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Job: Assistant Curator at the University of Dundee

Posted by Michelle Kasprzak • Wednesday, December 20. 2006 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities
University of Dundee (College of Art & Design, Architecture, Engineering & Physical Sciences)

Assistant Curator, Exhibitions
Salary Scale: Grade 5 (£17,461 - £20,234)

You will assist the Curator with conceiving, researching, developing and implementing Exhibitions Department’s programme. You will project manage exhibitions, projects and events. You will co-ordinate departmental administration, be involved with all aspects of finance and will schedule and delegate work to the Technician and Casual and Trainee staff. You will be responsible to the Curator of Exhibitions.

The Exhibitions Department office is busy, being responsible for over 30 projects a year. The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines as well as a willingness to work in relation to peak demands are required. You should have good word processing, spreadsheet and DTP skills. You must have good interpersonal, communication and negotiating skills as you will need to liaise with artists, organisations, and the general public as well as students and a broad range of University and Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design staff. Previous experience within a visual arts organisation and study in contemporary visual arts or a similar discipline is essential. An understanding of current developments in contemporary Visual Arts is desirable.

Further details and an application pack are available from our website: Alternatively, contact Personnel Services, University of Dundee, Dundee, DD1 4HN, United Kingdom. tel: (01382) 384817 (answering machine). Please quote Reference number AAE/1601

Applicants will only be contacted if invited for interview.

Closing date: 31 January 2007

The University of Dundee is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
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