Temporary Collections Move Assistant and Art Handler
Schedule: September - December 2017 for approximately 15 weeks (2 positions); Monday - Friday, 9-5:30; 40 hours/week
Applications due by July 21, 2017.
Kirkland Museum is preparing to relocate to a new location at 1201 Bannock Street and will move and install the collection in advance of opening the museum to the public. Two (2) Art Handlers will help prepare, pack and ship a wide variety of 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional artworks from on-site and off-site storage locations. At Bannock Street they will help receive, unpack and install artworks in the museum’s galleries, with additional assignments as required.
The Art Handlers provide support to the Collections Department in the handling, care, documentation and packing/unpacking of the museum’s collection. There is a degree of physical strength required to move furniture and artwork; applicant must be able to lift up to 50 lbs., climb ladders to install pieces on high shelves and be prepared to be on their feet for eight hours each day.
For the full list of qualifications and instructions on how to reply, see the PDF below.