Curator of Public Programs University of California, Los Angeles
Requisition Number: 31345 Salary: 4009-7925
Position Description: The Fowler Museum at UCLA?a beloved Los Angeles institution with an internationally recognized collection of art and objects?explores global arts and cultures with an emphasis on works from Africa, Asia, the Pacific, and the Americas, from practices of the past and present to cutting-edge contemporary art. Nestled in the heart of UCLA's beautiful north campus, the Fowler enhances understanding and appreciation of the diverse peoples, cultures, and religions of the world through acclaimed exhibitions, public programs, and publications.
We seek a dynamic individual to serve as Curator of Public Programs. Under the supervision of the Director of Education and Interpretation and working with senior museum staff, the Curator of Public Programs will develop, implement, and evaluate the Museum's programmatic offerings to enhance and broaden engagement with the Museum for the general public and the UCLA community.
The successful candidate will be a highly creative thinker capable of conceptualizing wide-ranging, exciting, and informative programs that consider the Fowler Museum's collections and exhibitions. The successful candidate will be well-informed about the key issues and challenges for 21st-century museums with global collections. The Curator of Public Programs must also be efficient and highly detail-oriented in order to produce events and manage their logistics. A broad spectrum of programs is to be offered, including lectures, symposia, music and performance, films, dance, workshops, tours, festivals, artist and scholar dialogues, and artist residencies. The Curator of Public Programs reports to the Director of Education and Interpretation and works closely with curatorial, education and communications staff to help strategize the Museum's outreach efforts for public programs.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.