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.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

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

MAIN 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

MINIMUM 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 January 16