CURATORIAL ASSOCIATE, ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN, MIT Museum (part-time, 50%), to be closely involved in research, preparation/production, and installation of an active annual program of temporary exhibitions in the MIT Museum's Kurtz Gallery for Photography and in the Wolk Gallery of the School of Architecture and Planning. Will serve as a member of a collections team of seven including curators, curatorial associates, and registrar and collections manager. Responsibilities include assisting with exhibition research, preparation, installation, publicity, and related programming. Specific responsibilities (in consultation with the curator) include coordinating the design and production of exhibition graphics and print materials and website development; media contact; coordinating opening receptions and public programs; coordinating artwork transport and other activities related to the mounting of exhibitions; organizing traveling exhibitions; assisting with the supervision and organization of workflow for curatorial interns, temporary staff, and volunteers; and other duties as assigned. Will also support activities related to collections services and management including reference; accessioning; preparing inventories, guides, finding aids, and website access tools; and cataloging.
REQUIRED: undergraduate degree (advanced degree in art/architectural history an advantage) with subject interest in one or more of the following areas: art history, architectural history, history of design (particularly graphic design), and history of photography. Three years of exhibitions and/or curatorial experience with museum collections required, and discretion and judgment with confidential information. Must have excellent writing and interpersonal skills and be well organized and highly motivated to work in a team environment. Must also be able to retrieve collection objects and document boxes weighing up to 35 lbs. from storage locations that require climbing steps. Job #14170-N
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