Position: Exhibition Officer/Preparator
Location: Customs House Museum & Cultural Center Clarksville, Tennessee 37040
Job Type: Full-Time
Classification: Non Exempt
Reports to: Curator of Exhibitions
The Exhibition Officer/Preparator works under the Supervision of Curator of Exhibits to facilitate the Museum's changing/temporary and permanent exhibitions, including organizing in-house exhibitions, working with guest curators, transporting artworks and preparing for exhibitions. This may include, but is not limited to, arranging, painting, light construction, and installation. The Exhibition Officer/Preparator should have knowledge and experience in creative design and be willing to tackle "hands-on" functions to make those designs a reality.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Working at desk and utilizing a computer for prolonged periods of time;
2. Periodic standing, walking, bending, climbing, and stooping, and the ability to lift 20 pounds;
3. Good hearing and vision
4. Good eye/hand coordination.
Education and Experience
Graduation from secondary education. College degree preferred or two years in field
This is a full-time at-will position, and primary days and hours of work at a minimum of 40 hours per week, Monday thru Friday. The position occasionally requires longer hours and/or weekend work.
This position may require overnight travel. Valid Driver’s license required.
Starting Salary $32,000 Pay periods are semi-monthly on the 15th and last day of each month.
The Museum offers all full-time employees paid health insurance, holidays, vacation, and sick leave. Insurance benefits are also available for, dental, vision, life, AD&D, short-term disability/accidents and SIMPLE IRA participation. Potential for professional development opportunities.
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All new or vacant positions at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Museum, d.b.a. the Customs house Museum & Cultural Center will be filled by the selection of only fully qualified applicants, regardless of race color, gender, religion, national origin, age, or disability who meet the job related criterial of the job description. All potential employees will undergo a background check, and must provide proof of being able to legally work in the U.S. Employees who have cause to drive their own vehicle and/or Museum vehicle for approved Museum business must have a valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance.