Lunder Special Assistant to the Director

The Clark Art Institute is pleased to offer a paid, yearlong, post-baccalaureate position that provides young professionals a unique view of the administration of an international arts institution and center for research.

The Special Assistant works closely with the Director to meet internal and external responsibilities, engaging with staff from the Clark’s various departments. These interactions introduce the assistant to significant responsibility and access to leadership and management. The Special Assistant gains a comprehensive perspective of 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.

Current seniors (anticipating graduation in May of 2019) 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 deadline to apply is January 31, 2019. The position begins in mid-June, 2019.

Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to [email protected] with the subject line: Lunder Special Assistant to the Director. For more information about the position, please email [email protected] 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 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 College Graduate Program in the History of Art.