Position:         Art Loan Manager

Status:           Full time, Salaried, Exempt, Benefit Eligible

Schedule:      Monday-Friday, 8:30-4:30

Reports to:     Head of Corporate Program


DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum seeks an individual to assist in the administration of the Corporate Program, a membership initiative which provides for the loan of original, contemporary artwork to Boston-area businesses which support deCordova Museum’s mission.


Responsibilities include implementation of corporate art exhibitions, art handling, direct interaction with artists and corporate member contacts, management of program-specific social media efforts and the development and management of unique curatorial opportunities.


  • Bachelor’s degree required;
  • Minimum of 1 – 3 years artist and/or program management, preferably in cultural institution;
  • 1+ years curatorial and exhibition-based program development experience strongly preferred;
  • Extensive art handling experience, including experience with contemporary collections of both 2 and 3-dimensional objects;
  • Ability to work efficiently and quickly in off-site installation locations;
  • Excellent oral/written communication and exceptional attention to detail;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally in person, on the telephone, and in writing with supervisors, staff, trustees, and other key stakeholders;
  • Strong planning, strategic and organizational skills to effectively coordinate and prioritize workload;
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Gmail. Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge database software highly desirable; knowledge and experience with collections database software and email marketing platforms a plus;
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism, positive attitude and sense of humor while working under pressure and against deadlines.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a team environment.


How To Apply:
Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to Head of Corporate Program, Liz Geller. When submitting application electronically, email egeller@decordova.org and copyhr@decordova.org, and include Art Loan Manager in subject line of email. Applications may also be mailed to deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, 51 Sandy Pond Road, Lincoln, MA 01773, Attn: Human Resources.  Please, no phone calls.

Apply by:
May 16, 2014
About this Organization:
Established in 1950 and located just 20 miles west of Boston, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is dedicated to fostering the creation and exploration of contemporary sculpture and art through a dynamic slate of rotating exhibitions, innovative learning opportunities, and a constantly changing landscape of large-scale, contemporary sculpture and site-specific installations in its 30-acre park.

To learn more about deCordova visit decordova.org.

DeCordova is a member-supported, 501(c)3 tax-exempt non-profit organization incorporated in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts , which receives funding support from federal and state cultural agencies, private and corporate foundations, and individuals.