The Jundt Art Museum at Gonzaga University seeks a Museum Registrar / Program Coordinator. Applications will be accepted through June 30, 2021, with a preferred working start date of August 15, 2021.
For the full position description, and to apply, please visit: https://gonzaga.peopleadmin.com/postings/15559
The Museum Registrar/ Program Coordinator, as part of a small staff at an academic art museum, works with other personnel in direct support of multiple museum functions within the mission of the institution. This staff member, working with others, ensures the safe and proper handling, transportation, exhibition, storage, and documentation of the institution’s permanent collection of more than 5,600 works and objects on loan. They act as database administrator for the museum’s electronic cataloguing/digital imaging system, and they oversee all gift accounting relating to the museum’s collections. Meanwhile, the Museum Registrar/ Program Coordinator also coordinates the museum office, manages sales, coordinates facility maintenance and security, and supervises students. The position provides clerical services and program support for the full operations of the Jundt Art Museum, and manages internal and outside events within museum spaces.
Standard hours are Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm; with hours varying as necessary for events.
Knowledge of standard museum policies and procedures, American Alliance of Museums and Association of Art Museum Directors standards, and museum cataloging systems; At least two years of experience in an office setting; Experience with standards of proper care and storage of museum objects; Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and strong computer skills; Exceptional organizational and management skills with the ability to work in a busy, team-based, deadline-driven office environment; Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; Expertise in internet research and social media platforms; Experience planning, managing, and reconciling budgets; Ability to relate and to work efficiently and professionally with students, faculty, staff, and the public; Demonstrated knowledge of the visual arts; Ability to maintain the highest ethics as they relate to all aspects of registrarial endeavor, and to understand and maintain the highest levels of confidentiality.
Work experience in an academic or higher education environment; Three years or more related museum or gallery experience in registration and/or collection management with demonstrated proficiency in database management.
The Jundt Art Museum, on the Spokane River, collects, conserves, exhibits, and interprets original works of art in support of teaching, research, and service at Gonzaga University, and for the community of the Inland Northwest.
Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status.
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