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Preparator – Full Time McNay Art Museum San Antonio, TX

Description: McNay Art Museum seeks a Full Time Preparator, to conduct the safe handling, moving, housing, installing, storing, and packing/unpacking of the collection and all objects on loan. Fabricates settings and furniture for exhibitions and displays.

Qualifications: Superior carpentry skills, at least three years’ experience in museum-level construction, and a thorough knowledge of art handling and preparation techniques. Educational/experiential requirements include demonstrated ability in handling art and familiarity with museum and storage conservation techniques. Ability to work independently with minimum directions. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle, maintain a valid operator’s license, have proof of insurance, and have a good driving record. Must be flexible as to working hours; evening and/or weekend duty may be required. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds on a regular basis. Must pass a physical examination.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Resumes are reviewed upon receipt.
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Head Preparator – Full Time

Description:
McNay Art Museum seeks a full time Head Preparator to lead a team of preparators to safely handle, move, house, install, store, and pack/unpack the collection and objects on loan. To design and fabricate all installation equipment and responsible for obtaining standard supplies and equipment to accomplish work safely and efficiently.

Qualifications:
Superior carpentry skills and electrical knowledge. A minimum of three years' experience in museum-level design and construction, and thorough knowledge of art handling and preparation techniques required. Educational/experiential requirements include demonstrated ability in handling art and familiarity with museum and storage conservation techniques. Ability to work independently with minimal direction. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop/InDesign) required. Knowledge of Google Sketch-up (or similar CAD program) preferred. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle, maintain a valid operator’s license, have proof of insurance, and have a good driving record. Must be flexible as to working hours; evening and/or weekend duty may be required. Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds. Must successfully pass physical examination.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Resumes are reviewed upon receipt.

 

 
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