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Museum of Art Assistant Registrar

Bowdoin College
Maine, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 4, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art History, Professional Fields, Library & Information Sciences, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Arts Administration, Librarians & Library Administration, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
Employment Type
Part Time
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Title Museum of Art Assistant Registrar Posting Number S00955JP Department Museum of Art Job Summary
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 staff.

For full consideration applications should be received by April 29, 2022 Education/Skills Requirements
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 shipping setting

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. About Bowdoin
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. Shift First Shift Employment Category Part Time Year Round FTE 0.60 Benefits Eligible Yes Pay Type Hourly Background Check Package Requirements Support Staff Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? No Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? No Posting Date 06/03/2022 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled Yes Type of Posting Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Information
Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses. Supplemental Questions

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