Under the supervision of the Head of Registration, the Collections Manager will play an important role in rehousing, storing, tracking and coordinating transportation for the upcoming gallery transformation project as well as for all other collection works. This project will consist of planning the schedule and the reorganization of art storage, the de-installation of objects from the gallery, re-housing, and location tracking.
The CM will also be responsible for pulling and putting away artwork in storage for a variety of requests. S/he will work with Image Services to transport art to and from the Photographer and will assist with art handling as needed.
The CM will oversee proper storage for new acquisitions and make arrangements for packing, crating and act as a liaison with off-site storage if/when needed.
This is a mid-level Museum Registration position for an experienced museum professional with proven excellent art handling skills. Must have the ability to communicate effectively, have a great deal of patience and be extremely detail oriented. Must be organized, resourceful and show initiative. Should be able to work independently and productively in a solitary workspace. The candidate should have previous experience working with 2-D and 3-D artwork and archaeological artifacts, experience with Asian art is a plus.