Posting Date: September 25, 2013

Review Date: Review of applications will begin February 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary: Commensurate with rank and experience.  In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package.  For more information on benefits for UUP faculty, visit:

Date of Appointment: July 2014

Description of Responsibilities:

• Assist in installation and other administrative duties pertaining to maintaining an active schedule of changing exhibitions both at Tyler Art Gallery and off-campus exhibition spaces.

•  Also assist in installation and overseeing the college’s permanent collection of art and its database catalog that is under the supervision of Tyler Art Gallery.

•  Schedule and handle administrative duties related to student gallery attendants.

•  Gather information and images and arrange for gallery printed materials and press releases in conjunction with the appropriate persons on campus.

•  Coordinate the New York State Summer School for Media Arts program, serving as a liaison between SUNY Oswego and the program’s director, faculty, and staff. Responsibilities include securing facilities, ordering supplies, overseeing the use of SUNY Oswego equipment.

•  Work with the department chair and SCMA Dean to resurrect our previously successful summer art institute program for high-school seniors.

Required Qualifications:

•  Bachelor’s degree in Museum Studies, or visual art related field

•  Proven record of exhibition preparation and installation

•  Experience with budgets, publicizing and organizing exhibitions and events.

Preferred Qualifications:

•  Master’s degree in Museum studies, or visual art related field

To Apply: Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, a copy of transcripts, curriculum vitae and list of three references with contact information electronically to

Questions can be directed to Cynthia Clabough,, 315.312.2111.

Official transcripts are required prior to appointment. Files must be complete to be considered.

Description of Department:  Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, the Art Department has over 325 undergraduate majors in degree programs in Art, Art History and Graphic Design. These programs include the Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA). Additionally, undergraduates can elect to minor in art, art history, graphic design, expressive art therapy, museum studies, or arts management. The Department also offers an MA degree in Art and Graphic Design, an MAT in Art Education, and a certificate in Integrated Media and Social Networking.

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse.  Named one of “Top Up-and-Coming Schools” in U.S. News America’s Best Colleges in 2010 and a “Best Northeastern College” by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8300 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in business, teacher education, and the arts and sciences. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to liberal arts and sciences foundations, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities.  The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects are evidenced by Quest, a College-wide day spotlighting original student research, a Summer Scholars Program, which awards stipends to students engaged in independent research and creative work at the highest levels, and the Global Laboratory, a STEM based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities. 

Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at

SUNY Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity.  SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from professionals of color, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.  In accordance with INS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States, per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing

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