Mar 23, 2011

Curator, Motion Pictures,

George Eastman House
Job Posting

Curator, Motion Pictures

The George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film
currently has an opening for a Curator of Motion Pictures. This is a
full-time senior management position reporting to the Ron and Donna
Fielding Director.

The Curator of Motion Pictures is responsible for the overall
management, interpretation and maintenance of the Motion Picture
Collection of the George Eastman House. The curator develops the
motion picture collection; designs concepts for exhibitions and public
programs showcasing the collection; creates grant proposals and
programs that support department operations; oversees preservation and
maintenance activities for the collection and related materials;
serves as the Director of the L. Jeffrey Selznick School of Film
Preservation; represents the George Eastman House at national and
international events to promote the Museum's extraordinary collection.
 The Curator of Motion Pictures also collaborates with Museum staff to
provide an integrated approach to upholding the mission and vision of
the George Eastman House. The curator may teach in the Museum's
Selznick school and enjoy an appointment as an adjunct through the
University of Rochester English Department Film Studies Concentration.

An Advanced degree (PhD preferred) in Film or related field, with
in-depth knowledge of the full range of Motion Pictures, is required.
The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of motion picture
collection management experience, with considerable knowledge of
standard museum curatorial and collection management practices. The
successful candidate must have excellent management skills, as well as
grant writing, research, and communication skills.  Proven ability to
develop and foster relationships with collectors, donors, and other
institutions is also vital.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Please forward your resume and
a letter of interest to

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