Current Opportunities

Gallery and Events Director

The School of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of Central Missouri seeks a Director for its Art & Design gallery, which is dedicated to the exhibition of professional and student art for the enrichment of the university and regional community. We seek an energetic professional with knowledge and experience in the traditional and contemporary art and design world, gallery practices, exhibition design, and art gallery/museum education to plan and implement all aspects of exhibition programming. The successful candidate will serve as the principal for all public relations for the School of Visual and Performing Arts including writing press releases, media coverage, social media campaigns, and publicity. Candidates should be accomplished in fundraising and grant writing and have strong interpersonal, managerial, and organizational skills, as well as networking capabilities to promote UCM Art & Design. Duties will include curatorial decisions for invitational exhibitions, installation of shows, creating promotional materials, maintaining the gallery’s online presence, scheduling the final exhibitions of graduating art & design majors, maintaining the department’s galleries and the university’s permanent collection,and supervising student gallery staff. The position involves working closely with students.

The Gallery Director is a full time, twelve-month, professional staff position working collaboratively with the Gallery Committee and reporting directly to the Chair of the Department of Art & Design, a NASAD-accredited department. Minimum qualifications are two years of gallery experience and a graduate degree in art, art history, design, museum studies, or related field. Expertise in design & exhibition technology is required. Salary competitive. A complete UCM electronic application of employment, cover letter and resume required. Review of applicants for this position will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority by September 15. NOTE: A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check. The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status and people with disabilities. Apply at Questions may be directed to Dr. Jasmine Cloud ( or Mr. Marco Rosichelli (, co-chairs of the search committee. 

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About This Job

  • Gallery of Art & Design, University of Central Missouri
  • Warrensburg, MO
  • Category: Professional
  • Salary Range: $5833.33/Monthly
  • Posted: August 15, 2022