The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills and be personally and professionally motivated by working as a member of a team. The candidate will be a problem solver with the ability to remain calm in stressful or challenging situations. A positive attitude, a willingness to help others, and a desire to work in a team environment is essential. Desired characteristics also include a strong work ethic, as well as an attention to detail and deadlines. In addition, we are looking for someone that can embrace Glenstone’s core value of “continuous improvement” through an interest in professional development to advance their knowledge and expertise to surpass our previous best efforts.
Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, Architecture, Museum Studies, or a closely related program from an accredited college or university.
Minimum of four years of experience in art handling of a wide variety of media: painting, sculpture. (including glass and stone), works on paper, multi-element installations, time-based media.
Extensive understanding and experience with current museum professional standards for handling and packing works of art.
Detail-oriented and focused.
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
Experience in the safe operation and maintenance of a variety of hand and power tools, hydraulic lifts, forklifts, scissor lifts/personnel lifts, and other specialized equipment.
Ability to interpret and produce work from architectural plans and fabrication shop drawings.
Excellent dexterity and hand-eye coordination.
Ability to climb ladders and work on them for extended periods of time.
Ability to lift heavy objects (up to 70 lbs.) and to stand or walk for an eight-hour day.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
Working knowledge of art information systems and computerized collection management databases.
Master’s degree program in Art History or Fine Arts, or equivalent experience.
General knowledge of contemporary art, art history, and artist’s materials relative to the collection.
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite.
Experience with Sketchup or similar 3-D modelling programs.
Sensitivity to sustainable practices in the reuse of materials.
Experience with archival matting and framing.
Experience installing and maintaining time-based media works.
OSHA-compliant certification to operate a forklift.
Personal transportation means to Glenstone, as no public transportation is available.