SPIEGEL WILKS CURATORIAL FELLOW

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Sep 12, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Position Type
Postdoc
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: The Spiegel-Wilks Fellow manages, evaluates, and helps develop ICA's public events during the academic year. They implement interdisciplinary programming for Penn and general Philadelphia audiences in order to expand engagement with contemporary culture and visual arts at the University of Pennsylvania. Working under the direction of ICA's Curator & Head of Programs, this position provides an opportunity to initiate and support dynamic programming for the Penn community. An interest in contemporary culture and visual arts is critical, as is the ability to work independently, prioritize multiple tasks, and manage a budget. Requires excellent communication (verbal, written and interpersonal), attention to detail, organization, project management, and problem solving skills. Must be available to work on Wednesday and Thursday evenings, on select weekends, and have a relatively flexible schedule (as event times and days change throughout the year). The Spiegel-Wilks Fellow is supervised by the Director of Curatorial Affairs.

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree preferred in art history or related subject area with one to two years of experience in an office administration role or equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent communication and writing skills, excellent attention to detail, experience managing and tracking expenses preferred.
Professional demeanor and diplomatic approach a must. Fluency with Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Keynote preferred.
Ability to successfully interact with a wide variety of internal and external professionals and be able to lift up to 40 lbs.
Position requires occasional evening and weekend work for meetings and events.

Reference Number: 61-26805

Salary Grade: 023

Employment Type: Non-Exempt

Org: Institute of Contemporary Art

Special Requirements:

Job Family: X-Secretarial/Administrative