The Oakland Museum of California hosts a Curatorial Fellowship for an emerging museum professional funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This two-year paid fellowship will focus on the discipline areas of Art, Craft, and Design. The role will provide curatorial training and support community engagement related to OMCA’s mission and social impact framework. The Fellow will be integrated into an interdisciplinary curatorial team with duties that range from participation in aspects of special exhibition projects to general curatorial work including research on the collection, museum visitors, and potential community partners. The Fellow will plan and complete a project in consultation with the Supervising Curator.
Skills and Approach of this “Emerging Professional”
This two-year paid fellowship begins January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2023. The Fellow is expected to reside in the San Francisco Bay Area. The position provides full benefits, plus additional funds for professional networking locally and nationally, research support, travel, and relocation. The Fellowship may not be held concurrently with any other fellowship or grant.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The following reflects OMCA’s definition of essential functions for this position, but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. OMCA may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The environment may include:
The Oakland Museum of California is dedicated to diversity, inclusion, accessibility and equity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ability/disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We highly encourage our diverse community to apply for available employment, internship, fellowship and volunteer positions at the Museum, as we aim to ensure our staff reflects the diversity of our visitors and the surrounding community. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, OMCA will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.