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iMOCA Seeks Collections Assistant

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iMOCA Seeks Collections Assistant


Collections Assistant
The Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art (iMOCA) is hiring for the position of Collections Assistant. Under the guidance of the Collections Manager, ensuring the safety, preservation, maintenance, and documentation for works in a collection.

Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities will include preventive care, examination, technical analysis, documentation, treatment following and implementing accepted museum professional standards and practices.

  • Monthly examination and monitoring ensuring the security and safety of objects
  • Routine cleaning and maintenance of a variety of materials, mediums and
  • Researching, preparing and updating examination, condition and maintenance
    reports with the condition of artifacts, treatment options, and the methods of
  • Oversee monitoring of environmental conditions, including RH & temperature
  • Perform related duties as assigned
  • Performing general physical activities and the ability to lift 25 pounds
  • 7 to 10 hours a month
  • Access to a computer


  • Organizing, planning, and prioritizing work
  •  Ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google and Adobe software
  • Basic Photography skills and access to a camera

Additional Desirable Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in art, art history, museum studies or closely
    associated area
  • Two years or more of related experience

To apply email a cover letter and resume with references to, subject line Collections Assistant.


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