Serving the Stanford campus, the Bay Area community, and visitors from around the world, the Cantor Arts Center provides an outstanding cultural experience for visitors of all ages. Founded when the university opened in 1891, the historic museum was expanded and renamed in 1999 for lead donors Iris and B. Gerald Cantor. The Cantor's collection spans 5,000 years and includes more than 38,000 works of art from around the globe. These include our renowned collection of Rodin bronze sculptures, which are displayed inside the museum as well as in our outdoor Rodin Sculpture Garden. With 24 galleries and more than 15 special exhibitions each year, the Cantor is an established resource for teaching and research on campus. Free admission, tours, lectures, and family activities make the Cantor one of the most visited university art museums in the country.
The Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University is seeking an energetic, collaborative, and organized person to lead the development and implementation of the museum's exhibition program and print and digital publications. The exhibition program includes temporary exhibitions with national and international loans, as well as permanent collection installations with scheduled rotations. Under the supervision of the Director of Collections and Exhibitions, the successful candidate will oversee the exhibition teams for each exhibition and publication project, working in close collaboration with internal stakeholders including Curatorial, Conservation, Installation, Registration, Operations, Marketing and PR, Development, Programming, and Finance. The Exhibition and Publication Project Manager will act as the primary liaison to museum departments, as well as to external partners including, but not limited to, contract exhibition designers, contract graphic designers, and contract editors to ensure consistent and timely communication on all matters pertaining to a project, and also to keep the project on schedule and within budget. The Exhibition and Publication Project Manager will work closely with the Director of Collections and Exhibitions on exhibition and publication budgets and contracts.
Manages the overall project planning, implementation, and execution of exhibitions and publications.
Oversees the exhibition team's project timelines/workstreams and is responsible for the project deliverables in all phases of the exhibition planning and execution.
Collect and analyze data, create reports, review and explain trends; formulate and evaluate alternative solutions and/or recommendations to achieve the goals of the program or function.
Prepares budgets, creates reports, and tracks exhibition and publication expenses.
Establishes communication, generates positive relations, tracks information and follows through on details with lenders, artists, participating venues, contractors, and relevant staff members.
Drafts and executes exhibition and publication-related agreements in consultation with the Director of Collections and Exhibitions and Stanford Legal.
Sources contractors and vendors for exhibition graphic design and installation according to the exhibition project needs.
Analyze and interpret policies; develop, revise and implement procedures for program or function.
Represent the program or function within the department, unit or school. May also represent the program or function to external constituencies.
Independently implement, administer and evaluate day-to-day activities of the unit, function or program. Act as key contact.
Responsible for the coordination of concurrent exhibition openings, creates and implements production schedules for labels and graphic installations.
Initiates, organizes, and conducts meetings, develops agendas, and follows-up on action items related to exhibition planning.
Independently works to solve facility issues that may arise by providing creative options that result in an agreed upon solution.
Facilitates editing exhibition texts and labels in collaboration with the curatorial.
Serves as a liaison and provides editorial coordination and copy-edit/review as appropriate for publications.
Manages the development and maintenance of the exhibition archives, physical and digital.
Assists Director of Collections and Exhibitions in refining and improving the exhibition planning process, as well as developing new protocols.
May direct staff to perform various tasks and assignments. May also supervise staff
*Performs other duties specific to exhibition and publication projects as assigned.
Internal Number: 289271
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