Exhibition and Collection Manager
Exhibition and Collection Manager
Locations: Oakland, CA
Posted: May 13, 2021
Closes: Open Until Filled
Position ID: 131068
About Mills College:
Located in Oakland, California, in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, Mills College is a liberal arts college for women and gender non-binary students, with graduate programs for all genders. Consistently ranked one of the top master's universities and one of the best value colleges in the West by U.S. News & World Report, Mills also has been named one of the Best Colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The Mills experience is distinguished by small, interactive classes, one-on-one attention from exceptional faculty, a culture of creative experimentation, and cutting-edge interdisciplinary learning opportunities which empower students to make a statement in their careers and communities. As one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, we have a strong record of academic success with first-generation students, students of color, Latinx students, LGBTQ students, and other underrepresented students. Mills College has recently become a Hispanic Serving Institution. Applicants with expertise and experience in supporting and promoting success for Latina/o students are encouraged to apply.
Mills College encourages diversity in hiring and particularly welcomes applications and nominations from women, gender non-binary individuals, and minorities. Mills College seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to equity, inclusion, and social justice and our desire to maintain the excellence of our faculty. In so doing, we offer our students not only the opportunity to learn about varied disciplines but to engage with diverse perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. For more information, please visit www.mills.edu.
Reports To: Director of the Art Museum
Supervises: Part-time student employees and contract professional art handlers
Summary of Position:
Under the direction of the Director of the Art Museum, the Exhibition and Collection Manager at the Art Museum is responsible for managing the physical and logistical aspects of the museum's exhibition program; overseeing the care and record-keeping of the museum's permanent collection; and for supervising student employees and contract professional art handlers working in these areas. This position advances goals set out in the Mills Mission Statement and Strategic Plan by ensuring the long-term care of a vital academic asset on campus (the permanent collection and museum facility) and providing professional oversight of exhibitions that enhance the intellectual and creative life of the Mills community and the larger Bay Area.
Essential Job Functions:
Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
Create opportunities for collection and archive engagement with students, faculty, outside researchers.
Using appropriate hand and power tools.
Education and Training: Master's Degree in Art History and/or Studio Art, or equivalent in education and experience. Specialization in museum or curatorial practice preferred. At least four years of curatorial, installation, and/or registration experience, preferably in a college or university museum. Experience supervising students and volunteers in a museum context.
Physical, Mental and Environmental Demands:
This is a full-time, exempt position with an FTE of 1.0. Salary is $58,240.00, and includes an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/LTD insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, 10 days of vacation for year one, 15 days of vacation for years 2-10, and 22 days of vacation years 10+ plus, 12 sick days and 17 paid holidays (subject to annual review).
Mills College does not permit discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religious creed, color, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity. For more information on Mills' non-discrimination policy, please go to https://www.mills.edu/policies/ada-policies/nondiscrimination-statement.php.
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