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Position at Walt Disney Family Museum

From: Tonja Morris <tmorris<-a>
Date: Thursday, January 30, 2014
Preparator
Walt Disney Family Museum
San Francisco, CA

Full-time position

Please refer to museum website

    <URL:http://waltdisney.org>

for complete description of job

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Protecting floors and surfaces; patching and painting walls;
    packing and unpacking materials and artifacts; installing and
    de-installing 2D and 3D artifacts; installing exhibition
    graphics, signage, and labels; adjusting lighting; installing
    display fixtures and mounts

    Prepares artifacts for exhibition using extreme care and
    established art handling guidelines

    Prepares 2D artifacts for exhibition via matting, mounting and
    framing

    Fabricates hanging and mounting systems for works of art

    Creates mounting systems for 3D artifacts for earthquake
    stabilization

    Fabricates labels, signs and other graphic materials

    Fabricates new or customizes repurposed exhibition elements such
    as case decks, risers, and cases

    Maintenance of permanent and temporary exhibitions which
    includes a daily inspection of the galleries, replacing in-case
    lights, dusting exposed artifacts and exhibit props and
    performing other repairs and improvements as needed

    Maintains supplies, tools, equipment, and orderly work and
    storage spaces.  Updates database of exhibition display
    components

    Safely handles, packs, unpacks and transports collections
    artifacts between the museum's work and exhibition spaces

    Performs related duties as required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    Ability to perform physical work associated with preparation of
    exhibits

    Ability to safely use a variety of hand and power tools,
    especially in the application of various materials

    Proficient with the programs of Adobe Creative Suite

    Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 lbs

    Ability to work from drawings and checklists

    Ability to work in an organized and efficient manner in managing
    priorities and meeting deadlines while adhering to museum
    standards for care and attention to detail

    Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently as
    well as part of a team.

Education and Experience:

    Two (2) year of experience in the preparation, installation, and
    the care and handling of valuable art objects at a museum or
    gallery

    Knowledge of art handling, packing, and art-storage techniques.
    Nature of work requires good dexterity and special care in the
    handling of irreplaceable and valuable art objects

Resumes and questions about the position can be sent to
careers<-a t->wdfmuseum< . >org


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