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Michigan State University
Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, East Circle Drive, East Lansing, MI, USA
To be considered apply with MSU at http://www.careers.msu.edu/cw/en-us/job/501707/preparator
The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University is seeking an experienced Exhibition Producer to assist with the planning and execution of exhibitions and will be responsible for coordinating work as necessary to craft excellent exhibitions within spaces.
Some basic responsibilities/duties will be:
Contribute information for the design of exhibitions, creating renderings and other designs as needed
Contribute exhibition implementation onsite, including calling meetings as needed, directing activities on the floor, and assisting with the budget estimations
Responsible for preparing exhibition space for installation
Installs and strikes permanent and changing exhibitions
Mats and frames all artwork in the permanent collection according to archival standards for methods, materials, and proper presentation
Monitors the museum gallery environment to assure temperature and relative humidity adhere to museum standards
Interacts with HVAC professionals to maintain air handling system
Establishes and maintains correct lighting in the galleries, following museum guidelines for exposure of objects to amount of foot candles and type of lamp
Monitors and maintains the appearance of exhibition spaces
Performs minor conservation treatments
Prepares art objects and crates for shipment and storage
Fabricates mounts and exhibition components
Provides preparation information to public as requested
Provides technical lectures and demonstrations as requested
Oversees photo documentation of exhibitions in the galleries
Oversees and coordinates off-site storage for exhibition components
Working with registrar, coordinates off-site storage for crates, climate control, and security of additional storage spaces for the collection.
With these responsibilities/duties we want to always ensure high-quality exhibition results, completing on time and on budget; help to ensure all stakeholders are well represented and incorporated within a strong team environment. Ensure information is regularly shared as appropriate, to keep all stakeholders moving forward.