CURATOR OF COLLECTIONS

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Oct 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 92308-AS

Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time

Department: CENTER FOR INTEGRATIVE DESIGN


Location: Madison

Categories: Library, Museum, Arts

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 92308-AS

Working Title: Curator of Collections

Official Title: ACAD ARCHIVIST I(P12NS)

Hiring Department: A279970-SCHOOL OF HUMAN ECOLOGY/CENTER FOR INTEGRATIVE DESIGN

FTE: 50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: DECEMBER 10, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $42,167 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Degree/specialization in museum studies, library and information science, art history, or related field. Graduate degree preferred.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

3 years of post-graduate registration and collections management experience.
The candidate must demonstrate a successful work record maintaining intellectual control of permanent collections and loaned objects through administering collections databases and other forms of documentation. The candidate should also be comfortable with environmental monitoring, integrated pest management, and storage best practices. The ideal candidate will have experience working in Gallery System's EmbARK and Web Kiosk data bases and demonstrate active engagement in professional networks and organizations.



Position Summary:

The Center for Design and Material Culture promotes learning, exploration, outreach, and community engagement related to design and material culture through stewardship and administration of the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection, the Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery and the Ruth Davis Design Gallery. Reports to the Center Director and is part of a professional team that includes a Design Gallery Director, a Textile Curator, an Exhibitions Preparator, and a Communications Specialist.



Contact:

Sherry Harlacher
harlacher@wisc.edu
608-890-4854
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Instructions to applicants:

To apply, upload your CV and a cover letter. Applicants will also be asked to provide names and contact information for three references.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

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Advertised: Oct 6 2017 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: Oct 20 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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