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Accounting Assistant

The National Museum of Wildlife Art is seeking an Accounting Assistant to handle the daily bookkeeping responsibilities of the Museum. The candidate must possess expertise in payroll and its associated tax forms, basic general ledger entry, accounts payable and accounts receivable. The Accounting Assistant is also responsible for record keeping and asset tracking. Accounting degree or prior non-profit bookkeeping experience a plus.

Please forward resume and cover letter to Steve Seamons, Director of Operations, PO Box 6825, Jackson, WY 83002 or sseamons@wildlifeart.org.

Collections Technician

The Collections Technician performs a variety of technical aspects of art handling with regard to the care, handling, and display of works of art.

Job Description:
The Collections Technician (CT) assists with the construction, installation, and deinstallation of both special exhibitions and objects from the permanent collection, including the design and construction of museum-quality exhibition mounts.

The CT also performs matting and framing and some basic collections care and cleaning of objects in the permanent collection, builds and paints temporary walls and platforms, moves object cases and other exhibit furniture, lights exhibits, and installs art in all media using accepted museum standards and practice.

The CT assists with packing, unpacking, crating, and transporting art objects, as well as purchasing supplies, environmental monitoring, and maintenance and organization of art storage areas and exhibit preparation/fabrication workshop.

The CT also assists with annual budget preparation with regards to materials and exhibit installation requirements; couriers objects and travels with exhibitions for installation, as needed; facilitates the photography of objects in the collection for internal records and publication; assists with database entry and maintenance of collection files.

CT must have excellent communication and organizational skills; ability to see projects through to completion; ability to apply creative methods to solve installation problems with an attention to detail; ability to work well both as part of a team and under own direction; ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines; and ability to maintain confidentiality.
Additional duties as assigned.
Maintains compliance with OSHA and ADA requirements.
Additional Skills and Requirements:
Experience or familiarity with the principles and practices of collections management.
Proficiency in basic computing, including Microsoft Office software and TMS, preferred.Proficiency in photography and design software, e.g. Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Publisher, Sketch-up, desired.Ability to climb ladders and scaffolding; ability to lift up to 50 lbs.; ability to stand for long periods of time; ability to use eyes and hands to examine and handle delicate objects.

Ability to work unscheduled overtime during periods of installation/deinstallation.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) with some engineering or carpentry skills, knowledge of museum standards regarding the care and handling of objects, with a minimum of two years of experience with the care and handling of fine art objects in a museum or gallery setting.

Benefits:
The CT serves as a full-time employee with benefits, Non-exempt employee.

Reporting:
The CT works within the Curatorial Department, reporting to the Registrar.

Please forward resume and cover letter to Steve Seamons, Director of Operations, PO Box 6825, Jackson, WY 83002 or sseamons@wildlifeart.org.

Volunteers

We always welcome volunteer applications.
Download a Volunteer Application
For volunteer opportunities, please contact:
Carter Cox, Assistant Curator of Education
307-732-5438

ContactCarter CoxAssistant Curator of Education & Exhibits

The National Museum of Wildlife Art is accredited by the American Association of Museums. The Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants for positions at the National Museum of Wildlife Art are considered without regard to race, creed, color, country of origin, sex, age, citizenship, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation.