Amherst College invites applications for the Assistant/Associate Director and Head of Collections position of the Amherst Center for Russian Culture. The Assistant/Associate Director and Head of Collections is a full-time, three year term, year round position, starting at $75k-commensurate with experience. Given Amherst’s distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ways in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.
Reporting to the director of the Amherst Center for Russian Culture (ACRC), the Center’s Assistant/Associate Director and Head of Collections (AD) has overall responsibility for overseeing the Center’s logistical operations and collection maintenance, providing support of longer-term projects and programs, and supervising the budget, which is developed in consultation with the director and the ACRC’s advisory board. The AD will also be primarily charged with advancing the strategic goals of the Center as developed in consultation with the director and the advisory board. The AD develops and maintains the Center’s communications and publicity, develops and implements policies regarding patron and visitor access of the Center, oversees collection’s management and policies, and supervises Center employees, including both staff and student workers. The AD will also supervise projects related to collection’s maintenance in consultation with the director and colleagues in Frost and the Mead Art Museum. Additional responsibilities may include: working with donor relations, support of student projects, and developing the Center’s work in the areas of digital humanities and grants.
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Posted on April 05, 2022.