Key Accountabilities: 

 

  • Installing, handling and packing collection objects
  • Coordinating with Collection and Curatorial teams for object viewings
  • Assisting Collection team with collection inventory
  • Securing and handling objects for transportation.
  • Documenting and updating object movement as per museum policies.
  • Overseeing and ensuring the execution of policies regarding security, handling, movement and storage of collection
  • Assisting collection and conservation teams in recording the condition in which object is received in, generating reports and flagging any damage that the object may have.
  • Participating in the preparation of objects for display.
  • Operating machinery such as scissor lift, forklift and pallet jacks as requested and necessary
  • Capable of working independently and as part of the team
  • Proposing and building storage mounts when required
  • Is responsible for inventory of collection tools, equipment and materials as well as packing aids (crates, boxes, frames etc.)
  • Willing to work after working hours, weekends and holidays when necessary
Qualifications/Requirements: 

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Being a flexible team player, whilst displaying excellent time management, strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Creativity, passion, and ambition about the museum collections.
  • Working knowledge of EMu database or ability to learn
  • Demonstrating strength to coordinate and work with teams collaboratively on complex projects
  • The ability to work individually, whilst also demonstrating excellent communication skills is vital.
  • Proficiency in computer skills, Microsoft Office
  • Language Skills: Fluency in English, Arabic desirable

Education: 

High school 

Experience:

3-5 years of experience with museum collections

 

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