• Exhibitions and Installation Administrator

    Posting Number 2018-5253
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/1/2018 2:33 PM)
    Location : Location
    US-NY-New York
    Department
    Art and Art Professions (Administrators-Monthly)
    School/Division
    Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development (ED1084)
    Compensation Grade
    Band 52
    Union
    N/A
    FT/PT
    Full-Time
    Category
    Marketing/Advertising/Public Relations/Media/Video/Audio
  • Position Summary

    Direct the installation, lighting design, and de­installation of exhibitions for the Department of Art and Art Profession's exhibition spaces. Supervise, train, and monitor student assistants in art handling skills during art installations and de­installations. Work with Program Directors in the design, logistics and execution of installations. Work with artists and exhibition curators with their projects. Oversee the maintenance and the general condition of physical spaces and maintain inventories of supplies. Plan and manage opening receptions and related events. Serve as Exhibitions Project Manager for both the 80WSE gallery and Barney Building, overseeing installation of artwork in galleries, windows, and departmental shows in other exhibition spaces on and off campus.

    Qualifications

    Required Education:
    Bachelor's Degree in Art or Arts Administration

    Required Experience:
    Min. 2 years’ experience in fabrication and carpentry, and physical preparation of professional gallery exhibitions, including lighting and support media; Installation/deinstallation of gallery exhibits; and supervising staff.

    Preferred Experience:
    Experience working in a higher education setting with student artists and supervising student employees.

    Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
    Knowledge of proper art handling, extensive knowledge of techniques and materials for safeguarding artworks, lighting design, and exhibition design. Demonstrated excellence in fabrication and installation skills. Knowledge of contemporary art.

    Additional Information

    EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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