Topic ID #39225 - posted 2/26/2018 12:45 PM

Saint Louis Art Museum- Romare Bearden Fellowship



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The Romare Bearden Graduate Museum Fellowship is a 12-month museum fellowship that seeks outstanding candidates from backgrounds historically underrepresented in professional positions at art museums and who are more representative of the growing diversity of the American people.  The cross-departmental position gives beginning professionals opportunities to work with various departments including possible assignments in research, public programming, interpretive materials development, marketing, curatorial and audience development. Specific assignments are tailored to the Museum’s needs and the Fellow’s skills and interests. 
 
QUALIFICATIONS: Eligible candidates must have completed at least one year of graduate school by June 2018 in art history, art education, museum studies, or related fields. Applicant must have good written and verbal communication skills, be able to work independently and manage multiple assignments. 
 
The Romare Bearden Fellow receives $35,508 annual salary, full time benefits package along with moving and educational travel allowances. 
 
Candidates must complete the on-line application at www.slam.org,  upload a cover letter explaining your interest in the fellowship, a resume, a writing sample in a humanities area not to exceed 1500 words, contact information for three references (academic and professional), and undergraduate and graduate transcripts (copies are acceptable).  Only complete applications will be reviewed. 
 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 23, 2018
 
EMPLOYMENT DATE: July 16, 2018 – July 26, 2019
 
Submission Questions: Saint Louis Art Museum
                                      Attn:  Human Resources
                                      One Fine Arts Drive, Forest Park
                                      St. Louis, MO  63110-1380
                                      (314) 655-5294
 
Fellowship Questions: Renee Franklin at renee.franklin@slam.org;  (314) 655-5437
 
SAINT LOUIS ART MUSEUM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
 
All successful candidates for this position will be required to submit to a criminal background check and drug test





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