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    Lead Mountmaker, Penn Museum, Philadelphia

    Lead Mountmaker
    Penn Museum, Philadelphia, PA

    Under the supervision of the Head of Production, the Lead Mountmaker is responsible for the design, documentation, fabrication and installation of display and travel mounts for objects in the Penn Museum collection. A key member of core exhibition teams, the person in this position collaborates regularly with exhibition designers, curators, conservators, collections keepers, and other members of core exhibition teams, and collaborates with registrars for loans and traveling exhibitions to design and fabricate the mounts for loan objects. The Lead Mountmaker closely follows Penn Museum conservation standards for design and build, and seeks design approval from assigned conservators, curators, registrars, and designers for all object mounts. The position manages the mountmaking studio, maintains its inventory, and works with a variety of materials, including various metals, wood, and acrylic using hand tools and standard stationary shop equipment. The person in this position must have experience working with a wide range of objects and artifacts similar to those in the Museumís diverse collections and be familiar with the highest standards of object handling and exhibition creation. The Lead Mountmaker manages mountmaking personnel including freelance contractors, temporary employees, and outside vendors as needed. In addition to the creation of object mounts, the person in this position works with the Preparation Department to install and deinstall exhibitions and objects for conservation and research purposes. This is a two-year term position, with renewal subject to funding and departmental needs. With your application, please provide a cover letter, resume, and images of your work.

    Applicants must apply through the jobs@Penn website to be considered.
    http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/30232

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