Wichita State University seeks a Registrar for the Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, the premier venue for modern and contemporary art in Wichita and greater Kansas.
The position reports to the Director of the Ulrich Museum of Art on a campus of 15,000 students in the largest metropolitan area in Kansas. The Museum has 7,000 sq. feet of galleries presenting 8 to 10 exhibitions each year; and a permanent collection of 7,000 artworks with a nationally renowned on-campus sculpture collection of 80 large-scale works. The Registrar works with a team of 8 full-time Museum Professionals and has responsibilities that include acquisitions, loans, exhibitions, deaccessions, storage, packing and shipping, security of objects in transit, insurance policies, and risk management. The Registrar will maintain, advance and transition the collection database in MuseumPlus to an on-line portal accessible to the public. The Registrar also maintains close relationships with donors, lenders, patrons and art handling and shipping professionals.
The Ulrich holds accreditation from the American Association of Museums and its outdoor sculpture has been ranked among top ten public art collections on a university campus by Public Art Review.
Please go to http://wichita.edu/wsujobs for more details about the requirements for this position and the application process. For full consideration, applicants must submit 1) a letter of application describing abilities to meet required and preferred qualification, 2) Curriculum Vitae, and 3) names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers for three individuals who can be contacted for professional references.
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a successful background check as required by the Kansas Board of Regents. Wichita State University does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, political affiliation, status as a veteran, genetic information or disability. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies: Executive Director, Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, Wichita State University, 1845 Fairmount, Wichita, KS 67260-0138; telephone (316)978-3186.
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