JOB Posting: BMA seeks Curatorial Assistant – Prints, Drawings & Photographs
The Baltimore Museum of Art seeks a Curatorial Assistant to work full-time in the Department of Prints, Drawings & Photographs with three curators and a collection of 65,000 works on paper.
The Curatorial Assistant will maintain departmental finances, timesheets, and mail; coordinate visits to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation Study Center for Prints, Drawings & Photographs; help with the friends group The Print, Drawing & Photograph Society; facilitate departmental responses to loan requests; maintain object files; assist with various collection management projects, including the cataloguing of new accessions; respond to public inquiries; plan events; help with exhibition research; and interface with other departments within the Museum.
The Curatorial Assistant will report to the Curator and Department Head of Prints, Drawings & Photographs.
•Bachelors degree in Art History or Fine Arts
•Previous experience in a department of works on paper, including the handling and cataloguing of prints
•Working proficiency in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, Adobe Photoshop
•Working proficiency in collections management databases, especially The Museum System (TMS)
•Familiarity with the history of printmaking
•Good writing and communication skills
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to work well within a small team
• General fitness for lifting and moving heavy solander boxes
For this full‐time, exempt position, we offer medical, dental, vision, and prescription insurance; 403b retirement plan; long‐term disability insurance; flexible‐spending accounts; flexible and condensed work scheduling; Museum and restaurant discounts; and reduced‐fee gym membership. We also provide paid vacation, personal, sick, and holiday leave.
Baltimore Museum of Art
To Apply: The BMA is an equal‐opportunity employer and a drug‐free workplace. Please send cover letter and resume via email to HR@artbma.org with “Curatorial Assistant” First and Last Name in the subject line. Incomplete application materials will not be considered. No phone calls, please.