Bloomington Support Staff Job Specs
ARTS & PHOTOGRAPHY
Job Title and Grade: Preparator / SSOF
Job Code: 002437
This is specialized work in the preservation of art objects.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
Ensures that stable storage and/or display environments are maintained for the collection.
Coordinates conservation work and related activities..
Maintains records and files on collection; updates records with new appraisal information.
Prepares framing for art; repairs and maintains existing frames.
Transports artwork; installs art objects for display; coordinates exhibition of collection; makes provisions for public access or restrictions to collection.
Oversees and provides tours and information on collection to public.
Serves on various art-related and/or preservation committees related to collections; serves as resource for information on collection.
Assists with the acquisition of new pieces for the collection.
Maintains plaques and awards.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of storage, display, and preservation techniques for various collections, such as paintings, photography, film/video, sculpture, and antique furniture
Knowledge of computer and database/word processing software.
Knowledge of processing and cataloging of records for collections.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Education: Associates degree in fine art, photography, or related field.
Experience: Two years art preservation and display experience.
The intent of this job specification is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this specification.