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Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Curator of Contemporary Art

Job Title:  Curator
Job Code: 1446
Job Family/Level:  JF27/0

Occupational Summary

The Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Curator of Contemporary Art works closely with the Director and Chief Curator to conceptualize and implement curatorial programming of contemporary art. Reporting to the Chief Curator and working with members of the curatorial team, this candidate participates in the oversight of exhibition and collections programs, the organization of original exhibitions with accompanying publications, and the recommendation of acquisitions. The candidate may assist in the supervision of the curatorial department staff and student interns, as well as members of the collection management team. Additionally, this position helps to oversee care of the collection while also working closely with various departments within the institution including Marketing and Engagement, Development and Education.  Other responsibilities include assisting with donor stewardship, representing the museum at professional meetings inside and outside Duke, and executing other administrative duties as assigned by Director and Chief Curator.

Reflections Program Coordinator

The Reflections Program Coordinator oversees all aspects of the Reflections Program.  Founded in 2013, the Nasher Museum’s Reflections Program involves guided gallery conversations, hands-on art making experiences, and live music in the galleries for visitors with memory-loss and their care partners.  In addition to coordinating and facilitating Reflections tours, the program coordinator acts as the primary liaison for the program, cultivating and sustaining partnerships with Duke University, the Durham and Triangle communities, and beyond.  This part-time position involves working closely with community partners and university faculty and students to ensure that the program maintains its primary focus: to serve the needs of individuals with memory-loss and their care partners.  The program coordinator works with the Assistant Director of Education and Associate Curator of Academic Initiatives to assess the Reflections Program and make recommendations based on program goals and objectives.

Security Ambassador

Security Ambassador – Part Time/Weekend Position

Primary Purpose:
Perform responsible and professional security work to ensure the protection and safety of the Nasher Museum of Art’s staff, visitors, art collection, property and facilities while delivering excellent customer service. Strong attention to detail, communications, sound judgement and decision making skills and an ability to respond effectively in emergency situations is essential. This position reports directly to the Nasher Security Sergeant and indirectly to the Nasher Security Manager.

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