McMaster Gallery Director

Columbia, SC
Jul 14, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Posting Number TMP00060PO17 Classification Title Administrative Coordinator I Internal Title McMaster Gallery Director Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Arts and Sciences Department School of Visual Art and Design Salary $16,000.00 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Part Time Hours per week 15 Work Schedule Type of Temporary Position Temporary Staff Job Search Category Administrative

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina is a premiere flagship research institution in South Carolina and one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report. With more than 46,000 students on eight campuses, the University of South Carolina is a leader in improving the lives of individuals in South Carolina and around the world. Founded in 1801, the University of South Carolina employs almost 14,000 people. At the University of South Carolina, our employees include some of the brightest minds and most accomplished professionals in the world. The diversity of thought and active engagement of our colleagues makes for a dynamic and interesting work environment. The University has been named a best place to work, and a big part of that is the people. Our diverse faculty and staff embody a dedication to serve our students, so that a job becomes a passion with no limits.

Benefits for Temporary Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers temporary employees expected to work at least 30 hours per week health and life insurance, flexible spending accounts and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The goal of the McMaster Gallery Director is to uphold the mission to curate exhibitions and programming that examine cultural and social contexts, challenge contemporary perceptions of art making, and provide a framework for intellectual and creative inquiry while promoting visual art as a tool and a channel for education within the university and the community.

The McMaster Gallery Director is responsible for initiating, planning, promoting, and installing all exhibitions and programming in the McMaster Gallery. Annual exhibitions and events include: the Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Annual Art Auction, and MFA Thesis exhibitions, and three invited exhibitions. Additionally, the director collaborates with the SVAD gallery committee to review and select exhibition proposals; plan, and produce exhibitions and programming; and develop relationships with other areas of the university and the community.


A Master's in Fine Arts

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 07/17/2017 Proposed End Date 05/15/2018 Job Open Date 07/11/2017 Job Close Date 07/20/2017 Open Until Filled No Special Conditions for Eligibility Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety/Security Sensitive or Requires a CDL No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
  6. Media File
  7. Other Supporting Documents
  8. Research Portfolio
  9. Resume
  10. Teaching Portfolio
  11. Writing Sample(s)/Sample Publications