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Associate Paintings Conservator

42892BRAuto req ID:42892BRLocation:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Associate Paintings ConservatorSub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade:057Time Status:Full-time Union:00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary Basic Qualifications:Candidates MUST meet the following basic qualifications in order to be considered for this role:• MA, MS, or Certificate in Conservation from a university program.• A minimum of 5 years’ museum or other professional experience with skilled examination and treatment of paintings and painted surfaces from a broad range of cultures and time periods.Additional Qualifications:• Demonstrated experience with state-of-the-art imaging tools used for conservation documentation including: digital photography, x-radiography, infrared reflectography (IRR).• Excellent computer skills, including image editing and management; high level of proficiency/expertise using Adobe PhotoShop and other software.• Excellent communication, writing, interpersonal, project management, and leadership skills.• Publications and presentations in professional forums.• Proficiency with the Museum System (TMS).• Has or is eligible for Professional Associate or Fellow membership status in AIC.• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs and work while standing, and on occasion in non-studio, on-site locations. Ability to climb and work on a ladder and scaffolding.• Precise attention to detail and manual dexterity.Additional Information:Please also see Requisition #42891BR.

We will fill only one of these positions. Please read both descriptions carefully and submit an application for the position most appropriate to your qualifications through Harvard’s Recruitment Management System, ASPIRE.Department:Straus Center for Conservation and Technical StudiesPre-Employment Screening:Criminal, Education, IdentitySchedule:Full-timeJob Function:Museum Duties & Responsibilities:Reports to the Head of Paintings Lab at the Straus Center for Conservation.Collections• Performs conservation surveys, examinations, and treatments for paintings, murals, and certain polychromed objects for the Harvard Art Museums and occasional outside clients. Collections span a broad range of cultures, focusing on European and American, and time periods from ancient to contemporary. • Prepares accompanying written and photographic documentation, estimates, correspondence, and condition reports for exhibitions, loans, and acquisitions.• Manages and executes preventive care for paintings, including light level monitoring and environmental needs.• Manages and executes treatment and care of University Loans and Portrait Collection.• Accompanies artworks as courier when needed.• Carries out minor treatment of frames.Administrative• Participates in planning and preparing budgets for lab activities, exhibitions, and special projects.• Manages special projects related to conservation and preservation as needed.• Collaborates with and maintains good working relations with conservation scientists, conservators, curators, and other museum staff.• Assists Conservator of Paintings with selection, supervision, and instruction of conservation fellow.• Directs and instructs casual employees, contractors, or students as appropriate.• Assists in the maintenance of the lab and photo studio, including supplies, records, and equipment.• Serves as Paintings Lab point person for health and safety issues.

Uses and monitors the safe use of certain controlled or hazardous substances.• Practices and promotes the Guidelines for Practice and Code of Ethics as established by the AIC.Teaching• Assists the Conservator of Paintings in teaching, including undergraduate and graduate courses on the materials and techniques, and the technical examination of art.• Advises and trains museum staff in the best practices for the care, handling, display, storage, and packing and shipping of paintings.Research• Responsible for staying current with professional philosophies, procedures, and practices in the conservation field through membership in professional organizations, publications, and attendance at meetings, workshops, and seminars.• Conducts technical research relevant to the collection as assigned and is strongly encouraged to publish and present findings at national and international conferences.Institutional• Works with and provides content for Communications and other museum departments.• Prepares and presents content for museum departments including Division of Academic and Public Programs, Curatorial, and Institutional Advancement.• Supports Collections Management’s operation of Art Study Centers and Curricular Galleries.• Leads and participates in tours for various interest groups. School/Unit:Harvard Art Museums EEO Statement:We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.



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Senior Conservator - Head Of Photograph Lab, Preservation And Conservation

Senior Conservator - Head of Photograph Lab, Preservation and Conservation Hiring department Humanities Rsch Ctr Monthly salary $5,000 - $5,416 Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM Posting number 17-09-13-01-0614 Job Status Open FLSA status Exempt Earliest Start Date Immediately Position Duration Funding expected to continue Position open to all applicants Location Austin (main campus) Number of vacancies 1 General Notes None provided Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply

  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.

