Toledo Museum of Art seeks a Research Associate in American Art.
The Toledo Museum of Art seeks a Research Associate who will provide support for the Curator of American Art and the rest of the curatorial team with scholarly and administrative tasks in preparation for a pilot project on broadening American art historical narratives. The candidate will also participate in the planning of an upcoming museum-wide reimagining of TMA’s collections.
The Research Associate will provide critical support by participating in an assessment of the Museum’s collection of American art, with particular focus on understudied parts of the collection, such as works on paper and decorative arts, and aid in developing didactics that advance the institution’s mission that foster a culture of belonging. The role is best suited to a candidate with strong research skills, attention to detail, and a generalist’s knowledge of American art across all media.
The Research Associate will join a collaborative curatorial department and Museum, working closely with other departments across the institution, including but not limited to Conservation, Collections, Learning & Interpretation, and others outside the Museum.
Research demonstrates that individuals from underrepresented backgrounds tend to apply to jobs if they meet 100% of the qualifications. Since we recognize meeting all qualifications is highly unlikely, if much of the below appears to describe you, we encourage you to apply for this position.
Education and Experience:
Specialized Knowledge, Competencies, and Abilities:
Physical Requirements and Work Environment: Standard open office work environment shared with co-workers, with related phone, computer and printer noise. Position requires ability operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, printer and phone system; May occasionally lift up to 25 pounds; Support given to various departments across campus may result in occasional exposure to uncomfortable weather conditions.
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Salary range: $45,000-$52,000
Job classification: Full-time; salary
To apply: Apply directly on the Toledo Museum of Art website: www.toledomuseum.org/jobs-internships.
Posted: June 15, 2022
Deadline: July 15, 2022