Job Opening – Assistant Director (04/2011)
New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art – A11009A1
University of Southern Indiana
Full-time, administrative position requires management of consignment gallery and conservation framing business. Responsibilities include finding and recruiting new regional artists, selecting art, art and framing sales, displaying art, ordering and displaying merchandise for the Atheneum Museum Shop, maintaining customer relationships, ordering framing supplies and completing framing orders. The position requires at a minimum, a Bachelor’s degree in fine art, art history, or arts administration or a related field and at least one year experience working in a gallery or museum setting. Candidate must have experience maintaining, handling, hanging, and framing art. Candidate must also have detailed understanding of contemporary art concepts and artists. Excellent written and verbal communication, organizational, and computer skills. Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet software, electronic mail software, and the internet required. Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop preferred.
Regular work week is Tuesday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Position requires extra frequent evening and weekend hours. This position requires occasional in-state and out of state travel.
Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until position is filled.
To apply: submit letter of application, resume, unofficial transcripts, and full contact information for three professional references, and a completed application (download at www.usi.edu/adminapp) via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Search Committee Chair: Ms. Erika Myers-Bromwell.