Art Handler
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Museum of Islamic Art

Last Date Of Application: 
2017-12-30
Job reference: 
QM/MRF/M/2016/17
Employment Type: 
Full time
About the Job: 

This position in coordination with the MIA Collections Division will be responsible for Art Handling and Exhibition preparation, and other duties connected with art work as required.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• Work with Collections and Security staff to install, move, crate, pack, unpack object and artworks
• Work with Conservators to consider the best way to transport objects and artwork; keeping it safe and preventing any damage
• Ensure appropriate standards of collections care for objects in storage; well maintained areas and controlled object movement.
• Be responsible for packing artwork for safe transit
• Liaise with transportation companies, hardware and other manufacturers
• Other tasks as requested by the Head of Collections

About The Applicant: 

• Fluency in English; Arabic desirable
• Correct manual handling procedures
• Security protocols
• Communication skills
• Organisation skills
• BA Degree, Diploma or High School certificate
• 2 years of experience in Art Handling
• Preparation of art objects for exhibitions and loans
• Working with contractors in design, exhibition construction and transportation
• Working in a Museum Environment
• Problem solving