The BAMPFA Museum Preparator reports to the Chief Preparator and is a unionized position within the framework of UC Berkeley’s employment model. The individual in this position performs technical and skilled, preparatory work, including the installation and maintenance of exhibitions and individual works of art, from all periods and a wide variety of media. The scope of projects can include installations in various locations on campus as well as within the environs of the museum. The Museum Preparator must be able to sometimes work independently with a minimum of ongoing supervision, and be capable of directing the activities of other on-call preparators. The primary function in this position is the safe handling of all works of art in the museum, as it relates to exhibitions and collections planning.
The Museum Preparator’s role is vital to BAMPFA’s mission: to inspire the imagination, ignite critical dialog, and activate community engagement through art, film, and other forms of creative expression. Patience, care and commitment are attributes that make BAMPFA’s preparators key contributors to the museum’s successful collections and exhibitions program.
Fabricates and assembles temporary exhibitions and maintains and refurbishes permanent exhibitions.
A valid driver's license and DMV check for driving record is required.
This is a 100% full-time (40 hrs a week) non-exempt career position, which is paid bi-weekly and eligible for full UC Benefits. Hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience within the range of step 1 ($23.58) to step 6.5 ($29.76).
Information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University is available here.
The First Review Date for this job is: October 14, 2022
Visit the UC Berkeley jobs portal and search 42609, the job number for this position. Follow the application process detailed on the website. To be considered, applications must be completed through the campus online website. Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
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