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Exams for Museum Curator I, Museum Curator II, and Museum Technician | California State Parks posted Jul 21, 2024

715 P Street
Sacremento, CA 95814
United States
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Salary: $3,332-$6,629

Looking for the next step in your museum career? California State Parks are home to dozens of museums and historic sites from Hearst Castle to the State Indian Museum.and we are hiring!

Your journey with State Parks starts with an online self-assessment (exam), which reviews your qualifications. All applicants must take this self-assessment before they apply for a specific position. The self-assessments are open NOW through July 31, 2024.

If you'd like a role as a preservation technician, registrar, or cur atorial assistant, take the assessment for Museum Technician ($3,332-$4,714/month). If you'd like to be an entry-level or intermediate-level curator, take the Museum Curator I ($4,655-$5,757/month) or Museum Curator II ($5,340-$6,629/month) assessments.

Museum Technician exam announcement: https://calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Exams/ExamBulletin.aspx?ExamControlId=2253

Museum Curator I exam announcement: https://calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Exams/ExamBulletin.aspx?ExamControlId=2265

Museum Curator II exam announcement: https://calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Exams/ExamBulletin.aspx?ExamControlId=2277

For more information about museum careers with California State Parks, you can view a recording of our recent informational webinar, contact recruiting@parks.ca.gov or read this page about the Exam and application process https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=26104

How to apply:

Make an account on CalCareers.gov and apply online by submitting an Examination/Employment Application (STD 678). Information is included in each bulletin about how to submit the application.

Contact:

Human Resources
recruiting@parks.ca.gov
n/a


Associate Registrar for Exhibitions & Loans | Milwaukee Art Museum posted Jul 21, 2024

700 N Art Museum Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202
United States
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Salary: $50,769/yr

Reporting to the Senior Registrar and working collaboratively with the Curatorial Department and Art Preparators to provide registrar support with the coordination of temporary exhibitions and traveling exhibitions.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with arrangement of incoming and outgoing shipping, packing and courier coordination as related to temporary exhibitions. rotations and travelling exhibitions
  • Review loan documents and preparation of Certificates of Insurance
  • Develop installation and deinstallation schedules, prepare condition reports, packing documentation and facilitate crate storage
  • Generate incoming and outgoing receipts and shipping and crate lists
  • Develop shipping budgets in a timely manner
  • Work collaboratively with the curator and manager of exhibitions
  • Prepare purchase requisitions and properly document related expenses within an established budget
  • Track exhibitions in database and oversee applicable data is complete and updated
  • Perform courier duties as necessary
  • Assist with special projects as necessary
  • Adhere to and follow national standards and best practices for art museums

How to apply:

To apply: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/2577562/Milwaukee-Art-Museum-Inc/Associate-Registrar-for-Exhibitions-Loans

Contact:

Jeffery Korinek
jeff.korinek@mam.org
414-224-3267


Lead Preparator, Works on Paper | The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens posted Jul 21, 2024

1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108
United States
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Salary: $29.00- $32.00/hr

The Lead Preparator, Works on Paper, is a member of The Huntington’s Preparation team, under Registration and Collections Management. This position is integral in the consistent planning and implementation of the Institution’s schedule of special exhibitions, permanent collection rotations, and collections care. This position is a senior member of a team of preparatory staff. The position’s primary responsibility is to coordinate and carry out preparations of works on paper (hinging, matting, framing fabricating book mounts) for Library, Art, and Botanical exhibitions and outgoing loans. While the position works mainly with Library collections, the position is also responsible for matting Art Museum acquisitions for long-term housing. They are responsible for handling, packing, and storing artworks according to museum standards, and training staff that assists them with works on paper preparations. Reports to Head of Preparations.

