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    San Francisco, CA

    As-Needed Preparators - Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA

    The Asian Art Museum is seeking skilled preparators to work on an as-needed basis to assist the Preparation Department during periods of peak workload or on special projects. Preparators will perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled duties in the preparation, fabrication, installation, and disassembly of exhibit displays and furniture. The nature of the work involves heavy lifting, manual dexterity, and the ability to physically handle delicate, valuable, and irreplaceable art objects with extreme care.

    This recruitment will result in the development of a list of qualified individuals to be called upon on an as-needed basis for temporary assignments varying in the number of hours and days.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Two (2) years experience in the installation of exhibit displays including the installation of three-dimensional objects in conjunction with wire object mounts; or a relevant combination of education, training, and experience.
    Knowledge of: standard tools, practices, and methods used in exhibit installation; safe work practices related to the installation of art.
    Skill in the use of power tools such as drills, jigsaws, and circular saws.
    Ability to problem solve and to work well under pressure with conflicting demands.
    Ability to: lift and move heavy objects up to 50 pounds and at heights up to 6 feet; handle delicate and valuable works of art with extreme care.
    Extremely reliable and dependable, with sense of humor.

    Note: Successful applicants for these positions must undergo background checks prior to hiring.



    Application Procedure

    Apply online at or

    Send a letter of interest and resume ASAP to:

    Asian Art Museum
    200 Larkin Street
    San Francisco, CA 94102
    FAX: 415.861.2359

    *The Asian Art Museum is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian art. Home to more than 17,000 works of art from over 40 Asian countries, we strive to be a catalyst for discovery, dialogue, and inspiration. With Asia as our lens and art as our cornerstone, we spark connections across cultures and through time, igniting curiosity, conversation, and creativity.*

    The Asian Art Museum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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    very good job opportunity...

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