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Associate Curator
Works closely with the curator and the director to develop, define, and execute a program of live events and public programs at MoMA PS1. Oversees the organization and execution of all MoMA PS1 event programming, including recurring events (e.g. Warm Up music series) as well as workshops, artist lectures, performances, and other special events. Works with the curator and the director to conceptualize a strategic, overarching, distinct institutional profile for live programming in the multidisciplinary context that the museum offers. Actively promotes and nurtures strong intra-institutional working relationships between curatorial, development, special events, and communications staff at both MoMA PS1 and The Museum of Modern Art. Manages junior curatorial and support staff involved in the production of the events organized under the leadership of the associate curator. Liaises with artists and organizations represented in related programs. Remains informed of current activities in contemporary art and practice through sustained research and exposure to cultural happenings, initiatives, and organizations, with the ultimate goal of making recommendations to senior staff. Reports to Director, MoMA PS1.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree or equivalent preferred. Three to five years museum curatorial or live-event programming experience. Demonstrated initiative and discernment, as well as project management skills and experience managing junior staff. Knowledge and competence to conceive, initiate, direct, and produce all manner of public and live event programming. Knowledge of basic office procedures and management skills. Knowledge of a foreign language, especially German, needed for project-related work. Superior judgment, high level of professionalism, initiative, and strong verbal and written communication capabilities. Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

HOW TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter, resume, and list of references, to and include the position title in the subject line. No phone calls please.
Please note: international candidates must secure and be in possession of a valid US work visa.
Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position.

Associate Curator at MoMA PS1. New York

inscription dates
in 23/12/2011

P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center
22-25 Jackson Ave at the intersection of 46th Ave
Long Island City, NY 11101
12 to 6pm. Thu-Mon. Closed Tue and Wed

Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo
Madrid España


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