Museum Operations Coordinator I
The Curatorial Program Coordinator coordinates the Harn Museum of Art's exhibition calendars and curatorial records, prepares exhibition texts, coordinates exhibition and curatorial budgets, and provides support to museum curators. This position is part-time, 26 hours per week. Schedule to be mutually agreed upon by Chief Curator and Curatorial Program Coordinator, depending upon the needs of the museum. Selected evenings and weekends may be required.
Prepares text panels, labels, checklists, and other exhibition and collection materials and serves as a proofreader for all curatorial and exhibition texts in collaboration with the curators; manages curatorial paperwork and contracts; compiles, researches and maintains interpretive information on the collection and exhibitions; develops and maintains curatorial records & data retrieval systems; archives exhibition-related materials.
In collaboration with the curators, and subject to approval by the curators and Chief Curator, prepares and manages exhibition and curatorial budgets and coordinates expenditures. Produces annual budget proposals in collaboration with the curators and under the direction of the Chief Curator. Also coordinates financial processing and recordkeeping for the department.
Coordinates appointments and speaking engagements for all the curators; schedules itineraries and finalizes arrangements for curatorial travel; creates presentation materials for curators' speaking engagements both at the museum and externally, including meetings and conferences.
Acts as curatorial liaison, scheduling curators to interact with UF students, museum staff and volunteers, and the greater public. Serves as liaison between the museum and educational units on campus, other state agencies and outside organizations; serves as liaison between museum departments; collaborates with curatorial staff in planning presentations to museum staff and volunteers.
Participates as a member of the Curatorial staff including departmental staff meetings, exhibition planning meetings, long-range and strategic planning meetings, finance meetings and grant applications.
In collaboration with the curators, creates long-term exhibition schedule; maintains exhibition schedules and supports organization and management of monthly exhibition committee meetings.
Responds to research inquiries and other requests from institutions and the public; disseminates general information regarding museum and curatorial matters to members of the public.
In the absence of curators, supervises curatorial OPS employees, volunteers, interns and work study students while working closely with curators and other departments within the museum.
Other duties as assigned.
$24,632.00 annually; commensurate with education and experience
Master's degree in an appropriate area; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience.
BA/BS in arts administration, art history, English, history, anthropology or related field
Excellent organizational, planning and interpersonal skills
Excellent written and verbal skills
Excellent skills in typing, editing and proofreading
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a team environment
Self-directed, organized and career minded; ability to work independently
Knowledge of methods of data collection
Ability to compile and analyze data for administrative decisions
Strong computer skills and familiarity with educational technology and software, such as TMS, PowerPoint and Excel
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume and a list of three references.
Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.
Health Assessment Required: No
University Of Florida