Guggenheim Job in NYC

Here is another position that is arts based but might appeal to people in dressand textile studies.

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in NYC is seeking an Associate Registrar for Collection Exhibitions. Reporting to the Director of Registration and Art Services, the Associate Registrar for Collection Exhibitions is responsible for organizing and supervising the assembly, dispersal and transfer of collection exhibitions presented at the Guggenheim Museum, its global affiliates and outside venues.

* Coordinate with the museum’s curators, conservators, and art handlers, as well as commercial fine arts packers and shippers to ensure the safe packing, transport and installation of all works in the museum’s permanent collection.
* Liaise with staff at SRGM affiliates to ensure that collection works are safely shipped, handled, and installed at all venues.
* Manage the organization of exhibitions in TMS (The Museum System) database, and participate in TMS and other collection-related working groups.
* Develop and manage shipping budgets in tandem with the museum’s exhibition management team, track expenses and process related invoices.
* Travel as a courier with exhibition and outgoing loan shipments, and make courier arrangements for other exhibition team members as necessary.
* Supervise temporary project staff in organizing the shipping, packing and condition-checking works for exhibitions at the NY museum.
* Prepare condition reports, receipts, releases, wall lists and other paperwork, as necessary.
* Oversee and supervise the documentation and archiving of collection exhibitions.
* Attend staff department meetings, as well as project related implementation meetings.
* Other duties, as assigned.

Qualified applicants please send your resume and cover letter, including salary expectations, to this email address. Indicate the job title “Associate Registrar for Collection Inventory” in the subject line.

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