BA or BFA in Studio Arts, Art History or Design. MFA is an asset.
At least three years of experience in gallery, retail sales, or the service industry which includes customer service and cash management experience.
Exhibition curatorial and installation experience.
Art handling and art shipping experience.
Strong communications skills, both written and verbal.
Strong customer service skills.
Website maintenance, marketing, and social media skills.
Basic accounting and database entry skills
Physical and Special Requirements
Moving artwork, pedestals and arranging lighting regularly requires basic fitness and an ability to lift as much as 50 pounds.
Candidates should be comfortable with heights 6 – 10 feet on a standard ladder.
Some evenings and weekends are required for gallery coverage, exhibition receptions, and events.
Travel to the SAA campus main campus, about one mile, will be required regularly for meetings.
Starting salary range: $30,000 – $37,500.
Compensation will be determined based on the successful candidate’s level of experience.
The position includes some flexibility in hours, medical insurance, two weeks of paid vacation, sick leave, and a simple IRA retirement plan.
Springfield Art Association is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.