Temporary Preparator

The Skirball Museum and Cultural Center

Los Angeles, California

The Skirball Museum and Cultural Center seeks qualified candidates to perform a wide range of duties in the preparation, installation, de-installation, and care of objects in a museum setting. 

Responsibilities include:
The safe handling, packing, installation and de-installation of art, objects and related exhibition materials; Installation of graphics and lighting; Assist in preparation and fabrication of temporary exhibition components such as display cases, mounts, frames, and pedestals .

Knowledge of museum best practices for the preparation, installation and handling of objects (museum experience preferred); Effective communication and collaboration skills; Must work well in a team environment and independently; Ability to multi-task and complete projects in a timely manner; Knowledge of fabrication and production and experience working with wood and machine shop tools preferred; Ability to carry up to 50 lbs; Audio visual equipment experience a plus.

Please send resume and cover letter to: Human Resources Department, humanresources@skirball.org