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To apply for a posted position, e-mail your resume and cover letter to hr@moca.org. Upon receiving your resume, we will review your credentials and contact you if they are commensurate with the requirements of the position for which you are applying.

Unless otherwise identified, all job opportunities are based in downtown Los Angeles at MOCA's staff offices located at MOCA Grand Avenue. MOCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Thank you for your interest in MOCA.

Curatorial Assistant

Overview:

The Curatorial Assistant is responsible for performing research and project management-oriented duties in support of exhibitions, publications, acquisitions, and other projects. Duties include performing general art historical research, maintaining exhibition files and collection database (The Museum System), drafting correspondence and other texts, responding to inquiries, and serving as liaison to other Museum departments, museums, galleries, collectors, artists, and trustees. The Curatorial Assistant may also be tasked with organizing smaller exhibitions, when appropriate.

Salary Range: $45,000 - $50,000  

Essential Functions:

  • Assist Curators with all aspects of exhibition organization including loans and loan correspondence, artist and gallery correspondence, data entry, image scanning, scheduling meetings, and making travel arrangements 
  • Work closely with Exhibition Production, Registration, Exhibition Management, Communications, Education and Visitor Services, and Advancement staff. Adhere to exhibition planning process timelines.
  • Assist Curators with exhibition-related didactics including object label copy and wall texts. Coordinate external editors and translators. 
  • Assist Curators with exhibition-related publications including securing copyright permissions, arranging artwork photography, compiling research as directed. Work closely with external editors, designers, and publishers. 
  • Perform internet, library, and archival research for exhibitions, publications, and potential acquisitions. 
  • Prepare Acquisitions Reports and PowerPoint presentations for potential Permanent Collection objects; provide information to Registrar, work with donors and galleries as needed. 
  • Develop and maintain working relationships and appropriately represent the Museum to outside organizations, collectors, trustees, and artists. 
  • In select instances, organize modest exhibitions from the permanent collection; choose objects for the checklist; didactic materials; speak publicly about the exhibition; give tours as needed. 

Requirements:

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, grammar, writing, and organizational skills. 
  • Must be able to perform art historical research and effectively aid in managing exhibition projects. 
  • Knowledge of contemporary art is a must, and possession of an M.A. in art history, or related subject is highly preferred, as is previous museum or gallery experience. 
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office including Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop Knowledge, Google Workspace 
  • Ability to use The Museum System (TMS) database preferred.

Application:


Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@moca.org with the subject line "Curatorial Assistant".

Director, Donor Relations and Philanthropic Programs

Overview:

The Director, Donor Relations and Philanthropic Programs reports to the Deputy Director, Advancement, manages the Senior Advancement Associate, Philanthropic Programs, and oversees MOCA's annual and individual giving programs. This position is charged with meeting funding targets of over $1.3M in annual support, contributing to the overall growth of individual giving, including membership, and carrying a portfolio comprised of donors with major gift capacity. The Director, Donor Relations and Philanthropic Programs will integrate advancement efforts with all museum functions, including exhibition and education programming, public relations, marketing, and online presence. 

The ideal candidate for this role should possess a high work ethic, excellent communication skills, strategic thinking abilities, strong organizational skills, and excellent interpersonal skills.

Salary Range: $95,000 - $110,000  

Essential Functions:

  • Direct strategic fundraising efforts and provide leadership for a comprehensive and robust  individual giving program including but not limited to membership, donor travel, and annual fund
  • Manage a portfolio of top donors and prospects for the organization and maintain a focused  pipeline of solicitations and cultivation activity
  • Direct all communication, appeals, renewals, upgrades, and stewardship for Membership ($30-$10,000), Projects Council, and MOCA Fund for Exhibitions populations contributing up to $100,000
  • Works with the Deputy Director, Advancement, Collection Engagement & Operations to  identify and solicit new prospects for endowments and planned gifts
  • Coordinate with Deputy Director, Advancement to execute all pledges, billings, and  acknowledgments
  • Solicit major gifts ($50,000+) from a diverse group of donors, including the MOCA Board  Council. Ensure high-quality and appropriate stewardship of donors at all gift levels
  • Collaborate with Deputy Director, Advancement, and campaign consultant on all future  campaign-related events and communications, including case statements, naming  opportunities, funding proposals, and board reports
  • Support the creation and execution of a long-term plan that elicits and secures philanthropic  donors to fund exhibitions, programs, and new initiatives over a 3-5-year timeframe
  • Oversee all individual giving programs and events
  • Working in concert with the Advancement team and an outside production company,  collaborate on the planning, production, and management of MOCA's annual gala
  • Participate in donor events, including work on evenings and weekends; some travel required  to meet with donors and implement programmatic activity; occasionally participates in MOCA Travel programs  
  • Manages all aspects of the creation and execution of the Annual Report
  • Oversee all special projects as directed by the Deputy Director, Advancement

