Gallery Director [Wayne State University]

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on November 13, 1973 in job announcements |

Art Exhibitions Director will be responsible for the oversight and management of all aspects of two galleries: the Art Department Gallery featuring works by faculty, students and alumni, among others; and the Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, which focuses on exhibitions with national and international significance. Responsibilities include developing and scheduling shows in cooperation with a faculty exhibitions committee; overseeing and installing a total of ten to fourteen exhibitions per year; creating exhibition marketing identities (show cards, posters, public relations, etc.), including the use of social media and web-based media; training and supervising a part-time preparator as well as student assistants; shipping and receiving works of art, including crating; managing the gallery budget; assisting with departmental development projects, including grant writing; coordinating public programming, including visiting artists, symposia, workshops, and conferences; teaching at least one course per year (typically on a museum-practices topic); building relationships with collectors, galleries and museums; and other duties as assigned.

A Master of Arts in an art-related discipline is a minimum requirement. Previous experience in gallery or museum administration is required.

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