MAAM Job Board

All MAAM members can post a position at no charge for 30 days. Non-members will be charged a rate of $50 for a 30 day posting.

As of August 1, 2018, all postings must include the following in accordance with administrative best practices: description of the position and organization, numerical salary or salary range.

Curator of Japanese Art & Culture, Royal Ontario Museum

Toronto, Ontario (Canada)

Salary: $67,144 to $143,367 per annum

Position Summary:

Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Canada’s largest museum ($65M annual budget), seeks an energetic, innovative Curator of Japanese Art & Culture to build, manage, and interpret its collection of Japanese Art & Culture and to lead interpretation and presentation of the collection for general and academic audiences. Must enjoy working with donors, collectors, scholars, external communities, and global partners.

OPPORTUNITIES: To curate innovative, interdisciplinary exhibitions; build, refine and interpret the 10,000-work Japanese-art collection with fresh strategies and in new directions, including modern and contemporary; help develop and curate a future re-envisioned Japanese art and culture gallery; engage in original research. Opportunity for cross-appointment at University of Toronto.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage permanent collection; work collaboratively on special exhibitions and programs; develop new interpretations and directions to reach local and regional communities; engage community stakeholders; engage with professional colleagues to produce research and publications; participate in ROM’s online curatorial programming; help maintain and promote the Korean collection and galleries, build global networks.

REQUIREMENTS: PhD or equivalent in Japanese art history or related field;
curatorial/exhibitions experience, publications track-record; Japanese proficiency. Familiarity with Korean an asset; fundraising experience a plus. Full qualifications/how to apply: http://www.museum-search.com/open-searches/.

Apply by 10/5/20 to SearchandRef@museum-search.com. EOE. Nominations welcome.

PO Box 4 Cooperstown, NY 13326

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