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Curatorial Assistant (Fixed Term)

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Job Details

Position Information

Position Title Curatorial Assistant (Fixed Term)
Advertised Title Curatorial Assistant (Fixed Term)
Location Troy, NY Campus
Search Number S17-00623
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Portfolio Experimental Media & Performing Arts Center
Business Unit EMPAC
Job Summary

The Curatorial Assistant assists with artistic research, development and organization of EMPAC artist programming specifically for the EMPAC 10th Anniversary Festival and the Spatial Audio workshops. http://rpijobs.rpi.edu/postings/5901

Minimum Qualifications

• Associates degree in arts or related field
• 2+ years experience in the professional arts world
Or
• 4+ years experience in the professional arts world

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in arts administration, fine arts, museum studies, time based arts or related field
• Two years experience in curatorial field including time based arts (visual, music, dance and theater)

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Ability to work across different disciplines (music, visual arts, dance, theater)
• The ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously from inception to completion
• Applies acceptable curatorial principles, theories, concepts and techniques to tasks at hand
• Requires attention to detail, organizational skills and able to track multiple projects’ details
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Requires scholarly research, planning, organization and effective time management skills
• Requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Requires ability to work effectively under pressure and meet established goals and objectives
• Requires ability to proactively anticipate and solve problems

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Job Posted Date
In order to receive full consideration you must apply by
Job Close Date
New/Replacement Position New
Other Position Requirements

General work conditions in a theater, studio, concert hall, or office. May require lifting, use of tools, reading, use of computers. Some travel may be required, stressful at times, demanding, fast paced workplace. While performing the duties of this job employee is frequently required to stand, sit and walk. May be required to work evenings and weekends.

Additional Information

The Curatorial Assistant works under the direction of the EMPAC Curatorial staff to assist with artistic research, development and organization of EMPAC artist programming specifically for the EMPAC 10th Anniversary Festival and the Spatial Audio workshops.

Instructions for Applying

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/C.V.
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Contact Information for Three (3) or more references

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute employee?
    • Yes
    • No