February 22, 2017 - The Cleveland Museum of Art - Seeking Assistant/Associate Curator of Contemporary Art
February 22, 2017

The Cleveland Museum of Art

View of Dan Graham, Rocks, Transformer Station, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio.

Seeking Assistant/Associate Curator of Contemporary Art

Application deadline: March 21, 2017

The Cleveland Museum of Art
11150 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106
USA

clevelandart.org

The museum’s Department of Contemporary Art seeks applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Curator of Contemporary Art. Working under the direction of the Curator of Contemporary Art, the Assistant/Associate Curator will assist in the stewardship, programming and development of the museum’s contemporary collection, and in the organization of special exhibitions at the museum and the Transformer Station, a contemporary art space on the west side of Cleveland. Candidates should possess extensive knowledge of contemporary art from 1960 to the present and critical awareness of current trends and discourses in the field as well as a broad familiarity with the art of the 20th century. Demonstrated knowledge of museum practices, excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, a commitment to exhibitions, donor cultivation, and a willingness to serve diverse public constituencies are required.

Responsibilities will include the interpretation and presentation of the permanent collection; the development and coordination of special exhibitions and programs; research and publication on the collection; assisting with acquisitions; educational programming; and donor relations. MA in Art History or related field required, PhD preferred. Candidates must have a minimum of three years relevant experience.

Applications, including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and names of three references, should be submitted by March 21, 2017. 

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