Employment

The Harn Museum of Art has more than 45 employees in a variety of positions that include accounting, curatorial, conservation, development, education, marketing, information technology, human resources, guest services, merchandising, security and maintenance. Because the Harn Museum is a university-affiliated art museum, the University of Florida serves as the employer. To view a current list of available positions, visit Careers at UF and search "Harn Museum of Art."

Chief Preparator

Supervises and participates, in partnership with the registrars, in the movement of all works of art in the museum's care, whether internally or externally, including packing and crating works of art for travel. Willingness to travel as courier is required.

  • Responsible for the production of display cases, customized mounts and frames, and didactic materials.
  • Prepares gallery spaces and displays in advance of exhibition installations.
  • Participates in and supervises the matting and framing of artwork, hanging and installing/deinstalling exhibitions, installing/deinstalling and maintaining outdoor sculpture, and arranging lighting in galleries.
  • With the curators, participates in planning the design of the gallery space and displays.
  • Directs the fabrication of crates for shipping works of art.
  • Supervises interns and volunteers.
  • Performs such other duties as assigned by the Registrar that may arise in the course of the museum's development and needs.

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