October 25, 2010

Washington University in St. Louis: Call For Applications

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University in St. Louis
Mildred Lane Kemper Art MuseumPrimary responsibilities

Select requirements
• M.A. in Art History, Arts Education, or related field, or equivalent experience
• Familiarity with current issues in and interest in advancing the contemporary discourse of museum pedagogy
• Proven experience with educational program development (minimum of three years museum education experience preferred)
• Ability to interpret curatorial visions for broad audiences
• Ability to collaborate with, supervise, and inspire a range of student, staff, and academic professionals as well as general audiences
• Excellent oral and written communication skills; interpersonal, supervisory, and administrative skills

Application instructions
For a complete posting, full requirements, and application, visit the Washington University employment website at and search reference number 20768.

Washington University in St. Louis is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

Institutional background
Washington University
, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University is counted among the world’s leaders in teaching and research, and draws students and faculty to St. Louis from all 50 states and more than 120 nations. The University is highly regarded for its commitment to excellence in learning. Its programs, administration, facilities, resources, and activities combine to further its mission of teaching, research, and service to society.

The Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis is a unique collaboration in interdisciplinary architecture, art, and design education, linking professional studio programs with the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum in the context of an internationally recognized research university.

The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum opened a new building designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Fumihiko Maki in 2006. It is charged with fostering the University’s educational mission through the exhibition, publication, development, and preservation of visual art. The Museum’s mission is to preserve and develop its art collection and continue its legacy of collecting significant art of the time; provide excellence in art historical scholarship, education, and exhibition; inspire social and intellectual inquiry into the connections between art and contemporary life; and engage audiences on campus, in the local community, across the nation, and worldwide.

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