REVISED: New York, NY: Collections Registrar, Institute for Studies on Latin American Art

Job Opening Title: Collections Registrar

Employer Name: Institute for Studies on Latin American Art

Job Location: New York, New York

Application Deadline: February 15, 2020

Years of experience required: 2

Job Description:  The Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA) is seeking to hire a Collections Registrar who will be able to perform registrar duties. This person will provide administrative support and assist the team in the management and preservation of artworks and archives. Work requires occasional independent travel to and from off-site art storage areas as well as performance of inventory-related activities in these storage areas. Reporting to: Collection Manger General Responsibilities: Registrar – Input to collection management system – Assist and/or manage post acquisition and loan logistics – Pack and unpack artworks and packages – Prepare condition reports and update database (experience with Art Systems and Collector -Systems a plus) – Provide administrative support through filing, scanning, and logging incoming archival materials Qualifications: – Bachelor’s degree in Museum Studies, Art History, or Art – Candidate must be highly proficient in Spanish – Detail oriented – Organized, flexible, able to multitask, and able to negotiate priorities without difficulty – Team-player – Proficiency with museum database software, Microsoft applications – 2+ years experience as registrar a plus Physical Demands: – Job required to lift a minimum of 20 pounds – Job required to be sitting down for several hours
 
The position is an exempt full-time position for 40 hours per week and will be required to attend occasional off-site and on-site events in the evenings. Occasional travel may be required. The salary range for this position is based on experience. This position includes health benefits, paid vacations and personal days. Please note that job descriptions prepared by the Company serve as an outline only. Due to business needs, you may be required to perform job duties that are not within your written job description. Furthermore, the Company may have to revise, add to, or delete from your job duties per business needs. On occasion, the Company may need to revise job descriptions with or without advance notice to team members. Duties will be performed at an office located in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Please send resume and salary requirements to jobs@islaa.org