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Museum Preparator Principal

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Brief Summary of Job Duties:
Under the general supervision of the Lead Exhibition Designer, the Museum Preparator assists in exhibition design and supervises interior and exterior art installations throughout campus. Acts as liaison between the museum and academic departments for installations and exhibitions. Works with exhibition vendors and service providers, as needed to complete installations. Assists with general collection maintenance and inventory tasks.
Required Qualifications:
  • Graduation from high school or a General Education Diploma and two years of preparatory experience in a museum field; or graduation from college with a major in a selected discipline, and one year of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Thorough subject-area knowledge in the methodologies of art handling and installation.
  • Thorough knowledge of museum practices, procedures, and ethics, especially as related to collections care.
  • Knowledge of, and ability to use tools that are needed for art handling and installation including building crates.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to record, manage, and process data.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in Fine Arts.
1-3 years of experience working in a museum, gallery or other art space.