Artist Studio & Foundation seeks an assistant fine arts registrar to support the coordination of exhibition & loan shipments, collections storage, condition reporting, and general registration tasks. The nature of our active environment requires a candidate who is flexible, yet meticulous.
- Assist with the care and handling of the fine art collection. Work closely with preparators. Compose condition reports. Coordinate necessary assessments and treatments with contract conservators.
- Manage artwork storage locations on and offsite.
- Enter data into collections management system, maintain lists and exhibition records. Clean up data according to a standardized and consistent style.
- Assist with cataloguing historic bodies of work.
- Assist with incoming and outgoing shipments including packing, crating, insurance coverage, proper documentation.
- Coordinate individual loans to institutions: process requests and review facility reports, prepare loan forms.
- Preferred 2+ years of registration experience in an art museum, fine art gallery, or artist’s studio.
- Demonstrated ability and understanding in working with collections management database systems.
- Experience cataloguing fine arts collections in a variety of media and materials.
- Proficient Mac user.
- Ability to hold a valid driver’s license and/or have reliable transportation.
- Museum studies degree or related degree in the arts.
Job is in office, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Role is primarily desk based but may occasionally require lifting up to 30 lbs and mobility throughout the office building. Travel is not typically required, though local offsite work may be necessary. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the job.
How to apply
- Email brief cover letter and 1-page resume to email@example.com
- Please include “Your name, Assistant Registrar” in the subject line.
- A background check and current references will be required of successful candidates.
- Successful hire will be subject to a 3-month probationary period.