Cranbrook Art Museum is accepting applications for a Preparator. They will assist with the preparation of gallery spaces, furniture, installation and deinstallation for each exhibition within the museum. This includes setting gallery lights and installing audio/video presentations. Must have woodworking experience and demonstrate the ability to operate a table saw, routers, and other machines safely. The preparator helps manage the floor and work of assistant preparators during the preparation, installation, and strike of all exhibitions, at times giving direction and making sure proper protocols for art handling, storage, and display are being met.

This is a part-time position, working on average 20 hours per week with hours increasing during peak times: installation and de-installation (4 times a year), and potentially decreasing during down time.