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Collection Manager (CDI)

Employer: Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean
Department: Artistic Programmes & Content
Reporting to: Curator, Head of Collection
Contract: CDI, full time (40 hours/week)

Mudam Luxembourg - Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean is looking for a Collection Manager to join its collection team on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Curator, Head of the Collection, the post holder will work in close collaboration with the Collection registrar and the other departments of the museum, as well as with various partners: artists, galleries, collectors, restorers, external curators and institutional partners. The Collection manager plays a key role in the development and visibility of the collection, as well as conducting research on the collection and contributing to its conservation.

Opened in 2006 in a purpose-built building designed by the renowned Sino-American architect Ieoh Ming Pei, Mudam is located in the Park Draï Eechelen overlooking the historic city of Luxembourg. Mudam’s mission is to promote understanding and appreciation of the most relevant art of our times for the largest possible public through its collection, temporary exhibitions, programmes, and partnerships.

Mudam is looking for a person with extensive knowledge in the field of contemporary art and collection management. They will have experience in the study and development of a collection through conceiving and organising displays as well as proven skills related to conservation issues. The candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be a team player required to contribute to the missions and activities of Mudam.

Ability to work in French and English is essential.

Mudam Luxembourg is looking for talented people from all backgrounds and wants to foster diversity within its team.

To apply:

Please send your application to Frédéric Maraud, Head of Human Resources (rh@mudam.com).

Applicants are requested to submit:

  • A comprehensive curriculum vitae (two pages maximum)
  • A covering letter in French (two pages maximum) summarising your interest in the position and providing evidence of your ability to match the criteria outlined in this brief.
  • A document describing the Missions and Functions of the Collection Manager can be downloaded here: Collection_Manager_missions.pdf

Closing date for applications: Sunday 4 July, 2021

Interviews at Mudam: Monday 12 July, 2021