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ARTS INTEGRATION SPECIALIST

 

Bronx Children’s Museum seeks a Part-Time Arts Integration Specialist to be part of the team that will manage art integrations within the Bronx Children’s Museum new building set to open in 2020. The Arts Integration Specialist will work with the Director of Arts and Programing to create curatorial statements throughout the Museum that explore relationships between children, nature, culture and the Bronx.

QUALIFICATIONS 

 

The ideal candidate will have experience working directly with Bronx emerging and mid-career artists, a broad knowledge the Bronx cultural community, have a love for the rich natural landscape of the Bronx, be knowledgeable of Bronx-based artists and arts organizations, experience and enthusiasm for communicating about art to a broad spectrum of people, interpersonal skills, administrative skills, public art experience, and the ability to follow-through and an ability to manage multiple details and deadlines.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities associated with the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Administrative: Manage the artist database, artist proposals, written communication with artists and artist review committee, artist contracts, and loan forms.

  • Curatorial: Assist the Director of Arts and Programing in curating and organizing multiple locations for the Bronx Children’s Museum Building. Assist in 3 competitive commissions and 12 individually awarded commissions.

  • Fabrication and Installation: Assist the Director of Arts and Programing with the communication between artists, designers, and architects to communicate timeline, identify problems and oversee installation.

  • Exhibition Production:

    • Assist the Director of Arts and Programing with loans and contracts from artists, installation schedule and oversee contracted art handlers and engineers, prepare condition reports for incoming and outgoing work.

    • Write interpretive text for labels for all artwork.

    • Coordinate announcement cards, wall labels and signage.

    • Outreach: organize studio visits, meetings and collaborations between artists and the Bronx Children’s Museum.

    • Participate in institution-wide planning committees with both design and multimedia design teams.

    • Represent the Bronx Children’s Museum portfolio reviews, community meetings and developments.

Requirements

 

  • Minimum three years of professional experience in a curatorial setting

  • Excellent communication, writing and editorial skills

  • Experience working with Bronx-based artists and arts organizations

  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, Photoshop


 

The Arts Integration Specialist position offers competitive rate of pay commensurate with experience. It is a part-time position based on approximately a 3-day workweek.

To apply, please send your resume, thoughtful cover letter outlining your experience and interest and salary requirements with Arts Integration Specialist in the subject line to careers@bronxchildrensmuseum.org no later than October 31, 2019.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

Bronx Children's Museum is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. 

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