For more info: Lead Preparator, Works on Paper

How to apply:

To apply: https://huntingtonlibrary.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/HuntingtonCareers/details/Lead-Preparator--Works-on-Paper_R0001041

Contact:

Cynthia Tovar
ctovar@huntington.org
6264052234


Executive I - Registrar | Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum posted Jul 21, 2024

112 North 6th Strees
Springfield, IL 62701
United States
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Salary: $5,703-$8,170.00/Monthly

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM) is hiring an Executive I - Registrar. This position facilitates incoming and outgoing exhibit loans for a globally renowned museum and serves as collection manager for a world-class artifacts collection. The ideal candidate is highly organized, works within deadlines, and collaborates with libr ary, museum, and professional partners in a fast-paced environment. The ALPLM is a world-class institution that welcomes more than 250,000 visitors every year and houses one of the world's best collections of Lincoln-related documents, artifacts, and audiovisual materials. We invite qualified applicants to apply for this position and supports ALPLM's efforts to chronical the life of one of our nation's greatest Presidents.

For more info: Executive I - Registrar

How to apply:

Please visit the following link to apply: https://illinois.jobs2web.com/job/Springfield-EXECUTIVE-I-IL-62701/1191713800/

Contact:

Human Resources
Work4Illinois@Illinois.Gov
n/a


Registrar for Permanent Collection | The Cleveland Museum of Art posted Jul 16, 2024

11150 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106
United States
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Salary: $65,000-$70,000

The Cleveland Museum of Art seeks a Registrar for Permanent Collection to oversee the coordination and implementation of all registration aspects of permanent collection management. The Registrar for Permanent Collection is responsible for upholding best practices in collections care of acquisitions, long-term loans, de-accessions, and the collection database. The position holder will join a collaborative Collections Management department and work across departments and contribute to the development and implementation of Collections Management policies, procedures and workflows related to the museum’s permanent collection.  

 The Collections Management department is engaged in a variety of activities to support the collection's safety, organization, accessibility, and long-term preservation.  The department supports long-term loans, permanent gallery rotations, exhibitions, and acquisitions with associated art movement, documentation, and storage needs. 

This position will supervise one Assistant Registrar for Permanent Collection. This position is  full-time and reports directly to the Director of Collections Management. 

For more info: Registrar for Permanent Collection


How to apply:

To apply: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/CLE1004CMA/JobBoard/14a13635-e1f1-6802-5aba-82b151e8c57b/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=448a6ab9-e170-48f7-8947-2b71ab38352a

Contact:

HR Representative
HR@clevelandart.org
n/a


Director of Registration | American Federation of Arts posted Jul 16, 2024

305 East 47th Street
10th Floor
New York, NY 10017
United States
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Salary: $95,000-$110,000

The American Federation of Arts (AFA), the leader in traveling exhibitions internationally, is seeking a full-time Director of Registration. AFA is a non-profit organization founded in 1909 and is dedicated to enriching the public's experience and understanding of the visual arts through organizing and touring art exhibitions for presentation in museums around the world, publishing exhibition catalogues featuring important scholarly research, and developing educational programs. More information about the AFA and its exhibitions and programs can be found at amfedarts.org.

General Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Lead logistics and registration for traveling exhibitions;
  • Build registration department with a team of experienced registrars; manage the job searchand recommend for hire traveling/contract registrars as needed.
  • Devise, implement and maintain policies, procedures, and systems for the efficient and effective functioning of the registration department. This includes but is not limited to procedures for (i) object tracking and safety such as condition reports, exhibition checklists, and shipping documents (ii) an exhibition calendar including input on new venue presentation opening and closing dates, and de/installation dates, (iii) financial estimates for prospective exhibitions, tracking expenditure actuals during the life of the exhibition, final accountings at the end of an exhibition, quarterly updates on expected prorated expenses for all exhibitions, and mid-tour updates on estimates vs. actuals, (iv) additional spreadsheets and forms for shipping, insurance, and non-AFA courier details.
  • Plan staffing and coverage for complex installations and deinstallation of all exhibitions; maintain an exhibition calendar including input on new venue presentation opening and closing dates and de/installation dates to confirm staffing with AFA staff and contract registrars.
  • Oversee the organization of packing/crating/installation requirements and domestic and international shipping.
  • Oversee the scheduling of the department’s domestic and international travel, using AFA travel registrars and contract registrars to confirm coverage of contractually agreed to travel and venue onsite work
  • Liaise with venue institutions to ensure that exhibition contract and lender requirements are met.
  • Review contracts drawn up by the Exhibitions Project Manager for registrarial and installation requirements; draft relevant sections of contracts including prorated costs and object conditioning, shipping, de/installation, and display requirements.
  • Collaborate with Director and curatorial team on exhibitions’ planning and tour management;
  • Establish complex cost estimates for exhibitions and monitor costs for the duration of each exhibition tour;
  • Develop, review, and update budgets, prorates, and cash flow estimates.
  • Track and send billing notifications in collaboration with the finance department.
  • Oversee insurance coverage for exhibitions, including preparing indemnity applications.
  • Manage day-to-day administrative operations and long-term planning for the registrarial department.
For more info: Director of Registration


How to apply:

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume by Friday, July 26, 2024 via email: hr@amfedarts.org

Contact:

Misti Wills
mwills@amfedarts.org
2129887700


Exhibitions Manager | Buffalo AKG Art Museum posted Jul 16, 2024

1285 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
United States
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Salary: $45,000-$55,000 annually

The Buffalo AKG Art Museum seeks to fill the full-time position of Exhibitions Manager, which serves as a project manager for temporary special exhibitions and traveling exhibitions, overseeing and implementing all aspects of the planning process.

For more info: Exhibitions Manager

How to apply:

To apply: https://work forcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=62a3d3a8-5c0c-4247-8ade-f863a274d7e3&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=477266&lang=en_US&source=CC2

Contact:

Pamela Martin
pmartin@buffaloakg.org
716-270-8260


Collections Specialist | U.S. House of Representatives posted Jul 8, 2024

U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20009
United States
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Salary: $81,625-$92,981

In search of a museum professional to join the Office of Art and Archives full time in support of the needs and functions of the Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives. A Master's degree in museum studies, or a related field, is preferred. Requirements include at least two years museum experience, demonstrated ability handling collections, fluidity with museum databases, detail-oriented and creative problem-solving skills, and the ability to lift 50 pounds. For complete listing: https://house.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/5/home/requisition/2371?c=house.

How to apply:

One must apply online here: https://house.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/5/home/requisition/2371?c=house

Contact:

Farar Elliott
farar.elliott@mail.house.gov
2022261300


Deaccessioning Assistant | J Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum posted Jul 8, 2024

71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
United States
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Salary: $30/hour

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Deaccessioning Assistant for the Zimmerli Art Museum.

  • Works closely with the registration and curatorial department to catalogue, photograph, and review artwork for deaccession from the Jersey City Museum Collection and the permanent collection of the Zimmerli Art Museum.
  • Conducts object research within the collection and facilitate research with curators and if needed outside consultants.
  • Takes general notes on condition issues.
  • Prepares spreadsheets for review and takes notes on all decisions.
  • Takes ID photographs of all objects for review.
  • Schedules in-person object review meetings.Works with the Registrar to handle and pack any objects leaving the building once deaccessioned for disposal.
  • Works with the Registrar on necessary receipts and paperwork documenting deaccessioned objects.
For more info: Deaccessioning Assistant

How to apply:

To apply: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/231111

Contact:

Erin Bradford
ebradford@zimmerli.rutgers.edu
n/a


Head Registrar | Peabody Essex Museum posted Jul 8, 2024

161 Essex Street
Salem, MA 01970
United States
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Salary: $76000 - $95000

The Head Registrar joins the team at a moment of great excitement at PEM, midway through a major full-scale collections move to The James B. and Mary Lou Hawkes Collection Center in nearby Rowley, MA, a 120,000-square-foot facility that also houses the Phillips Library, collections records, archives and conservation. When the project is complete, this state-of-the-art facility will unify, preserve, protect, and activate all the works of art and culture in PEM's collection, which represents more than 12,000 years of global artistic and cultural creativity.

