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Harvard University Exhibit Assistant-Specialist in Cambridge, Massachusetts

49984BRAuto req ID:49984BRJob Code:403086 Exhibit Assistant-Specialist Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Collections AssistantSub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade:054Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:Candidates MUST meet the following basic qualifications in order to be considered for this role:

Minimum of two years of art handling or related experience. Minimum of one year of customer service experience. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Ability to walk, stand, stoop, push, and pull; must be able to reach and work above the shoulders, climb ladders, lift, kneel, twist, and squat.

Additional Qualifications:Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred. BFA in studio art or design or BA in art history or Museum Studies preferred; consideration will be given for equivalent related work experience.

Strong desire to work with public. Experience working with the public in a customer service environment strongly preferred. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).

Installation experience preferably in an art museum or gallery. Demonstrated experience with handling and installing a variety of art objects. Experience with gallery preparation; matting and framing skills; woodworking skills; mechanical ability and shop experience preferred.

Proficiency with computer software. Familiarity with The Museum System (TMS) is preferred. Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and to meet competing deadlines in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individuals and groups.

This position may be required to work occasional evening and/or weekend.

This position requires pre-employment reference and background screenings, including an identity check and criminal background check.

Department:Collections ManagementPre-Employment Screening:Criminal, IdentitySchedule:Full time - Monday through Friday - 35hrs./weekJob Function:Museum