Job Listing: Registration Assistant
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts - Richmond, VA
Closes - 10/13/2021
Position Title – Registration Assistant
Salary - $32,000/Annually
Job Type - Full-Time
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The Registration Assistant will carry out all day-to-day Registration functions related to completion of an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant to catalog and digitize 5,785 photographs in the permanent collection, in coordination with a grant project Assistant Photographer. The Registration Assistants role is to:
Ensure the physical well-being of the objects during the process (preparation, movement, photography, re-housing)
Coordinate and oversee the work flow and schedule
Examine and assess each work’s condition, in coordination with Conservation staff
Coordinate review of all catalog information with Curatorial staff
NOTE: This position is grant funded for 18 months and continued employment is subject to continuation of funds.
Significant knowledge of studio art, art history, conservation techniques, and collections management processes
Excellent computer skills including significant experience with The Museum System (TMS) collections management software system
Moderate experience working with artwork in a museum environment.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
All staff (state and foundation), volunteers, and contractors at VMFA must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Please submit three (3) references. Provide full name, phone number and email address. References may be attached in a separate document in the “other” field in the portal; or they may be included with the resume or cover letter.
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