The Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library (LMEC) seeks to hire for the position of Exhibition Design & Fabrication Coordinator.
This is a fixed-term position beginning as early as December 6, 2022 and ending on March 11, 2022. The position is hourly, for 10–20 hours per week, paid at $22.50/hour. Some, though not all, of the responsibilities of this position may be conducted through remote work, and with flexible working hours, according to the preference of the candidate.
The Exhibition Design & Fabrication Coordinator will assist with the preparation, design, and installation of the Center’s 2022 exhibition More or Less in Common: Environment and Justice in the Human Landscape. (Read more about the exhibit here and here.) Working closely with curatorial and exhibition personnel on the Center’s permanent staff, the Coordinator will implement the design of original exhibition material, including captions, graphics, wayfinding signage, reproduced collections objects, and other interpretive material. The Coordinator will work with vendors and Library staff to produce visual materials for the exhibition and facilitate their installation in the Center’s gallery. The Coordinator will also assist Center staff in facilitating the preparation and installation of historic objects from the collection.
Installation work is performed in-person at the Central Library in Copley Square, with the opportunity for considerable remote work during the design stage. The Library is well-served by public transit. No free facilities for employee parking are available. The Library and Map Center gallery are fully ADA accessible.
This position is not eligible for health benefits.
About the Map Center
The Leventhal Map & Education Center is an independent, self-governing nonprofit organization in a long-term strategic relationship with the Boston Public Library. LMEC stewards a quarter million geographic objects in the Library’s collections, and works to make them freely available to the public for research, interpretation, and engagement. LMEC’s collections range from fifteen century atlases to modern-day geospatial data sets. LMEC creates original exhibitions hosted in its gallery space at the Central Library in Copley Square and promotes K-12 and public education on topics that explore the relationship between people and places.
As a mission-driven organization, LMEC endorses the following values:
LMEC places great value on an organizational culture in which staff members have the flexibility and openness to work with a diverse group of audiences, constituencies, and colleagues. Our work is committed to public service and to innovation that fosters positive change in the world.
The Leventhal Map & Education Center is not an agency of the City of Boston. There is no residency requirement for this position.
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For full consideration, please submit your application by November 30, 2021. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
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