Organization: Prospect New Orleans
Application deadline: September 6, 2019
Start date: October 15, 2019
Termination date: April 1, 2021
Web Address: prospectneworleans.org
Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience
Benefits: Health insurance and vacation time
Relocation Assistance: Not offered for this position
Reporting to the Executive Director and working closely with the Artistic Directors and the Associate Curator, the Exhibition Manager is responsible for ensuring a successful Prospect.5 exhibition process and final product. The Exhibition Manager oversees the commissioning/fabrication of new artist projects, relationships with Prospect.5 venues, implementing security and attendant plans for each venue, loan agreements and artwork shipping in association with the registrar, artwork insurance, assembling an installation team, and the installation and deinstallation processes. They will work in coordination with the Associate Curator on the development of artist projects, focusing specifically on budget management, feasibility, and venues.
The Exhibition Manager should have a broad fluency with contemporary art and have experience working with artists as well as institutions and community members. Competitive candidates must have broad experience working on major exhibitions. This position will necessitate flexible hours and it is understood that it may evolve as the organization evolves, as the exhibition cycle unfolds, and depending on the Exhibition Manager’s skills and abilities. Travel may be necessary. All Prospect employees are expected to remain aware of the local, national, and global context for contemporary art; to participate in Prospect’s community-facing events; and to occasionally represent the organization at national and community events as needed.
Please note that this position has a termination date of April 1, 2021.