FY17 2016-346 CURATOR

Job # FY16 2016 346
Job Type Administrative
Department James E. Lewis Museum of Art
FLSA Status Exempt
Class Code 9003
Job Status Full-Time
Salary Commensurate with Experience
Posting Date December 6, 2016
Closing Date Open Until Filled


Department: James E. Lewis Museum of Art

Introduction: The Office of Museums is recruiting for a Curator. Interested candidates should have a strong desire in advancing the mission of the Museum, at one of the Nation's largest Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU).

Duties: Overseeing the museum's art collection; providing leadership, vision and supervision to the full time and part time museum employees; organizing exhibitions from internal and external collections; working closely with the Museum Registrar; conducting research on acquisitions; working with affiliated academic departments; meeting with students and faculty; giving lectures; bringing collections to the museum; deciding on which items to place on exhibition; supervising interns, student workers and administrative staff and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Masters' degree in Art History, Humanities or a related discipline from an accredited college or university and at least three (3) years of professional experience in a museum environment including at least two (2) years in a management capacity.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates who possess a PhD or an ABD.

Requirements: Must have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communications skills; demonstrated evidence of clear, scholarly writing and public speaking skills; demonstrated commitment to research, educational collaborations and scholarly content; must have creative teaching ability; experience and abilities in grant-writing, donor relations and fund raising; commitment to diversity, community outreach and public engagement; the ability to foster and build upon existing relationships locally and internationally; the ability to teach graduate level courses and project management skills. 

To Apply: Email a cover letter to jobs@morgan.edu, indicating Job # FY17 2016-346 in the subject line and attach the following items; a resume, a completed Morgan State University Employment Application, (which should include salary history and references). Alternatively, you may mail the required items to: Morgan State University, Office of Human Resources, and 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251. Application packets can also be faxed to: 443-885-8209 (Incomplete submissions of any type may not be given consideration).

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**NOTE: THE HIRING DEPARTMENT WILL CONTACT ONLY APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW. **

MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AFFIRMATIVE/ACTION EMPLOYER As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, applicants should be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing their identities, U.S. citizenship or alien status and their authorization to work in the United States.