Offre d’emploi – Head of Curatorial Reaserch and Projetcs – Media Art, Oakville, Napa Valley (USA)

Date limite de candidature : 1er mars 2019

Collection and Project Manager, Media Art

The Kramlich Collection is a private collection of film, video and media art and recognized as one of the foremost and pioneering international collections in the field. Comprising artworks from the 1960s to the present from over twenty countries, the Collection is recognized for its curatorial scope, excellence, and close relationships with museums.

The Position
To be based at the Kramlich Residence in Oakville, Napa Valley, the Collection and Project Manager will play a leadership role in the development and ongoing daily oversight of the Collection’s activities in the areas of collection management, loans, and special projects.

Over the next years, the Collection wishes to increase the number of international loans, exhibition partnerships, and special projects, and this new role is central to making this possible. The ideal candidate will have strong experience with the management of complex projects, be extremely organized and detail oriented, and highly motivated to improve standards, create schedules, and meet deadlines.

Working directly with international artists, museums, and galleries to manage all information related to the artworks in the Kramlich Collection, the candidate must have senior project management experience with media artwork installations and exhibition planning, together with database and information management, and technical documentation.

As custodians of major artworks by artists including Matthew Barney, Janet Cardiff, Tacita Dean, Joan Jonas, Isaac Julien, Steve McQueen, Christian Marclay, Bruce Nauman and Bill Viola, the Collection and Project Manager will suit a person passionate to ensure the ongoing presentation, precise management, and careful stewardship of media art into the future.

Minimum of 5 years senior experience working within contemporary art environment, preferably art museum, gallery, or artist’s studio specifically related to above responsibilities. Candidates with background in movie, theatre, or production fields will be considered provided a demonstrated experience working with contemporary art and artists. Ability to coordinate and facilitate teams working collaboratively on complex projects is essential. Ability to work effectively under pressure and in self-motivated and dynamic way to meet deadlines, enjoying freedom to work on one’s own at the same time as follow direction. Strong computer and software skills essential, in particular email organization workflows, task management software, and Mac environment (Office 365, Apple Pages, Numbers). Experience using architectural drawing applications (CAD, Illustrator, etc) would be beneficial. Strong knowledge of audiovisual technology highly beneficial.

Send cover letter, CV, and examples of past activities to: Please include professional references. Application deadline: March 1st 2019

Full-time position based in Oakville, Napa Valley, California. Salary is commensurate with experience. Position includes benefits (healthcare, paid time-off, contribution to dental/optical).

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