The Weatherspoon Art Museum on the campus of UNC Greensboro seeks to hire a full-time Associate Curator of Academic Programming. This position reports to the Elizabeth McIver Weatherspoon Curator of Academic Programming and Head of Exhibitions, and works collaboratively with staff across the museum, as well as UNCG faculty, students, and community members. The associate curator develops university and public programs related to its collection and exhibitions; engages faculty to support curricular ties to the museum’s work; regularly teaches university classes in the galleries; oversees the museum’s docent program; serves as advisor to the museum’s student group, CoWAM; and leads the development and implementation of walk-in visitor experiences.
The successful candidate will have at least three years of object-based teaching experience and a demonstrated ability to make connections between works of art and diverse disciplines across the curriculum in an art museum setting. A master’s degree or equivalent experience in art history, museum education, or a related field is required; PhD is preferred.
The Weatherspoon Art Museum is a dynamic, innovative campus art museum committed to both a culture of care and a culture of success. With one of the strongest collections of modern and contemporary American art in the Southeast, it is dedicated to developing platforms for diverse communities both on and off campus to access works of art for scholarship, personal inquiry, and enjoyment. The museum embraces its public service role and the capacity of teaching and learning with art to positively impact lives. Its recent projects have been supported by grants from the Terra Foundation for American Art, The Henry Luce Foundation, The Helen Frankenthaler Foundation Climate Initiative, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
UNC Greensboro is a vibrant, minority-serving institution (MSI) recognized both regionally and nationally for supporting the upward social mobility of its students. With approximately 18,000 students, the university offers 175 areas of undergraduate study. More than half of the school’s students remain in the region after graduation and contribute to its economy and community life.
To learn more or to apply for this position, please visit Spartan Talent at UNC Greensboro Employment Opportunities | Search Jobs and view the posting for position #005402
Open until filled. All applications received by July 31 will be fully reviewed.
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