The Tufts University Art Galleries are dedicated to the presentation of art and the pressing issues of arts discourse. They are pedagogical spaces where exhibitions, lectures, performances, and artist residencies converge to animate the intellectual life of the greater university community and beyond.
The University Art Galleries department oversees the exhibition spaces in the Shirley and Alex Aidekman Arts Center on the Medford Campus, the galleries at the SMFA at Tufts in Boston, and the Tufts University’s Permanent and Public Art Collection. The Galleries produce three-four exhibitions each semester between the two campus locations alongside 15-20 curricular-driven installations per year.
What You'll Do
The Communications and Outreach Coordinator organizes, helps develop, and coordinates all TUAG communications in print and digital formatting. The Outreach Coordinator is an integral position within TUAG’s operation and central to building and maintaining broad and diverse audiences and will handle the below duties:
Maintaining and updating the TUAG website and social media accounts
Interfacing with press and coordinating the design and production of seasonal print marketing materials
Strategizing and organizing broader community outreach efforts
Collaborates in developing and implementing public programming
What We're Looking For
Knowledge and skills as typically acquired a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts
Excellent coordinating and organizational skills required
Strong writing and oral communication skills
Computer skills: proficiency in Microsoft Office and familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud applications
Knowledge of website content management systems
Ability to use social media and develop marketing campaigns
2-5 years administrative experience
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and with multiple stakeholders
BA/BFA, degree in art history, studio art, or museum studies preferred
Computer skills: proficiency in Microsoft Suite, Cloud-based storage systems, and Adobe Creative Cloud applications (primarily InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Bridge, and Acrobat DC)
Working knowledge of basic photo editing and graphic design principles
Experience working in similar environments, i.e. museums, galleries, nonprofit art spaces
Experience in strategizing social media marketing campaigns
Experience with and working knowledge of website content management systems
Special Work Schedule Requirements:
This is a hybrid position expected to be on campus at least 3-4 days each week.
Minimum $25.80, Midpoint $30.95, Maximum $36.10
Salary is based on related experience, expertise, and internal equity; generally, new hires can expect pay between the minimum and midpoint of the range.
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