Requirements:

  • Extensive knowledge of fundraising principles and strategies that span capital and endowment  campaigns, annual giving, planned giving, and art gifts. 
  • Excellent management and administrative skills, including a successful track record of  managing an advancement team and inspiring steady and successful performance.
  • Proven success in building enduring relationships; personal experience in forming, presenting,  and negotiating high-level gift arrangements, including a track record of involvement in  significant donor gifts. 
  • Strong familiarity with the philanthropic and arts communities; experience working with non profit boards, committees, and donors. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, sound judgment, and the ability to effectively  and professionally represent MOCA to potential donors and external organizations.
  • Strong understanding of budgets and finance, including restricted and unrestricted funds.
  • Minimum seven years of experience fundraising for a prominent non-profit organization, preferably in the arts, or comparable career experience. 
  • Bachelor's degree required. Interest in art is a significant plus. 

Application:


Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@moca.org with the subject line "The Director, Donor Relations and Philanthropic Programs".

Assistant, Deputy Director’s Office

Overview:

MOCA is seeking an Assistant, Deputy Director’s Office. The Assistant will  support the Deputy Director and operations team in all administrative functions, including  communication with staff, board and vendors.  

Salary Range: $38,000-$40,000  

Essential Functions:

  • Assist Deputy Director with general administrative projects, including, but not limited to:  research projects, correspondence, maintaining schedules, and compilation of reports 
  • Coordinate logistics related to operations and facilities, including tracking of staff parking,  administration of TAP program for staff, courier scheduling, furniture and unbudgeted supply requests  
  • Coding and filing of invoices for Deputy Director, Operations, and Security & Maintenance
  • Draft and distribute appropriate communication as requested to the board, staff and vendors, where appropriate 
  • Create, track and distribute agendas for staff meetings 
  • Record and publish meeting minutes as needed 
  • Provide support for meetings of Board and Committees including invitations, RSVPS, compilation of and distribution of materials in advance of meetings and meeting  preparation and set up  
  • Reconcile monthly credit card statements for Deputy Director, Director of Operations;  compile all monthly credit card statements for Deputy Director approval 
  • Establish and maintain office files for Deputy Director, Director of Operations, Director of  Security and Maintanance  
  • Work with the Director of Operations in periodic updates to Staff Emergency Procedures
  • Prepare reimbursement forms and obtain necessary authorizations 
  • Keep staff directory and office assignment listings up to date  
  • Provide back-up reception relief as needed  
  • Additional general office duties as assigned 
  • Provide assistance at exhibition openings and other events as requested  

Requirements:

  • Candidate should possess a minimum of 1-2 year’s administrative experience
  • Should have excellent administrative skills, including filing, organization and be proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 
  • Capable of making routine decisions 
  • Ability to confidently work with people at all levels throughout the organization and be team-oriented
  • Should present self professionally at all times with staff, applicants, and the general public  in person, on the phone or via email 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle multiple  projects and tasks simultaneously 
  • Must have the ability to handle matters with discretion and confidentiality
  • Must possess strong attention to detail and accuracy 
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills 

Application:


Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@moca.org with the subject line "Assistant, Deputy Director’s Office ".

Chief Curator & Director of Curatorial Affairs

Overview:

Working under the supervision of the Museum Director, the Chief Curator & Director of Curatorial Affairs oversees the creative and administrative responsibilities for the museum's curatorial department; including exhibition planning, research, organization, and presentation, collection development, interpretation, and stewardship, as well as the direction and realization of all curatorial publications. The Chief Curator & Director of Curatorial Affairs works with the Director and designated Board Committees to carry out the institution's overall objectives in the areas of programs and acquisitions. Of primary importance is the ability to implement a dynamic and well-balanced program, with appropriate emphasis across all disciplines and geographic boundaries from 1945 to the present. The Chief Curator & Director of Curatorial Affairs also provides leadership and professional training/opportunities for all members of the curatorial staff. The Chief Curator & Director of Curatorial Affairs also participates in the development of funding sources for acquisitions, exhibitions, and other special programs.

