Job Opening – Assistant Director (08/2011)

2011 August 27

Tyler School of Art
Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Under the direction of the Director of Exhibitions and Public Programs and in close collaboration with members of this department and university officials, the Assistant Director will plan, develop, implement and manage a range of research initiatives drawn from the entire Temple University which complement Temple Gallery’s creative program. Responsibilities include being the public face of the department’s many university initiatives, leading the department’s marketing campaign in developing new audiences and to manage the day to day administration and operations of the Department of Exhibitions and Public Programs. In addition to overseeing the financial management and records of this department, the Assistant Director manages the department’s graduate student workers, forms and reinforces productive partnerships and collaborative relationships to enrich the educational and cultural life of the school, university, regional arts and overall community. Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in fine arts or art history and at least three years of project management and administrative experience in an arts environment. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills and Abilities:

*Excellent organization skills.
*Ability to develop the editorial and curatorial content of the programs.
*Strong management and leadership skills.
*Ability to manage projects independently and be extremely detail oriented.
*Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Excel, social media outlets, and Photoshop.
*Excellent organizational, customer service and interpersonal skills; along with the ability to effectively interact with a diverse population of students, faculty, artists, university community and the community at large.
*Ability to travel to offsite locations that may not be accessible via public transportation.

To apply for this position, and view other Temple opportunities, please visit our website at, and click on Jobs @ temple. Please apply to Requisition # TU-14548.

AA, EOE, m/f/d/v.

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