Position Description: The Fowler Museum at UCLA seeks a 50% (20 hours per week) Curatorial Assistant to participate in a 3-year collaborative interdisciplinary project funded by the Lilly Endowment's Religion and Cultural Institutions Initiative.
The project will expand the Museum's engagement with religion via exhibitions and programming centered on well-informed and culturally sensitive portrayals of religious beliefs and practices.
Under the supervision of the Senior Curator of Latin American and Caribbean Popular Arts, the Curatorial Assistant will support all aspects of exhibition documentation and development, including the management of library, archival, digital, and field-based assets; coordination and communication with guest curators, guest artists, and advisors; general administrative support; maintenance of project databases and research files; organization of project meetings and their documentation; and preparation of exhibition checklists.
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.