Staff Positions

Mellon Curatorial Fellow

Requisition 23003576

Stanley Museum of Art is excited to bring abroad a new Mellon Curatorial FellowAs a full-time Mellon Curatorial Fellow, you will help to identify artworks in need of restitution or repatriation and recommend suitable procedures for their return. The position will also publish project-related research and findings in the Iowa Digital Library and on the Stanley Museum of Art’s website.

Key Responsibilities

As a Mellon Curatorial Fellow, you will :

  • Conduct research on historical African art in the Stanley’s permanent collection.
  • Work with the Curator of African Art and other museum staff to build working relationships with individuals and institutions associated with the museum’s collection.
  • Assist in the development of future exhibitions.
  • Research potential art acquisitions and prepare acquisition proposals.
  • Contribute to the production of object label copy, wall texts, content guides for internal and public use.

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Mellon Curatorial Assistant for Provenance Research

Requisition 23003715

Stanley Museum of Art is excited to bring abroad a new Mellon Curatorial Assistant for Provenance ResearchAs a full-time Mellon Curatorial Assistant for Provenance Research, you will provide organizational support for curatorial projects, and contribute to African art provenance research. This position will research, document, and publish on the museum’s website the provenance of African works in the Stanley’s collection.

Key Responsibilities

As a Mellon Curatorial Assistant, you will:

  • Research potential art acquisitions and prepare acquisition proposals.
  • Maintain record for the museum archive and collection database and creating an inventory/spreadsheet for published resources on the African collection.
  • Assist in publication preparation by locating image, securing copyright permissions, compiling research as direct, and fact-checking texts.
  • Lead tours and deliver occasional gallery programs.
  • And coordinate department’s interns.

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Student Positions

Student Security Officer

The University of Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Student Security Division acts as a bridge between students and police, empowering students to play an active role in campus safety. Members of the Student Security Division support community policing culture on campus by serving as ambassadors for the department.

The Security Division employs student security officers who work in roles that are critical to the function of the institution. The Student Security Officer position at DPS is vital in helping keep campus safe. The primary focus of this role is to enhance public safety through a variety of fixed post and patrol assignments.

Key Responsibilities

As a Student Security Officer, you would be responsible for:

  • Greeting visitors and protecting artwork at the Stanley Museum of Art
  • Helping dispatch and drive the NITE RIDE service
  • Controlling access to assigned buildings
  • Reporting any potentially suspicious situations to dispatch
  • Assisting patrons in need of emergency services

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