VAM's office will be closed January 18 - 21

Job Listing: Registrar/Collections Manager

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Position Closes: January 18, 2019

The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley has an exciting opportunity for a Registrar/Collections
Manager to serve as an essential member of the MSV’s Arts & Education team. The
Registrar/Collections Manager manages and supervises the care and use of the collections and
exhibitions at the MSV by ensuring proper storage, handling, conservation, documentation, and
record management. The Registrar/Collections Manager will work closely with the Director of
Exhibitions, Curator of Collections and Deputy Director of Arts & Education to accomplish goals.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

 BA in history, art, liberal arts, museum studies, or a related technical field, and at least two
years of commensurate experience in collections care or museum work (Master’s Degree in
Museum Studies preferred)
 Knowledge of current registration and collections management best practices, procedures,
and operations
 Knowledge of environmental monitoring and related procedures
 Museum collections care and conservation knowledge and experience
 Art handling skills
 Strong organizational skills
 Ability to interact effectively with diverse personalities and the public
 Ability to work successfully as part of a team; excellent interpersonal skills; creativity,
energy, and enthusiasm
 Demonstrated computer skills, including PastPerfect database management as well as
Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
 Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and attend to multiple assignments
 Ability to work flexible hours and days, under time pressures and as a team player
 Ability to climb ladders and lift 50 lbs; strength and mobility are requisites of this position

The MSV offers an excellent benefits package including health, dental, life, vision, and disability
insurance; paid vacation, sick and holidays; retirement plan and more.

To apply please send cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Resumes will be accepted through January 18, 2019