Job Opening – Registrar (03/2011)

2011 March 20

Alexander Gray Associates
New York, New York

Alexander Gray Associates is seeking a full-time registrar. MA required, with primary study in one of the following areas: Art History, Museum Studies, Arts Management, Curatorial Studies. Candidates without a currently completed MA in one of the above areas will not be considered.

Must have a minimum 2 years non-internship work experience in an art gallery or museum, preferably in registrar department, or collection management.

The position entails a wide range of duties focused on the care of artworks:

REGISTRARIAL / ARCHIVAL
Manage art inventory database / software / website
Prepare and oversee consignment and loan agreements
Oversee artwork inventory
Maintain artists’ exhibitions records
Coordinating and overseeing photography sessions, including minor digital image corrections
Organize and oversee all artwork and gallery digital images
Maintain inventory records and condition reports in database
Oversee hardcopy books and catalogues library
Manage shipping and receiving of artworks
Coordinate and track incoming and outgoing shipments of artworks
Oversee artwork storage with light artwork handling

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION
Interface with artists, clients, and vendors
General staff support as needed

Candidates must possess a friendly and professional manner with strong organizational skills, passion for contemporary art, excellent written and verbal communication skills. He or she must be detailed, personable, well-presented, outgoing, able to practice discretion, follow procedures accurately and have an exceptionally strong and rigorous work ethic and focus, with a healthy team mentality.

Email resume with cover letter as a single PDF (can be multiple pages within one PDF file), labeled with your name to: position@alexandergray.com

No phone calls or in-person inquires.

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