  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply. Additional Information Purpose To manage, oversee, and supervise the Ransom Center's Photograph Conservation Lab and associated photograph preservation programs.

    To provide treatments of all levels of complexity for the Center's photographic materials. Essential Functions Perform conservation treatments on a wide range of photographic formats, providing full written and photographic documentation. Apply appropriate research techniques, including use of instrumental methods, in the examination and analysis of photographic materials.

    Supervise, train, and manage professional staff and interns in the Photograph Conservation Lab in appropriate procedures and practices for the treatment and care of the Ransom Center's photograph collections. Liaise and collaborate with curators, collection managers, exhibition staff, administrative personnel, and other Ransom Center staff with regard to the handling, housing, treatment, and exhibition of photograph collections. Participate as part of the division's senior management team to strategically plan for the ongoing care of the Ransom Center's collections.

    Take a leadership and educational role in all activities and programs of the Ransom Center Preservation and Conservation Division, and similarly support other areas of the overall institutional preservation endeavor. Pursue independent studies and professional opportunities as appropriate. Assist the associate director with project planning and grant writing.

    Marginal/Incidental functions Other related functions as assigned. Required qualifications Master's of Arts or Science degree in art conservation or Master's degree in art or art history plus a certificate of advanced study in conservation. A minimum of five years of post-graduate experience applying photograph conservation and preservation practices in museums, libraries, special collections, and/or archives.

    Extensive knowledge of the materials and technologies encountered in the creation and conservation of the range of photographic objects. Demonstrated ability to conduct conservation research and to analyze photographic materials to identify and/or determine their condition and material composition. Knowledge of exhibition standards, building environment systems, disaster planning and response, conservation trends, and collection surveys.

    Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communication. Demonstrated successful project management and organizational skills, including the ability to train, supervise, and assess work. Experience working with curators, scientists, or other allied professionals and conservators in a team environment.

    Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Preferred Qualifications More than five years of post-graduate experience in documentation, conservation treatment, and preventive care of photographs. Research and publication record on conservation topics.

    Knowledge and experience in the preservation of analog moving image collection materials. Working conditions May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around chemicals Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

    The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9.

    You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment.

    Failure to do so will result in dismissal. UT Austin is a Tobacco-free Campus

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Conservator Associate

How to Apply A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position, and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position. Candidates selected for on-site interviews will be asked to bring a portfolio of samples of their handwork. This could include art work, craft work, or hobby work.

Job Summary The University of Michigan Library at https://www.lib.umich.edu/ is one of the world’s largest academic research libraries and serves a vibrant University community that is home to 19 schools and colleges, 100 top ten graduate programs, and annual research expenditures approaching $1.5 billion a year. To enable the University’s world-changing work and to serve the public good, the Library collects, preserves, and shares the scholarly and cultural record in all existing and emerging forms, and leads the reinvention of the academic research library in the digital age. The Conservation at https://www.lib.umich.edu/preservation-and-conservation/conservation and Book Repair at https://www.lib.umich.edu/preservation-conservation/book-repair-page units in the Department of Preservation and Conservation at http://www.lib.umich.edu/preservation-and-conservation work in a well-equipped, full-service conservation lab on South Campus in Ann Arbor. A team of six conservators and technicians, assisted by students, interns, and volunteers, perform exacting handwork to conserve, repair, and care for the library’s print and manuscript collections. The lab aims at high standards of library conservation service while maintaining efficient production to support the preservation care of over eight million general collection and some 300,000 special collection books, as well as thousands of manuscripts, maps, and archival materials. The University of Michigan Library is seeking a dedicated, detail-oriented person with excellent handwork skills in the position of conservation technician in the Department of Preservation and Conservation at http://www.lib.umich.edu/preservation-and-conservation . As part of a dynamic and diverse team, the conservation technician is trained and performs a variety of tasks in order to preserve and protect fragile books and other materials from the library’s rare and special collections. The library is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and encourages all employees to fully incorporate their diverse backgrounds, skills, and life experiences into their work and towards the fulfillment of the library's mission.

Responsibilities* + Perform basic conservation treatments on library materials held in the Library’s rare and special collections.

  • Document treatments in written reports and digital photography.

  • Construct custom-made protective enclosures such as drop-spine boxes, window mats, and other housings for both bound and unbound library material.

