Senior / Curator

Full-time Position

 

PRINCIPAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Research and contribute to scholarship on present-day contemporary art globally, with a focus on practices in Singapore, Southeast Asia and Asia.
  • Develop areas of research specialisation to support institutional policies and goals on exhibition programming, collection development and publications.
  • Curate exhibitions and artwork commissions, develop collaborative and cross-disciplinary projects.
  • Plan and lead exhibitions and projects including conceptualisation, negotiations with external institutions and artists, and co-ordination of general exhibition matters.
  • Demonstrate thought leadership in the field through sharing of knowledge at conferences, talks and publications.
  • Contribute to relevant strategic planning and management matters, at both department and corporate levels.
  • Work with other museum colleagues in presenting programmes such as lectures, talks and training sessions, as well as providing content for collaterals such as website and publicity materials.
  • Build professional networks with contemporary artists, cultural communities and creative partners.
  • Manage, supervise and administer projects, processes and procedures under his/her responsibility.
  • Mentor and supervise junior curatorial colleagues in the planning and execution of exhibitions and programmes, as well as professional development.

     

JOB REQUIREMENTS:


For Position of Curator: 

  • A post-graduate degree in contemporary art, art history, visual cultures or related fields
  • 5 years’ of relevant curatorial experience or scholarship

 

For Position of Senior Curator:

  • A post-graduate degree in contemporary art, art history, visual cultures or related fields
  • 10 years’ of relevant curatorial experience or scholarship

 

For All Positions:

  • Keen interest in and strong knowledge of contemporary art practices in Singapore and Asia
  • Excellent research, writing, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in English. Additional language abilities would be ideal
  • Ability to lead and motivate colleagues
  • Interest and ability to contribute to the museum’s overall strategy and management
  • Good project management and organisational skills
  • Attentive to details and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

 

Depending on your qualifications and experience, you may be appointed as Curator or Senior Curator.

Please send your application to [email protected]. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be notified.