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Exhibit Designer I

Job Description

TITLE: Exhibit Designer I

JOB CODE: 8333



EEO6 CODE: 7 = Service Maintenance

GRADE: Pay Grade 4

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 18,732.00
midpoint 23,040.00
maximum 27,348.00

PURPOSE: To provide professional design functions (mechanical, illustrative, and photographic) for a wide variety of small projects such as exhibit cases, rental exhibits, trunk exhibits, etc. Responsible for researching and implementing design production on assigned work projects.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for the preparation and installation of mechanical, illustrative and/or photographic exhibits. Performs research, planning and publicity for exhibit projects which are on permanent and temporary display. Arranges exhibit loans of university and privately owned materials to area museums and archives off campus. Coordinates exhibit schedules and assures exhibits meet proper standards. Performs all general preservation techniques for the division of Special Collections. Establishes guidelines and standards for housing and servicing of materials. Monitors the climate control. Compiles and researches new preservation techniques on various delicate materials. Compiles and prepares information for various reports. Under the general direction of the Assistant Director for Special Collections, inform community groups, individuals, and supporters of the public services offered (example: tours, archival consulting, etc.). Coordinates in-house workshops in the field of preservation for Special Collections staff. Coordinates these activities with the Head of the Preservation Department, as appropriate. Performs other related duties as required.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: Minimum from the Assistant Director for Special Collections. Determines own work sequence within limits of established policy practices and procedures. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: None.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Bachelor's degree in industrial design, architecture or a related field.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Two years of experience in exhibit design or a related design field. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Ability to use the typewriter, related office equipment, and general framing and shop equipment. General office conditions primarily. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 5 1.215 Texas Education Code.