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Cal Poly Pomona

UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY AND ENV COLLECTIONS CURATOR


Recruitment No. 50613 (REVISED)
Classification Title Administrative Analyst Specialist-Non Exempt
Collective Bargaining Unit CSUEU-Bargaining Unit 9
College/Department Dean’s Office, College of Environmental Design
Timebase Part-Time
Type of Appointment Temporary (for 1 year - 20 hours/week)
Application Materials Required University Application, and Resume
Classification Salary Range $1,623 - $2,597
Anticipated Hiring Range $1,623 - $1,947
Recruitment Closing Date This position is subject to close at anytime.

THE DEPARTMENT 

The College of Environmental Design (ENV) is one of eight academic colleges within the University. The Gallery Curator position is located within the ENV, Dean’s Office, under the supervision of the Dean. The Dean’s Office supports four academic departments, three of which have accredited undergraduate and graduate programs and one of which has two accredited undergraduate programs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

The University Art Gallery and ENV Collections Curator prepares and presents the exhibits including: consultation with the Dean’s Office, the ENV Departments, the ENV Director of Development, and other individuals within the University/community regarding exhibitions, related events and publicity. The incumbent develops the gallery and its events in a way that enhances the academic experience of Cal Poly Pomona students and faculty; organizes all aspects of the Gallery exhibitions; communicates with artists, administrators, faculty, staff, students and other participants in the shows. The incumbent solicits and selects specific exhibits; oversees the installation and removal process; assures that artwork is properly documented, insured, handled, stored, and shipped; organizes and publicizes public lectures and other Gallery programs, including an online presence for exhibitions, lectures and events; plans and creates exhibit catalogs, exhibition-related publications and brochures, exhibition invitations and receptions; communicates as needed with University public affairs and Foundation staff; adheres to copyright law; prepares and maintains a procedures manual and directory; maintain calendar events and coordinates other event-related tasks with the Gallery Director, Dean’s Office, Art Department, and College Director of Development. The incumbent tracks media coverage of exhibitions and gallery events; develops mailing and email lists, and (as appropriate) social media gallery coverage; responds to inquires from the public, artists, donors, and other members of the gallery’s constituency. The curator works with the Dean’s Office, facilities management and others to identify and resolve facilities issues (parking, delivery, accessibility, etc.) and performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree AND/OR the equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs. Working knowledge of general practices, program, and/or administrative specialty; basic knowledge of and ability to apply fundamental concepts; working knowledge of budget policies and procedures; ability to learn, interpret, and apply a wide variety of policies and procedures relating to and impacting the applicable program, organizational unit, and/or administrative specialty; knowledge of basic methods and procedures for research and statistical analysis and the ability to apply them. Ability to analyze data and make accurate projections using business mathematics and basic statistical techniques; ability to organize and plan work and projects including handling multiple priorities; ability to make independent decisions and exercise sound judgment; ability to compile, write, and present reports related to program or administrative specialty; demonstrated ability establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.

Finalists for this position may be required to submit to and successfully pass a background check prior to being hired.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Familiarity with basic curatorial practices and materials as well as coordination of galleries and related events.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal Poly Pomona Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at: http://dsa.csupomona.edu/police/securityreport.asp

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.  http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html


 

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