This unique opportunity requires a Head Registrar who enjoys mentoring and motivating exceptional staff during the rapid pace of progress. They will help the team to prioritize and pivot as they collaborate on ongoing exhibition rotations, cataloguing, the continuing schedule of collection moves and the buildout of new storage / educational facilities. The Head Registrar has a chance to make a major impact across the institution, working with colleagues within and outside the department to innovate, shape and refine inter-departmental processes, and steer the flow of simultaneous priorities. They will need to be an experienced, energetic, and creative problem solver with an ambition to foster positive cross-departmental relations, be adaptable, open to new ways of working, and have a genuine desire for collegial engagement.

PEM's culture is forward-thinking and collaborative, with staff regularly working across collections and departments, celebrating intersections, discovery, and immersive, out-of-the-box visitor experiences. The Head Registrar will divide their work between the Collection Center (approximately 25% of their time) and the main Museum, worki ng closely with the Registrars, Exhibition Planning, and the Curatorial team, as well as across all museum departments.

This position reports to the Director of Collections.

For more info: Head Registrar

How to apply:

Nominations and inquiries welcome. To apply: email cover letter and résumé and names of 3 references with contact information by August 16, 2024, to: Lora Urbanelli, Senior Search Consultant at: searchandref@museum-search.com. References will not be contacted without prior permission of the applicant, an d all applications and nominations are kept confidential. For full details, visit www.museum-search.com/open-searches/.

The Peabody Essex Museum is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Contact:

Lora Urbanelli
searchandref@museum-search.com
6034327929


Registrar, Collection Information and Documentation | Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) posted Jun 27, 2024

20 Washington Place
Providence, RI 02903
United States
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Salary: 75k-80k

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) seeks a Registrar, Collection Information and Documentation to join the RISD Museum. The RISD Museum believes that art, artists, and the institutions that support them play pivotal roles in promoting broad civic engagement and creating more open societies. 

Established in 1877 as part of a vibrant creative community, the RISD Museum stewards works of art representing diverse cultures from ancient times to the present. We interpret our collection with the focus on the maker and we deeply engage with art and artists, presenting ideas and perspectives that can be inspiring and complex. We aspire to create an accessible and inclusive environment that fosters meaningful relationships across all communities.

The Registrar, Collection Information and Documentation position is a highly-valued member of the Museum. This position ensures the accessibility, accuracy, and preservation of the RISD Museum's collection information for both internal and external audiences through the administration, development, maintenance, and oversight of the Museum’s web-based collection information system (MuseumPlus). The role assists with the oversight of the Registration department’s physical records and advises the Museum on record management.

We seek a culturally competent candidate who will thrive in a campus environment that is committed to advancing the principles of social equity and inclusion, environmental and climate justice, and equal access to resources and opportunities.

For more info: Registrar, Collection Information and Documentation

How to apply:

To apply: https://risd.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/RISD/job/Providence/Registrar--Collection-Information-and-Documentation_R-01464-2

Contact:

Kiana Avlon
humres@risd.edu
401-454-6606


Associate Registrar | Skirball Cultural Center posted Jun 20, 2024

2701 N Sepulveda Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90049
United States
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Salary: $26-29 per hour

The Skirball Cultural Center seeks an enthusiastic team player to serve as Associate Registrar. Reporting directly to the Registrar, this position is responsible for assisting with management of all aspects of the Museum's robust schedule of rotating and traveling exhibitions. In addition, the position will support the Assistant Registrar of Permanent Collections with the care and maintenance of the permanent collections and permanent gallery spaces, working closely with other members of the museum department and cross-departmentally.

