Museum Collections Manager – SUNY Plattsburgh

About Our College: Situated in one of the world’s most beautiful regions – SUNY Plattsburgh’s main campus is on Lake Champlain between the Adirondack Mountains of New York and Green Mountains of Vermont. SUNY Plattsburgh is a vibrant, public, comprehensive college, and member of the State University of New York’s (SUNY) comprehensive system of higher education committed to student-centered academic excellence. While the college enrolls more than 5,200 students in 70+ baccalaureate, certificate, and master’s programs, an average class size of 22 students allows the individual attention necessary to ensure that its graduates are educated to succeed in an increasingly complex, multicultural and interdependent world.

About The Position: The School of Arts & Sciences provides excellence in learning opportunities for all students at SUNY Plattsburgh through a core liberal arts education. We develop students who can think critically, have mastered their discipline, can communicate effectively, and are broadly educated. The Plattsburgh State Art Museum (PSAM) collects, studies, preserves, exhibits, interprets, and publishes original works of art while advancing the academic goals of the college as well as contributing to the campus climate and the cultural education of the surrounding community. As an integral part of the department, this position will be responsible for ensuring the overall safety, preservation, maintenance, and documentation for all works in PSAM’s collection. Additional duties are expected to include, but are not limited to: receiving, preparing and cataloguing new acquisitions; planning and organization exhibition-related movement of objects; managing the database of collection contents and photography for the collection; collaborating with art preparation staff; and supervise consultants and student workers and interns. As an institution that delivers challenging and high-quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners, the successful candidate must demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to diversity, inclusion, and equity-minded policies, programs, and practices.

SUNY College at Plattsburgh is a fully compliant employer committed to excellence through diversity.

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