Registrar

Jenkins Johnson Gallery

Jenkins Johnson Gallery seeks a Registrar with at least 3 years’ experience to start immediately for a full-time position. Candidate should display excellent organizational skills, a high level of motivation, ability to effectively prioritize tasks, and knowledge of the gallery and museum business.

A candidate should demonstrate strong interest in contemporary art and a desire to advance and assume new tasks. The ideal candidate works well independently and as part of a team. Precise attention to detail and effective communication skills are necessary to the position.

Responsibilities
  • Maintaining all aspects of the gallery’s inventory including physical and digital, as well as the gallery and art storage spaces

  • Ensure consignment agreements are in place for all work in inventory, as well as works being loaned to other institutions

  • Coordinating all packing, crating, shipping, tracking, receiving, and archiving of gallery inventory for both domestic and international shipments, including performing condition reports

  • Supervising art handlers

  • Creating digital and physical invoices and maintaining detailed records on sales including shipping quotes, artwork details, and client information

  • Creating and maintaining detailed records for shipping, receiving, loans and consignments

  • Overseeing production and installation of gallery exhibitions and international art fairs including packing, crating, shipping, and labeling

  • Tracking and managing all art movements, maintaining the database (Artsystems), and producing inventory reports and documentation for exhibition and research purposes, including visual charts and pricelists

  • Tracking and monitoring expenses related to loans and exhibitions

  • Maintaining supplies for packing, lighting, installation and shipping

Requirements
  • A minimum of three years’ experience at a museum, gallery, or related institution

  • Familiarity with contracts, including consignment agreements and loan forms

  • Experience in shipping and packing, familiarity with domestic/international shipping

  • Ability and experience with handling photography, particularly vintage works

  • Excellent organizational skills required. Team player, attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple deadlines necessary

  • Experience packing for and working at art fairs

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to lift and move artwork and crates

  • A degree in museum studies, art history, photography, visual arts or similar field

  • Proficiency with MS Office programs and ArtSystems, experience with Adobe products a plus

  • Professional dress and demeanor

Computer, verbal communication, and organizational skills are essential. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Benefits package is provided. Position is Tuesday - Saturday. Some evenings and overtime required.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter with one-page resume to lauren@jenkinsjohnsongallery.com. No phone calls please.

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Posted on April 2