Museum Registrar

The Museum Registrar is responsible for maintaining and expanding the collections at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Under direction, performs a wide variety of professional registration duties in support of the museum’s collections management and exhibitions programs.

This employee must be knowledgeable of the principles and practices of professional art/artifact registration; collections management standards and procedures; principles and practices of museum records management; computerized registration methods and related data processing techniques; principles and procedures used to handle, inspect, label and store fragile objects of art and to protect art objects from environmental hazards; legal standards and law applicable to collections management; fine arts insurance practices and procedures; and a general knowledge of fields such as art, art history, and anthropology relative to the collections. This employee must also have the ability to maintain detailed, complex records pertaining to the management, movement, exhibition, storage, and disposition of art objects; use a computer to input and maintain records and to produce reports and correspondence; prepare clear, accurate and understandable documents such as reports, memos, correspondence and statistical information; evaluate information, set priorities and establish an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish specific goals and be courteous in order to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individuals and groups.

All interested applicants may send their resume and cover letter to [email protected].



 No calls please or drop in visits!



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