Experience in the handling and installation of artwork in a museum or gallery setting.
Knowledge of museum-standard practices for the storage, movement and display of objects.
Excellent communication skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues in potentially stressful situations with multiple priorities and overlapping deadlines.
Moderate skill in the operation of hand and power fabrication tools
Moderate computer skills; proficient in Word, Excel and Google email applications.
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and appearance.
Ability to lift or move up to 85 pounds.
Ability to stand or walk for up to 10 hours.
Ability to use hands to handle tools and equipment, reach with hands and arms, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.
Ability to work a flexible schedule.
A high school diploma or equivalent.
Knowledge of art history and principles of conservation.
Experience with framing methods is a plus as is familiarity with hoists, lifts and other material handling equipment.
Considerable knowledge of art installation methods, design and engineering techniques, as well as proper conservation handling and storage of exhibition art objects.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant experience and training
Selected candidate must pass a criminal history background check.
Selected candidate must have a valid Virginia driver’s license