Preparator – Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville (MOCA), University of North Florida

The Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville (MOCA) a cultural institute of the University of North Florida is seeking a Preparator.

The Preparator is part of the Curatorial Team at MOCA Jacksonville. Reporting to the Senior Curator, the Preparator works to execute and develop the configuration of temporary exhibition installations, including the preparation of the galleries, and fabrication and construction of exhibition displays. S/he maintains Museum collection storage and workshop areas, the inventory of curatorial supplies, including AV equipment, and updates digital records for permanent collection inventory. The Preparator supervises temporary crews, art installers and outside contractors while on site, and works with Curator and Registrar to develop and enforce ongoing departmental procedures related to proper and safe art handling methods.

To Apply:

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at in order to be considered for this position. Go to and enter museum in the keyword search of the job portal. The following is a quicklink to the posting:

UNF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Institution.

About MOCA:

The Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville promotes the discovery, knowledge, and advancement of the art, artists, and ideas of our time.

MOCA Jacksonville, a private nonprofit visual arts educational institution and cultural institute of the University of North Florida, serves the community and its visitors through exhibitions, collections, educational programs, and publications designed to enhance an understanding and appreciation of the art of our time. MOCA Jacksonville’s permanent collection illustrates the historical progression of modern to contemporary art. The Museum’s primary objective is to assemble a culturally diverse collection of objects of significant depth, scope, and quality by artists of regional, national and global significance, to be used for study, scholarly research, and exhibition—all tools which foster an education, awareness and experience with the visual arts. The rotating exhibitions of the approximately 1,000 objects in the collection complement the dynamic temporary exhibitions and programs that inspire and advance dialogue and interest in contemporary art.

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