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

August 10, 2022

Description

TMCC Art Galleries Curator

Scope of Work

10-month part-time position at 19 hours per week (average) starting on August 25, 2022, and ending on May 31, 2023.

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
  • Maintaining and cataloging art for the TMCC Permanent Collection
  • 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
  • Re-establishing the TMCC Galleries Advisory Board which should meet once per semester
  • Attending department and other meetings as requested
  • Maintaining the budget for the Galleries in Workday

Qualifications

  • One year minimum experience teaching art or gallery practice classes.
  • Experience working in art galleries.

Compensation

$22.00 hourly rate, 19 hours/week, for 10 months, from August 25, 2022, to May 31, 2023.

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 Wednesday, August 24, 2022.

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 Thursday, August 25, 2022.