T1186 Curatorial Administrative Assistant
Schenectady, NY - Posted on: Monday 05/09/16
Mandeville Gallery/Permanent Collections
PT - Not Benefit Eligible
15 hours per week, 17 weeks per year
The Curatorial Administrative Assistant will assist the Curator of Art Collections and Exhibitions in all aspects of exhibition and permanent collections programming. Exhibition responsibilities include: promotion of events (press calendar listings (30+), email blasts, 25live, mailing house); event scheduling and catering; art work shipping and loan forms; gallery billing; mailing list updates and maintenance; receptions and special events candid photography, editing and social media posts. Permanent Collection responsibilities include: wrapping and transporting artwork on campus and to off site storage; conservation arrangements and scheduling; billing and invoicing; community, staff, and faculty inquiries and assistance. The position is 2 days per week for 4 months (July 5 to November 1, 2016).
Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree and previous art gallery or art collection experience is required. Candidates must have an understanding of industry standards, exhibition production, an interest in the visual arts, and awareness of a liberal arts college community and nuances. Candidates should also have experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word), Mac platforms, Photoshop, an ability to multitask in a fast paced office, and strong organizational, interpersonal, communication, and computer skills. Must be safety conscious, able to work with a diverse group of individuals, and available to work evenings 2-3 times during employment period.
Please apply via email, U.S. Mail, fax or in person:
Req. # T1186
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308
Telephone: (518) 388-6108
Fax: (518) 388-6529
Please submit all electronic application materials as a single pdf or doc file.
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