Collections Care Assistant

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco 

San Francisco, California


Reporting to the Director of Conservation, the Collections Care Assistant performs skilled work related to the conservation of works of art spanning a wide range of materials and cultures. The primary responsibility of this full-time position is the preventive care of artworks in the permanent collections of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco at both the de Young Museum and the Legion of Honor. The Collections Care Assistant will also have duties related to temporary exhibitions and the lending of objects to other institutions.

Assists conservators with monitoring and maintaining artworks being displayed in the galleries. Works with objects and textile conservators and technicians to prepare objects for storage, display, and travel. This may include assisting with written and photographic condition documentation. Assists objects conservators in the regular maintenance and cleaning of outdoor sculptures.

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