  • Participate in the daily operations of the Conservation unit performing such tasks as: + prepare adhesives and chemical solutions.

  • monitor supply needs.

  • maintain equipment, supplies, and work space in clean and functional order.

  • understand and observe lab safety protocols.

  • maintain security for valuable library materials.

  • Assist senior Conservation staff with special projects such as condition surveys of collections and collections care operations such as environmental monitoring or mass rehousing projects.

  • Assist in providing disaster recovery services for library materials.

  • Assist in answering conservation-related questions from library staff and the public, including assistance in providing tours of the Lab.

  • Stay informed on relevant library conservation issues and practices through professional reading, conferences, workshops, or similar activities.

Required Qualifications* + Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience. Especially relevant are degrees in fine art, chemistry, history of art, archeology, and similar disciplines.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform exacting handwork with care, precision, patience, and attention to detail in a production environment. Handwork includes the use of hand tools (knives, straightedges, probes, punches, brushes, etc.) and light machinery (paper cutter, drill, book press, etc.).

  • Good written and oral communication skills aligned with writing short reports, responding to questions, and giving tours.

  • Ability to work independently and in a group environment as part of a well-functioning and diverse team.

  • Understands and values diversity and the importance of inclusion as demonstrated through a commitment to apply and incorporate the differences, complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization.

Desired Qualifications* + Some work experience in bookbinding, paper conservation or comparable experience in a training program.

  • Coursework in chemistry, art, or related fields.

  • Computer skills: basic communications, word processing, spreadsheets, database management, and/or image processing.

Additional Information Physical Demands/Work Environment

  • The person in this position routinely moves materials weighing up to 30 pounds.

  • The person in this position must be able to remain in a stationary position for periods of time.

  • The person in this position occasionally ascends/descends ladders.

  • The person in this position occasionally moves throughout the building to access files.

  • The person in this position occasionally works with dusty or mold-damaged materials and small quantities of chemicals. Must be able to wear a respirator.

Application Deadline Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended. Applications will be reviewed as received throughout the posting period and continue until the position is filled. U-M EEO/AA Statement The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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Job Opening ID 147374

Working Title

Conservation Technician

Job Title

Conservator Associate

Work Location

Ann Arbor CampusAnn Arbor, MI Full/Part Time Full-Time Regular/Temporary

Regular FLSA Status

Nonexempt Organizational Group

Univ Library Department Library Collect - Preservation Posting Begin/End Date 9/12/2017 – 9/26/2017

Salary $35,000.00 –$40,000.00

Career Interest Libraries & Museums Apply Now at http://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/apply/147374


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Harn Museum Of Art Preparator And Installation Coordinator

Harn Museum of Art Preparator and Installation Coordinator Apply now

Job no:503457 Work type:Staff Full-Time Location:Main Campus (Gainesville, FL) Categories:Arts/Museum Department:57860100 - HN-REGISTRATION ADMINISTRATION Classification Title: Harn Museum Preparator II Job Description: Art-Handling/Installation/De-Installation

  • Reporting to the Senior Registrar, works with Registrar of Exhibitions and Loans and other preparation staff to plan for and implement exhibition change-outs. Also assists with care and maintenance of permanent collection as required.

  • Serves as Lead Preparator on assigned projects, which includes collaboration with the curatorial and registration team in the planning, preparation, design, installation and de-installation of museum exhibitions using a high level of organization, communication and time management skills to ensure that all AAM, AAMD and museum industry and preventative conservation standards are met.

  • In collaboration with curatorial and registration staff, manages assigned exhibition production, supervising installation/de-installation staff on assigned exhibitions to ensure timeliness, safety and budget compliance.

  • Prepares galleries for installations, including wall and floor preparation, moving walls, lighting design and implementation, fabricating and installing exhibition components (cases, mounts, etc.), matting and framing of artwork, and production and installation of exhibition labels and graphics.

  • In collaboration with the curators, registrars, director of IT and the facility coordinator, provides instruction and assists in the installation and de-installation of all artwork, including but not limited to, 2-D, sculpture, digital media, multimedia and electronics (film, computer, audio video, etc.). Participates in and coordinates activities involved with installing, de-installing, lighting and maintaining outdoor sculpture as assigned.

