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Curatorial Research Assistant, Drawings and Prints (Part-time, Temporary)

A part-time (4-days-a-week), temporary position for a Curatorial Research Assistant is available to begin September 2019. The incumbent will work as a member of a cross-institutional team on the development of a strategic plan for the Museum’s renowned collection of American art that is being supported by a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation. The position is for 2 1/2 years, eligible for health insurance and paid time off.

Reporting to both the Steven and Ann Ames Curator of Drawings and Prints and the Director of the Collection, and supervised by a Curatorial Research Associate, the incumbent will pursue scholarly and archival research as well as administrative and clerical duties. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate with a strong interest in working with museum collections.

Scholarly research on artists; organizing checklists, databases, and files; scheduling and preparing materials and presentations for meetings; corresponding with external contacts and working closely with Research Resources, Collections Management, and Conservation, among other departments; providing daily administrative support.

Job Requirements
B.A. in art history; 1-2 years museum/gallery experience; excellent computer skills, including experience with TMS and Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint; organizational ability; good telephone manner; attention to detail; strong writing, research, and communication skills; collaborative spirit; ability to handle several tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines.

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