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Art Exhibit Project Coordinator

Kelly Services
Dallas, TX 75219
Kelly is seeking an experienced and organized creative Art Museum professional to work at The Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas, TX.


**K** **elly@SMU- Exhibit Project Coordinator**


**Work Location:** Meadows Museum- Dallas, TX


**Schedule-** Monday- Friday 8:30am- 5pm (1hr lunch)


**Job Summary:**


This position will work in collaboration with the associate director/curator of exhibitions of the Museum and will coordinate the museums program of temporary exhibitions. Working across all departments in the museum, this position oversees aspects of the Meadows Museums exhibitions program, which includes the presentation of up to 5 temporary exhibitions annually. The position coordinates complex logistics for multiple simultaneous and overlapping projects and requires a broad variety of experience, flexibility, and demonstrable hands-on abilities with a range of tasks including project management.


**Essential Function:**


+ Leads exhibition planning teams for, and coordination of, the installation (and deinstallation) of special exhibitions, permanent collection rotations, and individual works of art. Develops production schedules, estimating time and cost involved; oversees general procedures; and coordinates schedules and details across museum departments.

+ Collaborates with Associate Director, collections manager, curators, and other internal and external stakeholders to plan the layout, design, construction and installation of temporary and permanent exhibits. Coordinates the fabrication and installation of exhibitions including graphics, signage, and labels; wall construction and painting; lighting; and display fixtures and mounts while ensuring the highest quality result within available resources.

+ Plans, prioritizes, and hires personnel resources for special exhibitions and permanent collection installations including art handlers, fabricators, graphic designers, photographers, and others as needed. Coordinates work schedules with Facilities and Security departments; supervises contractors; assesses resource needs and determines adjustments as required; and evaluates contractors work. Ensures adherence to safe workplace practices and procedures and to the safe handling of art.

+ Works with collections manager to ensure contracts and insurance for loans, exhibitions, and special projects are completed in coordination with the offices of Legal Affairs and Risk Management. Ensures all necessary legal forms are completed properly, signed by authorized individuals, and filed according to SMU policy.

+ Obtains quotes for services and bids out exhibition-related projects. Assists associate director/curator of exhibitions in the development of special project budgets.


**Qualifications:**


**Education:** Bachelors Degree- BA in Art History, preferred


**Work Experience** : Minimum of three years tenure managing exhibitions, art handling and basic registration is preferred. Project Management experience is required.


**Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities** : Fluency in Spanish is preferred


**Software Skills:** MS Office


**The Meadows Museum** , a division of the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University (SMU), advances knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the arts and culture of Spain through the collection and interpretation of works of the greatest aesthetic and historical importance.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2021-08-30 Expires: 2021-09-30

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