  • Purchases, designs and/or fabricates display materials, such as, but not limited to, pedestals, plinths, temporary walls, mounts, crates, etc., as required and in keeping with museum standard best practices and contractual requirements. Oversees movement and placement of pedestals, plexiglass vitrines and other exhibition furniture used in installations.

  • Participates in and supervises the matting and framing of artwork.

  • Provides direct oversight for the movement of artwork, including receiving, packing/unpacking, shipping, storage, and occasionally transporting artwork. In conjunction with the registrars, researches and implements storage and movement methods within the building, to and from the museum and between offsite locations in keeping with best practices and industry standards. Venue Maintenance/Administration

  • Coordinates venue maintenance as relates to the artwork, including cleaning of gallery displays and equipment, daily inspections and reporting/follow-up on maintenance needs, and monitoring of environmental or related conditions as required.

  • Maintains appropriate collection, crate and pedestal documentation, both digital and manual.

  • Maintains and ensures digital media/video equipment is operational and on/off in museum exhibitions as appropriate.

  • Maintains an up-to-date inventory of tools and supplies integral to installation/de-installation and related activities, ordering supplies as required.

  • Maintains and ensures the cleanliness of the storage areas, work areas, hallways, etc., implementing best practices in storing tools, packing/shipping materials, exhibition furniture and all other supplies.

  • Operates various equipment, including but not limited to drivable scissor lifts, forklifts, basic woodshop tools and equipment, etc., used in the normal course of business to install and de-install objects of various shapes and sizes, prepare objects for transport and/or storage, maintain gallery lighting, and fabricate crates, mounts and pedestals, etc.

  • Participates in budget preparation and oversight. Solicits quotes, reviews estimates and assists with the selection of vendors. Assists with needs assessment as it relates to supplies, labor and equipment to support the efficient operation of the museum. Orders supplies as needed for exhibition installations and collection-related projects.

  • Under the direction of the Registrar, trains staff in art handling, installation skills, proper tool usage, policies, procedures and best practices. Other Characteristics of the Position

  • Supervises interns and volunteers.

  • A special characteristic of the position is the ability to long-range plan and move multiple exhibitions along through various stages of installation, de-installation, and preparation simultaneously. The employee should expect to travel on a periodic basis to serve as courier, assist with traveling exhibitions’ installations and de-installations, and attend conferences.

  • Performs such other duties as assigned by the Registrar that may arise in the course of the museum’s development and needs.

  • While performing the duties of this class, the employee is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret complex data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; observe and interpret people and situations; use math and mathematical reasoning; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks with constant interruptions; work under intensive and constantly changing deadlines; and interact with those encountered in the course of work, some of whom may be demanding, dissatisfied or upset.

  • While performing the duties of this class, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk; talk or hear, in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to manipulate, handle, feel or operate computers and other standard office, wood shop equipment, and diverse and delicate artwork; reach with hands and arms; bend, kneel and crouch. Must be able to lift heavy objects, climb ladders, and operate hand and power tools safely. Advertised Salary: $32,000 - $37,500 annually, commensurate with qualifications and experience Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent and five years of experience, preferably in museum exhibits; and two years in a supervisory capacity. Preferred Qualifications: + Previous experience working in a museum or art gallery + Knowledge of the principles, techniques, and equipment used in designing, fabricating, and installing museum-quality exhibitions, including working within a limited budget + Knowledge of museum-approved materials (acid-free, non-off gassing, archival, etc.)

  • Ability to communicate effectively, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with others + Skill in using a variety of hand and power tools

  • Ability to follow design instructions, specifications, and blueprints

  • Ability to design and construct shipping crates and perform intermediate-level carpentry tasks

  • Ability to maneuver heavy objects + Skill in handling trucks, forklifts, lifts and other forms of moving equipment + Knowledge of archival matting and framing techniques and materials

  • Ability to design and create decorative and interpretive elements in exhibits, such as mounts and other display furniture + Driving skill because of the necessity to travel out of town, including overnight trips + Familiarity with safe working practices, such as OSHA regulations + Familiarity with Product Safety Sheets + Familiarity with ADA regulations Special Instructions to Applicants: In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume. Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EDT) of the posting end date. Health Assessment Required:Yes Advertised:25 Aug 2017Eastern Daylight Time Applications close:24 Sep 2017Eastern Daylight Time

