The Milwaukee Art Museum is committed to equal employment opportunity and to recruiting staff that represents the diverse communities we serve. We welcome you to apply for the employment positions listed below.
Job: Full Time
The Milwaukee Art Museum seeks an experienced Curator of American Art to manage a significant part of the Museum's Collection at a time of tremendous opportunity. The Museum has important holdings of American art from the eighteenth through twentieth centuries, including painting, sculpture, furniture, and decorative arts. The candidate will have broad knowledge of American art from the Colonial period through the early twentieth-century.
In late 2014, the Museum will close the two buildings housing collection galleries—a significant 1957 Eero Saarinen building, and a 1975 addition designed by David Kahler. This entire gallery wing, with over 100,000 square feet, will be renovated and reopened in late 2015 as the central element of a $25 million capital campaign. The 2001 Santiago Calatrava designed addition will remain open during this period. The Constance and Dudley J. Godfrey, Jr. Curator of American and Decorative Arts will play a lead role in planning and implementing the Reinstallation of the American Collection.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Education and/or Experience:
The Constance and Dudley J. Godfrey, Jr. Curator of American and Decorative Arts will report to the Chief Curator. A competitive salary and benefits package is offered. The Milwaukee Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer. This position is currently open and will remain open until filled.
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Job: Full Time
General Purpose: The Director of Information and Interactive Technology at the Milwaukee Art Museum is responsible and accountable for the strategy, planning, and execution of all information and technology resources and projects of the museum. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer of the Museum, the Director of Information and Interactive Technology leads the development and implementation of a comprehensive IT plan for the Museum. The long range strategic plan will result in optimal use of technology by all the departments/functions of the Museum.
Essential Job Functions:
Education/Experience Requirements: B.A./B.S. degree in Computer Science or related field. Minimum seven years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. A minimum of two years of management experience is required. Microsoft certification would be a plus.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the position.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Job: Full Time
General Purpose: Performs preventative maintenance and facilities set-up. Works with Facilities Manager in building maintenance. Maintains functionality of water fountains, appearance of buildings and grounds.
Education/Experience Requirements: Minimum 3-years Facilities Maintenance Experience
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Essential Job Functions: Hours of work: 40 M–F, 7am–4pm (except Thursdays 11am–8pm) (hours may vary depending on job demands, weekend and evening work required).
Job: Temporary Part Time
General Purpose: While Sr. Graphic Designer is on leave, we are seeking a part time hourly designer to conceive, design, and produce leading-edge printed and Internet-based materials for all areas of visual communication including exhibition and program graphics, catalogues, short-term exhibition branding programs, advertisements, Museum brochures, OOH and magazines. S/he must have worked with external vendors such as illustrators, photographers, and printers in production and art direction.
Duties & Responsibilities: Work with internal clients to concept, design, and produce a wide variety of internal and external Museum materials. Conceive, design, produce, and independently manage projects from inception through printing. Monitor schedules and deadlines, and work with the design and publications staff and project managers throughout the Museum to ensure that projects are completed on time and within set budgets. Work with curatorial and editorial staff to design artist publications. Requires knowledge of printing processes and web design. Remain current on design software and current industry trends and developments.
Education/Experience Requirements: College Degree in Art/Design, 6 years experience in a professional design environment, supervisory/management experience needed. Skilled in design software, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and web applications. Flash a plus.
Must be available to work onsite at the Museum- this is not a remote position. This is a part-time temporary hourly wage position.
Prior museum experience is a plus. Submit salary history with resume. email@example.com.
Job: Part Time
General Purpose: The Milwaukee Art Museum seeks a part-time Volunteer Coordinator to oversee the development and growth of this evolving museum program. This will be a critical position, particularly during 2014 and 2015 while the museum is undergoing significant physical and programmatic growth. The Coordinator is responsible for the recruitment, selection, training, and retention of museum volunteers and interns during a period of limited museum activity. The Coordinator will manage volunteer scheduling. This position also leads the overall development of the volunteer program and promotes the visitor experience. As a member of the Visitor Services Department, the Volunteer Coordinator position has responsibility, institution-wide, for ensuring that the museum maintains the highest level of hospitality and commitment to provide a superior visitor experience.
Education/Experience Requirements: Bachelor’s degree preferred. 2-3 years experience in Volunteer program coordination and/or leadership preferred