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Director, Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts

The Director, UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, oversees all activities, collections, and staff related to the Grunwald Center. The director is responsible for leading the Grunwald Center by overseeing and researching works of art from the Grunwald Center's collection of over 45,000 works on paper from the Renaissance to the present; actively acquiring new works of art through purchase and donations; devising and overseeing programs and exhibitions for new Grunwald Center Study Room and Works on Paper Gallery; developing and organizing selected exhibitions and publications; overseeing scholarly online projects and other research initiatives; and working with UCLA faculty and students as well as scholars and the general public. Charged with directing a new public study room and adjacent storage, this position will also expand collections-based teaching, research, and in-person and online display of the Grunwald Center Collection. The position requires a candidate with an exemplary scholarly background in historical and contemporary works on paper who also can engage in the interpretation and oversight of the other historical collections at the Hammer Museum, including the Armand Hammer paintings collection, the Hammer Daumier and Contemporaries Collection, and the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden. Reporting to the Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs, the Grunwald Director is part of the senior leadership at the museum and works closely with the Hammer Director, Deputy Directors, and department heads. As the leader of the Grunwald Center, the Director works to promote knowledge, access, and use of the Center’s collection with museum, university, scholarly, and general audiences. The Grunwald Director also establishes and maintains connections with UCLA academic departments, individual faculty members, and graduate and undergraduate students in order to better integrate the Grunwald Center's activities and collections with the research and teaching conducted at UCLA.

Qualifications: Extensive curatorial experience, particularly in the scholarship of works on paper, with a minimum of six years in a curatorial position. Advanced degree in Art History or a related field required, Ph.D. preferred. For full job description, please visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #38282.

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