The Assistant Curator, reporting to the Curator, joins a growing Curatorial Department as The Studio Museum in Harlem prepares to open in its new building. The position will coordinate projects for the Museum’s inaugural year of programming and has the opportunity to propose and organize exhibitions, write texts for publications, and participate in public program engagements. This role also helps establish and maintain records and files that are necessary for the operation of the department. The Assistant Curator collaborates with colleagues across Museum departments, and is in dialogue with artists, patrons, and other arts professionals as tied to the work of the department.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Travel Requirements: ☒ Yes ☐ No 0 - 10%
Physical Demands: ☒ Yes ☐ No
Salary Range : $55,000 – $75,000
Salary is commensurate with experience within the guidelines of a small not-for-profit. A competitive benefits package is provided, including medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance, a retirement account, and substantial vacation time.
Please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Be sure to include "Assistant Curator" in the subject line. No phone calls or faxes.
Please note that while careful consideration will be given to each submission, the Museum will only be able to contact those applicants whose knowledge, skills, and work experience best fit the requirements of the position.
Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role.
The Studio Museum in Harlem is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, gender identification, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or political affiliation. We celebrate our inclusive work environment and encourage folks of all backgrounds and perspectives to apply. At the Studio Museum in Harlem, we are committed to having an inclusive and transparent environment where every voice is heard and acknowledged. We embrace our differences and know that our diverse team is a strength that drives our success.
The Studio Museum is requiring proof of Covid-19 vaccination for employment. In order to be eligible, participants must show proof of vaccination and a form of personal ID.