Curator of the Maslow Collection

Summary of Duties

The Insalaco College of Creative and Performing Arts and the Department of Visual Arts at Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania, invite applications for the position of Curator of The Maslow Collection.

Responsibilities: To manage and develop The Maslow Collection; to provide educational service and assistance to the art galleries and art department; to provide academic support and service in visual literacy and education to the institution and college; to contribute to the cultural climate of the region, primarily Northeast Pennsylvania, and provide outreach programming through exhibits, initiatives, and partnerships.

Daily Hours: 10-4/variable

Hours per Day: 6/variable

Days per Week: 5/variable

Total Hours per week: 30+

Total Weeks per year: 52

 

APPOINTMENT BEGINS: June 2017.

The Department of Visual Arts offers bachelors and masters degrees focusing on Studio Art (2-D, 3-D); Design (Graphic Design, Photography), Art Education, and Art Therapy. The department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. The Graduate Art Therapy Program is an American Art Therapy Association approved program.  The three-dimensional facilities include: jewelry studio, wood studio, foundry for bronze and aluminum casting, welding, forging and metal fabrication, mold making, glass casting, slumping, and fusing, reduction (high) fire kilns, raku kiln, low fire kiln work, and glazing work area.

 Located in northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately 2 hours northwest of New York City and 2½ hours north of Philadelphia, Marywood University is an independent, comprehensive, Catholic University.  The Department of Visual Arts resides within the Insalaco College of Creative and Performing Arts, which provides graduate and undergraduate degrees in the Visual Arts, Music, Theatre, and Communication Arts.  Marywood was founded in the spirit of dedicated service and sponsored by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Scranton, PA. 



Requirements

  • Educational:

    Candidates must have an MFA/MA in studio art/art history/museum studies, or equivalent curatorial experience; minimum of three years professional experience. Proven knowledge and command of contemporary art, curatorship, and collections management; exceptional management and inter-personal skills; strong administrative/organizational skills; computer experience (word processing, HTML, desktop publishing, imaging, collections management/database); strong writing and communication skills, including grants writing.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vita, and contact information for three professional references. An electronic submission is preferred as a single PDF or MS Word document. Review of applications will begin on March 27, 2017. Materials should be sent to:

Patrick Cowley - pcowley@maryu.marywood.edu

Subject: Maslow Curator