with marketing/communication staff to ensure that all exhibition and public programs are appropriately and actively promoted to relevant contacts.
• Represent AMOCA to donors, community groups, organizations, and others to increase awareness of the museum as a resource.


Degree in arts education, museum studies, art history, or other related area, with working knowledge of the visual arts and/or ceramics; prior budget management experience; excellent organizational and computer skills; ability to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others. Knowledge and understanding of modern and contemporary art/ceramics. Excellent communication and writing skills. Fluency in Spanish preferred.


$20 per hour + Benefits

How to Apply

Contact Name: Beth Ann Gerstein
Contact Email: bgerstein@amoca.org
Website Link: www.amoca.org
Application Deadline: 04/30/2021