Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/29/2018

Address

36 Battery Place
New York
New York
10280
United States

Description

The Museum of Jewish Heritage- A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is looking to hire a Registrar. S/he will develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure that collections owned or borrowed by the Museum are properly inventoried, documented, and cared for.


Responsibilities:

·       Supervise the records and information systems needed for accurate and efficient accessioning, cataloging, and retrieval of the collections.

·       Establish, and ensure adherence to, procedures for the care, custody and control of the collections.

·       Create and maintain forms and files for acquisitions, condition reports, accessioning, conservation, cataloging, loans, packing, shipping, inventory, insurance, storage, and any other aspect of the collection.

·       Maintain documentation pertaining to the legal status of the collections.

·       Oversee maintenance, care and use of all collections storage facilities.

·       Organize, document and coordinate all aspects of lending from the collection and borrowing for exhibition.

·       Hold responsibility for the handling and packing of objects.

·       Retain conservators to work on the collections as necessary.

·       Participate in the installation and de-installation of artifacts for exhibitions.

·       Coordinate with Finance office to obtain insurance coverage for the collections and process insurance claims relating to the collections.

·       Arrange for shipping, security and customs brokerage for collections.

·       Carry out other duties relating to the functions of the Collections & Exhibitions Department, as assigned.


Requirements:

·       Master's degree in museum studies or museum administration with a concentration in collections management and preservation preferred.

·       Seven-plus years of experience in the field.

·       Expertise in creating, updating and maintaining collections database (experience with MIMSY preferred).

·       Ability to work collaboratively and with staff at all levels of the organization and a variety of leadership styles.

·       Dedicated interest in and awareness of modern Jewish history and the Holocaust a plus.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

humanresources@mjhnyc.org

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to humanresources@mjhnyc.org


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