Gallery Director

Coe College seeks dedicated and driven applicants for the role of Gallery Director for Coe's permanent collection of art, Sinclair Galleries and student gallery.

The Gallery Director role is part-time, and responsibilities include planning, installing and supporting the annual series of exhibitions in the College's Sinclair and Student Galleries, as well as maintaining and overseeing the College's Permanent Collection of Art. The director also oversees work-study students whose tasks and responsibilities are divided among the two galleries and permanent collection.

The director will work approximately 20 hours per week during ten months of the year. Most of these hours will occur during the academic year, but minor responsibilities will be completed prior to the school during and/or during campus breaks. The weekly hours are flexible.


  • Masters degree in art or art history required. 
  • Previous gallery director or museum experience preferred.
  • Employment experience in higher education preferred.
  • Must be proficient in handling art objects of all media.
  • Must be proficient in working with carpentry and paint tools.

To Apply:

To learn more about the position and to apply, please visit Interested applicants will be asked to submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.

Coe is committed to fostering a multicultural environment and encourages applications from individuals who will help fulfill that goal. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and diverse perspectives and aim to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity. Coe College is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about Coe College, our commitment to a multicultural educational environment, and requirements for employment click here.

Coe College, a highly selective private liberal arts college, offers superior academics and exciting co-curricular activities in a thriving urban setting that promotes student growth and success. Established in 1851, Coe has a national reputation for academic excellence enhanced by a student-centered, highly supportive campus environment. With 1,400 students, Coe's attractive campus is located in the heart of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a vibrant metropolitan area of 267,000 residents in Iowa's Creative Corridor, providing a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities.