Lucasfilm Costume Job-sort of

They are looking for a registrar for the Lucasfilm archives which includes handling the costume which is seriously pretty rad. So if you’re a museum person in apparel and textiles and want to be in California this might be a good gig.

Below are the details:

•Assist in all aspects of registrarial duties in regards to the Archive collection
•Coordinate aspects of outgoing loans including packing, shipping and crating and loan documentation and loan agreements to other Lucas companies and off-site storage
•Inventory, document, organize, move, pack, store and mark objects including models, costumes, props, maquettes, matte paintings and other film art and artifacts as directed by the Collections Manager
•Maintain proper storage and preservation practices. Maintain cleanliness of the Archives as well as all safety procedures and practices
•Assist in the accessioning and cataloging of new items to the Archive collection
•Process loan requests for production and exhibition; assess request, check on object availability, provide follow-up as needed for both internal and external requests perform condition reports, transportation arrangements and insurance
•Pack and ship objects and/or oversee packers and handlers when objects are being prepared for shipment by outside packing companies; assist with the installation of an exhibit in national and international exhibitions
•Travel to national and international exhibition venues to assist in installation and condition reporting of the exhibit

•Minimum two – three years Museum registrar experience including cataloging, art handling, condition reporting, collections inventory and storage, packing and shipping
•B.A required, MA preferred •Thorough understanding of and commitment to upholding standard museum practices with regard to registration methods, exhibition, collections and preventative conservation, including automated cataloging and inventory systems and procedures, storage, and preservation materials and techniques, as demonstrated by education and practical museum experience
•Familiarity with collections use in nontraditional museum settings
•Excellent administrative skills required, well organized, detail oriented, computer literate
•Thorough knowledge of handling, packing, crating and shipping objects/artifacts required; knowledge of loan processing procedures desired
•Willingness and ability to travel internationally required
•Ability to lift or move heavy artifacts
•Knowledge of Filemaker and Embark preferred
•Capable of working independently and as part of a team
•Proven ability to work under pressure

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