For more info: Associate Registrar

How to apply:

See full job description on the Skirball website and send resume and cover letter, preferably by email, to:

Human Resources
Re: Associate Registrar
Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
hr@skirball.org

Contact:

Human Resources
hr@skirball.org
3104404664


Contract Registrar, Part Time | The National WWII Museum posted Jun 13, 2024

945 Magazine St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
United States
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Salary: $30/hr

Reporting to the Senior Registrar & Director of Collections Management, the Contract Registrar is responsible for inventory, handling, processing, and rehousing of the National WWII Museum's incoming artifact collection consisting of (three-dimensional artifacts and archival material). The Contract Registrar's duties include record keeping, inventory, condition assessment, housing, and documentation of collection items. This position is responsible for processing incoming collections, maintaining accurate inventories, and properly housing incoming collections.

How to apply:

Email resume and cover letter to toni.kiser@nationalww2museum.org

Contact:

Toni Kiser
toni.kiser@nationalww2museum.org


Associate Registrar for Outgoing Loans | J. Paul Getty Trust posted Jun 13, 2024

1200 Getty Center Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
United States
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Salary: $58,944 - $75,147

The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks an experienced professional for Associate Registrar responsible for processing loans of works of art from the Getty Center Museum's collections, including loans of entire exhibitions. Ensures that the Museum's Conditions of Loan are met and that the highest standards in the safe, professional handling of works of art are followed. Makes packing, shipping, and courier arrangements for loans from the collection, deaccessions and permanent collection objects being sent out for conservation or other reasons. Reportin g to the Registrar for Exhibitions, the successful candidate will maintain regular contact with Museum curatorial, conservation, preparation, and administrative staff, representatives of other museums and institutions, brokers, dealers, lenders, and shipping and crating vendors.

For more info: Associate Registrar for Outgoing Loans

How to apply:

To apply: https://jobs-getty.icims.com/jobs/4415/associate-registrar-for-outgoing-loans/job

Contact:

Human Resources
HR@getty.edu
310-440-6523


Registrar | Columbia Museum of Art posted Jun 10, 2024

1512 Assembly St.
Columbia, SC 29201
United States
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Salary: $41,966-$62,949 plus benefits

The Registrar plays a key role in overseeing the CMA's 7,000+ object collection and its art ­related operations. The position implements and utilizes best practices, policies, and procedures for accurate record keeping of art in the CMA permanent collection and ensures the safe care of objects both in the CMA's holdings and on loan. As part of the Curatorial department, the Registrar is charged with the collaborative care, preservation, and risk management of the CMA's collections, ensuring that they are maintained and available for posterity. The position oversees all the details and logistics of incoming and outgoing art for both loans and full-scale exhibitions. Additionally, the Registrar supports the Preparators in the safe packing and handling of artwork for both collection displays and exhibitions.

The Registrar supports the advancement of the Columbia Museum of Art through the museum's unique and growing collections, exhibitions, programs, and their relevancy to a broad and diverse range of audiences through activities that are mission-centered and based in Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion (DEAI) practices.

For Full Description: Registrar

How to apply:

The Columbia Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to
diversity, accessibility, equity, and inclusion. Confidential inquiries, applications, and
recommendations are welcome. Please email cover letter and resume to David Walls, Curatorial Assistant, at dwalls@columbiamuseum.org with "Registrar" in the subject line.

Contact:

Michael Neumeister
mneumeister@columbiamuseum.org
(803) 343-2204


Senior Manager of Registration | Royal Ontario Museum posted Jun 4, 2024

100 Queen's Park
Toronto, ON M5S2C6
Canada
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Salary: $100,000.00 - $120,000.00 CAD

Canada’s largest and most comprehensive museum, ROM is home to a world-class collection of artworks, cultural objects and natural history specimens, featured in 40 gallery and exhibition spaces. As the country’s preeminent field research institute and an international leader in new discoveries, ROM plays a vital role in advancing our understanding of the artistic, cultural and natural world. ROM is seeking a leader and strong communicator to oversee a team who cares for the art and cultural objects in ROM’s collection.

