Museum of Art Assistant Registrar
Museum of Art
The Bowdoin College Museum of Art Assistant Registrar maintains
confidential archival and permanent collections files, manages
photography, and processes permanent collection image reproduction
requests. This position reports to the Registrar and Collections
Manager and works closely with the curatorial and art handling
For full consideration applications should be received by April 29,
Bachelors or masters degree in museum studies or art history
preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge of current best practices in museum collections
cataloguing required. Strong written and oral communication skills.
Experience with Microsoft 365, photo editing software, and
collections management software required; knowledge of TMS,
TMSCollections, and/or Embark systems preferred. Knowledge of
Crystal reports preferred.
Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
plus 3 years of collections management, conservation, installation
and/or registration experience in a museum, gallery or fine art
Standard Work Days and Hours
Part-time position, 24 hrs per week during Museum office hours
(M-F, 8:00 – 5:00) on a specific schedule to be determined.
Occasional evening and/or weekend work is required.
Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to
talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial,
ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs;
and gender identities, among other factors.
We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support
of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and
contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a
community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly
welcomed and encouraged to succeed.
Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the
liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a
preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its
faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of
community; and connections to the people, history, and natural
beauty of Maine.
Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting.
Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the
College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles
from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.
Part Time Year Round
Background Check Package Requirements
Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle,
rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?
Is a pre-placement physical required for this position?
Applications Accepted Until
Open Until Filled
Type of Posting
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against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities
on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected
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