Jobs: Instructor and Curatorial Positions

(1. Assistant Professor, Fashion Marketing (Business), CUNY, York College, Brooklyn

QUALIFICATIONS

Ph. D. degree in area(s) of expertise, or equivalent as noted below. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship or creative achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Earned doctorate in a related field required; MFA in Fashion, Fashion Design Technology or Fashion Marketing may be considered; evidence of excellence in teaching and/or professional experience; strong academic and professional references; effective communicative skills; published or publishable scholarly work; and serious commitment to quality research.

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(2. Collections Manager, Emily P. Reynolds Historic Costume Collection, North Dakota State University

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Collection Manager works closely with the collection curator, faculty, students, and the community. Responsibilities include developing and maintaining records of the collection (donor records, photographs, evaluations, conditions, and locations of objects) based on standard museum procedure; working with the curator and academic assistant to maintain collection databases, website, and collection storage in order to facilitate use of the collection; taking the lead in developing and installing exhibits and in delivering programs with objects; demonstrating continuous effort to improve operations, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively to provide professional service to constituents.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in apparel and textiles, costume history, museum studies, or discipline related to the field (art, anthropology, history). Evidence of knowledge of clothing and textiles as related to museum collections; Evidence of knowledge of guidelines and standards for handling museum objects; Evidence of knowledge and skills in museum registration methods; Evidence of organizational skills with attention to detail; Ability to work independently, creatively, and collaboratively, and prioritize multiple tasks; Skilled in use of word processing and spreadsheet management Able to lift 50 pounds; Demonstrated excellence in writing, editing, and verbal communication skills

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