The Exhibitions & Curatorial Projects Manager is responsible for managing multiple projects within the Exhibitions Department, a key area of Art League Houston’s mission. This position is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the exhibition process, including installation, exhibition management, curatorial organization, and administrative aspects of exhibitions at ALH, with the goal of implementing exhibitions and installations that fulfill the organization’s mission. Additionally, this position also oversees all aspects of ALH’s public art project endeavors.
The Exhibitions & Curatorial Projects Manager works closely with the ALH Executive Director and other department coordinators. The duties of this position are fast-paced and complex in nature, and the ideal candidate must have significant installation and exhibition management experience, and be highly organized, have excellent communication skills, be professional, pleasant, proactive, an outstanding problem solver, and have the energy and ability to balance multiple tasks.
An essential function of the Exhibitions & Curatorial Projects Manager’s work is to facilitate the exhibition planning and implementation process for all exhibition installations, while also ensuring that numerous day-to-day details are taken care of, often handling multiple installations, exhibitions, and projects at once. Key areas of coordination include creating, tracking, and maintaining multiple project/exhibition schedules, processing and organizing project invoices and documents, tracking exhibition budgets, keeping the Executive Director informed as to any issues or changes in project scope, and ensuring all inter-departmental communications are clear, timely, helpful, and documented.
The Exhibitions & Curatorial Projects Manager works four days a week, with occasional night and weekend hours during exhibition installation, opening receptions, artist talks, community events, and fundraisers.