Working closely with the Chief Curator, this role engages deeply and innovatively with BAMPFA’s 28,000 object collection to make it more accessible to the public and as a resource for critical dialogue. This highly collaborative position works with colleagues across departments and across campus to present new art historical narratives and critical perspectives that incorporate historical materials together with contemporary work in multi-year collection-based exhibitions. This role will spearhead a new faculty teaching gallery, oversee the Cal Conversations student-curated series, lead collection installations and rotations, and work closely with guest-curators on exhibitions from the collection. The Curator will also oversee research and access within the special collections within the Works on Paper, Chinese paintings, and Conceptual Art study centers. This role may also curate or coordinate special exhibitions, Matrix series, or Art Wall exhibitions. This position may be hired to the Senior Curator level if the candidate displays a higher level of skills and such title is in line with their job trajectory.
BAMPFA is seeking a curator who can approach their work as a curious generalist, but has primary experience with 19th century or Modern and Contemporary art with a focus on one or more of these areas: Black Diaspora, Global Asian or Latin America/Latinx. This position supervises curatorial professionals within a larger curatorial organization such as our Associate Curator. The Curator provides guidance on complex curatorial issues that arise.
This is an exempt, monthly paid position. The annual salary range of the position is $85,000-95,000, commensurate with experience.
Information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University is available here.
The First Review Date for this job is: October 12, 2022
Visit the UC Berkeley jobs portal and search 43419, the job number for this position. Follow the application process detailed on the website. To be considered, applications must be completed through the campus online website. Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
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