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Job - Manilow Senior Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Posted by April Steele • Monday, April 18. 2011 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities

The Museum of Contemporary Art seeks Manilow Senior Curator to plan, organize and implement special exhibitions with emphasis on major solo or group exhibitions, as well as smaller and more spontaneous projects. Collection-building and donor relations are significant responsibilities. Manilow Senior Curator must maintain the international profile of the museum through projects, travel, partnerships, and initiatives.

Participates in coordinating the program of exhibitions and prepares and maintains budgets for the program in consultation with the Chief Curator. Serves as creative counsel to Chief Curator for acquisition strategies. Works with the education and design departments on production and implementation of all labels and signage for exhibitions. The MCA strives to "converge" its various programming efforts across the departments of curatorial, performance, and education to maximize efficiency and impact. An effort to continue this initiative would be integral to the position.

MA in Art History, Curatorial Studies, or equivalent experience required. A minimum of 8 years experience in a contemporary curatorial position required. Demonstrated writing and verbal communication skills required. International perspective and experience is desirable. Monday through Friday and special events as required. Ability to travel internationally is advantageous.

Send letter and resume to Human Resources, Application for Manilow Senior Curator position, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. Applications are also accepted by fax at 312.397.4095 and by email at jobs (at) The Museum of Contemporary Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks diversity in its workplace. No calls please.
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