The Muskegon Museum of Art (MMA) seeks a full-time Collections Manager/Associate Preparator with proven experience in museum collections management in a manner consistent with the highest standards as recommended by American Alliance of Museums (AAM) with all applicable laws and regulations pertaining to collections and collecting activities. The position reports to the Director of Collections and Exhibitions, serves on the exhibition development team, and is the lead staff member responsible for proper care and handling of the fine art collection.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The person holding this position is a critical member of a small team responsible for planning and installing 10-14 exhibitions annually. Fine art knowledge and experience are essential.
At a minimum, the candidate will possess two years of prior museum/gallery experience in registrarial and/or curatorial departments. (Candidates with MA or MFA degrees in fine arts, museum studies, art history, or related fields are also eligible under this requirement, but must have some prior collections management experience) Expertise with computers including collections management software is required. Candidates must have experience in handling and installing art. A proven ability to work within a team setting and interact with museum guests, volunteers, and donors is essential.
Certain physical activities are required:
REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
A job description may be found on the MMA website: www.muskegonartmuseum.org
To have a copy of the job description emailed to you, please call 231-720-2571.
Please send letter of application and a complete resume with references to Kirk Hallman, Executive Director, Muskegon Museum of Art, 296 W. Webster Ave., Muskegon MI 49440. Application materials as requested may also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline to apply: March 30, 2018
Posted on the MMA website 2/26.