The Curator Supervisor provides strategic and managerial leadership for the Museum of International Folk Art’s Curatorial Department. Responsibilities include: managing the curatorial team; developing and implementing exhibitions; working with curators and museum staff to create interpretive plans for exhibitions and publications; building connections with our local, national and international community of artists, as well as donors to solicit funding and grants to support museum projects and implementing aspects of the museum’s strategic plan. This position supervises up to four curators and is responsible for the Latin American and Southwestern US Hispanic Collections.
The Curator Supervisor is a key position for the public face of the museum and works to connect the museum with a broad range of constituents including artists and community groups. The Curator Supervisor will participate in MOIFA administrative activities and teamwork, including attendance at museum staff meetings, collections committee meetings, curator meetings, and other committees as requested by the Director. Develop and maintain program-based budget for collections, exhibitions and related projects. Assist with museum public relations, marketing, and resource development efforts relating to exhibitions and/or area of specialization. Responsible for the development and implementation of educational training and outreach programs, relating to the curator’s exhibitions and/or area of specialization.