The Senior Registrar plays a crucial role in overseeing and directing all aspects of ROM’s registration activities and staff. This position is instrumental in managing various facets of museum operations, including acquisitions, Cultural Property applications, accessions, deaccessions, and loan management. The Senior Registrar fosters a positive workplace through mentorship and direction and establishes collaborative relationships across the organization to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the registration department.

For more info: Senior Manager of Registration

How to apply:

To apply: https://20230130154857_ncdicxebdgtp12ng.applytojob.com/apply/hycLJNnEiZ/Senior-Registrar-Senior-Manager-Of-Registration

Contact:

HR
info@rom.on.ca


Registrar and Collections Manager | Laguna Art Musem posted May 28, 2024

307 Cliff Drive
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
United States
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Salary: $67,000- $90,000

Our growing organization is looking for a dynamic new team member ready to jump in and start taking our organization to new heights. This is a great opportunity for someone who is ready to step up and into a management capacity and be part of strategic decision-making while still being hands on. This critical position is responsible for ensuring the safety, accurate registration and ac cessibility of all artworks, archival materials and library resources in the museum's permanent collection as well as those on loan to the museum. As Laguna Art Museum moves towards AAM accreditation, the Registrar and Collections Manager will have the opportunity to establish and maintain compliance in collections management and registration industry best practices at the museum's on-site storage and galleries as well as the museum's off-site storage facility.

Duties and Responsibilities:
. Responsible for the assessment, cataloging and physical care of the permanent collection including storage, movement, documentation, packing, safe shipment, and rehousing of artworks
. Responsible for the upkeep of the museum's collections management database
. Ensure the safe and accurate registration and installation of all works on loan to the museum for exhibition and assess the conditions of all such loans
. W ork with Exhibition and Graphic Designer to plan and oversee installations of artwork for exhibition
. Responsible for maintaining clean and safe artwork storage environments
. Manage all logistics around incoming and outgoing loans of artwork, including planning for shipping and packing as well as insurance
. Responsible for the digitization and photo documentation of all works and items in the museum's care
. Manage access to the museum's permanent collection and research library and related-research inquiries
. Prepare new acquisitions worksheets for presentation to the Collections Committee
. Implement accessioning and deaccessioning processes per the museum's Collections Policy
. Manage and play a major role in setting the budget for exhibitions and collections management
. Identify works from the permanent collection that are in need of conservation
. Maintain working knowledge of the museum's HVAC systems as it pertains to th e environmental needs of the permanent collection and exhibition spaces.
. Work with Pest Control Vendor on integrated pest management (IPM) for museum & storage areas.
. Perform occasional courier duties as needed
. Maintain an up-to-date understanding of industry best practices and applicable state and federal laws to ensure the best possible care for the museum's permanent collection

How to apply:

Please email a cover letter and resume to Victoria Gerard, Deputy Director, at vgerard@lagunaartmuseum.org. Please use "Registrar and Collections Manager" as the email subject line.

Contact:

Victoria Gerard
vgerard@lagunaartmuseum.org
9494948971


Museum Collections Registrar | IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) posted Mar 13, 2024

83 Avan Nu Po Road
Santa Fe, NM 87508
United States
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Salary: $45,000 - $50,000

