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Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University
Associate Curator, Academic Outreach

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Salary: $59,185 / year
Job Type: Full time, 1-year term
Closing Date: 23 September 2018

Agnes Etherington Art Centre is seeking a dynamic and motivated leader to fill a new Associate Curator, Academic Outreach position. This key role expands our Learning through Art initiatives that connect people to our collections and exhibitions through effective outreach, communication and custom-program invention. Agnes is a leading university-based art museum, serving the Queen’s community and the region of southeastern Ontario. Come work with us!

See competition #J0818-0242 at Queen’s University CareerQ site for full job details: http://www.queensu.ca/humanresources/careers

JOB SUMMARY:
Reporting to the Chief Curator, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, the Associate Curator, Academic Outreach is responsible for developing, coordinating and delivering programs that enhance the gallery’s integration with Queen’s University’s academic community, embracing both curricular and co-curricular approaches. Liaising with faculty throughout the university and working closely with the Agnes’ team of curators, the Associate Curator, Academic Outreach cultivates and facilitates course-specific access to Agnes exhibitions and collections, formulating strategies for active use of original works of art within university curricula and more broadly, as a research and teaching resource. Adhering to high standards of museum excellence, the incumbent will perform research, administrative and public-facing tasks to ensure that academic outreach programs are delivered as conceived, on time and on budget with the best possible realisation of artistic and learning potential. This position supports and advances the gallery’s university-wide mandate and Queen’s University’s mission by communicating and creating opportunities for experiential learning and object-based scholarly research on-site and through the gallery’s digital platforms.

The schedule for this position may require the incumbent to work variable hours according to program needs.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • University degree in art history, visual and media art, visual studies, cultural studies, museum studies, or relevant discipline. Graduate degree is considered an asset.
  • Minimum five years’ related experience in the art gallery, museum and/or university education fields, with a focus in successfully delivering public, cultural and/or education programs to culturally and socially diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of pedagogical approaches across a variety of disciplines at a research university, and familiarity with the academic mission and administrative structure of the university environment.
  • Demonstrated success in project management, and experience in short- and long-term program planning.
  • A record of successful, innovative outreach program development.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and respect for the ethical and operational protocols of a public art museum.
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check required.
  • Consideration may be given to an equivalent combination of education and experience.


The Agnes Etherington Art Centre is a platform for teaching and learning at Queen's University that also serves as Southeastern Ontario’s public art museum.

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Agnes Etherington Art Centre
36 University Avenue, Queen’s University
Kingston, ON K7L 3N6
www.agnes.queensu.ca
Facebook: aeartcentre
Twitter: @aeartcentre
Instagram: @aeartcentre

Agnes Etherington Art Centre is an accessible venue, more details can be found here.

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