Position Openings:

Job Announcement – Curator, Gallery Al-Quds

               

Job Type: part-time

Openings: 1 (one)

Application Process Opens: January 20, 2020

Application Process Closes: Open until filled

Category: Fee-based consultancy

The Jerusalem Fund, a 501(c)(3)-registered private nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., announces a position available as Curator, Gallery Al-Quds. 

Curator, Gallery Al-Quds

  • Curator produces five exhibitions per year, each lasting approximately two months. One of these exhibitions will be a concept show on a theme developed by the curator.  
  • Curator’s contract specifies a flat fee for each exhibition. Hours worked may vary among exhibitions. (see detailed scope of work, below)
  • Curator reports to Executive Director and the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors. All exhibitions must be cleared by them before initiating.
  • Curator has minimal support staff (see below). The position requires the ability to paint walls, climb ladders and lift heavy objects.

 

Administrative support

  • Jerusalem Fund program staff will assist with the gallery web page, using information supplied by curator.
  • Program staff will assist with recording and transcribing artist talks or other ancillary events, as well as live-streaming where appropriate.
  • Finance office prepares checks for sold work, according to invoices prepared by curator.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Substantial experience working in commercial or nonprofit art galleries; degree in an arts field or arts management a plus.
  • Ability to work independently in all aspects of the scope of work.
  • Experience using social media in a professional capacity (preferred)
  • Flexibility in terms of hours worked—some 40-50-hour weeks are possible, some evening work required.
  • Strong spoken and written English skills, Arabic language skills a plus but not required.
  • Computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office, HTML, WordPress, Publisher etc.)

SCOPE Of WORKS

Click here to see a comprehensive scope of the Curator’s work.

TO APPLY: Email your cover letter, résumé, and names and contact information for three references to Mohamed Mohamed, Executive Director, at mmohamed@thejerusalemfund.org Please use the following subject line: Application – [Your Name]

The Jerusalem Fund is an equal opportunity employer. Application is encouraged regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, or any other cultural orientation.