Junior Collections Management Technician (Regular, Full-Time)
Collections Management

The Junior Collections Management Technician for Works on Paper works partly as a specialist for works of art on paper, and partly as a collections management generalist. Duties include artwork housing and movement, collections access, and storeroom maintenance. This is an entry-level position within the field of Collections Management.

  • Assist with day-to-day operations of collection storage spaces.
  • Assist with collections access requests.
  • House museum objects for storage and transit.
  • Prepare, receive and release art shipments.
  • Track objects in the objects database and work request system.
  • Receive and release art shipments.
  • Monitor storerooms for pest activity and environmental stability.
  • Assist with storeroom maintenance and upgrades.
  • Keep work and storage areas clean and maintain tools and equipment.
  • Perform other duties or special projects, as assigned.
  • Maintain regular and reliable attendance.
  • Attend departmental, division, museum-wide meetings, and training, as directed.


  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience with one or more of the following areas is desired: museum collection management, art preparation, and installation, museum registration, conservation, carpentry, photography, studio art, theater, film production, libraries, archives, warehouse management, fine art shipping, art gallery management, private collection management.
  • Good hand-eye coordination, manual dexterity, and spatial reasoning.
  • Ability to follow instructions, plan ahead, and problem solve.
  • Basic knowledge of packing techniques and packing materials.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with word processing and spreadsheet software is desired. Knowledge of Google drive and museum databases is a plus.
  • Ability to:
    • Work independently and within a team.
    • Communicate and collaborate with colleagues.
    • Climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
    • Lift and/or move up to 30 pounds on your own.
    • Operate pallet jacks, hand trucks, dollies, and other lift equipment is desired.
    • Use and maintain basic hand tools such as drills and impact drivers is desired.

  • Periodic travel within Los Angeles County is required.

No specific application deadline - closes when position is filled.
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