CMA posts four open positions

  • APPLICATION DEADLINES: Open until filled
  • COMPENSATION INFORMATION: Included in position description at link

The Columbia Museum of Art shared some open positions with The Hub for our readers to browse. We are posting brief position overviews below. A link to read full descriptions of unfilled positions is here:

The positions will remain posted until filled.

Assistant/Associate Curator

The successful candidate will possess strong art historical knowledge in one or more of the museum’s collecting areas (American, European, Asian, and Modern & Contemporary); a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a Curatorial department at an art museum; and a commitment to inclusive programming for diverse audiences.

The Assistant/Associate Curator will work with colleagues to develop new presentations of the permanent collection; support, manage, and develop exhibitions; and actively participate in programming that informs, engages, and expands audiences. This position reports to the Director of Art and Learning and will work collaboratively within the Division of Art and Learning to promote the museum’s commitment to be welcoming, community-centered, vibrant, playful, and inspiring. In addition to these values, the CMA staff and board eagerly embrace diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion to contribute to an open environment for the communities we serve. The person selected to fill this position will have demonstrated the capacity to promote these attributes.

Curatorial and Education/Engagement Fellow (Full Time, 2-year term)

In the year 2025, the CMA will celebrate its 75th anniversary. The Art and Learning Division seeks a collaborative Curatorial and Education/Engagement fellow to create programming and exhibitions that support this major milestone at the CMA. The fellow will serve an instrumental role in expanding access to art through collaborative exhibitions and programs; make significant works of art accessible to current and burgeoning audiences; develop innovative narratives that expand stories; and explore shared themes that speak both to our diverse identities and communities.

The successful candidate will possess strong art historical knowledge in one or more of the museum’s collecting areas (American, European, Asian, and Modern & Contemporary); a commitment to inclusive programming for diverse audiences; and a vision for thoughtfully embracing new cultural trends and technologies in the service of sparking impactful conversations. The Curatorial and Education/Engagement fellow will work with colleagues to foster relations with the local, state-wide, and regional arts community; support, manage, and develop programs and exhibitions that are responsive and community-centered; and play a key role in the CMA’s work to expand audiences and support its 75th anniversary year.

Development Coordinator

The development coordinator is the glue of the development department, coordinating administrative functions, creating consistency through standard operating procedures, and providing foundational support to help our fundraising efforts soar. A great candidate for this role will thrive in routine and understand that details make the difference, thinking critically to help the development team put their best foot forward. You will have the chance to work with a team that can be high energy, likes to dream big, and is dedicated to welcoming people to arts and culture experiences. Our teammate will get excited about data, project management, and to-do lists, while learning and having fun in an arts environment. This role reports to the chief development officer.

Housekeeping Supervisor

[This position supports] the mission of the CMA in its goal of becoming the beloved art museum in the Southeast by ensuring that visitors have an excellent experience in a facility that is clean and welcoming. Performs and supervises staff and third-party services in accomplishing housekeeping responsibilities in all public spaces, other specified areas, and offices. Directs and coordinates the daily custodial operations and gives instructions for general cleaning and key special events.  Inspects the work of custodial staff and employees and provides appropriate feedback to improve the facility, cleaning standards, and general depth of knowledge on cleaning best practices.

Once again, please visit this link to read full position descriptions on the CMA website.