Job Opening – Gallery Director (01/2012)

2012 January 26

Brenau University
Gainesville, Georgia

Brenau University, an independent, comprehensive, liberal arts institution situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains one hour from Atlanta in Northeast Georgia, seeks a full-time Gallery Director beginning July 2012.

Successful candidates for the 12 month position will have a Master’s degree (preferred) or meaningful, relevant experience in a field of visual art, art history or museum studies and a minimum of 3-5 years’ full-time experience in gallery direction, including grant-writing, curating/installing exhibitions, facilities management, community outreach programming, budget management, and the creation of support materials for gallery events.

Duties will include the management of a significant permanent art collection (spanning from the pre-Columbian to contemporary eras) exhibited in campus locations and the galleries, internal educational programming and ongoing special projects. Experience in Microsoft Office and PastPerfect software necessary. Excellent communication skills, arts advocacy and community relations expected. Potential for some adjunct teaching in studio art and/or museum studies content areas. Competitive salary.

Applicants should contact the Search Committee Chair, Mary Beth Looney, at mlooney@brenau.edu and Brenau University Human Resources at brenauhrresponse@brenau.edu with current c.v., cover letter, list of three references, and samples of relevant written materials.

Please indicate whether you will be attending the CAA conference in February 2012. Review of applications begins immediately.

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