Registrar

David Zwirner

David Zwirner seeks a Registrar for its primary market gallery. The ideal candidate will have a BA or higher in Art History and/or Arts Administration, and at least five years experience in registration or collections management. Superior organizational and leadership skills, the ability to carefully manage projects and meet deadlines, and a thorough working knowledge of registration, fine art shipping and logistics are required.

Position hours are Monday-Friday, 10am to 6pm, with additional hours as needed. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins, please.

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three (3) references.

David Zwirner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Gallery is firmly committed to equal employment opportunities in all facets of its operations. The Gallery makes decisions concerning hiring and terms and conditions of employment without regard to any characteristic protected by applicable law.

Responsibilities

Draft and oversee consignment and loan agreements.

Coordinate domestic and international shipments.

Responsible for understanding customs and tax regulations and requirements for shipping artworks internationally.

Compile, process, and manage records of all associated shipping paperwork in accordance with New York State Sales Tax requirements.

Work with Head Art Handler and artist studios to determine best packing and handling procedures and communicate requirements to shipping companies.

Conduct incoming and outgoing condition inspections.

Courier artwork internationally for select loans and traveling exhibitions.

Requirements

BA (Art History, Administration, Studio Arts preferred).

5+ years experience in a museum, gallery, or art institution.

Must have experience with domestic and international fine art shipping and logistics.

Familiarity with various mediums of artwork; working knowledge of conservation techniques a plus.

Must be extremely detail-oriented and able to work on multiple projects at once.

How to Apply

Please apply through the provided link.

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Posted on May 3