Assistant Museum Registrar

The Image Centre, Toronto Metropolitan University

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The Assistant Museum Registrar collaborates closely with the IMC’s Registrar and Collections Officer on collections and new acquisitions. This role will assist with the care and maintenance of the IMC’s permanent collection material and records, and coordinates the movement of works for collections and exhibition purposes.


Supports the care and maintenance of the IMC’s permanent collection and new acquisitions.

Assists with records management and correspondence in support of collections and exhibitions activities.

Supports the operations of the IMC’s research centre and gallery facilities.


To help us learn more about you, please provide a cover letter and resume describing how you meet the following required qualifications:

A post-secondary degree in Museum Studies or a related program is required.

Minimum two years experience working in a museum, archive, or library setting is required.

Experience handling and cataloguing photographs, image-based media, or working in a cultural institution or archive setting handling works on paper.

Experience with standard registration practices including processing collection material, general collections management practices, record keeping, shipping, and insurance logistics.

Basic knowledge of proper handling, housing, and storage of modern and historical photographic works.

An understanding of, and ability to apply, standards of archiving, cataloguing, and collections care.

Familiarity with collections management database programs.

Comprehensive computer skills including familiarity with various operating platforms (i.e. MAC and PC) and programs such as Adobe Suite and Microsoft Office.

Excellent communication and organizational skills.

The ability to work both independently and within a team setting.

A focused, detail-oriented approach to assigned work.

How to Apply

As part of the selection process, candidates may be required to complete an occupational assessment.

Applications will only be accepted online through Toronto Metropolitan University’s careersite.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Applicants who do not meet all of the posted qualifications may, upon the University’s sole discretion, be considered to fill a vacancy on an underfill basis.

Candidates must have a demonstrated record of dependability/reliability and a commitment to maintaining confidentiality.

Toronto Metropolitan University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and aims to ensure that independence, dignity, integration and equality of opportunity are embedded in all aspects of the university culture.

We will provide an accessible experience for applicants, students, employees, and members of the Toronto Metropolitan University community. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, beginning with the recruitment process. If you have restrictions that need to be accommodated to fully participate in any phase of the recruitment process, please contact All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

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Posted on March 7