Harvard University Chief Curator in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Auto req ID 42864BR

Business Title Chief Curator

School/Unit Harvard Art Museums

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Location USA - MA - Cambridge

Job Function Museum

Time Status Full-time

Department Director’s Office

Salary Grade 062

Union 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

Duties & Responsibilities The Harvard Art Museums seeks a new Chief Curator who will be a critical member of the senior leadership team of the Harvard Art Museums. S/he will report to the Elizabeth and John Moors Cabot Director and serve as a strong thought partner to the Director on a wide-ranging set of issues. As a member of the senior leadership team, s/he will participate in the strategic planning and execution of an array of divisional initiatives and collaborate across departments to achieve institutional goals and priorities. Working in close partnership with the Deputy Director, the Chief Curator will help realize the full potential of the museums.Most fundamentally, the Chief Curator will lead all aspects of the curatorial program at the Harvard Art Museums. In addition, the Chief Curator will have significant responsibility for ensuring the strategic development and stewardship of the Harvard Art Museums’ collections with a vision towards how the collections are used to fulfill the museums’ unique mission as a teaching museum and premiere training ground for museum professionals, especially the rapidly evolving field of fine art curators. The Harvard Art Museums’ has retained Koya Leadership Partners to conduct this search. To learn more about the role, please visit https://koyapartners.com/search/chief-curator/.Please note: all inquiries and interest must be directed to HarvardArtMuseums@koyapartners.com. In order to be considered as a candidate for this position, applicants must submit a resume and cover letter to HarvardArtMuseums@koyapartners.com.

Basic Qualifications • Ph.D. in art history or related field

Additional Qualifications • Minimum of 10 years of curatorial with a minimum of 5 years of management experience in a museum setting• Knowledge of at least one foreign language would be preferred

Additional Information The Harvard Art Museums’ has retained Koya Leadership Partners to conduct this search. To learn more about the role, please visit https://koyapartners.com/search/chief-curator/.Please note: all inquiries and interest must be directed to HarvardArtMuseums@koyapartners.com. In order to be considered as a candidate for this position, applicants must submit a resume and cover letter to HarvardArtMuseums@koyapartners.com.

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