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Museum Technician
Rhode Island School of Design

Date Posted Jun. 29, 2018
Title Museum Technician
University Rhode Island School of Design
Department Museum Installation & Prep
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Providence, RI
    United States
  • Professional Staff
  • Art - General

As one of the three largest university art museums in the United States, the RISD Museum is a place for investigation, transformation and creative process. The RISD Museum is committed to connecting a diverse public with a collection of art and design from the ancient past to the present day. To learn more about the RISD Museum visit

As an employer, RISD offers a supportive, collegial and inclusive work environment and a competitive benefits package.

The Museum Technician performs a wide variety of art preparation and art installation work with an emphasis on the safe handling of works of art during receipt, installation, storage, packing and shipment to the highest museum standards. This role requires the utilization of carpentry/construction and other fabrication skills to make necessary structures for museum-quality display, storage, and shipment of permanent collections and loan objects. This position works closely with registrars, conservators, curators, photographer and collections management staff in storage and on exhibition related duties. Under the direction of department manager and supervisor, the Museum Technician ensures timely execution of multiple projects.

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