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Job Opportunities

Job opportunities that come to our attention are posted here as a service to members. Please send job announcements to Phil Freshman.


Currently, there are three job opportunities available.


CLARK ART INSTITUTE

Publications/Research and Academic Program Assistant

The Clark Art Institute seeks an organized and energetic individual to gain valuable experience and assist with the daily operations of both the Publications Department and the Research and Academic Program. The position is full-time for one year with a possible one-year renewal.

Duties for the Publications Department include:
licensing of images for publications (catalogues, exhibition graphics, brochures, etc.); managing departmental Web pages; performing light editorial tasks; processing contracts and payments; serving as a liaison between Publications and the Research and Academic Program, especially for books in the Clark Studies in the Visual Arts series; and performing other office assignments as needed. Duties may expand to include: developing production schedules; assisting with developmental, substantive, and/or mechanical editing of texts; participating in design discussions; managing the production of publications; and/or serving on institute-wide committees.

Duties for the Research and Academic Program include:
performing simple IT setup and assistance for RAP events; preparing materials and coordinating logistics for RAP events; maintaining departmental Web pages; and assisting with mailings, scanning, and research as well as other office tasks as needed.

A bachelor’s degree in a related field is required, and any related work experience is considered beneficial. This position requires effective communication and organizational skills, including: clear writing, astute listening, collegial interpersonal correspondence, and keeping track of multiple, fast-paced projects. Interests in museum publishing, art history (specifically the collecting areas of the Clark), and research initiatives are helpful.

Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received, with those received by April 16 given the most consideration. The position will start in late May or by June 1, 2017. Salary is $27,000. Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, résumé, and the names of three references via e-mail to HumanResources@clarkart.edu. Or mail to Human Resources, Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street, Williamstown, MA 01267.

The Clark is an equal-opportunity employer.

Posted on this site 3/28/17.


ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

Editorial Director

The Editorial Director is part of a management team that includes the Executive Director of Publishing, Director of Production, and Director of Technical Imaging. Helps establish department priorities and manages workload, supervising editorial staff members, including editors, associate editors, assistant editors, and temporary/special projects editorial staff. Responsible for editing museum publications within a specified schedule and budget, working with project directors, authors, curators, production staff, freelance editors, freelance proofreaders, designers, printers, and others on a full range of museum publications, including print and digital materials. Edits and coordinates museum publications that include exhibition catalogues, scholarly collection catalogues, guidebooks, labels, brochures, and digital publications. Oversees projects in consultation with the Executive Director of Publishing, the Administration, and all relevant curators and project supervising editors.

Primary duties and responsibilities:

Qualifications:

For fullest consideration, please apply online at: https://hrweb.artic.edu/recruit/applyjob.html

The Art Institute of Chicago is an equal opportunity, equal-access employer fully committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Posted on this site 3/30/17.


ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

Assistant Editor

The Assistant Editor will edit and coordinate various museum publications, including exhibition catalogues, books on the collection, digital publications, labels, and brochures. Also plans, develops and implements realization of publications. This includes overseeing all aspects of the project in consultation with the Executive Director of Publishing, the Administration, Editorial Director, production team, all relevant curators and authors, and supervising editors on projects.

Primary duties and responsibilities:

Qualifications:

For fullest consideration, please apply online at: https://hrweb.artic.edu/recruit/applyjob.html

The Art Institute of Chicago is an equal opportunity, equal-access employer fully committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Posted on this site 4/3/17.