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Museum Registrar/Collections Manager (full-time, 12-month position)

Lehigh University Art Galleries seeks a knowledgeable, highly organized, digitally proficient and detail-oriented individual for the position of Museum Registrar / Collections Manager.  Successful candidates will demonstrate proficiency in applying the highest standards and best practices from the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) to the university art museum context, and be positioned to draw upon their network of professional colleagues and resources in order to problem-solve and advance organizational priorities.  The successful candidate should be comfortable working in a high-volume, fast-paced environment, and have a demonstrated track record in managing multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining the highest quality of work.  Reporting to the Curator of Exhibitions and Collections, the Registrar/Collections Manager works with a highly collaborative Collections & Exhibitions team to oversee a collection of 18,000+ works of art in a dynamic academic setting.  Responsibilities include direct physical care and tracking of the collection, training and direct supervision of student interns, part-time staff and volunteers, records management (digital and analog), management of the storage environment, loan and legal transactions, accessions and deaccessions, regular reporting and tracking of collections inventory for both internal and external stakeholders, regular communication with colleagues in Development, Treasurer’s Office and related departments, and collections-related donor stewardship.  Candidates with experience in museum accreditation are strongly encouraged to apply.  Familiarity with PastPerfect, TMS, or other CMS platforms desired, along with experience with data migration between platforms.  Experience with digital asset management systems and collections digitization is also desirable.

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Teaching Artist/Museum Educators:

Lehigh University Art Galleries (LUAG) seeks energetic and creative teaching artists and museum educators (who work in a variety of media) to enable us to strengthen and enhance the education programs we offer to adults, children, and community partnerships.

A successful candidate must be personable, supportive of students, knowledgeable of general art history and have the flexibility to provide engaging programs for students with a range of knowledge and skill levels. Experience teaching on a virtual platform is a plus, but not required.

Educators are hired as independent contractors. Dates and times vary. 

 


Internships:

LUAG seeks dynamic individuals to join our team and to assist with the development and delivery of exhibitions, public programs and educational resources. Dates and times of the internship are flexible. Hours will range from 6-10 hours per week. Candidates do not need to possess extensive background or knowledge in art, but a love of art and culture is a plus.

Internships are offered throughout the academic year and over the summer in each department of the Art Galleries— Marketing/Communications, Curatorial, Preparation, Education, and Visitor Services—and occasionally for special projects. Please see open internship opportunities below.

Intern with Lehigh University Art Galleries in Summer 2022!

Students and recent graduates are invited to apply for an eight-week summer internship program with Lehigh University Art Galleries. The 2022 Summer Internship Program will run from June 1st to July 27th; scheduling for internship hours is flexible. Interns will have the opportunity to collaborate with LUAG staff and other summer interns while working in a community-focused art museum in the Lehigh Valley! The deadline to apply is May 9, 2022.

Museum Education, Outreach, and Access Internship
The Museum Education Intern works with the LUAG staff to plan, design, and implement education and interpretation programs for the campus and community. Interns will have the opportunity to interact with diverse audiences, assist with exhibition-related/curriculum-based art projects for various age groups, collaborate with visiting artists, assist in developing accessibility initiatives, and more. Students assist with administrative tasks, research art and arts programming, help staff to implement a range of programs, and create content for virtual programs. Depending on a student’s interests, they may also research and prepare a gallery talk or other public program. Interns should be friendly, energetic, highly motivated, and creative; and have a positive, enthusiastic attitude towards interacting with learners of all ages.

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To apply, email your resume and cover letter to Elise Schaffer at ejs421@lehigh.edu with the subject line, “Summer 2022 Internship” no later than May 9th.

Digital Marketing and Graphic Design Internship
The Digital Marketing and Graphic Design intern works with LUAG staff to plan, create, and post content for the organization’s social media channels. Interns will have the opportunity to research works in the collection, assist in content creation, design graphics and print materials, and report on audience and data analytics for LUAG’s social media channels. The intern should be able to work collaboratively with staff members and other interns, have experience in graphic design, and be able to adhere to strict deadlines as it aligns with our marketing and communications calendar.

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To apply, email your resume, cover letter, and two design examples (in .pdf or .jpg format) to Elise Schaffer at ejs421@lehigh.edu with the subject line, “Summer 2022 Internship” no later than May 9th.