Topic ID #39207 - posted 2/20/2018 10:09 AM

Collections Manager/Associate Preparator in Muskegon, MI


The Muskegon Museum of Art (MMA) seeks a full-time professional Collections Manager/Associate Preparator with proven experience in museum standards of collections management, including the management of Microsoft Access data base systems, hard copy filing systems, and cataloguing of all information needed to appropriately track fine art collections; loan management including experience with national and international shipping and insurance requirements; and storage management, art handling, condition reporting, and conservation management. The successful candidate will also understand basic art installation and handling principals and possess skills in framing, matting, and exhibition lighting.

The position reports to the Director of Collections and Exhibitions, serves on the exhibition development team of the Muskegon Museum of Art, and is the lead staff member responsible for the proper care and handling of the fine art collection. 


  • Two to five years of successful team experience in a museum, fine arts, or studio environment;
  • Four (4) years of college, including related college course work in art history, museum studies, and/or fine arts.
    • Graduate work in related field a strong plus.

A job description may be found on the MMA website:

To have a copy of the job description emailed to you, please call 231-720-2571.

Please send letter of application and a complete resume with references to Kirk Hallman, Executive Director, Muskegon Museum of Art, 296 W. Webster Ave., Muskegon MI 49440. Application materials as requested may also be emailed to

Deadline to apply:  March 30, 2018

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