Art Handler/Preparator

UCI Jack and Shanaz Langson Institute and Museum of California Art at UCI seeks an Art Handler/Preparator.

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The Langson IMCA Preparator is a hands-on, detail-oriented technician, who assumes the responsibility for preparation and installation of the Museum’s exhibitions and other art handling projects. Under the direction of the Assistant Director, Exhibitions and Facilities Management, the Preparator is responsible for museum-quality art handling related to installation and de-installation, including receiving, packing and unpacking, handling, and displaying fine art objects; executing the fabrication of exhibition pedestals, mounts, temporary walls, and other display designs; assuring a safe and healthy work environment through knowledge of best practices. The Preparator is a key team member for the Museum’s ambitious schedule of exhibitions and collection use.