Get Museum JobsGet Museum Jobs

Contemporary Art Curatorial Fellow at MAAM

  • Mass College of Art and Design
  • 06/11/19
  • Boston, MA
  • 02115
  • $20.00 / Hourly
  • Contractor
Fall 2019 through Spring 2020
MassArt Art Museum (MAAM) @ Massachusetts College of Art and Design

The MassArt Art Museum (MAAM), opening to the public in February 2020, is the newest contemporary art museum in New England. Formerly known as the Bakalar & Paine Galleries, we are a non-collecting kunsthalle with a nearly 40-year history of hosting contemporary art exhibitions featuring professional artists from around the world. Exhibitions and events at MAAM are free and open to the public and we are a W.A.G.E.-certified museum.

Job Description
This part-time administrative position is designed to broaden the experience of graduate students embarking on professional and academic careers in art history, museum studies, or related fields who are considering a museum profession. The Curatorial Fellow will be a key contributor to the MAAM team. The Fellow will work 1-2 weekdays on site (days/times negotiable). Occasional evening and weekend hours for special events may be needed. This work requires flexibility in a fast-paced office environment.

Assists with a broad range of curatorial activities, including:
Exhibition planning and coordination (research, writing, shipping, and logistics for upcoming shows and related events)
Correspondence with artists, galleries, and lenders
Assistance with gallery publications and online media

Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Art History, Museum Studies, or related field
Preferred: Well-versed in contemporary art, masters degree (completed or in progress), and previous experience in a professional art gallery or museum setting

Performance Expectations - Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
The successful candidate must have:
Interest in contemporary art
Familiarity with best practices associated with the operation of a museum/gallery
Excellent organizational, time management, interpersonal, and communication skills
Flexibility to accomplish time-sensitive tasks and ability to adapt to meet deadlines with little supervision
Attention to detail, ability to produce excellent writing, and strong proofreading skills
Computer and basic social media literacy

Salary: $20/hour
Hours: 7 hours/week during business hours (days/times negotiable)
Duration: Ideally September 2019 May 2020
Closing date: Open until filled, applications will be reviewed starting July 15, 2019

Cover letter and resume required to apply.

Job Closed

This position is currently filled/closed/expired, please click here to search for similar positions.

Browse other Museum Jobs in Massachusetts

  1. Physician: Two Full-Time OB/GYNs are Needed in...

    Lowell, MA
    CompHealth is currently assisting a Massachusetts practice with their search for a two OB/GYNs. They currently have three office l...
  2. Physician: Pediatrician Needed for Southern VT,...

    Brattleboro, VT
    A well-established, hospital-owned group in southern Vermont needs an additional pediatrician due to growth. The scope of this pra...
  3. Physician: Outpatient Family Medicine or Med-Ped...

    Putnam, CT
    CompHealth is currently assisting an FQHC in Connecticut with their search for a family medicine physician. The facility needs an...
  4. Physician: Internal Medicine Outpatient...

    Norwich, CT
    An established community health center in Eastern Connecticut is planning to hire an additional internal medicine physician. The f...
  5. Travel RN-Dialysis Nurse - Chronic Dialysis...

    Boston, MA
    A chronic dialysis program in the beautiful state of Massachusetts is in need of an experienced dialysis outpatient nurse. Applica...
  6. Urgent Care Physician in Boston, Massachusetts

    Boston, MA
    Dermatology physician employment in New Jersey : Job Description / Requirements Dermatology Physician in New Jersey StartDate: ASA...
  7. Physician: General Neurology 100% Outpatient 30...

    , MA, United States, MA
    This is truly a well-respected and established group of clinics that has perfected quality patient care combined with financial su...
  8. Physician: Primary Care Physician Needed for...

    , MA, United States, MA
    A fantastic opportunity for an internist or family Practice physician is now available to join one of the fastest-growing primary...
  9. Travel Nurse RN - Post Partum - $1,724 per week

    Boston, MA
    NurseFly Travel Nursing with Aureus Medical Group - Nursing is seeking a travel nurse RN Post Partum for a travel nursing job in B...
  10. Travel Nurse RN - Home Health - $1,297 per week

    Northampton, MA
    NurseFly Travel Nursing with American Mobile Healthcare is seeking a travel nurse RN Home Health for a travel nursing job in North...