Summer Exhibitions & Collections Assistant

Position Details

Position Information

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

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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

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.


Special Instructions to Applicant

Posting Information

Posting Date 02/19/2018
Open Until Filled No
Closing Date 03/30/2018
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of Three References
Optional Documents