Exhibition Technicians (part-time)

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago seeks to maintain a pool of qualified Exhibition Technicians for periodic employment to assist with the installation and de-installation of scheduled exhibitions at the museum and to assist the Preparator Team with non-exhibition activities.

Documented prior art handling experience strongly preferred. Minimum one year museum art handling experience preferred. Wall framing, sheathing and painting skills and familiarity with carpentry shop tools highly desired. Other manual skills are also noted. Individuals must have the ability to safely lift up to sixty pounds and general mobility throughout the building is required. Must also be comfortable working at elevated heights when required and possess aptitudes for quick learning, problem solving and above all, teamwork. Individuals must be available to work for periods ranging from one day to several weeks, Monday through Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm, as well as some weekend and evening hours as needed. Work opportunities are generally announced one month in advance although some exceptions may occur.

This position is one that is filled as needed throughout the year. We refresh the posting after approximately 90 days. If you have not heard from us in that timeframe and are still interested, you may apply again.

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No calls please.


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The MCA is an innovative center of contemporary art where visitors experience the work and ideas of living artists and learn about the historical, social, and cultural context of the art of our time. The museum presents exhibitions, performances, and programs that excite and challenge visitors and provide insight into the creative process.


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