Curatorial Assistant in the Education Department

Deadline April 08, 2019

The Education Department at the Allen Memorial Art Museum (AMAM) at Oberlin College seeks a recent Oberlin College graduate (class of 2014 or later) with extensive background in art history to fill the position of Curatorial Assistant. This is a non-continuing, full-time, 12-month Administrative and Professional Staff position beginning July 1, 2019 and reporting to the Eric & Jane Nord Family Curator of Education. This position has the possibility of renewal for up to one additional year.

The incumbent will assist in all aspects of public programming and outreach. Duties include assisting with the creation and running of public programs; developing materials for school tours and new outreach initiatives; helping schedule, plan, and lead K-12 and public tours of the museum; researching the AMAM collection; developing and managing content for the museum’s social media platforms; working with the museum’s communications manager to produce and place select program content with local and campus media outlets; assisting with tours and programs at a historic Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house; light clerical work; and other duties as assigned.

To apply, use the following link:
Applications will be accepted through Monday, April 8, 2019.

To apply, please submit the following documents:
1. Cover letter
2. Résumé
3. List of 3 professional references, including; name, title, address, email and phone number.
4. Undergraduate transcript with GPA
5. Required Documents – Additional References document, please upload one page with the following information: a) list of relevant coursework; b) name of OC advisor; and c) please indicate as to whether you took the AMAM Practicum in Museum Education and if so, what year.

Supplemental questions:
Do you have a valid driver’s license?
How often do you check your email?
(Open Ended Question)

Describe your social media presence in 3 adjectives:
(Open Ended Question)

Describe the most gratifying and challenging experiences you have had in non-profit work.
(Open Ended Question)

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