Exhibition and Engagement Coordinator

Campus Services
19001190 Requisition #
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Education Requirement

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher

Experience Required
  • One year of post-baccalaureate experience in a job with duties significantly overlapping with this position, which may include working with archives, galleries, or other artifact-based collections.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and execute events, including the ability to marshal and coordinate resources.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-based setting where consultation, flexibility, collaboration and cooperation are essential.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity in the workplace or community.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the mission of a research university and the mission and functions of a large research library.
Desirable Qualifications
  • Advanced degree in library science, museum studies, book arts, or related field.
  • Direct experience with planning, designing, and/or installing gallery exhibitions or displays.
  • Knowledge of processes and procedures on the safe handling of cultural heritage objects.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with diverse publics from many backgrounds.
  • Ability to build and sustain key relationships with donors, researchers, faculty, students, staff, community and/or professional colleagues.
  • Ability to articulate the value and importance of collecting and preserving materials of historical and cultural significance in a research academy.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply policies and practices for planning and administering a budget
  • Demonstrated ability to apply policies and practices for evaluating and assessing programs.
  • Experience working in an environment where the development and delivery of educational programming is central to the organization’s mission.

Universal Competencies:

  • Positive Impact/Achieving Results: Ability to utilize existing resources and learning to achieve or exceed desired outcomes of current and future organizational goals/needs. Able to demonstrate ethical behavior in diverse situations while producing results.
  • Service Excellence/Customer Focus: Ability to meet or exceed customer service needs and expectations and provide excellent service in a direct or indirect manner. Ability to effectively transmit and interpret information through appropriate communication with internal and external customers.
  • Collaboration and Embracing Diversity: Ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and civil manner while appreciating the unique contribution of individuals from varied cultures, nationalities, genders, ages, etc.

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.

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