Collections Technician--part time, Weisman Art Museum

  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019 10:24 AM
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    • ·      In collaboration with the Registration Department, physically handle works of art and manage movement of art in and out of storage areas.
    • ·      Track and record art location changes in TMS (The Museum System)
    • ·      Work with Registrars and Art Preparators in all aspects of collections care, including the housing of art objects.
    • ·      Perform routine art inventories.
    • ·      Perform routine housekeeping in art Storage areas as needed.
    • ·      Assist museum staff, visiting scholars, classes and members of the public studying and researching works in the museum collection.
    • ·      Other duties as assigned


      • ·      BA/BS degree in art history, studio arts, anthropology, museum studies or equivalent training and experience.
      • ·      At least six months of experience in art handling, collections management or other objects-related work.
      • ·      Must be detail-oriented.
      • ·      Familiarity with database management systems.
      • ·      Familiarity with professional standards for handling and care of museum collections.
      • ·      Ability to lift 40 pounds, climb ladders and rolling step ladders and stand for long periods of time.


      • ·      Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
      • ·      Knowledge of and/or demonstrated interest in collections preservation and collection care issues.
      • ·      Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
      • ·      Familiarity with print and photography collections.
      • ·      Experience with matting and framing.
      • ·      Experience building boxes and mounts
      • ·      Ability to operate equipment such as pallet jacks and lifts.

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      Job ID# 329398

    • SALARY: $16.50 per hour/ 14 hours per week

    • Closing date: April 4, 2019

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