Assists on on-call basis with budgeted registration projects involving creation and maintainence of records, collections database, and documentation for incoming art, loan, or traveling exhibitions. Unpacks and conditions artwork, and assists with research and cataloging collection projects. Assists in management of hard file records, file archival rehousing, and file cleanup.
-Assists with unpacking, packing, cataloging, conditioning, and moving artwork
-Prepares registration documentation (receipts, condition reports, loan agreements, etc.)
-Undertakes data-entry and reporting on collections database
-Assists with maintaining files, records, and working on collection research and cataloging projects.
-Assists with doing condition documentation photography in digitized format
– Assists with collection inventories and storage moves
– Assists with file and records room projects including archival file organization, rehousing, cleanup, and basic filing
Non-Essential (Other) Duties/Responsibilities
-other duties as assigned
Education or Formal Training
Bachelors degree in art history, anthropology, museum studies or related field.
One year experience in a museum registration, curatorial, or collections managment environment preferred.
Material and Equipment Directly Used
Computer and software (ARGUS open edition, Qscan, Photoshop)
A-frame, furniture dolly, pallet jack
Museum van for art transports
Working Environment/Physical Activities
museum, off-site storage
Subject to many interruptions
lifting, pushing, or pulling up to 50 lbs.
standing, walking, sitting, and climbing
Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.