2-Year Romare Bearden Graduate Museum Fellowship


Website Saint Louis Art Museum

2-Year Romare Bearden Graduate Museum Fellowship

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Celebrating 30 years, The Romare Bearden Graduate Museum Fellowship is one of the oldest and most robust museum programs in the country dedicated to offering institution-wide training for persons of color seeking careers in the museum field. The Saint Louis Art Museum is hiring a 24-month fellow to join its cohort of two Bearden Fellows with a one-year overlap.  The goal of the Fellowship is to increase the number of professionals from historically underrepresented backgrounds working in museums by providing comprehensive training, experience, and mentorship to outstanding candidates. The Fellow will spend the first year in a cross-departmental position working with various departments, including possible assignments in public programming, interpretive materials, development, marketing, curatorial, research, and audience engagement. The Fellow will spend the second year working on specific assignments contributing to significant projects.

As a member of the esteemed Saint Louis Art Museum staff, fellows are mentored by senior-level staff and collaborate with team members throughout the Museum to advance projects tailored to the Museum’s needs and the Fellow’s skills and interests. Museum’s Chief Diversity Officer supervises Fellows.

 

Qualifications: Eligible candidates must have completed graduate coursework by June 2022 with a degree in art history, art education, museum studies, cultural history, or related fields. Applicant must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and work independently and manage multiple assignments.

 

Compensation: The Romare Bearden Graduate Museum Fellow receives a $37,896 annual salary, full-time benefits package along with moving and professional development allowances.

 

Application materials: Candidates must complete the online application at www.slam.org, upload a cover letter explaining your interest and how you support the goals of the Fellowship, a resume, a writing sample not to exceed 1500 words, two reference letters (academic and professional), and undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial are accepted).  Only applications with the materials listed will be reviewed.

 

Application Deadline: March 25, 2022

 

Employment Date: July 18, 2022 – July 31, 2024

 

Submission Questions:

Saint Louis Art Museum

Human.resources@slam.org

314.655.5294

 

Fellowship Questions: Renee Brummell Franklin, renee.franklin@slam.org

 

Additional Details:

COVID-19 Requirement: Must be fully vaccinated to qualify for on-site interview and/or offer of employment.

Selected candidates will be required to submit to a criminal background check and drug test before hire.

The Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to treating all applicants and employees fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience, without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

 

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