Assistant Director – Temple Contemporary’s Creative Programs – (20002293)

Temple Contemporary, Temple University

Under the direction of Temple Contemporary’s Director of Exhibitions and Public Programs and in close collaboration with members of this department and University officials, the Assistant Director will plan, develop, implement and manage a range of research initiatives drawn from the entire Temple University community that complement Temple Contemporary’s creative program. Priority responsibilities include leading the department’s marketing campaign in developing new audiences and to manage the day to day administration and operations of Temple Contemporary’s Department of Exhibitions and Public Programs. In addition to participating in this department’s financial management and archiving of records, the Assistant Director manages the department’s undergraduate and graduate student workers, and reinforces productive partnerships to enrich the educational and cultural life of the school, university, regional arts and overall community. Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in fine arts or art history and a minimum of three (3) years of project management and administrative experience in an arts environment. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills & Abilities:

*Expertly proficient as a social media strategist, creating on-line marketing information, website maintenance, Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator), Microsoft Excel.

*Excellent organizational skills.

*Ability to develop the editorial and curatorial content of the programs.

*Strong management and leadership skills.

*Ability to financially and operationally manage projects independently and be extremely detail oriented.

*Excellent organizational, customer service and interpersonal skills; along with the ability to effectively interact with a diverse population of students, faculty, artists, university community and the community at large.

*Ability to travel to offsite locations that may not be accessible via public transportation.

Resume and cover letter required.

This position requires a background check.

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Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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Salary range is upper $50,000s to low $60,000s

Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-Tyler School Of Art and Architecture


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