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Allison Lacher

Curator of Art II - Visual Arts Gallery Manager

The University of Illinois Springfield is hiring a Curator of Art II - Visual Arts Gallery Manager.

Functional Summary:

This part-time position will perform all duties related to exhibition preparation including, but not limited to installation, de-installation, shipping and receiving artwork, and coordination of necessary staff and materials. The Gallery Manager must have excellent time and project management skills, as well as the ability to work independently or within a team. This is a significant position, integral to the function and excellence of the operation of the gallery.


-Installation/de-installation of exhibitions (i.e. hanging artwork) and lighting

-Packing, crating and shipping both framed and unframed artworks of high value domestically and worldwide

-General maintenance/stocking of installation and packing materials

-On-site installation/deliveries to clients

-Pick-ups/deliveries/errands to framers, conservators, auction houses, galleries, etc.

-Work with the Gallery Director to develop new sources of funding support

-Serve on the Art and Artifact Collection Committee and help oversee the loaning of work from the permanent collection and maintaining an active catalog of works, their condition and location, including conducting research on objects in permanent collection as well as objects proposed for acquisition

-Develop promotional materials, including press releases, postcards, and HTML emails for exhibitions

-Grant writing to secure funding for programming

-Oversee student worker for gallery visiting hours

-Coordinating catering, alcohol waiver, and overseeing receptions

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Contact Info:
UIS Visual Arts Gallery
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Springfield, Illinois