The Studio Museum in Harlem is accepting applications for the Robert Rauschenberg Curatorial Fellowship, a twelve-month position designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to curatorial work for a young professional who has demonstrated a commitment to the museum field, and specifically to artists of African descent. The fellow will work under the direction of the Assistant Curator on a wide range of tasks, ranging from research and writing for various exhibition programming to the coordination of logistics around the Artist-in-Residence program. This fellow will also work closely with the Assistant Curator to develop workflows and schedules that serve the diverse programming generated by the Curatorial Department.
The position will provide the successful applicant with the opportunity to join a cohort of fellows, interface with colleagues in various internal museum departments, and connect with external partners engaged in many facets of museum work. The fellowship includes a benefits package and provides $2,500 to cover travel expenses for an approved research trip related to the fellow’s field of interest.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Travel Requirements: ☐ Yes ☒ No
Salary Range : $45,000
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.
Send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include "The Robert Rauschenberg Curatorial Fellow" in the subject line. No phone calls or faxes. Applications due by 11:59 pm EST on January 23, 2023.
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 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.