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Curator of Learning and Engagement

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Position Qualifications

This position requires the following minimum position qualifications:

  • A PhD in Art History or Terminal degree or equivalent combination of education, expertise and experience.
  • Reasonable experience (3-5 years) experience directly in the curatorial, museum and/or art collections field.
  • Demonstrates working proficiency in talent and performance management, supervising and applying HR/dept. policies and standards to direct reports (professional staff and student employees).
  • Demonstrates an extensive proficiency in/with:
    • Instruction at the post-secondary level.
    • Program development and administration including promotion, outreach and implementation of specific goals and objectives.
    • Knowledge and ability to manage educational/instructional programs, including research projects, extra-curricular activities, and/or academic planning.
    • Building healthy working relationships and partnerships with colleagues within and external to own unit. Uses effective communication concepts, tools and techniques tailored to the appropriate audience.
    • Written communication as evidenced by a record of publications, presentations, exhibitions, and/or grants.

The following are desired position qualifications:

  • Demonstrates an extensive proficiency talent and performance management, supervising and applying HR/dept. policies and standards to direct.
  • Familiarity with contemporary practices in K-12 museum education preferred.

Note to Applicants: The qualifications of this position may be described as competencies or behaviors needed to perform the job duties of this position at a defined proficiency level/standard. Please visit the Competencies website for additional information. 

Required Application Materials

In order to be eligible for interview, applicants must have uploaded both of the following and mark them both as “submission relevant” files when submitting the application:

  1. A current personal CV
  2. A cover letter that clearly address how you meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position. 

Applications which fail to submit all required materials will be considered incomplete and therefore are ineligible for interview.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.

Additional Position Information

Regarding References: Five professional references will be required at a later step in the recruitment process.  Please only send references if and when requested.


Compensation: The successful incumbent may be hired at a salary within the budget parameters of $66,000-$70,000 which is within the pay level 5A range.


*Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.


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Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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