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Curatorial Assistant, Prints and Drawings

Job Description:

To provide collection care, research assistance and administrative support to the department of Prints and Drawings and European Paintings. Responsible for pulling and preparing artworks for study room visits, monitoring the study room, facilitating class visits and assisting with curatorial and administrative tasks.

Job Details:

- Assists with art handling and movement for classes, research and museum events.
- Monitors the study room while artwork is on view for classes or general visits.
- Schedules and communicates appointment procedure and study room protocol to public.
- Helps develop checklists for class visits and teaches about techniques and media with didactic materials.
- Assists in maintaining proper housing of the collection.
- Enters data into collection management database.
- Assist in cataloguing and researching new acquisitions.
- Researches objects in the collection.
- Helps develop and present virtual and in-person Pop-Up exhibitions.
- Edits and writes wall labels and contributes towards special projects.
- Assists with other administrative tasks as needed including maintaining office supplies, filling out purchase orders, monitoring physical climate of storage areas and maintaining study room visitor's log.
- May assist in supervising undergraduate interns.

Required Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in Art History
- Strong interest in printmaking techniques
- Skilled in art historical research
- Ability to follow protocols in handling delicate works of art with care
- Exhibits attention to detail
- Excellent written and oral communication
- Works well independently and collaboratively
- Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications
- Master's degree in Art History
- Museum experience
- Familiarity with museum collection databases

Salary Range

Working Conditions
- May work around standard office equipment
- Repetitive use of a keyboard at workstation
- Ability to lift 40 pounds
- Occasional evenings and weekends may be required

Required Materials
- Resume/CV
- 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
- Letter of interest

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