Registrar's Office: Registrar's Office Assistant
- Volunteer Opportunity posted by The Morgan Library & Museum
Times of day
A few hours per week
Long-Term (6 months-1 year)
225 Madison Ave
The Registrar's Office is seeking a volunteer with previous experience in a museum Registrar's Office, to provide general clerical support in furtherance of the day-to-day operations of the department. General clerical support duties include filing, labeling and organizing correspondence (paper and electronic); preparing temporary receipts and, where necessary, photographs of items that come into the Morgan's care, including loan objects and temporary exhibitions; maintaining such temporary receipts and photographs in accessible files; making database entries; generating condition reports. Other duties may be assigned.
The ideal candidate will have a B.A. or advanced degree in art history, fine arts, liberal arts, or museum studies; be proficient in Microsoft Office (especially The Museum System (TMS)); possess strong organizational and communication skills; be able to handle numerous projects simultaneously and under tight deadlines; and be able to work with a diverse staff. A working knowledge of one European language is desirable.
This position is not open to a student.
How To Apply
Please send cover letter and resume to Constance Harris
NOTE: The amount of time a volunteer will work per week varies with the particular position. Most positions require an average of one day per week. All volunteer positions require a minimum time commitment of one year.