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Subject: Position at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Position at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

From: Diana DiRamio <ddiramio<-at->
Date: Monday, April 29, 2013
Art Storage Coordinator, Shipments and Art Movement
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Under the direction of the Collections Manager, the full-time Art
Storage Coordinator will perform duties related to the management of
the offsite art storage facility. Essential functions will include:
Co-manage daily operational activity at the offsite storage
facility; Supervise the transport of art objects between the Museum
and the offsite storage facility; Move and pack objects with an
emphasis on object safety, including determining use of appropriate
art handling equipment; Assist curatorial, conservation, and other
departments during all visits to offsite storage, and keep track of
an active visitor schedule; Process new acquisitions, including
numbering objects and re-housing in archival packing materials, and
fabricate specialized storage supports for objects as needed;
Facilitate storage upgrades; Perform data entry as required in
collections management database (training provided), including
recording of object movements; Perform annual inventory of the
offsite storage facility; Assure that the collections management van
is current with its registration and receives annual inspections,
oil changes, and tune-ups. Provide transportation to and from
offsite storage for all Museum staff who need transportation;
Coordinate all maintenance and repair service visits for equipment
at the offsite storage facility. Supervise vendor representatives as
needed; Supervise and oversee two to four collections care staff
and/or contractors daily, and train all new personnel who work at
the offsite storage facility; Organize annual workshop for
certification training on all offsite equipment for all staff who
work at the offsite storage facility; Act as a first point of
contact for emergency situations involving the offsite storage
facility; May be asked to serve as courier and escort objects in
transit to other museums.

Candidates are required to have experience in art handling and
packing. Valid Massachusetts driver's license required. Ability to
travel preferred. This position requires that the employee
frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift
and/or move up to 60 pounds. The employee is required to safely
operate heavy equipment, and must obtain and maintain during
employment certification for heavy equipment per OSHA guidelines.

Application materials are being accepted immediately. For
consideration, please submit cover letter and resume to:
resumes<-at->mfa<.>org. You may also submit your materials via postal mail
to:

    Human Resources Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
    465 Huntington Avenue
    Boston MA 02115

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
seeks diversity in its workforce.


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