On-Call Preparator, Museum Department

Skirball Cultural Center

Los Angeles, California


The Skirball Cultural Center seeks qualified candidates for the position of On-Call Preparator. The On-Call Preparator performs a wide range of skilled and semi-skilled duties in the preparation, installation, deinstallation, and care of objects and works of art at the museum level. This is an on-call position with a variable schedule.
Salary range: $25-$27/hour


  • Use best-practice methods for handling, moving, packing, and installing artwork and objects
  • Safe handling and installation/deinstallation of art, artifacts, ephemera, and related materials for exhibitions
  • Installation of graphics, signage, labels, and lighting
  • Receive and uncrate shipments of art and related exhibition materials
  • Assist in the preparation and fabrication of temporary exhibition components such as display cases, mounts, frames, pedestals, and temporary walls as needed

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