• Preparator

    Location US-NY-Manhattan
    Job ID
    # of Openings Remaining
    EPO Exhibitions Department
  • Overview



    NYPL Core Values

    • Helpful
    • Resourceful
    • Curious

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in an art related field and relevant experience in museum or gallery work or; an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Successfully demonstrated experience with artifact handling, exhibition installation techniques, mount making, and framing.
    • Demonstrated ability to handle detailed work with speed and accuracy.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of basic carpentry tools and machinery and an understanding of the practices of museum exhibition construction.
    • Demonstrated ability to follow written and oral instructions as to all aspects of exhibition installation.
    • Strong organizational skills. Good interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Knowledge of Access and Sketchup.
    • Ability to read and work from sketches, shop drawings and/or architectural renderings.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of preservation practices.

    Work Environment

    • Research Library

    Starting Salary

    USD $25.00/Hr.


    As needed hours within the timeframe of 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. M -F
    Evenings and weekends as required
    Schedule subject to change  
    11 days of work within the month of March

    Union / Non Union

    Non Union


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