Temporary Preparator

California College of the Arts

Temporary Preparator

R507709

San Francisco

Under general supervision, Temporary Preparators assist with gallery maintenance, art handling, exhibition installation, and exhibition deinstallation for the CCA Exhibitions Department.

This is an hourly, non-exempt temporary position. Temporary Preparators report to CCA’s Installation Manager, and also interface frequently with the Director of Exhibitions and Public Programming and the Gallery Manager.

Under general supervision, Temporary Preparators assist with gallery maintenance, art handling, exhibition installation, and exhibition deinstallation for the CCA Exhibitions Department.

This is an hourly, temporary position. Temporary Preparators report to CCA’s Installation Manager, and also interface frequently with the Director of Exhibitions and Public Programming and the Gallery Manager.

WORK SCHEDULE:

  • CCA considers a full-time work week to be 37.5 hours per week. This is a part-time, temporary position, working as needed, up to 15 hours a week.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

  • The rate of pay for the position is $25.00 per hour.

Please note that in an effort to keep the CCA community safe, the College has made the decision to require all staff, faculty, and students on campus to be fully vaccinated by September 1, 2021. The job responsibilities of this position will require time regularly spent on campus, and therefore the incumbent will be asked to follow the CCA vaccination requirement, unless an exemption is approved. Please reach out to mailto:hr@cca.edu with any questions.

Location

San Francisco

FLSA

Non-Exempt

Additional Locations

Application Instructions

Applicants are required to attach a cover letter and resume. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Recommended document file formats are Word or PDF. If there are multiple attachments, we recommend compressing/zipping your files into a zip format file. There is also a place in the application for you to provide a link to large documents. Please submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions.

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Responsibilities
  • Performing tasks involved in displaying, storing, cleaning, cataloging, securing, transporting, and installing art exhibitions

  • Assisting artists, CCA faculty, students and gallery staff with the hanging, installation, and deinstallation of exhibitions

  • Spackling, painting, preparing walls and galleries to be exhibition-ready

  • Setting lights for exhibitions

Requirements

Requires knowledge of: The standard tools, practices and methods used in painting; and the use of different materials such as various kinds of lumber, fabrics, plastics, mechanical fasteners and adhesives.

  • Requires ability to: Physically handle delicate and valuable works of art with extreme care at all times, including while unpacking, packing, moving, installing, uninstalling and storing.

  • Requires ability to: work from sketches and follow oral instructions as to construction and installation of museum exhibits.

  • Requires skill in the use of a variety of hand and power tools and in the use and application of various materials.

  • Physical & Dexterity Requirements: A combination of active work, which may involve event preparations and set up, and sedentary desk work. Frequently may require lifting 50 pounds, opening boxes or packages, standing for prolonged periods of time, and setting up tables, displays, and event equipment.

How to Apply

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Posted on November 1