University of Nevada, Reno, seeks gallery director/contemporary art curator

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The Department of Art at the University of Nevada, Reno, is searching
for an innovative and energetic full-time Gallery Director/contemporary
art Curator for its Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery.
Job Title: Gallery Director
Search Number: 17055
Job Description:
Responsible for the overall management of the Department of Art¹s five
galleries, including the Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, three student
galleries, and the Downtown Gallery. Responsibilities include
coordination, scheduling, and supervision of galleries, acquisition of
gallery exhibitions, publicity and community outreach, grant writing,
fundraising, and budgeting; supervision of gallery staff and student
assistants; curation of the department¹s permanent art collection.
Additional duties include teaching one course per semester related to
either the BFA or MFA programs, or in an area of the Director¹s
specialty. The Department of Art¹s galleries are one of its primary
outreach mechanisms, featuring professional, contemporary art
exhibitions, lectures, and performances. They play a significant role
in all aspects of the Department¹s educational and research programs.

Preferred Qualifications:
Required Qualifications:
Master¹s Degree from an accredited university with major course work in
Art or Art History and two years, or a Doctorate and one year of
experience in an art gallery or museum environment.

Job Close Date: 11/01/2012

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