Bruce Museum (www.brucemuseum.org) seeks FT Registrar to be responsible for ensuring the proper care, handling, storage (on- and off-site), security, environment, packing, shipping, and insurance of all permanent collection and temporary (loan) objects. Record keeping role includes location records, records of receipt, letters of acceptance/refusal, accession/deaccession files, certificates of insurance, incoming/outgoing loans, condition reports for objects, exhibition contracts, temporary custody receipts, other documents and information related to collection objects. Maintains Museum exhibition files, ISBN information, publication rights, image archives of collection items, preparation of packing, shipping and insurance budgets for exhibitions. Registrar processes photographic rights and reproduction agreements for and inquiries about the permanent collection. Review/update the Museum’s facility report and Collection Management Policy. Oversees collections management database-Re:Discovery
Requirements: Extensive knowledge of museum/collection techniques relevant to storage, conservation, handling, materials, record development, management, ethics, maintenance. Excellent verbal, written skills, meticulous, well-organized, collegial, flexible, diplomatic. Able to manage time and multiple priorities.
Bachelor’s Degree in Art History and a Masters in a discipline related to museum studies, arts management and/or museum collections. Three to five years previous experience with evidence of responsibility in collections care, knowledge of current museum standards and practices. Additional years and a demonstrated track record may be acceptable alternatives to a higher degree.
Apply with cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
, or Registrar Job, Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich CT 06830, fax 203.869.0963. No phone calls, please.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
Posted on: 06/20/2017