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Curatorial Assistant- Collections Manager, Prints and Drawings

Job Description:
To provide collection care, research assistance and administrative support to the 501 ( c) 3 non- profit organization for the management of its permanent prints and works on paper collection, visiting artist residencies and print and catalog publishing for its exhibition programming. The prints by contemporary diverse artists (national and international) and include substantial collections of prints produced at other printmaking workshops in the US and Cuba. Also responsible for pulling and preparing artworks for study room visits, monitoring the study room, facilitating class visits and assisting with curatorial and administrative tasks.

• Assists with art handling and movement for classes, research and gallery events.
• Monitors the study room while artwork is on view for classes or general visits.
• Schedules and communicates appointment procedure and study room protocol to public.
• Helps develop checklists for class visits and teaches about techniques and media with didactic materials.
• Assists in maintaining proper housing of the collection and assess/ recommend any conservation treatment that may be needed.
• Enters data into collection management database.
• Assist in cataloguing and researching new acquisitions.
• Researches objects in the collection.
• Helps develop and present virtual and in-person exhibitions.
• Edits and writes wall labels and contributes towards special projects.
• Assists with other administrative tasks as needed including maintaining office supplies, filling out purchase orders, monitoring physical climate of storage areas and maintaining study room visitor's log
• Assist in supervising college level and high school interns.

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Art History
• Strong interest in printmaking techniques
• Skilled in art historical research
• Ability to follow protocols in handling delicate works of art with care
• Exhibits attention to detail
• Excellent written and oral communication
• Works well independently and collaboratively
• Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master's degree in Art History
• Museum experience
• Familiarity with museum collection databases
• If needed, training will be offered in conservation of artworks on paper.

Salary Range:
$40,000- $43,000 depending on experience

Required Materials:
• Resume/CV
• 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
• Letter of interest

Submitting Your Application:
All applications are to be submitted to
Applicants that do not include all three of the required materials above will not be reviewed as candidates.

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