Post-Baccalaureate Curatorial Assistant
Title Post-Baccalaureate Curatorial Assistant Posting Number S00756JP Department Museum of Art Job Summary
Assists the curatorial team with programs, schedules, research, and various administrative tasks; coordinates the recruitment, hiring and training of student employees and is primary contact with student organizations associated with the museum; coordinates recruitment and training of tour guides, and schedules group tours of the museum; works with museum staff on the development of digital resources. The Curatorial Assistant will conduct original research on an area of their interest related to the Museum collection. This position reports to the Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow.
This is an entry-level, two-year post-baccalaureate appointment open to Bowdoin College graduates from the classes of 2019, 2020, and 2021.
Review of applications will begin on April 16, 2021.
A Bachelor’s degree is required as well as a demonstrated interest in the arts. Strong verbal and written communication skills; demonstrated knowledge of social media platforms; the ability to work well as part of a team; the ability to multi-task in deadline driven environment; and a sincere commitment to working in a museum environment.
Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
Previous experience in an art museum or gallery setting is preferred.
Standard Work Days and Hours
Generally, Monday – Friday, 8:30 – 5:00. Occasional evening and weekend work is required.
Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.
We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.
Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.
Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.
Shift First Shift Employment Category Full Time Year Round FTE 1.00 Benefits Eligible Yes Pay Type Hourly Background Check Package Requirements Support Staff Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? No Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? No Posting Date 03/16/2021 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled Yes Type of Posting Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Information
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