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Preparator II

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Work type: Staff
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Excluded, Temporary, Time Varies, Theatre Arts

Job No: 505400; 10/08/2021


Applications are currently being accepted to establish a pool of qualified applicants. Applications for these temporary, hourly, on-call positions will be accepted on a continuing basis through 4/30/2022.


Casual Worker
Luckman Fine Arts

Salary Range: $14.00 - $140.00/Hourly

Work Schedule: On-call. Temporary appointment ends on/or before June 30, 2022; non-exempt classification.


Essential Functions: Under the general supervision of the Gallery Curator, the incumbent will assist with installations, de-installations and general physical operations of the Luckman Gallery. Incumbent is responsible for: packing and shipping, receiving and unpacking, performing and assisting with condition reports, hanging and placement of artwork; performing carpentry work such as crating or making pedestals; spackling and planning; handling permanent collection; lighting exhibitions; and picking-up and delivering artwork.


Required Qualifications & Experience: Two years of experience in the handling and installation of artwork at a professional gallery or museum is required. Candidate must be able to handle the physical requirements of the work which include lifting up to 100 lbs, and be good at following directions. A professional demeanor is required, as is the ability to work methodically and effectively with others and accept and carry artwork on occasion.


Desired Qualifications: Master’s or bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Fine Arts or Art History.


CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to



Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on October 22, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.



Employment in these positions may expire on or before the expiration date or may be extended.  Future temporary positions are contingent upon the availability of funds and operational needs of the University.


The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply.  Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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