Moody Center for the Arts: Exhibition and Program Manager

Moody Center for the Arts: Exhibition and Program Manager

The Exhibition & Program Manager will be responsible for organizing and implementing a wide variety of exhibitions, public programs, and student projects at the Moody Center for the Arts.

Full-time, Salary Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications

Skills Required:
- Outstanding project management skills
- Ability to develop and initiate new strategies
- Advanced problem solving skills
 
- Strong verbal and written communications skills
- Ability to work well under pressure and manage projects simultaneously
 
- Strong organizational and time management skills
 
- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
 
- Strong data analysis skills
 
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team to meet expected deadlines and schedules
- Adept at problem solving, creating contingency plans and handling issues when necessary
- Strong client service orientation and attention to detail

Essential Functions:
- Administers program operations, ensuring efficient, effective and productive operations
- Hires and manages temporary installation staff, communicates with all parties to ensure coordination and teamwork
- Ensures an installation schedule is developed and followed
 
- Hires, trains and manages student docents to ensure a professional and knowledgeable visitor experience
 
- Interprets, implements, and ensures compliance with policies and regulations and recommends changes to procedures and processes
- Creates and implements outreach plans that may include relationship development, communications, event and conference management
- Provides support in developing relationships with internal and external entities
- Performs all other duties as assigned

Additional Functions & Responsibilities:
- Manages all exhibitions, including both site-specific installations and loan shows. The Moody has three exhibition seasons/changeovers per year
- Executes all loan forms and insurance documents, working directly with outside lenders
- Ensures all installation materials are ordered and available when needed
- Makes all crating and shipping arrangements, working directly with outside art handling and shipping companies
- Ensures that visiting artists’ travel and hotel accommodations are arranged
- Organizes and implements original programming in support of Moody exhibitions, including four signature events
- Identifies and executes contractual agreements with artists, musicians, dancers, etc. who participate in Moody programs
- Acts as professional staff liaison to Moody Student Collaborative group
- Aids in the organization and execution of student workshops, student openings, and student social events
 
- Identifies and engages with Rice University faculty whose curricula relates to Moody Center exhibitions and programs; encourages faculty to design coursework related to exhibitions and programs, proactively invites faculty to teach in the Moody classrooms
- Supervises student Gallery Guide Manager to ensure all shifts are filled to provide appropriate oversight of Moody Center exhibitions and an enhanced visitor experience

Due Date: May 20, 2019
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