Salary Range: $200,000 - $230,000

Essential Functions:

  • Serves on senior management team to develop strategic plan, ensure that curatorial vision is cohesive across museum programming, and advance short and long-term museum goals. 
  • Conceptualize and implement comprehensive exhibition and permanent collection programs to broaden and strengthen the museum's local, national, and international audience, working closely with the Director and with other museum departments.
  • Assist the Director and work with curatorial department staff on all acquisition efforts, including research, leadership and growth of all acquisition committee groups, oversee the cultivation of individual donors, foundations and institutional partners to obtain new and important acquisitions for the museum.
  • Help to maintain the museum's position of vitality, responsiveness, and integrity in the community and commitment to the overall goals, as articulated by the Director and Trustees pertaining to the museum's programs and collections. Develop and maintain effective relationships with the community of artists, dealers, critics, museum colleagues, collectors, trustees, and friends of the museum; encourage the development of private collectors who may enhance potential museum holdings; provide professional counsel and leadership to museum supporters.
  • Initiate and pursue opportunities to strengthen the museum’s community relations through on-going studio, gallery, performance, museum, and collector visits.
  • In conjunction with the Education department, develop effective interpretive programming for the public, especially as it pertains to exhibitions, public programs, and lectures.
  • Work closely with the Museum's Advancement department to identify potential sources of funding, cultivate donors and relationships with foundations and grant officers to support exhibitions and select projects. 
  • In collaboration with the Communications department, oversee all creative aspects of publications, including exhibition and permanent collection catalogues, gallery guides, didactic labels, and exhibition-related brochures. Work closely with the museum store to develop exhibition related merchandise as appropriate to given situations.
  • In conjunction with the Communications department, help to design and implement appropriate outreach and public information efforts surrounding both temporary exhibitions and the permanent collection. 
  • Collaborate with the Senior Director of Exhibitions and Collections in the scheduling, planning, budgeting, logistical arrangements, and installation of all exhibitions.
  • Supervise senior members of the curatorial staff and select other department staff, develop performance standards for the department; manage hiring, training, coaching, and performance management of curatorial staff; oversee workload and priority-setting of all curatorial staff. 
  • Foster a culture of trust, collaboration, mutual respect, and teamwork within the Curatorial department, as well as cross-departmentally throughout the institution.
  • Actively mentor curatorial staff and support their professional development and growth while holding team members accountable.
  • Draft and administer department general operating budget. 
  • Ensure that curatorial initiatives are being carried out in alignment with the institution’s DEI&A values.
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of at least ten years' experience in curatorial affairs and administration in a major art institution, with an emphasis on contemporary painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, architecture, performance, and video, as well as acquisitions and collections management
  • MA required in art history, museum studies, or related field.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and excellent written and verbal communication skills required.

Application:


Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@moca.org with the subject line "Chief Curator & Director of Curatorial Affairs".

Curatorial Administrator

Overview:

The Curatorial Administrator provides varied and complex administrative and curatorial assistance to the Senior Curator and general administrative assistance to the Curatorial Department. Duties include drafting correspondence, screening calls and visitors, coordinating travel arrangements, maintaining daily schedule and calendar, sorting and screening mail and email, organizing files and databases, performing some research, replying to inquiries, and serving as liaison to other museum departments, museums, galleries, collectors, artists, and trustees.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide administrative assistance to the Senior Curator including, faxing, scanning, producing power points, and photocopying. 
  • Draft correspondence for the Senior Curator’s signature. 
  • Schedule and assist in the coordination of meetings, lunches, lectures and other events for the Senior Curator. 
  • Create, organize, and maintain files and databases for Senior Curator’s exhibitions, special projects, correspondence, travel, and daily operations. 
  • Greet and screen visitors. Screen and route incoming and inter-office correspondence including a large volume of telephone calls and emails.
  • Answer inquiries regarding unsolicited artists' materials, exhibition proposals and acquisitions. 
  • Maintain and order supplies for Senior Curator’s office. 
  • Organize travel arrangements for visitors to the museum (those arriving in conjunction with the Senior Curator’ exhibitions and other projects.) 
  • Coordinate travel arrangements for Senior Curator and visiting artists/curators, including confirmation of air and hotel reservations; preparation and distribution of itineraries; submission of per diem check requests and expense reports to the Finance department in a timely manner. 
  • Handle all aspects of the Senior Curator’s expenses including submitting expenses for reimbursement, processing invoices received, and reconciling credit card statements. Review budgets that pertain to Chief Curator/Deputy Director of Exhibitions & Collections’ exhibitions, travel, etc. 
  • Assist with preparation of Acquisitions Reports for works being considered for the Permanent Collection; copy and deliver to Registrar; assist donors and galleries with questions and follow-up, as needed. 
  • Handle any issues with procuring digital images for lectures, Development, and Public Affairs. 
  • Act as liaison with other departments such as Administration, Registration, Exhibition Production, Communications, Development, Publications, and Finance to facilitate the museum’s exhibition programming. 
  • Organize exhibition documentation with photographer within designated budget. 
  • Send out catalogues and other materials to exhibition artists and lenders. 
  • Assist in the organization of events surrounding the opening of exhibitions including the preparation of invitations, invitation lists, and the handling of RSVPs. 
  • For MOCA originated projects, research contact information and the location of artwork. Prepare and send out loan forms for works in the exhibition, and follow up on these requests. 
  • For MOCA originated projects that travel to other venues, assist in the preparation of exhibition materials for borrowing institution including, but not limited to, checklist of the exhibition; visuals; catalogues; wall labels; wall text; gallery guide; any other didactic materials. For non-MOCA originated exhibitions, coordinate and process lending venue’s checklist of the exhibition; visuals; catalogues; wall labels; wall text; gallery guide; any other didactic materials. Provide continuing follow-up to fulfill contractual obligations. 
  • Assist in the hiring of additional support staff for the Senior Curator and Curatorial Department, such as interns and research assistants. 
  • Assist Curatorial Department interns and research assistants with issues regarding the exhibition and general MOCA policies. 
  • Provide general departmental assistance as requested. 
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of three years' executive or curatorial assistant experience with excellent organizational and communication skills, and ability to handle multiple assignments required. 
  • Must have proficiency in Word, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint, familiarity with The Museum System (TMS) is helpful. 
  • Must have excellent writing skills, with ability to compose and edit correspondence. 
  • Must have strong social intelligence skills with ability to exercise tact and diplomacy. 
  • Knowledge of contemporary art required.

