36 Battery Place
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.
· 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.
· 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.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org