With the recent honor of being listed to Newsweek’s Top 25 list of “Most Artistic Colleges,” the position provides an opportunity to contribute to a vibrant learning community for a curator who can visualize and bring to fruition a challenging and engaging program of exhibitions. Position plans and organizes the daily and long-term activities of the gallery. Provides leadership in the presentation, research, and display of contemporary American art. Collaboratively creates and implements an exciting exhibition program to engage the campus and extended community. With the Director of the Center for the Arts, and other staff: plans and implements educational programs and marketing/PR efforts, plans and monitors budgets, participates in grant writing. Responsibilities include contract negotiation, staff supervision, research and writing for catalogs and exhibit didactics, and exhibit design and installation. Teaches up to two courses per year: a contemporary art history course and a gallery administration course.

MA in art history or MFA required. Curatorial experience required with prior management experience preferred. Must be committed to College mission, advocating for the arts and building an inclusive, multicultural environment. Must possess: an extensive knowledge of contemporary American art, sense of humor, exceptional organizational and communications skills; and must be a self-starting, multi-tasker who can meet deadlines. Competency using Microsoft Office suite and prior experience with collections management software desired. Requires a full-time presence on campus, at times including evenings and weekends, as well as the capacity to develop effective professional relationships within the local art community.

Competitive salary, excellent benefits, and opportunity to engage with an enthusiastic and dedicated team. Review of applications begins immediately; applications accepted until position filled. Send resume/vitae, cover letter, list of three references, writing samples, and digital images of curated exhibitions to hr(at)alb.edu. Albright College is a liberal arts institution of approximately 1625 students located within an hour of Philadelphia and three hours of New York, Baltimore, and Washington, DC. Albright College is an AA/EOE/ADA employer and is committed to diversity within our community. In pursuit of this commitment, we actively encourage and anticipate diversity among applicants for this position.

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