Coordinator of Programing and Audience Engagement - CFAD Galleries & Museums

Job ID 2017-4364
Posted Date 8/8/2017
Org Number 010089
Department CFAD Galleries & Museums
Division Provost Vice President
Job Type Staff
Location US-OK-Edmond
Proposed Salary Range $17.39 per hour ($36,181 annually)
Targeted Job Start Date 9/4/2017
Hours Per Week 40
Weeks Per Year 52
Regular Workdays/Hours Weekdays with occaisional evenings and weekends.
Preference Date ..

Position Overview

Work with the Curator of Exhibitions to engage the campus and community with programing and publications that promote the understanding and appreciation of the visual arts and culture. Cultivate and diversify audience patronage and engagement. Work with faculty and staff to develop a visiting artists lecture and workshops series. Work with Curator of Exhibitions to develop educational programming relevant to exhibitions and docent training for student interns. Work with the Curator of Exhibitions to establish the Melton Gallery as a learning laboratory and center for creativity and experimentation. Develop community partnerships through the creation of collaborative projects. Strategically plan community outreach and public art programs. Participate in campus and community arts advocacy and arts leadership programs. Enhance and raise the public profile of the Melton Gallery. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

Design, develop, plan and market campus events and venues, including logistical needs, resource allocation, and records management. Prioritize and allocate resources, develop and maintain positive customer/donor relationships, and enforce safety protocols.

Qualifications/Experience Required

Requires a bachelor's degree in field plus 3+ years of relevant experience or 7+ years of equivalent work experience that provides knowledge of and exposure to fundamental theories, principles, and concepts. Requires the application of expertise in a chosen field to achieve results.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts in art, art history, curatorial studies, museum studies or related field.

2 years of related gallery/museum experience.

1 year experience in public relations, community outreach, and/or public programming.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, or Doctorate in art, art history, curatorial studies, museum studies, or related field.

Experience working with budgets.

Experience with publicity and/or marketing.


Ability to work with faculty, students, gallery staff, and community partners to develop relevant programming . Knowledge of contemporary art and design practices. Experience in public relations. Ability to manage multiple projects. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Experience in marketing, grant writing, fundraising and/or audience cultivation.

Physical Demands

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers. Typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.