Reporting to the Chief Preparator and Exhibition Designer and working closely with Exhibitions and Curatorial colleagues, The Contemporary Jewish Museum (The CJM)’s Registrar is responsible for the safe handling and storage of all incoming and outgoing loans, processing and maintaining all related forms and records, coordinating logistics for art transportation (regionally, nationally, and internationally), liaising with insurance providers, and advising on handling and installation procedures in regards to the safety of the loans.
The CJM is a non-collecting museum, and the Registrar is responsible for the care, custody, and condition of all works of art at The CJM and those on tour under the auspices of The CJM. It is the Registrar’s responsibility to ensure The Museum's compliance with American Alliance of Museums’ best practices and to maintain and disperse The CJM’s Facility Report as needed.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated expertise in the registration field, familiarity with art and cultural objects and institutions, and an interest in and commitment to the mission of The CJM.
Position Title: Registrar
Department: Exhibitions and Curatorial
Reports To: Chief Preparator and Exhibition Designer
Status: Regular, Full Time, Non–Exempt
Date: March 2019
Loans, Installation, and De–Installation
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The Contemporary Jewish Museum
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The Contemporary Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, The CJM will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.