Preparator-Art Museum - Saint Mary's College-California in Moraga California

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Saint Mary's College-California

Moraga, California

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and liberal arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary’s reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and liberal arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.


Assists the Exhibition Manager in the preparation, installation and deinstalltion of exhibitions.
Prepare material for exhibitions including matting and framing, dry mounting and trimming. Prepare and paint walls.
Assist Exhibition manager in unpacking, hanging and installing 2D and 3D art for an exhibition. Prepare exhibition labels and signage and assist with lighting.
Assist with deinstallation and packing art after an exhibition. Load art into and drive a truck or van to return or pick up art.
Prepare work orders and order exhibition supplies.
Supervise student interns.
Work with permanent collection movement, labeling and storage.

Experience and Qualifications:

Required: AA      Preferred: Four year College degree.
3 years in exhibit preparation and art handling.
Experience with handling and working with fine art ogjects and able to do minor conservation. Experience with museum lighting techniques. Able to design and build displays for art objects. Knowledge of graphics programs, museum signage, matting, framing, wall painting, and installation and object photography. Familiar with carpentry and able to lift heavy objects (50 lbs). Able to drive a truck or van.

Salary Information

Depends on Qualifications


Application Instructions: Please apply on-line at Include a cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications and are prepared to support the mission of the College. A complete application includes:  A letter of interest and how you are prepared to support the Mission of the College A resume and an on-line application The name and contact information for three (3) professional references.  Candidates who submit names of references should expect that references will be contacted, in confidence, by the College and that credentials will be confirmed prior to hire.  Candidates who become finalists will be expected to sign a consent authorizing a broader inquiry. Saint Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.

Keyword Phrases

  • Preparator-Art Museum
  • Catholic, Lasallian, liberal arts college
  • De La Salle Christian Brothers
  • committed to the educational benefits of diversity
  • Cultural Facilities / Museums
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter