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Posting date

05/28/2024

Closing date

Open Until Filled

Yes

Position Number

0140100

Position Title

Associate Registrar

Department this Position Reports to

Hood Museum of Art

Hiring Range Minimum

$52,800

Hiring Range Maximum

$66,000

Union Type

Not a Union Position

SEIU Level

Not an SEIU Position

FLSA Status

Exempt

Employment Category

Regular Full Time

Scheduled Months per Year

12

Scheduled Hours per Week

40

Schedule

Location of Position

Hanover, NH

Remote Work Eligibility?

Onsite only

Is this a term position?

No

If yes, length of term in months.

Is this a grant funded position?

No

Position Purpose

As a member of the registration department, the Associate Registrar assists with the management of the museum’s collections by supporting the Registrar with accessioning workflows, collection care, and registration activities for exhibitions. The Associate Registrar manages all outgoing loans from the permanent collection, contributing to object and records digitization, and facilitating collection photography.

Description

Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp

Bachelors or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Bachelor’s degree in art history, anthropology, museum studies, or the equivalent.
  • Five years of museum registration experience.
  • Working knowledge of collections database software The Museum System ( TMS ).
  • Experience in registration methods, particularly object handling, loans, and rights and reproductions.
  • Experience with exhibitions development and implementation, including object condition assessment, tracking, installation/deinstallation, and maintaining related documentation.
  • Expertise in registration methods, particularly object handling, loans, and rights and reproductions.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under multiple deadlines.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to lift objects up to forty pounds and use carts, A-frames, and other standard transfer methods.
  • Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population.
Preferred Qualifications

• Seven years of museum registration experience.

Department Contact for Recruitment Inquiries

Ramie Speicher

Department Contact Phone Number

646-3852

Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title

Ramie Speicher

Department Contact's Phone Number

646-3852

Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, conduct review, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Dartmouth vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?

Not an essential function

Special Instructions to Applicants

The Hood will be hiring for either this Associate Registrar position or the Assistant Registrar position.

Dartmouth College has a Tobacco-Free Policy. Smoking and the use of tobacco-based products (including smokeless tobacco) are prohibited in all facilities, grounds, vehicles or other areas owned, operated or occupied by Dartmouth College with no exceptions. For details, please see our policy. https://policies.dartmouth.edu/policy/tobacco-free-policy


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https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/73978

Key Accountabilities

Description

Registration Support: Supports the Registrar and other department members with all workflows and documentation related to the permanent collection, including record management, inventory projects, digitization, conservation, and safe and secure storage, with task management within this grouping assigned based on expertise.

Percentage Of Time

40

Description

Permanent Collection Loans: M anages and facilitates all aspects of outgoing collection loans, including communication, condition reporting, shipping, and documentation.

Percentage Of Time

25

Description

Permanent Collection Exhibitions: Supports the Registrar with registration duties for permanent collection exhibitions.

Percentage Of Time

20

Description

Art Handling and Object Photography: Coordinates collection imaging sessions with a contract photographer, including scheduling and object preparation and handling. Performs art handler duties, including pulling and staging objects in the Bernstein Center for Object Study ( BCOS ) as needed.

Percentage Of Time

15

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Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.

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Performs other duties as assigned.
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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
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