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TMCC Art Galleries Curator

Per the NFA Contract, Article 10, TMCC is announcing to all eligible Academic and Administrative faculty that a need exists for a TMCC Art Galleries Curator.

Date

July 12, 2021

Description

TMCC Art Galleries Curator

Scope of Work

12–15 hours per week between Aug. 2 and Dec. 17, 2021 (Fall semester), and Jan. 18 through June 4, 2022 (Spring semester).

Responsibilities and Deliverables

The Galleries Curator will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Maintaining the database of gallery exhibitions
  • Maintaining the database for the Permanent Collection
  • Researching potential artists for Main Gallery, reviewing artist applications, and inviting desired individuals/groups
  • Communicating with scheduled artists – contracts, inventories, shipping/delivery of artwork
  • Designing announcements, postcards/posters, etc., for exhibitions
  • Writing press releases for gallery events and exhibits
  • Providing event info to Web Services and online calendar for the TMCC website
  • Maintaining social media for the galleries
  • Installing and de-installing artwork in all galleries
  • Packaging of artwork for pick-up or shipping
  • Maintaining the professional and aesthetic quality of the galleries
  • Writing work orders for gallery maintenance (floors, walls, ceilings, electrical, etc.) 
  • Inspecting the Permanent Collection artwork on display at each site once each semester 
  • Scheduling gallery receptions, events, and artists lectures, including reserving rooms, submitting work orders for set-up, signage, ice, delivery, etc.
  • Purchasing and prepping food and beverages for receptions
  • Researching artwork for sale in local/regional area for the Permanent Collection
  • Attending meetings with the Advisory Board—tasked with selection of art for the Permanent Collection
  • Attending department and other meetings as requested
  • Maintaining the budget for the Galleries in Workday
  • Teaching the ART 209 Intro to Gallery Practices class (1 credit)

Compensation

7 credit release or stipend of $5,950 per semester.

Reports To

Ron Marston, Department Chair, Visual and Performing Arts

Application Process

Interested faculty will submit a letter of interest describing special qualifications and background information no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, July 23, 2021

The letter should be addressed to Ron Marston, Chair of Visual and Performing Arts.

NOTE: Administrative faculty must include a documented plan for separation of the additional assignment work from regular work time.

Selection Process

The Dean(s) of Liberal Arts will notify applicants of the hiring decision on or before Wednesday, July 28, 2021.