Curator - Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville (MOCA)
Job Title: Curator
Position Number : 441010 Type of Appt: Full-Time
Working Hours: 8-5, some nights and weekends
Approved Hiring Salary: $60,000 to negotiable
Pay Basis: Annually
General DescriptionThe Curator is a supervisory position which is primarily responsible for the advancement of the Museum’s exhibition program and maintaining a consistently high level of quality for the museum’s exhibition presentations. The Curator is tasked with creating and implementing a balanced schedule comprised of solo, group, and traveling projects. Among other responsibilities, he/she will propose large and small scale exhibitions, managing all phases and communicating all aspects relating to these projects; write scholarly publications and texts; assist with the development and growth of the Permanent Collection, including acquisitions across media; participate in fundraising and cultivation efforts; consult on press and marketing initiatives; and represent the Museum by delivering lectures, participating in symposia, and helping in other ways that further MOCA’s mission.
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Statement(s) of Understanding This position requires a level II background check, which includes fingerprinting. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check. The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University’s Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.
Posting Detail InformationAnticipated Start Date: 08/13/2018
Job Posting Date: 4/10/2018
Application Review Date: 07/30/2018
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Point of Contact: Ben Thompson, Deputy Director (904) 620-4206, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hiring Official: Caitlin Doherty, Director
Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Heather Sloan at (904) 620-3226 or at email@example.com.
Documents Needed to Apply:Resume, Cover Letter, Writing Sample, and Portfolio (optional)
How to Apply:
Visit www.unfjobs.org and search keywords “Curator” or by department “MOCA”.
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Summary Information about MOCA JacksonvilleThe Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Jacksonville, a cultural resource of the University of North Florida, serves the community and its visitors through exhibitions, collections, educational programs, and publications designed to enhance an understanding and appreciation of modern and contemporary art with particular emphasis on works created from 1960 to present.
MOCA is dedicated to: collecting, preserving and interpreting notable works of modern and contemporary art; presenting exhibitions of local regional, national and international significance; developing first-rate educational programs; and presenting a mixture of artistic disciplines and creative programs to reach all segments of our diverse community.
Summary Information about the University of North FloridaThe University of North Florida ("University" or "UNF") is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, abilities, backgrounds and life experiences to achieve a diverse University community.
UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged Institution. This designation celebrates the University's collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF's mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens.
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