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Chief Preparator (Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts)

By Hae Min Park posted 02-19-2020 16:29

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Chief Preparator, Exhibition Design & Fabrication, Museum Services Division, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts

The Worcester Art Museum is seeking a full-time Chief Preparator. As department head for the Exhibition Services Department, the Chief Preparator is responsible for planning and managing the preparation of gallery spaces and objects for exhibitions and planning and managing the fabrication, installation, and deinstallation of both temporary exhibitions and long-term installations. The Chief Preparator supervises the Museum’s preparators, as well as contract art handlers, on all aspects of museum exhibition, art storage, and art movement.

BA, BFA required; MA, MFA preferred, or equivalent training in studio art, art history, fine art or a related field. 

Five or more years in a museum, gallery, or similar exhibiting institution required with extensive knowledge of installation/packing/crating, and proven experience in a management or supervisory role.

Type: Full Time, Exempt

Reports To: Director of Museum Services

Direct Reports: Lead Preparator, Preparators (2)

Salary: $50,000-$57,000


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