Manager of Installations and Operations - Colby College Museum of Art

24 Jan 2020 8:10 AM | Anonymous member


Colby College Museum of Art

Full-Time, Exempt, Salaried, Administrative Staff Appointment

Working collaboratively with all departments in the Museum, the manager of installations and operations is responsible for the installation of temporary exhibitions, permanent collection galleries, class and curricular installations, and the safe movement of art within the galleries. The manager of installations and operations manages the Museum’s physical envelope and interior spaces, working collaboratively and creatively to develop and implement strategic improvements to spaces and processes within the building. Liaising with Colby’s campus facilities and grounds department, they manage the condition and appearance of the galleries and functioning of the building, arranging and supervising changes, repairs, and maintenance throughout the museum. Essential skills include a strong sense of exhibition design, knowledge of museum lighting, experience in art handling, all aspects of art preparation, and a comprehensive understanding of facilities and building infrastructure.

Founded in 1959, the Colby College Museum of Art is a teaching museum, destination for American art, and a place for engagement with local and global communities. Located on the Colby College campus in Waterville, Maine, the Museum holds more than 10,000 works of art and offers more than 38,000 square feet of exhibition space.

The Colby Museum is deeply committed to strengthening diversity, inclusion, and equity across all strategic and programmatic areas of the Museum, actively building a multiplicity of perspectives and backgrounds represented on our staff and Board of Governors, outreach to diverse audiences, inclusive exhibitions and programs, and a broad-based, expansive collection. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the diversity of our college, including its cultural and ethnic diversity.

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