Excellent work opportunities in a beautiful Maine setting! The Acadia Summer Arts Program provides an invaluable opportunity to host and work with internationally recognized artists, curators, writers, and critics – in previous summers, guests have included William Kentridge, Kara Walker, and Tacita Dean, as well as the directors of numerous prestigious museums such as MoMA, LACMA, Miami MOCA, the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, and the Wadsworth Atheneum. Seeking qualified candidates for summer 2015 in the following positions: Arts Office Administrator
Administrative Assistant to the Founder and Director of resident fellowship Acadia Summer Arts Program, with the possibility of a full-time position as Assistant to the Founder and Director of the Fabric Workshop and Museum in Philadelphia. This position involves arts administration, writing, editing, public relations, exhibition coordination, supervising an archival video collection, and collections management of an extensive modern and contemporary art collection. Other key responsibilities include coordinating schedules, maintaining calendars, booking travel, facilitating events, and general office administration.
BA in art history or museum studies required; MA in arts and business administration or art history preferred. Applicants must have previous paid job experience and demonstrate impeccable organization and attention to detail. Computer competence, social and communication skills are a necessity as well as working knowledge of Windows, Mac, and MS Office. Registrar experience and experience drafting/editing publications or official correspondence is a plus.
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