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|Company||Museum of Contemporary Art - Chicago, IL|
|Position||Director of Collections and Exhibitions Management|
|Are you someone who is:
An authority on best practices with regard to collections management?
A skilled negotiator with a keen understanding of art insurance, protection, and documentation best practices?
An exceptional leader who can manage, develop and support a dynamic team of art professionals?
If so, then the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is looking for you!
We have an opening for a full-time Director of Collections and Exhibitions Management to oversee the day to day management of exhibitions and the MCA collection. Specific areas of responsibility include: ensuring that all works of art are properly insured, protected and documented; supervising registrar, rights and images, and exhibition production staff; managing the full cycle of traveling exhibition programs; writing, negotiating, and managing all documents related to MCA-organized, co-organized, and rented exhibitions; and overseeing the financial and human capital operations of the department. Occasional local, regional, and/or international travel to accompany MCA collection pieces to other institutions may also be required.
Desired qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in Arts Management and/or Art History (Master’s degree preferred) with emphasis on the field of 20th and 21st century art, at least 10 years of museum experience in collections and exhibition management, and:
Significant experience in art registration, exhibition touring, contract drafting and negotiation.
Strong leadership and supervisory skills.
Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.
Proficiency with museum database systems.
This is a full-time position with a schedule of Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm with occasional additional hours as required by activity in department. General mobility throughout the museum is required.
Interested? APPLY NOW https://mcachicago.org/About/Employment
P.S. The MCA provides a generous benefits package that includes: health, dental, and vision insurance; paid vacation and personal days; free life, AD&D, short term and long term disability insurance; pension and individual retirement plans; discounted parking; pre-tax transportation programs; visiting the MCA’s galleries; curator led staff tours of MCA exhibitions; discounts at the MCA Store and MCA Café; discounts for MCA Stage and other programs; plus a wide variety of discounts at many cultural institutions in the Chicagoland area.
The MCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. In addition, we aspire to make the MCA community and our environment – staff, audiences, artists, programs, and exhibitions – reflective of the diversity of the city of Chicago and to capture the spirit of access, inclusion, and equity in all we do. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.