April 16, 2021 - Carnegie Mellon University School of Architecture - Seeking Curator of Public Programs
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April 16, 2021
April 16, 2021

Carnegie Mellon University School of Architecture

View of Drawing for the Design Imaginary, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 2019. Courtesy of Carnegie Mellon University School of Architecture.

Seeking Curator of Public Programs

Carnegie Mellon University School of Architecture
College of Fine Arts, Suite 201 
4919 Frew Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213
United States
Hours: Monday–Friday 8am–5pm

T +1 412 268 2354

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Job description
Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Architecture provides deep immersion in the discipline of architecture, intensified by the broader Carnegie Mellon culture of interdisciplinary innovation and creative inquiry.

Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Architecture is searching for a part-time Curator of Public Programs. This is an intellectually challenging opportunity for someone interested in contemporary architectural discourse. S/he/they will be responsible for developing the school’s annual lecture series and coordinating other school events into our annual public programs. Competitive applicants will possess knowledge of national and international contemporary architecture and related fields.

Core responsibilities will include:
–Working with faculty advisory committee to develop themes and identify and invite important voices in the field of architecture and related disciplines
–Administering the school’s public programs including managing logistics for speaker travel, entertainment and honoraria
–Working with the school’s communications staff and head in administering the advertising of said programs
–Local travel to off-campus locations plus evening and weekend work may be required based on lecture times and contact availability of lectures
–Other duties as assigned

Applicants should demonstrate:
–Excellent verbal and communication skills
–Ability to work well with others and/or as part of a team
–Close attention to detail; maintain accurate and detailed records
–Composure when dealing with difficult situations and/or individuals
–Ability to meet deadlines

Flexibility, excellence and passion are vital qualities within the College of Fine Arts. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.

–Bachelor’s degree required; Bachelor’s degree in related field
–1–3 years' experience in related field with prior curatorial experience in academic, nonprofit and/or arts organization

Application process
To apply, complete the online application form and submit the following materials:
–A letter of interest
–A full curriculum vitae
–A portfolio of work (less than 25 MB)

Applications review begins Monday, May 17, 2021.

More information
Please visit Why Carnegie Mellon to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world.

A listing of employee benefits is available here

Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.

Our Statement of Assurance is available here.

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