University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Curator – Art Museum Education

Payroll Title: UCP VIII
Class Code: 0827-9088
Job Family: CUR
FLSA Code: E
Score: 613

JOB SUMMARY

Under the general direction of the Director, designs, organizes and delivers general and specific programs for the purpose of interpreting exhibitions and individual works of art for students, faculty and the general public.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Arranges and delivers special interpretative events, activities, lectures and programs which lead to an understanding and appreciation of works of art.
  2. Serves as chief copy editor for museum publications.
  3. Supervises and coordinates proofing of in-house and contracted publications.
  4. Serves as member of the Museum Philosophy and Policy panel.
  5. Assists with some museum exhibitions and prepares and/or supervises the preparation of visual interpretive aids as appropriate.
  6. Serves as consultant, on a continuing basis, for work on museum publications.
  7. Serves as primary contact for media center services.
  8. May write preface and copy and researches essays for various museum publications.
  9. May research art objects.
  10. Works with special guest docents or guest lecturers invited to present interpretive programs.
  11. Serves as primary contact with the public, including public school teachers, organizations, groups and other interested parties for the purpose of promoting and encouraging an understanding works of art.
  12. Serves as liaison with faculty regarding interpretive aspects of museum exhibitions.
  13. Writes grants for special projects/exhibitions and investigates potential sources of future exhibitions.
  14. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Master’s degree in art history or related field.
  2. Minimum of two years of related museum experience.
  3. Teaching experience.

Date Revised: 6/21/96