Assistant Preparator

Hammer Museum

Los Angeles, CA

Assistant Preparator  

Classification: Full-time, non-exempt

Under the general supervision of the Chief Preparator, perform professional duties specific to art handling; matting and framing works of art; and exhibition installation. Serve as lead preparator on temporary exhibitions as assigned, assuming responsibility for installation from planning to completion. Additionally responsible for handling, hanging, installing, and packing art works according to museum standards for all temporary exhibitions under the supervision of the Chief Preparator. In conjunction with Assistant Preparator and under the supervision of the Chief Preparator, mat and frame all pending works for exhibition and loan, in addition to re-housing the museum's collection for long-term storage. Assist with incoming and outgoing loans for the museum, all daily art movement of the museum's collection and temporary exhibitions, and perform regular maintenance of the museum's exhibition galleries. Ideal candidate must be able to work as team leader on assigned projects as well as collaboratively as part of a team. Employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check.  .

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #30174. Please submit an online application as instructed. Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, we are regretfully unable to respond to phone calls and emails regarding the status of applications and the recruiting process.


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