The Rowan University Art Gallery is seeking a full-time Art Gallery Coordinator to provide assistance to the Gallery Director in the management and coordination of gallery programming and exhibitions. Taking direction from the Gallery Director, the Art Gallery Coordinator contributes professionally to all internal processes by providing knowledge, experience, and the ability to implement best practices in contemporary art exhibition planning and design, art handling and installation, design of educational and promotional materials, and coordination of gallery programming.
Specific Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities
Planning, production, and implementation of exhibitions, gallery programs, public art, and related events. The Art Gallery Coordinator:
Contributes to coordinating exhibition schedules, handling of artwork with art professionals and art handlers, correspondence with artists, arts professionals, and representatives from internal units.
Participates in facilitating and executing programming related to gallery committees.
Performs tasks to implement PR and social media campaigns.
Contributes to writing texts related to exhibitions, didactic materials, general announcements, and promotional materials. Manages exhibition documentation including photographic, visual and text documentation for exhibitions, programs, and events.
Manages audio-visual equipment, gallery lighting, gallery monitor, computers, and related devices.
Digital and Graphic Design and Communications:
Designs exhibition postcards, posters, informational displays, and large-format banners.
Develops text and visual materials for the gallery website, social media, campus monitors, exhibition guides, event and program announcements, and related material for educational use, event promotion, and advertising.
Maintains gallery website, social media platforms, and facilitates electronic announcements.
Supervises administrative staff and student workers:
Coordinates and monitors the work of administrative staff and student workers.
Assists in the development and implementation of training programs for student workers.
Provides guidance and instruction in the proper use of gallery equipment and tools.
One (1) year of professional experience
Bachelor's Degree required
At least 3 years contemporary art gallery or art museum experience.
MFA degree or related field.
Extensive graphic design ability and use of Illustrator, In-Design, Photoshop, and Adobe Suite.
Extensive ability using electronic equipment including: digital projectors, sound equipment, and wireless/Bluetooth equipment.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to manage several projects at once.
Internal Number: 494490
About Rowan University
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