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Summer Exhibitions Assistant

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number Sum00036P
Position Title Summer Exhibitions 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 each

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 work with the Curatorial Department on many aspects of exhibition development.
Responsibilities will include:

  • research and writing for upcoming exhibitions
  • compiling extensive artist exhibition histories and biographies for catalogue publication
  • creating checklists and scale models of artwork for exhibition layouts
  • edit text for the website, galleries, and books
  • various administrative tasks

We are particularly interested in candidates from under-represented backgrounds who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

Minimum Qualifications

Desirous candidates will be adept researchers and writers, with experience writing on art and an interest incontemporary art and/or curatorial practice. The College is especially interested in candidates from under-represented

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