On-call Preparator 

di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art 

Napa, California

CLASSIFICATION: Contract; part-time
DURATION:  on going

di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art seeks a qualified on-call contract Preparator to assist in the preparation and installation of exhibitions and with collections projects as directed.

di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art is a catalyst for transformative experiences with contemporary art of Northern California. The nonprofit art center presents dynamic exhibitions and educational programs for all ages and houses the foremost collection of contemporary Bay Area art in the world. 

Bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts, Studio Arts, Design or similar field or commensurate experience required. 3-5 years’ preparator experience or similar position in a museum, gallery or arts organization. Demonstrated knowledge of museum installation techniques. Experience with art handling, storage, packing, crating, and installation. Thorough knowledge of construction techniques, materials and tools. Ability to climb ladders/scaffolding, lift up to 50 lbs. and stand for long periods of time. Excellent communication skills and ability to identify and resolve problems quickly. 

Visit http://www.dirosaart.org/job-opportunities/ for application information.