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Art Registrar - Loans And Exhibits Registrar

Art Registrar - Loans and Exhibits Registrar Hiring department Humanities Rsch Ctr Monthly salary $3,583+ depending on qualifications Hours per week 40.00 Variable Posting number 17-09-13-01-8325 Job Status Open FLSA status Non-exempt Earliest Start Date Immediately Position Duration Funding expected to continue Position open to all applicants Location Austin (main campus) Number of vacancies 1 General Notes Position requires occasional domestic and international travel and occasional work after hours. Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply

  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.

  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply. Additional Information Purpose To manage the outgoing and incoming loans program and assist in coordinating packing and shipping logistics for collection material and to contribute to core collections management policies and documentation, identifying ways to broaden and strengthen stewardship of the collections.

    Essential Functions Proactively communicate with curators about loan requests or needs; with prospective borrowers about the loan process; with staff about the impact of outgoing loan requests on the Center's internal exhibition obligations; with borrowers and lenders to negotiate loan agreements and renewals and, as needed, alternate loan recommendations. Make timely recommendations to the Director to allow or decline loans. Work with curators to establish insurance valuations and with Conservation and Exhibition Services to establish loan related costs.

    Directly arrange for outsourced conservation treatments as needed; perform condition reports and photo documentation of loaned items; arrange for shipping logistics and customs requirements for outgoing loans and all returns and inspections. Anticipate and work with Exhibition Services to ensure outgoing and incoming shipments are coordinated and properly staged. Working with Business Office, directly initiate purchase order requests, create invoices for payments owed, and promptly process payments due.

    Coordinate courier arrangements, hotel, airfare, itineraries, per diem, etc. and train staff couriers as needed. Complete as needed any customs documentation for international loans. In consultation with Exhibition Services, order loan-related preparation, packing supplies, and crates.

    In consultation with Exhibition Services, order loan-related preparation, packing supplies, and crates. Working with curators and senior staff, coordinate packing and shipping logistics for select acquired and de-accessioned collections. Working with senior staff, establish and communicate to University's Office of Risk Management annual collection valuations.

    Serve as liaison with the Office of Risk Management with regard to collection valuations, especially for outgoing and incoming loans. Archive all documentation related to outgoing and incoming loans upon completion. Represent the Center with a high level of integrity and professionalism.

    Contribute to improving collection management policies, documents, and forms. Assist with specialized training or projects for staff, interns, and volunteers. Attend weekly division meetings.

    Maintain confidentiality within and outside the Center. Marginal/Incidental functions Other related functions as assigned. Required qualifications Bachelor's degree in art, art history or museum studies.

    Three years of experience working in a museum registrar's department or in a position with similar duties. Demonstrated knowledge of packing, art handling, condition examinations, installations, fine arts insurance, and customs documentation. Demonstrated understanding of best practices of registration, art handling, conservation, and collections storage requirements and procedures.

    Strong project management skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and precise execution of work including meeting deadlines. Must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment. Must be able to perform visual inspections and condition assessments of incoming/outgoing materials.

    Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift 25 lbs. Must be able to complete short and long hours of travel by plane, truck or other method of transportation as needed.

    High proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

    Preferred Qualifications Master's degree in art, art history, museum studies, preservation or conservation studies. More than three years of experience working in a museum registrar's department or in a position with similar duties. Knowledge of indemnity application process, immunity from judicial seizure, and CITES and Fish and Wildlife application process.

    Knowledge of a second language. Membership and participation in professional organizations such as ARCS, AAMG, and AAM. Working conditions May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Lifting and moving Ability to lift 25 lbs.

    Ability to sit for several hours at a time. Occasional evening and weekend work. A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

    The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

    If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification.

    Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal. UT Austin is a Tobacco-free Campus

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Harn Museum Of Art Preparator And Installation Coordinator

Classification Title: Harn Museum Preparator II Job Description:

Art-Handling/Installation/De-Installation Reporting to the Senior Registrar, works with Registrar of Exhibitions and Loans and other preparation staff to plan for and implement exhibition change-outs. Also assists with care and maintenance of permanent collection as required. Serves as Lead Preparator on assigned projects, which includes collaboration with the curatorial and registration team in the planning, preparation, design, installation and de-installation of museum exhibitions using a high level of organization, communication and time management skills to ensure that all AAM, AAMD and museum industry and preventative conservation standards are met.

In collaboration with curatorial and registration staff, manages assigned exhibition production, supervising installation/de-installation staff on assigned exhibitions to ensure timeliness, safety and budget compliance. Prepares galleries for installations, including wall and floor preparation, moving walls, lighting design and implementation, fabricating and installing exhibition components (cases, mounts, etc.), matting and framing of artwork, and production and installation of exhibition labels and graphics. In collaboration with the curators, registrars, director of IT and the facility coordinator, provides instruction and assists in the installation and de-installation of all artwork, including but not limited to, 2-D, sculpture, digital media, multimedia and electronics (film, computer, audio video, etc.). Participates in and coordinates activities involved with installing, de-installing, lighting and maintaining outdoor sculpture as assigned.

Purchases, designs and/or fabricates display materials, such as, but not limited to, pedestals, plinths, temporary walls, mounts, crates, etc., as required and in keeping with museum standard best practices and contractual requirements. Oversees movement and placement of pedestals, plexiglass vitrines and other exhibition furniture used in installations. Participates in and supervises the matting and framing of artwork.

Provides direct oversight for the movement of artwork, including receiving, packing/unpacking, shipping, storage, and occasionally transporting artwork. In conjunction with the registrars, researches and implements storage and movement methods within the building, to and from the museum and between offsite locations in keeping with best practices and industry standards. Venue Maintenance/Administration Coordinates venue maintenance as relates to the artwork, including cleaning of gallery displays and equipment, daily inspections and reporting/follow-up on maintenance needs, and monitoring of environmental or related conditions as required.

Maintains appropriate collection, crate and pedestal documentation, both digital and manual. Maintains and ensures digital media/video equipment is operational and on/off in museum exhibitions as appropriate. Maintains an up-to-date inventory of tools and supplies integral to installation/de-installation and related activities, ordering supplies as required.

Maintains and ensures the cleanliness of the storage areas, work areas, hallways, etc., implementing best practices in storing tools, packing/shipping materials, exhibition furniture and all other supplies. Operates various equipment, including but not limited to drivable scissor lifts, forklifts, basic woodshop tools and equipment, etc., used in the normal course of business to install and de-install objects of various shapes and sizes, prepare objects for transport and/or storage, maintain gallery lighting, and fabricate crates, mounts and pedestals, etc. Participates in budget preparation and oversight.

Solicits quotes, reviews estimates and assists with the selection of vendors. Assists with needs assessment as it relates to supplies, labor and equipment to support the efficient operation of the museum. Orders supplies as needed for exhibition installations and collection-related projects.

Under the direction of the Registrar, trains staff in art handling, installation skills, proper tool usage, policies, procedures and best practices. Other Characteristics of the Position Supervises interns and volunteers. A special characteristic of the position is the ability to long-range plan and move multiple exhibitions along through various stages of installation, de-installation, and preparation simultaneously.

The employee should expect to travel on a periodic basis to serve as courier, assist with traveling exhibitions’ installations and de-installations, and attend conferences. Performs such other duties as assigned by the Registrar that may arise in the course of the museum’s development and needs. While performing the duties of this class, the employee is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret complex data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; observe and interpret people and situations; use math and mathematical reasoning; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks with constant interruptions; work under intensive and constantly changing deadlines; and interact with those encountered in the course of work, some of whom may be demanding, dissatisfied or upset.

