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06-11-2013, 07:52 AM
Exhibit Technician

Company Name:
Penn Museum

Job Function:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104, United States

June 10, 2013

Entry Level:

Job Type:

Job Duration:

Min Experience:
2-3 Years

Penn Museum

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Contact Person: Tara Poag
Phone: 215-898-1397

Email Address: tarapoag@upenn.edu

Apply URL: http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/applicants/Central?quickF... (http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=197655)


Job DescriptionReporting to the Exhibitions Project Manager, the Multimedia Technician will develop, design, manage and maintain the multimedia elements in its exhibitions and galleries, including digital interactive, museum lighting, and audio-visual and film elements. The position is also responsible for maintaining existing exhibition elements in all public areas of the Museum through daily walkthroughs and logging of all gallery elements. This position will organize, inventory and maintain all audio-visual elements currently in the museum's stock.

Job RequirementsVocational or other technical school training plus 2-3 years of experience maintaining or servicing multimedia and/or audio-visual systems or equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong organizational and planning skills, detail-oriented, experience working in a museum environment and experience handling priceless objects, demonstrated ability to solve problems independently and show initiative, able to follow specific written and verbal instructions, excellent communications skills; skill in the use of carpentry and power tools, ability to work with tools, lumber, adhesives, paint and materials, including electrical elements. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and well as comfort with operating lifts and climbing ladders. Ability to read blueprints and specifications, including the creation of lighting plans and electrical plans for multimedia elements, use tools requiring high dexterity and accuracy are necessary. Knowledge of the Microsoft, Adobe, and Dreamweaver Suites essential as is the understanding of Final Cut Pro and Vectorworks. Understanding of cutting edge audio visual components necessary with a demonstrated ability to develop, edit, design, install and maintain a/v elements, and proper programming technologies. Ability to work overtime on short notice may be required.
Please apply through the UPenn system by clicking on this link: jobs.hr.upenn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=197655