Registrar

Howard Greenberg Gallery

In our very active gallery setting, the Registrar processes and catalogues incoming artwork as well as outgoing consignments, loans, and sales.

The Registrar position requires a highly organized individual who is efficient, thorough in their work habits, can balance multiple projects at a time, and who understands how to prioritize their workflow in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who possesses meticulous attention to detail. The ability to collaborate as part of a team and take direction is essential.

Art handling experience is a must as this position requires the sensitive handling of delicate fine art photographic prints.

The Howard Greenberg Gallery represents over 45 artists and estates and has an active inventory of over 40,000 photographs. The gallery mounts approximately five exhibitions and participates in five art fairs annually.

Hours for this full-time position are 10am – 6pm, five days per week, based in the Gallery’s new archive space. Benefits include paid vacation and sick leave, substantial company contribution towards health insurance, and potential for annual bonus based on personal and business performance.

Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities include inventory management, preparing for art fairs and exhibitions, and cataloguing artwork. Other responsibilities include the reconciliation of artworks, scanning artworks, art handling, filing, supporting the operations team, and assisting with other registrarial tasks as needed.

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in fine art/studio art, photography, art history or a related field

  • 3+ years experience (including internships) in photography, art or relevant field

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop

  • Knowledge of databases, with an art-specific inventory software such as Artsystems preferred

  • Experience with fine photographic print handling and general art handling/packing, including large-format pictures and handling works up to 35 lbs.

  • Ability to work on specialized tasks while at the same time balancing the needs of the registrarial team; multi-tasking in a busy environment

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references

Salary: Commensurate with experience

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Posted on September 16