Tyler Job Post

Temple’s Tyler School of Art has announced its search terms for Director of Exhibitions and Public Programs, vacant since Kevin Melchionne’s resignation.

Application deadline is Dec. 12. The focus of the job is on running a high profile exhibition program — and fundraising. (image above of future curators?)

Here’s some information from the press release.

“…At this time Tyler is on the verge of significant change. The school expects to move its suburban campus to a new building on Temple’s main, Philadelphia, campus within three to four years. …The move will also bring all of Tyler’s departments, including exhibitions, together on one campus for the first time ever.

“…Tyler is committed to maintaining and even expanding its Old City presence over time…Tyler envisions a new, much higher, profile for its exhibitions department….

“The new Director, Exhibitions and Public Programs will be… a curator and an executive with strong management skills…

“QUALIFICATIONS • Ten to fifteen years of progressively responsible experience in the visual arts in an art gallery or museum setting. • Curatorial experience in the form of exhibitions developed and implemented (and corresponding catalogs and other written materials). • Experience developing and implementing educational programs within an art setting, and in the larger community • Experience managing a budget and staff. • Fundraising experience with specific examples of success. • Masters degree (preferably in the fine arts or art history, however a Masters in another area may be acceptable with substantial experience in the visual arts field)

“To apply, send a letter of interest, two relevant publications or writing samples, signed copy of C.V., contact information for 3 professional references, SSAE for return of materials. Send to: Doris Izes, Tyler School of Art , 7725 Penrose Avenue, Elkins Park, PA 19027 dizes@temple.edu (215)782-2715”


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