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Brandeis University Temp Exhibition Installer in Waltham, Massachusetts

Description: Under the supervision and direction of the Deputy Director, Collections and Exhibitions and Chief Preparator the Exhibition Installer provides support for all aspects of exhibition production including: installation, preparation of artwork, fine art packing and unpacking, general construction, wall preparation, gallery maintenance (lighting and cleaning), equipment/supply inventories or other duties as assigned. Essential Responsibilities Professional art handling of works of art (2D, 3D, multimedia) including both collection and loan objects. Knowledge of safe and museum standard installation practices for both special temporary exhibitions, gallery rotations or longer-term collections installation. Experience with fine art packing, unpacking and movement of artwork within museum standards and under direction. Installation of exhibition graphics, labels or other materials. Basic Qualifications Experience with art handling, installation methodology within museum industry standards. Deadline-driven, responds creatively to situations, problem-solving, and ability to carry out instructions precisely and collaboratively in a team environment. Basic knowledge and familiarity with power / hand tools and hardware. Physical Demands: Must be able to lift up to 40lbs. Must be able to stand, walk, carry, stoop, kneel, twist, squat bend and reach overhead. Comfortable with heights, climbing ladders and mechanical lifts. Closing Statement Brandeis University is committed to providing its students, faculty and staff with an environment conducive to learning and working and where all people are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, caste, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, including transgender identity, religion, disability, age, genetics, active military or veteran status and any other characteristics protected under applicable federal or Massachusetts law.

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