http://www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/jobs/preparator

The Fenimore Art Museum and The Farmersí Museum in Cooperstown, NY, seek a Preparator to participate in organizing and executing temporary and permanent exhibitions at the museums, as well as traveling exhibitions coming to and originating from the museums. For complete description, visit the posting on the Fenimore Art Museum website or The Farmers' Museum website.

This position requires considerable lifting, climbing, transporting of materials and working at heights of up to 24 feet. Good manual dexterity is essential. Qualified applicants must be able to lift/move a minimum of 50 lbs. The successful candidate will have experience in a prominent cultural, arts or related organization; basic shop skills including carpentry, metalworking, and painting; organizational skills including long-range planning, scheduling and inventory control; ability to work independently and as part of a team; basic computer skills including Word and Excel; ability to work occasional nights and weekends; high school diploma or equivalent, with strong math and writing proficiency.

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter and three professional references to Barbara Fischer, PO Box 800, Cooperstown, NY 13326 or b.fischer@nysha.org. Applications accepted until position filled. Equal opportunity employer.