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Nohr Gallery Manager

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Work type: Academic Staff - 9 Month Renewable
Location: Platteville
Categories: Office and Administrative

Position Summary:

UW Platteville seeks part-time Manager for the Nohr Gallery. Working under general supervision from the Chair of Performing and Visual Arts and in conjunction with the Art program and faculty, this position is primarily responsible for developing and presenting education exhibits in Nohr Gallery, curating the Permanent Art Collection and for training student docents for the gallery. 

This is a 16 hour per week (40% FTE), 9-month position and is not benefit eligible. Wage range for this position is $19.00-$21.00 per hour commensurate with qualifications and experience. 


-Organize and coordinate approximately 10-four-week educational presentations that maximize student learning and development, while meeting the social, cultural and educational needs of the campus community and the Southwest Wisconsin area. 

-Research traveling shows from other galleries and museums to increase the diversity of exhibits displayed in the gallery and in Southwest Wisconsin. 

-Oversee the cataloging and preservation of the institution's collections of artworks, including paintings, lithographs, sculptures, ceramics, etc., worth approx. $1,000,000. 

-Develop collections management procedures to ensure integrity of collections.

-Create and operationalize a Lending Art Collection program, whereby campus offices are used to exhibit art pieces and over time the items are rotated to different locations. 

-Develop collections management procedures to ensure integrity of collections. 

-Maintain the Nohr Gallery web site and Facebook page to ensure timely and accurate information is displayed.  Work with university web developers as needed. 

-Respond to inquiries from artists, researchers, and the public. 

-Collaborate with the university archivist to maintain the Permanent Collection's space. 

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

-Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

-Prior experience in organizing art exhibitions.

-Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

-Prior supervisory experience.

-Budgetary and social media management experience a plus!



Campus Information:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, offers 47 baccalaureate and 10 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

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Application Deadline:

Applications must be submitted through our online applicant portal, applications due by: July 1, 2022.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications
  • A current resume
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.
  • Additional documents as needed

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

            Amy Udelhofen,

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, pregnancy, political affiliation, arrest or conviction record, identity as a veteran, disabled veteran, Vietnam era veteran, membership in the national guard, state defense force or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or this state. Sexual harassment is illegal and will not be tolerated. Co-workers and supervisors may not retaliate against any employee, student, or job applicant because he or she filed a complaint, assisted in an investigation or participated in any proceeding alleging discrimination on the foregoing basis.

The University ensures physical accessibility to work environments for persons with disabilities and will provided reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to employment. Upon request, the University will provide reasonable accommodations for religious observances and practices. The University is committed to a program of affirmative action for women, racial minorities, persons with disabilities, disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era. While the Chancellor assumes overall responsibility for the success of the program, university administrators and supervisors are responsible and accountable for implementation. Authority for monitoring the program is delegated to Human Resources.

Each individual associated with the University is called upon to pledge a new and revitalized commitment to build and maintain a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination, an environment that fosters mutual respect, recognizes the dignity and worth of all people, and promotes to the fullest, equal employment opportunity through affirmative action.

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