Summer Exhibitions & Collections Assistant

Location
Saratoga Springs, NY
Posted
Mar 02, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Number
Sum00031P

Position Title
Summer Exhibitions & Collections Assistant

Department
Tang Teaching Museum/Art Gallery

Position Status
Part-Time

Position Type
Summer

Months per Year
Other

Work hours

up to 20 hours per week

Start Date (For temporary positions only)
06/01/2018

End Date (For temporary positions only)
08/31/2018

Position Band/Level
Summer

Pay Range
$10.40 per hour

Ad Text

Job Summary

The person filling this position will assist with various curatorial and collections projects and exhibition planning, publication preparation, artwork research and cataloging, and database clean-up related to an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant dedicated to access and inclusion in the museum collections and galleries. We are particularly
interested in candidates from under-represented backgrounds who can add to the diversity and excellence of our academic
community.

Responsibilities will include:
•artist and artwork research and cataloging
•data entry and data clean-up in the museum's collections
management system, EmbARK
•image rights research for publication in print and online
•proofreading of publication texts and database records
•various administrative tasks related to upcoming exhibitions and/or publications

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates should have proven abilities in organization, attention to detail, and art historical research. Previous museum database or proofreading experience preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

Physical Demands (For Union Positions Only)

EEO Statement

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.

CREATIVE THOUGHT MATTERS.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Posting Information

Posting Date
02/19/2018

Open Until Filled
No

Closing Date
03/30/2018

Quicklink for Posting
http://careers.skidmore.edu/postings/1562

Supplemental Questions
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    Documents Needed to Apply
    Required Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Resume
    3. List of Three References
    Optional Documents


      Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
      Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result
      CREATIVE THOUGHT MATTERS.

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