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Preparator

Requisition IDreq4189
Working TitlePreparator
Position Grade08
Position SummaryUnder general supervision, assists in the planning, preparation, design, and installation of museum exhibitions, art collections, or other display materials. Designs and constructs display materials as required to ensure the security and care of the collection. Work includes the packing, moving, lifting, maintenance, and security of collections for display or other purposes requiring art handling and care.  Maintenance can be dirty/messy and will include dusting of artworks and cleaning displays.  Delivery and pick-up of artwork may include driving.  Creates and installs gallery labels and other didactic panels for display.  May assist with the planning and preparation of printed promotional materials.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Skilled in art handling and crating, carpentry and fabrication, and/or exhibition preparation. 
Ability to package artwork for shipping/delivery.
Knowledge of art storage and display method and techniques.
Looking for responsible people that can be trained and then left on their own to work on a described task.
Requires flexibility in scheduling. 

This on-call position would require approximately 4 weeks of part time work, three times a year to assist in the museum wide exhibition change overs.

Additional RequirementsOfficial transcripts, High school diploma, or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.
CampusTaos
DepartmentHarwood Foundation (124A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeOn-Call
Term End Date
StatusNon-Exempt
Pay$11.25 - $12.00 / hour
Benefits EligibleThis is not a benefits eligible position.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredYes
For Best Consideration Date4/9/2018
Application InstructionsHigh school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis. Please attach to your application three (3) supervisory references that can be contacted. Selected candidate must provide official transcripts of highest level of education completed in order to process the hire.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.