While performing the duties of this class, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk; talk or hear, in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to manipulate, handle, feel or operate computers and other standard office, wood shop equipment, and diverse and delicate artwork; reach with hands and arms; bend, kneel and crouch. Must be able to lift heavy objects, climb ladders, and operate hand and power tools safely. Advertised Salary: $32,000 - $37,500 annually, commensurate with qualifications and experience Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent and five years of experience, preferably in museum exhibits; and two years in a supervisory capacity. Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience working in a museum or art gallery Knowledge of the principles, techniques, and equipment used in designing, fabricating, and installing museum-quality exhibitions, including working within a limited budget Knowledge of museum-approved materials (acid-free, non-off gassing, archival, etc.) Ability to communicate effectively, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with others Skill in using a variety of hand and power tools Ability to follow design instructions, specifications, and blueprints Ability to design and construct shipping crates and perform intermediate-level carpentry tasks Ability to maneuver heavy objects Skill in handling trucks, forklifts, lifts and other forms of moving equipment Knowledge of archival matting and framing techniques and materials Ability to design and create decorative and interpretive elements in exhibits, such as mounts and other display furniture Driving skill because of the necessity to travel out of town, including overnight trips Familiarity with safe working practices, such as OSHA regulations Familiarity with Product Safety Sheets Familiarity with ADA regulations Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume. Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EDT) of the posting end date. Health Assessment Required: Yes



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Department Administrator, Department Of Art & Art History - Georgetown College

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.

Requirements Department Administrator, Department of Art & Art History - Georgetown College The Department of Art and Art History in Georgetown College at Georgetown University has four units: two undergraduate programs (Studio Art and Art History), one MA program (Art and Museum Studies), and multiple art galleries (the Lucille M. and Richard F.X. Spagnuolo Gallery and the new Maria and Alberto de la Cruz Gallery). The Department Administrator is at the heart of a vibrant, creative community of artists, scholars, and students. The Department Administrator assumes substantial independent management of the operation of the department and supervises the work of the full-time Administrative Assistant/Department Coordinator. Reporting to the Department Chair, the Department Administrator has duties that include, but are not limited to:

  • Serves as a resource to the department on university human resource and faculty appointment policies and procedures, and handles payroll, purchasing, and accounts payable matters.

  • Oversees complex administrative processes and manages smooth day-to-day operations of the department.

  • Assists Program Directors with course scheduling for each academic term; assists the Chair and Committee Chairs in preparation of dossiers for tenure and promotion; and coordinates space requests for teaching, events, department programs.

  • Serves as a Department Administrator in the College re finance, business operations, and recruitment/hiring, with a dotted line reporting relationship to the Senior Associate Dean for Finance and Administration of Georgetown College.

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ART Gallery Receptionist "With ART Gallery OR Auction Experience!"

Job Description

GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR ART MAJORS! INTERNATIONAL ART GALLERY !

MUST HAVE RELATED ART  EXPERIENCE!!!!   MUST HAVE WORKED IN A GALLERY OR SIMILAR...

FRENCH OR SPANISH LANGUAGE,  A PLUS>
This international, Prestigious Gallery midtown, gorgeous offices,
seeking a full time RECEPTIONIST / FRONT DESK PERSON:

College Grad, ART HISTORY majors preferred, with internship or some type of related light experience in a Gallery, Museum, or Auction House, a big Plus. Summers or Part Time OK
Meet and Greet high Profile Clientele and Celebrities, and deal with famous artists at times, to set up showings. Must be personable, presentable, and discreet at all times, both on the phone and in person, and able to multitask.
Responsibilities also include handling daily schedules; calendar management, client interaction, and must possess good writing and computer skills, some correspondence, knowledge of databases, and email.

May assist with artist related projects and events.

Candidate must be extremely organized; detail oriented and must possess excellent communication and problem solving skills. Absolute discretion is required.
This can be a very promotable opportunity for the right individual.
Great benefits: hours 10-6 Monday through Friday.

Job Requirements

College Grads, preferably Art History majors or similar.
Light experience in an office envronment and in a similar industry preferred.
This position is NOT an Artist position! It is for a Receptionist, Front Desk Person.

Company Description

Prestigious International gallery with galleries in different countries..
Days and Hours : Monday through Friday10-6
Good benefits including 401 K.

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Art Director - Social Media

Job Description

TMG Art Directors are the makers and storytellers that use their creativity to bring ideas to life. They approach projects with a rational and innovative mindset to create immersive campaigns and content. Art Directors have a keen awareness of technology and an obsession with the social media landscape.