Under the direction of the Curator of Collections, the Museum Collections Registrar will be involved in all aspects of the physical care, handling, documentation and outgoing loans of the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA)'s collection.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Registration responsibilities and duties include the following but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the registration process of new and existing acquisitions to the collection including gifts, purchases and bequests.
  • Develops and maintains database(s) of collection items and images; compiles and verifies collection documents, to include both manual and computerized records and forms.
  • Provides oversight of the collections digitization including collections photography, metadata creation, and contributes to the development of policies, guidelines, and best practices.
  • Provides direct oversight to grant funded staff, student workers, interns and volunteers.
  • Provides online and in-house research assistance to patrons of the collection including on-site visits, database reports, and photography.
  • Oversees Rights & Reproductions requests of the collections.
  • Responsible for the oversight of outgoing loans of the collection (loan agreements, facility reports of borrowing institutions, insurance etc.), including project management of traveling exhibitions from the permanent collection.
  • Oversees the care and use of the collection ensuring proper storage, handling and preventative conservation.
  • Ensures compliance with established insurance regulations and/or protocol in the movement, packing, and shipping of objects.
  • Prepares Acquisition Committee Agenda for bi-monthly meetings and maintains acquisition meeting minutes.
  • Functions as courier or designate courier for loans from the collection and as needed, identifies and engages outside contractors for conservation, rigging, packing, crating, shipping, photography and/or insurance services of the collection.
  • Helps to maintain a stable and secure environment of the collection.
  • Additional responsibilities and duties include the following but are not limited to:
  • Attendance of meetings at museum, campus and other locations.
  • Assists with the installation/de-installation and condition reporting of exhibitions, as needed.
  • Provides information of the collection to other departments as needed.
  • Monitors legal and ethical implications and standards from and into the permanent collection.
  • Aids other institutional departments, as needed.
  • Contributes to MoCNA’s Social Media accounts.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

How to apply:

Please apply online: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/2286799

Contact:

Elizabeth Lucero
elizabeth.lucero@iaia.edu
(505) 424-2329


Associate Registrar/Repatriation Coordinator | Yale University posted Jan 17, 2024

Provided Upon Request
New Haven, CT 06520
United States
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Salary: $15.80 Hr

The Yale Peabody Museum is committed to repatriation and developing positive and long-lasting relationships with its Tribal partners. Reporting to the Repatriation Registrar, the Repatriation Coordinator will support this commitment by advancing the Museum’s repatriation efforts. Daily duties include organizing and facilitating physical repatriations, including repatriation related to the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), conducting provenance research using culturally responsible methods of collection care, and other duties as needed.

At the Yale Peabody Museum we are working on Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion institutional priorities so that we can learn to better serve our communities, amplify marginalized voices and perspectives, and create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. The ideal candidate will be ready to share their experience with and interest in contributing to this work. Please address in your cover letter how Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion relate to your professional experience and goals.

Essential Duties

1. Inventory object collections, human skeletal remains, and documentation for editing or amend the Museum’s collections database following established guidelines and museum standards. 2. Initiate, manage, and complete NAGPRA inventories and summaries in consultation with Native American Tribes.  3. Coordinate all aspects of NAGPRA compliance including, but not limited to: NAGPRA claims to process; initiating and coordinating consultation with Native American Tribes; organizing and facilitating physical repatriations; drafting, submitting, and distributing NAGPRA Federal Register notices (as well as addenda to past Notices); drafting proposals for and implementing NAGPRA grants; attending National NAGPRA Review Committee meetings; and documenting/archiving the Museum’s NAGPRA compliance activities. 4. Research the history of ownership and the origin of anthropological and other relevant collections. 5. Document bibliographic, stratigraphic, archaeological, geographical, or taxonomic collections histories using the Museum database and other sources of information. 6. Photograph collections and upload images to the Museum’s collections database. 7. Utilize curatorial practices that ensure special care, security, and cultural sensitivity in handling items and in consultation with Native American Tribes and the Peabody’s Native American Collections Manager. 8. Collaborate with Peabody collections managers, including but not limited to the Senior Collections Manager of Anthropology, Native American Collections Manager, and Pacific Ethnology Collections Manager, regarding culturally appropriate storage, access, and interpretation of collections.  9. Communicate with other museums, government agencies, and Native American Tribes. 10. Participate in national and regional networks of institutions holding Native American collections. 11. Monitor the activities of volunteers and students.

For more info: Associate Registrar/Repatriation Coordinator

How to apply:

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/4908738

Contact:

Yale University
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The mission of ARCS is to represent and promote registrars and collection specialists, to educate the profession in best practices of registration and collections care, and to facilitate communication and networking.

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