Miami, Florida

RLA Conservation, one of the nation’s leading sculpture and historic architecture conservation firms, seeks to hire a dynamic, collaborative and enthusiastic arts or construction/logistics professional to become part of our Miami-based team as a studio administrator. This position is 40 hours per week and in-person. The position reports to the Studio Manager and Managing Conservator and will work collaboratively with a range of conservation staff and office personnel to help achieve our goals. The ideal candidate will know Miami and the arts well, including contemporary artists and museums. An ability to sit at a desk and computer, move about the studio, lift up to 30 lbs., communicate excellently in fluent English with good phone manners, write with excellent spelling and grammar, be versed in a range of computer programs are requirements. Must have vehicle and driver’s license. Bilingual in Spanish a plus.

  • Receiving Objects – client and art handler management, photos, in-take/outgoing paperwork
  • Pick up materials from vendors and deliver to job site or elsewhere
  • Answer phones – take appropriate messages and passing them along correctly
  • Liaise with clients and vendors
  • Assist with drafting proposals and reports for conservators
  • Assist conservators with estimates regarding travel, material costs, and equipment costs
  • Maintain photography archive – file and organize appropriately on database
  • Manage project tracker and keep up to date
  • Draft weekly schedule per Managing Conservator & email to staff
  • Keep calendar up to date with Managing Conservator and Studio Manager
  • Assisting with travel arrangements and management of reimbursable
  • Assist with processing insurance requests, including COI’s
  • Potentially assist as technician on maintenance treatments, anoxic treatments, and surveys under guidance of conservator or lead technician
  • Maintain inventory for uniforms
  • Maintain holiday gift list names/addresses
  • Hurricane preparedness
  • Other responsibilities/duties:
    • Fit test staff for respirators
    • Coordinate with studio
    • Inventory & Building Management
    • Coordination with housekeeping staff, studio cleaning days, and other facility-related issues
    • Laundry of reusables – weekly or as needed
    • A/C maintenance/upkeep (change filters, etc)
    Salary and Benefits:

    The salary range is $50,000.00 – $57,000.00, based on experience. Paid holidays, PTO, health insurance stipend, pension plan, annual bonus, cell phone allowance. We are an equal opportunity employer known for the diversity of our staff and offer robust internal advancement opportunities. We welcome applications from individuals of all applicable backgrounds, especially arts administration and construction administration. Send resume and cover letter to