Application:


Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@moca.org with the subject line "Curatorial Administrator".

Assistant Curator

Overview:

Working with other Curators in the Department, the Assistant Curator conceptualizes and organizes exhibitions, including exhibition budgets, research, and documentation; investigating and proposing acquisitions; and fostering the interests of donors and collectors.

The Assistant Curator works closely with representatives of other departments within the museum, including but not limited to Education, Exhibitions, Management, Communications, and others outside the museum to prepare exhibition, education programs, grants and fundraising solicitations, public relations campaign, exhibition graphics, etc.

Essential Functions:

  • Conceptualize, organize and direct tasks related to exhibition projects and accompanying publications at a level commensurate with the highest professional standards and supervise the presentation of exhibitions organized elsewhere of a national and/or international scope.
  • Participate in curatorial department meetings regarding permanent collection, acquisitions, exhibition planning, museum strategic planning, fundraising, and other exhibition-related matters as needed.
  • Prepare exhibition descriptions for staff, board, prospective funders, and other groups.
  • Solicit works of art for the museum’s permanent collection.
  • Act as curator in charge of non-MOCA organized exhibitions, handling all aspects related to this function.
  • Cultivate relationships with donors, collectors, gallery dealers, artists, museum professionals, and scholars.
  • Conduct visits to artists’ studios, museums, galleries, and alternative spaces as necessary.
  • Works with the Donor Programs Manager to organize trips for support groups to cities in the U.S. and abroad.
  • Continue professional development (research, publications, lectures, juries, management, and academic training) and contribute to high-quality original research.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Two years of related experience; or acceptable equivalent. 
  • BA (MA preferred) in visual art, art history, museum studies, or a related cultural field.  
  • Extensive knowledge of contemporary art as well as current developments in museum culture and discourse.
  • Knowledge of collection management, exhibition development and current museum practices. 
  • Excellent skills in conducting primary research, writing, effective verbal communication and team-building. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and proven ability to work well with a range of colleagues and collaborators.
  • Passionate interest in the role of art in civic and community life.

Application:


Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@moca.org with the subject line "Assistant Curator".

Senior Curator

Overview:

Working under the supervision of the Chief Curator & Director of Curatorial Affairs, the Senior Curator will conceptualize and develop a range of museum initiatives including but not limited to exhibitions, programs, and acquisitions, all within a dynamic and well-balanced program, including research, and documentation. The Senior Curator will participate in the development of funding sources for acquisitions, exhibitions and other special programs, and will serve in a position of leadership within the curatorial department and across the museum generally. The Senior Curator supervises the work for their direct exhibition projects with Curatorial Assistants and works collaboratively with all curators on relevant projects.

The Senior Curator must work with representatives of other departments within the museum, including but not limited to Education, Exhibitions, Management, Communications, and others outside the museum with an emphasis on building relationships, and educating new and diverse audiences.

