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Diversity Museum Leadership Fellow

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Posted by: Toledo Museum of Art
Deadline: Sat, March 31st, 2018

The KeyBank Museum Fellowship at the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) has been established to promote and develop diversity in the museum industry and specifically provides a year-long fellowship to diverse candidates pursuing a career in the museum, arts, or related industry. This unique experiential program provides recent graduates with the career mentorship, interdisciplinary experience and training necessary for a career in the museum field. The Fellow will be provided with a project(s) aligned with their career interests and given direct exposure to the strategic planning process, curatorial and program management , board development, financial and resource management, policy development along with building partnerships across the industry and community.

COMPENSATION: The fellow will be given an annual salary, housing, plus benefits, 4 weeks of paid time off, travel and research support. Office space, along with support for equipment and association memberships will be provided.

HOURS: Full-time, salaried; one year duration

REQUIREMENTS:The Toledo Museum of Art invites applications from candidates who have completed their undergraduate studies within the last five years and are pursuing a career in the museum field, arts, or other related field and who are of African American, Hispanic or Asian descent. The Fellow must have a demonstrated interest in further developing their career in the field and be committed to the Toledo Museum of Art for the full year long duration of the appointment.

TO APPLY:  Please submit a resume/CV and cover letter the following information to 



Work with the leadership team on projects related to the day-to-day management at the executive level.

Work on multi-disciplinary teams in developing and coordinating exhibitions, programming and publications.

Conceptualize, define, initiate, and conduct research to prepare and present to the leadership team.

Work with the education and engagement team to assist in the creation of interpretive materials related to our collection and to visual literacy.

A specific project for which they will carry responsibility for proposing, planning, implementation, and completion. The project and its proposed time line will be determined during the fellow’s sixty days.

The Fellow is expected to participate in the day-to-day activities of the Museum,complete independent work,

In addition to receiving professional training, the Fellow will be mentored by a member of the leadership team and will be expected to actively work with their mentor to build networks inside and outside of the organization.

Posted on Tue, January 2nd, 2018
Expires on Sat, March 31st, 2018

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