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The following positions are currently open and receiving applicant materials. To apply for any position, please follow the directions within the specific posting below.
Gift Processing Coordinator
The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH) is now accepting applications for the position of Gift Processing Coordinator. This is a full-time, exempt member of the development staff providing critical support to the Director of Development in the implementation of departmental strategies and annual fundraising goals set by the Board of Trustees and Director of the Museum. The employee is responsible for processing and acknowledging gifts, maintaining donor records, coordinating and assisting with the institution’s affinity group membership programs, and assisting with development administrative needs. The ideal candidate is detail oriented with excellent skills in spreadsheets, reports and database management. The complete job description can be found, here. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with the subject line “Gift Processing Coordinator.”
The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH) is now accepting applications for the position of Curator. This is a full-time, exempt member of the senior staff and, with the Director and curatorial team, provides artistic direction and coordination to the Museum’s artistic program. CAMH Curators are responsible for the oversight of designated traveling exhibitions that tour to the Museum and for the conception, execution, quality, and scholarship of a number of internally generated exhibitions and their accompanying publications. CAMH Curators are expected to be an active and visible member of the national, international, and regional art community, and to participate in the overall institutional advancement of the Museum and its programs. The incumbent is responsible for general scholarship and research in contemporary art and works closely with the Director, and other members of the senior staff to advance the institution’s mission, to execute and develop support for its programs, and to meet the goals of its strategic plan. Qualified candidates may apply by sending cover letter, résumé, and CV addressed to the attention of Shane L. Platt via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will NOT be accepted in person. Please do not send additional materials until called upon to do so. For a full job description, click here.
Chief Advancement Officer (CAO)
CAMH leadership is enhancing the current development program with a newly created Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) position. The CAO would be tasked with increasing the donor base and pipeline for major gifts as well as lay the groundwork for the next major capital campaign. The CAO will work with senior leadership and the Board of Trustees to develop and set into motion a strategic and comprehensive plan to significantly increase contributed revenue for the operating and capital needs of CAMH. A successful candidate will have substantial experience in a similar capacity and a proven track record of meeting goals and expanding the donor base. The ideal candidate will have a passion for contemporary art, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a desire to increase CAMH’s role in the international arts community. The complete job description can be found, here. To apply, send cover letter and resume to the attention of Shane L. Platt at email@example.com.
CAMH is seeking a Gallery Attendant, a part-time, non-exempt member of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston’s staff. A critical member of the Museum’s protective staff, the position has as its primary responsibility the safety and security of works of art on view in the Museum. A Gallery Attendant represents the Museum to its visitors both assuring the safety and security of works of art and as an occasional relief contact at the Museum’s Visitor Information Desk. A Gallery Attendant shares a flexible schedule with others on the Gallery Attendant staff that is based around the Museum’s regular public hours, including evenings and weekends. A Gallery Attendant will also be assigned duty during private events that occur outside regular public hours. The uniformed employee has a significant role at the institution and represents the Museum and its mission to the general public. The complete job description can be found, here.
Interested applicants should fill out the employment application, available here. Please print form and email completed form (preferable) to firstname.lastname@example.org, or deliver in person to Museum front desk (please note Museum hours), or mail to CAMH.
Teen Council application period will begin in Spring 2018. This post will be updated when additional information is available.