The Corporation of Fine Arts Museums (COFAM) is seeking a Museum Technician. Under general supervision, the Museum Technician performs a wide variety of semi-skilled and skilled duties in the preparation, installation, and care of museum exhibits, and works of art; performs related duties as required. This position performs maintenance work and renovation of museum galleries. The Museum Technician must be responsible and able to follow established procedures in connection with the preparation and installation of museum exhibits and the care of works of art. Nature of work requires extensive art handling skills, manual dexterity, and the ability to lift and move art with extreme care.
COFAM is the privately funded non-profit corporation which supports the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, which are comprised of two iconic sites in San Francisco’s beautiful parks- the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park and Legion of Honor Museum in Lincoln Park. As the largest public arts institution in the western United States, the Museums house a world-class collection of 151,000 artworks that span more than 5,000 years; present an ambitious schedule of more than 10 exhibitions per year; and welcome 1.5 million visitors in a typical year.
Under the direction of Director and CEO Thomas P. Campbell, the Museums have recently launched a new strategic plan that outlines a bold new vision for the next four years and prioritizes Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Access (DIEA); our connection to the Bay Area community; and building a foundation for a future capital and endowment campaign.
COFAM is committed to advancing career opportunities for a diverse pool of qualified and capable talent, centering equity and inclusion across all aspects of our recruitment strategy.
Step 1 of the pay range is $26.51 per hour.
This Union position is full-time, 40 hours a week, and has a full benefits package including medical, dental, vision and 401(k), and paid time off.
Application Deadline: Thursday, July 29, 2021
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