Lunder Special Assistant to the Director

The Clark Art Institute is pleased to offer a year-long, post-baccalaureate paid position that offers young art professionals a unique view of the administration of a major international arts institution.

Current seniors (anticipating graduation in May of 2018) and recent graduates of colleges and universities in Maine, in addition to Maine residents who will graduate from out-of-state institutions, are invited to apply.
 
The Special Assistant works closely with the Director in his/her internal and external responsibilities, engaging with staff from the Clark’s various departments. These interactions will introduce the assistant to significant responsibility and access to leadership and management during his/her year-long tenure. This experience gains the Lunder Special Assistant a comprehensive perspective on the Clark, thereby preparing the would-be museum professional for diverse opportunities in the field. The position is also tailored to learning a specific part of the museum field based on the special assistant’s interests and needs.
 
- Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to [email protected]
- Review of applications will begin in mid-April and will continue until the position is filled
- Candidates will be contacted by the Clark if an interview is considered appropriate

The Clark is an equal opportunity employer.
 
About the Clark
The Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts, is one of a small number of institutions globally that is both an art museum and a center for research, critical discussion, and higher education in the visual arts. Opened in 1955, the Clark houses exceptional European and American paintings and sculpture, extensive collections of master prints and drawings, English silver, and early photography. Acting as convener through its Research and Academic Program, the Clark gathers an international community of scholars to participate in a lively program of conferences, colloquia, and workshops. The Clark library is one of the nation’s premier art history libraries. The Clark also houses and cosponsors the Williams Graduate Program in the History of Art.