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(Fwd) Curator Advertisement

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Terry Barrett (TBarrett)
Wed, 19 Jun 1996 11:03:12 -0800

The following is a very good job opportunity for someone who wants to
work as an educator in a wonderful center for photography.

>>> Terry <TERRY> - 5/30/96 8:27 AM >>>
CURATOR OF EDUCATION: The University of Arizona's Center for
Creative Photography, a leading museum for twentieth-century
photography, seeks a Curator of Education. As part of its education
and service mandate, the Center provides programs that serve the
University community, scholars and specialists, regional K-12
teachers and their students, and the general population. The Center
is part of the University of Arizona
Library's Research Archives, Museums and Special Collections

In close coordination with other staff, this position: facilitates,
plans, directs, writes, and evaluates programs that interpret the
Center's photograph collection through management of the print
viewing room; serves as principal liaison to
University faculty, regional teachers; and assists in the hiring,
training, and supervision of gallery monitors.

A complete job description will be sent to all persons upon receipt
of a letter of interest, or you may request a copy at the address

REQUIRED: A master's degree in the arts, museum studies or
education-related discipline; substantial knowledge of the history of
photography, the history of art, and contemporary art; a thorough
knowledge of current museum and art educational philosophies and
practices and experience implementing educational programs for
university students, K-12, and adult populations; considerable
knowledge of museum collection practices and procedure; knowledge of
handling art objects; outstanding communications skills. Ability to
participate in scholarship and professional activities.

SALARY: $30,000 to $37,448 dependent on rank and years of
experience. This is a year-to-year position.

Applications: mail or fax a resume with a letter of interest and the
names and addresses of three references to: Assistant Dean Gloria E.
Alvillar, Main Library C327, The University of Arizona Library,
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055. Fax: (520) 621-9733. e-mail:

Review of applications will begin August 1, 1996, and will continue
until the position is filled.


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Terry Pitts, Director
Center for Creative Photography
University of Arizona terry