- Exceptional communication skills, written and oral; confidence in public speaking; and deftness with leading and moderating discussions
- At least 5 years of professional experience in program development and project management in the non-profit cultural sector
- Deep knowledge of contemporary art practices and of the museum field, locally, nationally, and globally
- Demonstrated record of successfully fostering connections with artistic partners, program attendees, cultural organizations, and community groups, and of serving as a primary liaison between an institution and its publics
- Must be highly detail-oriented, hands-on, and enterprising when it comes to production
- Proven commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEA&I)
- Proficiency with Google applications and all Microsoft office software.
- Possession of an M.A. in art history, museum studies, studio art, art education, or related subject is highly preferred
- Previous experience in curating exhibitions, publishing books, and/or producing performances/events is a plus
Salary Range: $90,000 - $105,000
POSITION COVERED BY MOCA/AFSCME COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT: NO
While performing the essential functions of this job, the incumbent must be able to do the following: sit for extended periods; bend and reach for filing and other job-related functions; climb up and down stairs; bend, stoop, and lift to move and retrieve materials; pull, push, and lift; reach both above and below shoulder height. Specific visual abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to visually inspect work. Manual dexterity to operate a computer and other office equipment is required. Heavy usage of computers and phones required.
The Museum of Contemporary Art is an equal opportunity employer. We will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status or any other status protected under applicable federal, state or local laws. Our policy reflects and affirms the Museum of Contemporary Arts commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all discriminatory practices.
Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role.