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Director of Curatorial Affairs
Auburn University

Date Posted May 8, 2024
Title Director of Curatorial Affairs
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department JCSM Operations Budget
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Library Services
Explore, experience and engage with the Jule Collins Smith Museum at Auburn University! We are seeking a Director of Curatorial Affairs to lead the curatorial unit of the university's art museum, ensuring exceptional and innovative stewardship of its 3,000+ collection, exhibitions, and other collection-focused initiatives in collaboration with colleagues in order to expand art's impact and enrich the relationship of the museum with its communities, region, and the state. Responsible for assisting in executing the Museum’s vision of a highly creative, outward-facing, visitor-centered institution that welcomes everyone to explore, experience, and engage with the visual arts in service to the university, the region, and the nation.

The Jule Collins Smith Museum is a cultural centerpiece in Auburn, fostering a love for art, learning, and community engagement. Its commitment to accessibility, education, and diverse artistic expressions continues to make it a valuable asset to both the university and the broader community.

Why Should YOU Choose The Jule Collins Smith Museum?
  • Auburn University was named a “Best in Alabama” employer by Forbes! Our employee longevity speaks for itself, with employees staying an average of ten years.
  • Competitive state benefits including retirement plan vesting at 10 years of service, generous leave accrual, and parental leave opportunity.
  • Auburn University tuition assistance for yourself and your dependents. Employees can take 15 hours of classes for free, and dependents receive a 50% tuition waiver.
  • Make a difference. Have the satisfaction of knowing YOU are a part of providing the premier academic experience at Auburn and the life-changing work our students and employees perform.
It’s a Lifestyle: The Auburn/Opelika area is a page right out of Southern Living magazine with an idyllic small-town feel, perfecting a unique balance between a close-knit community and driving consistent growth and development. Paralleling the exponential growth of Auburn University, the Auburn/Opelika area boasts services and amenities that cater to any interest. We’re proud of our top school systems, city services, award-winning restaurants, and the infectious spirit of life in a college town. You can find us nestled halfway between the beach and the mountains in a lower-cost-of-living area, two hours outside of Atlanta or Birmingham. If you’re new to Auburn, we’d love to introduce you. If you’re already acquainted with Auburn, we’ll keep it simple: it’s time to come home!
Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

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