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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 two job opportunities available.


Managing Editor

The Fowler Museum seeks an experienced Managing Editor to be responsible for editing museum publications, including multiauthor volumes. The individual in this position will work with curators and senior museum staff to manage all aspects of author relations, and may be responsible for making substantive revisions of author submissions. The Managing Editor copyedits all museum interpretive texts and is involved in reviewing all marketing materials, including newsletters and announcements. The Managing Editor works with the Museum Director, Chief Curator, and Director of Publications to shape editorial policy and monitor the content and/or writing quality of museum publications.

Work is performed independently, under broad direction by the Museum Director and Director of Publications.


This is a full-time exempt position with an anticipated annual salary range between $46,700 and $73,000. UCLA offers full healthcare, welfare, and retirement benefits to its permanent staff members; certain eligibility requirements must be met in order to qualify for all plans.

All applicants are to submit an application, cover letter, CV, three writing samples, and references through the UCLA Career Opportunity site, accessible from the UCLA Gateway Employment page. For application submissions, please select ‘Campus Job Openings’ at

The requisition number for this position is 25884. The application deadline is May 31, 2017.

Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background investigation.

UCLA is an affirmative action/equal-opportunity employer.

Posted on this site 5/9/17.


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 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.