View Full Version : Museum Preparator I/II, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Art, Auburn University, Alabama

T. Ashley McGrew
07-15-2012, 12:40 PM

Job Summary
The individual in this position prepares and coordinates the installation of art exhibits and assists in maintaining the physical property of museum buildings and grounds. Essential functions include, but are not limited to: coordinates and oversees the preparation of exhibitions to include (but no limited to) the handling, containment, storage, and shipment of works of art; facilitates the matting, framing, lighting, building of case displays, and any other preparatory work for exhibitions; assists with the physical upkeep of the building as needed; oversees shops for the production of exhibition materials, signage, and frames; cleans and repairs art objects as needed using cleaners, solvents, soap solutions, and polishes; may be responsible for training, assisting or assigning tasks to others; and may provide input to performance reviews of other employees.

Minimum Qualifications
The minimum qualifications are a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Art, Art History or a related technical or scientific field. The ability to multitask and allocate time to manage several projects is critical. Please utilize the attachment feature of our on-line employment system to include the following: a cover letter and a resume including a list of three professional references with current contact information. Only complete applications will be considered for review.

Desired Qualifications
Experience in preparing art for exhibition to include design construction, venue construction, and/or exhibition design is desired.