Salary Range: $140,000 - $150,000

Essential Functions:

  • Conceptualize, prepare, and organize a range of exhibitions, acquisitions, and programs, working with the Chief Curator & Director of Curatorial Affairs along with Curatorial Department staff, and pertinent departments in furthering the mission of the institution.
  • Develop and realize special programs, exhibition projects, and accompanying publications at a level commensurate with the highest professional standards and supervise the presentation of exhibitions organized elsewhere of a national and/or international scope.
  • Direct the exhibition and care of the museum’s collection, and further develop the depth and quality of the collection through purchase and gift.
  • Develop effective interpretive programming for the public including publications and lectures, and work in collaboration with the Director of Education to develop programs which accompany special exhibitions.
  • Select, supervise, develop and evaluate support staff and interns to maintain the quality of the department’s programs.
  • Develop and maintain advantageous relationships with the community of artists, critics, dealers, museum colleagues, professional organizations, collectors, trustees and friends of the museum; encourage the development of private collections that have a chance of eventually enhancing the museum’s holdings; provide professional counsel and leadership to museum auxiliary groups.
  • Assist the museum’s Advancement Department with fund raising efforts to support and promote exhibition and museum activities.
  • Continue professional development (research, publications, lectures, juries, management and academic training) and contribute to high quality original research.
  • Foster a collegial and collaborative environment, contributing to the development of department staff and ensuring that curatorial initiatives are being carried out in alignment with the institution’s DEI&A values.
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Master's degree in art history, museum studies or related field. 
  • Six years of related experience; or acceptable equivalent.
  • Extensive knowledge of collection management, exhibition development and current museum practices. 
  • Excellent skills in conducting primary research, interpersonal, writing and effective verbal communication. 
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and work well in a team environment is also necessary.

Application:


Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@moca.org with the subject line "Senior Curator".

Preparator (Temporary)

Overview:

Temporary Preparator I is an entry level position and works onsite under the supervision of the Director of Exhibition Production, the Exhibition Production Managers, and/or Senior Preparators as assigned, to receive, mount, pack and disperse artworks in all exhibitions and the collection. These functions involve working closely with the Registration Department, Curatorial Department, and visiting artists and curators. Primary responsibility is the safe and careful handling of all objects placed within the Museum's care and overall collection stewardship and maintenance. Because the scope of the MOCA's exhibition program incorporates conventional art forms as well as those which are more experimental in nature, Preparator I will have a variety of tasks and functions to perform, relating to all aspects of construction, fabrication, installation and maintenance of exhibitions.

Rate $21.32

Essential Functions:

  • Work well as a team member and interact with a wide variety of staff and non-museum personnel.
  • Safely and carefully handle all objects placed within the museum’s care, using best practices.
  • Receive, release, load, and unload shipments of art as assigned.
  • Work in a precise and careful manner under stringent deadlines.
  • Display creativity in solving technical problems and flexibility in adapting to unusual circumstances.
  • Attend all mandatory safety and equipment training sessions. Comply with safety standards on all equipment use.
  • Help to foster a collegial and collaborative work environment, contributing to the development of department staff at all skill levels.
  • Maintain work spaces, gallery spaces, and artworks on display or in the collection according to standards set by Registrars, Exhibition Production Managers, and Senior Preparators.
  • Work closely with other departments, particularly Operations, Facilities, and Security staff as needed to provide continued support to the greater museum.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of two years’ experience working in museums, galleries, or professional artist studios. Contemporary art museum experience preferred.
  • Excellent manual dexterity and visual acuity skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the safe handling, care and installation of all art objects, installation hardware, and movement techniques.
  • Safe use of tools and equipment including, but not limited to: ladders, pallet jacks, non-electrical hand tools and various portable and stationary power tools.
  • Ability to multitask on a variety of concurrent projects.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as needed.  

Physical Demands    

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent must be able to do the following:

  • Stand for long periods.
  • Bend, stoop, reach, lift, and climb to move materials and carefully handle artwork.
  • Climb up and down stairs and ladders; comfortably work at heights.
  • Reach both above and below shoulder height.
  • Be able to lift up to 50 pounds individually.
  • Operate manually-controlled equipment and safely handle works of art.
  • Ability to visually inspect work; specific visual abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe CS, TMS, Sketchup and/or other relevant exhibition design software.
  • Experience with various fabrication, carpentry and construction techniques, and gallery lighting.
  • Experience using forklifts, aerial lifts and other motorized equipment.
  • Knowledge of contemporary art.

Application:


Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@moca.org with the subject line "Preparator (Temporary)".


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