Curator

Cleveland Clinic - Cleveland, OH

Full-time | Commission
Curates the collection and exhibition of art for Cleveland Clinic, #4 hospital system in the US with a world class contemporary art collection including more than 6800 objects exhibited throughout 38+ million square feet of facilities nationwide. The art collection is integral to Cleveland Clinic's healing environment and culture.

To learn more: Clevelandclinic.org/power-of-art

Responsibilities:
Works with the Executive Director of the Art Program and Senior Leadership of the Center for Design

Management of the art collection
Curating, acquisition, exhibition design, education and outreach and general project management.
Installation of art and posters throughout the Cleveland Clinic Health System
Managing artists; overseeing commissions; planning arts programs (internal and external communities);
Reporting to upper management on projects; providing direction to the Art Handlers and fine art contractors regarding the shipping, handling and installation of fine art collection and oversight of interns and docents.
Spokesperson for department; excellent writing and presentation skills
Expected to engage with local arts community
Other duties as assigned.

Education:
Bachelor's degree in Art History or a related field.
Master's degree preferred.

Certifications:
None required.

Complexity of Work:
Requires critical thinking skills, detail oriented, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision and with a team.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:
Management experience preferred
Contemporary art world knowledge
Minimum three years related experience dealing with fine art collections.
Some demonstrated supervisory experience required.

Physical Requirements:
Dexterity sufficient to produce materials on a PC, normal or corrected vision to normal range, ability to clearly communicate verbally by phone and in person.

Ability to function in a stressful environment.
Requires ability to walk to various locations throughout the Foundation. Willing to travel to other Cleveland Clinic locations in Northeast Ohio and nationwide.
Ability to lift up to 30 pounds.

Personal Protective Equipment:
Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
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