Responsibilities
• Collaborate with creative team to ideate and execute the visual portion of a social media content calendars and digital campaigns.
• Develop all visual aspects of social media content calendars including but not limited to photos, videos, GIFs and cinemagraphs.
• Support pre-and post-photo/video productions through mood board development, concept mocks ups, coloring, etc.
• Champion story boards, prop sourcing and illustrations for creative initiatives.
• Contribute to high-level client brand development with artistic direction, content pillars and campaign ideas.
• Manage the quality of art deliverables, ensuring they meet TMG standards, deadlines and client expectations.
• Support the business development team by creating and delivering innovative proposals, decks and presentations.

Must-haves
• 6+ years’ art direction and design experience in digital advertising specific to social media.
• Mastery of all design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.
• Strong knowledge of social platforms (Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube, Facebook, Pinterest, etc.)
• Experience and familiarity with video (capture & editing), photography, motion, and animation.
• Excellent presentation/communication skills both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team.
• Proven time management and organizational skills.
• Experience juggling multiple projects simultaneously.
• Self-motivated with a positive attitude and strong communications skills.

The Perks
• 180-degree view of the Pacific Ocean. Yes, we see dolphins, islands and surfers daily.
• Unlimited paid vacation time upon approval; Work hard, play hard.
• Competitive Salary and fast-track for growth.
• Awesome work culture, complete with private film screenings, great cocktails and Game of Thrones analysis.

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Print Sales - Art Accounts Executive

Job Description

Brilliant Graphics is an independent printing company whose legacy dates back to 1959. We specialize in fine art and book printing, and serve commercial markets with offset and digital production. Additionally, we have a small publishing division, Brilliant Press, which produces photography books.

The Art Accounts Executive, NYC will be responsible for the research and development of art and art-related business in the NYC marketplace. The goal for the Art Accounts Executive, NYC is to use his/her experience, resources, and connections to develop relationships that lead to sales of print for the Company.


The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

· Research and qualify likely users of Brilliant’s services.
· Oversee the NYC art, photography, and design sales base developed by this position to preserve account relationships while maintaining and growing the volume.
· Work with the CEO to create systems and methods to grow the NYC art market.
· Develop and manage sales operating budgets for your market
· Develop and recommend product positioning and pricing strategy to produce the highest possible long-term market share in the art and art related marketplace
· Recommend and develop promotional programs that will appeal to the art audience
· Monitor competitor products, sales and marketing activities
· Establish and maintain relationships with industry influencers and key strategic partners
· Prepare monthly executive summary of activity detailing problems and opportunities
· Research and make recommendations for attendance at trade shows and industry venues
· Meet with key clients, nurture existing relationships, negotiate and close deals
· Represent the company at industry trade shows, including art and photography book fairs
· Oversee client projects: collect specs for estimating dept and serve as the point of contact for clients throughout production
· Communicate effectively with production staff to ensure clients’ deadlines and quality expectations are met or exceeded
· Prepare periodic sales reports showing sales volume, potential sales, and areas of proposed client base expansion (help to qualify and validate expenditures in new salaries, rent, capital expenditures)


Professional
Requirements:

· Educational background in fine art, design, print media, or art history is desirable
· Experience in art industry sales
· Knowledge and experience with the print, paper, and/or art & photography publishing industries are especially sought after
· Understanding of offset and/or digital printing, binding, and paper terminology and techniques
· Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite a plus


Personal
Qualifications:

· Amicable, accommodating demeanor befitting a professional sales and customer service specialist
· Ability to communicate technical specifications from client to the production team and vice versa—attentive to minute details
· A self-starter, capable of working independently, yet effective as a team player
· Excellent communication skills and confidence in reaching out to clients in a sensitive and savvy manner
· Ability to forecast opportunities for the Company and pursue strategically
· Interest in contemporary art and design


Schedule and Salary:

· This position can be part or full-time depending on the candidate’s availability and experience; however, we ask for a minimum commitment of 3 days per week
· Salary and benefits will depend on the candidate’s experience and agreed upon schedule
· Position to begin late Fall or Winter

Company Description

Brilliant Graphics is a commercial printing company located outside of Philadelphia PA. We are an aggressive company with a highly unique understanding of how to take care of customers, and how to produce the highest quality work.
Our goal is to be the very best at what we do, and we are looking for someone who wants to help lead the way as we become the industry leader in creative print solutions.

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