EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
- High School diploma, required, Bachelor Degree preferred
- 2 years or more experience in art handling, collections care, and museum best practices
- Strong ability to be a collaborative team member
- Attention to detail and organization
- Knowledge of proper handling of tools and materials
- Open, collaborative, and proactive communication skills are essential
- Creative and flexible problem-solving skills
- Aptitude for system and process creation
- Ability to work independently and part of a team
- Experience handling and packing a variety of collection materials including objects, textiles, works on paper, and paintings for long term storage and transport
- Knowledge of art packing, handling, and storage techniques
- Experience with museum collection's best practices and procedures
- An understanding of basic conservation protocols and parameters
- Experience with transport and moving processes
- Strong collaborative spirit and a positive attitude
- Proven flexibility and adaptability with shifting priorities
- Well-organized and detail-oriented
- Proven record of ability to meet deadlines, preferably exhibition and project-based work
- Self-motivated and independent
- Able to integrate into existing projects and timelines that are underway
- Enjoys detailed and focused work
- Able to take ownership of a role and lead problem-solving processes with confidence
- Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects and goals while considering finite resources
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND OUR COMMITMENT TO DEAIB
The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents and supports a variety of backgrounds and perspectives. The Lucas Museum fosters a work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment, whether based on race, national origin, gender, gender expression, religion, ethnic background, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other criterion prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our team is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Applications from traditionally underrepresented communities are encouraged.
The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria, and general work performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the job.
MISSION AND VISION
We are a museum dedicated to the art of storytelling. Through visual storytelling the Lucas Museum expands the role of art and museums for society. The Museum inspires thought provoking ideas and conversations that are relevant within and beyond geographic boundaries. Our work radiates to catalyze more connected and empathetic spaces. The art of storytelling connects us to shape a more just society.
Our internal and external practice is shaped by the following beliefs and behaviors.
We meet people wherever they are (physically, intellectually, emotionally). Our inclusive practice connects who people are and what people find meaningful, to works of art and the work of our organization.
We believe that art can move you to feel, think, reflect, and act.
We believe that nimble thinking and working together yields exponential results.
We approach our work and learning with courage, creativity, curiosity, and a sense of adventure.
4 STRATEGIC PRIORITIES
Amplify the social impact of Narrative Art through an approach that bridges the academic and the popular.
Connect to a broad and diverse public by create an institution rooted in impactful, respectful, sustainable relationships.
Practice diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility and belonging in all operational and programmatic aspects of our work.
Create a healthy and durable institution equipped to fulfill its vision and public mandate.
All staff at the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art lead through a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, both within the Museum and with the communities that we serve.
Salary and titles will be assigned commensurate to the successful candidates’ education and experience. An attractive compensation package will be offered to the successful candidate(s).
Pursuant to the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art’s COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy, the museum requires all new hires to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment absent an approved medical and/or religious exemption. Upon hire, all new hires will receive detailed instructions on complying with this policy. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.