Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute

225 South Street, P. O. Box 8
Williamstown, MA 01267
www.clarkart.edu
humanresources@clarkart.edu

Date Posted:
February 07, 2019

Region:
Western Massachusetts

Category:
Administrative

Type:
Full-Time

Exhibitions Coordinator

Description:

The Clark is pleased to accept applications for an exciting opportunity to support the Director of Collections and Exhibitions and the Assistant Exhibitions and Collections Manager in the management of Clark exhibition programs. The Exhibitions Coordinator will coordinate exhibition project development timelines, monitor work for completion; develop and maintain exhibition project descriptions for all projects; coordinate meetings, take meeting notes and circulate them; coordinate information on projects required by multiple departments (Public Programs and Advancement, as examples) and disseminate exhibition information to appropriate staff.


Essential functions of the role include:

• Analysis of current process for coordinating planning and information sharing on Clark exhibitions and propose improvements to make the process more efficient and effective.


• Maintain and update the Clark’s master exhibition schedule, as well as the exhibition related entries on the institutional Master Calendar (currently via TeamUp).


• Maintain a comprehensive timeline that shows major workflows for all exhibition projects in the same calendar or document; work with other departments such as Publications and Communications to incorporate key dates from those areas.


• Develop and maintain basic exhibition project descriptions for each project, including key information on the project such as dates, locations, scope, key contacts, organizational partners or venues, signature images, curatorial project precis, and credit lines, noting which aspects of the project are firm and which are tentative.


• Act as the main point of contact for information sharing on exhibitions with departments throughout the institute, promoting timely and accurate dissemination of information for a variety of functions.


• Complete and archive the description at end of exhibition, including listing of related public programs, final attendance, and other key information.

Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of four years administrative support/related work experience is required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is essential. Salary is commensurate with experience and includes an excellent benefits package.

How To Apply:

Individuals interested in applying for a position at the Clark Art Institute should submit a cover letter, salary requirements, resume, and the names of three references via email to HumanResources@clarkart.edu. The Clark is an equal opportunity employer.

Apply by:
March 01, 2019
About this Organization:

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute is one of only a small number of institutions globally that is both an art museum and a center for research, critical discussion, and higher education in the visual arts. Opened in 1955, the Clark houses an important collection including exceptional European and American paintings and sculpture, extensive collections of master prints and drawings, English silver, and early photography. Its nineteenth-century French Impressionist paintings, including more than thirty works by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, are a major strength of the collection.

 The Clark Library, open to the public with more than 240,000 volumes, is one of the nation’s premier art history libraries. The Clark also houses and co-sponsors the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art.

 The Clark’s 140-acre campus features scenic meadows and trails, inviting visitors to enjoy art and ideas in a setting of great natural beauty.