- Bachelor’s degree in Art History or related field or minimum of 4 years working experience in related field.
- Strong background in contemporary art.
- Experience in a museum or cultural organization.
- Experience with collections database systems (ex: EmBARK, artlogic, TMS).
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, and in an atmosphere of continual growth and rapid change.
- Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and manage multiple deadlines.
- Ability to learn new skills and tools quickly and proficiently.
This is a full-time, salaried position that requires some early morning, late evening and weekend hours as necessary, especially during periods of high volume (Miami Art Week, exhibition openings, etc.). A level 2 background check will be required upon the offer of employment.Reports to:
- Exceptional interpersonal skills.
- Excellent organizational skills and keen attention to detail.
- Minimum two years of administrative experience in an office setting.
- Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with artists/gallerists /lenders
- Experience communicating with artists/gallerists /lenders on the phone, via email, and in-person.
- Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality related to exhibitions and lenders.
- Superior written, verbal, and oral communication skills.
Salary starting at $50,000 annually, commensurate with experience and including an excellent benefits package.Applicants:
Please email a cover letter, resume, writing sample and three references to email@example.com with subject line “CURATORIAL ASSISTANT”. No phone calls please. ABOUT MOCA Mission
MOCA North Miami presents contemporary art and its historical influences through exhibitions, educational programs, and collections. Inspired by its surrounding communities, MOCA connects diverse audiences and cultures by providing a welcoming place to encounter new ideas and voices, and nurturing a lifelong love of the arts. Vision
MOCA aspires to be a welcoming center at the heart of North Miami where art and art experiences flow in and out of the building — activating parks, schools, homes, and civic spaces; and connecting local and global conversations about art.
MOCA will tap into the cultural energy of the region to bring new art and perspectives to the public, building on North Miami’s legacy as a cultural destination. Visitors and the community can expect thought-provoking exhibitions that feature underexplored art and artists, and lift up diverse voices and stories.
MOCA will become known and respected locally and nationally for its innovative curatorial approach and research-driven exhibitions that are supported by educational programs for all ages. As a meeting place for cultural expressions and exchanges, MOCA will become a center for cross-cultural understanding and inclusion, connecting diverse communities through the arts
MOCA maintains a strong policy of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. The museum hires, trains, promotes, compensates and dismisses employees without regard for race, color, creed, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, citizenship, or political belief that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions. We are committed to building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply.