The Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University is looking for an experienced Registrar to fill a Temporary 6-month position.
Duration: Six months; 24 weeks, 5 days a week
Position available immediately
Independently, organize, manage and perform a wide variety of professional registration duties in support of the museum's collections and exhibitions. This position will be focused on researching copyright and approving both internal and external requests for images from the museum collection, under the supervision of the Image Rights & Digitization Registrar. Additional tasks relating to database data entry and collections care will be assigned as needed.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and ﬁve years of related experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Demonstrated knowledge of professional museum practices including registration methods, safe object handling and art preservation, packing and shipping, insurance, storage of art, security measures, and object numbering techniques.
- Knowledge of and demonstrated skill using collection management databases, Microsoft Word and Excel; experience working with EmbARK Collections Manager database software is strongly desired. Experience creating and revising Super Reports in EmbARK strongly desired.
- Knowledge of copyright laws and prior experience working with image clearance in a museum environment strongly desired.
- Must have excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
- Ability and willingness to maintain high level of accuracy and attention to detail is essential, as is the ability to work well under pressure with a wide variety of museum professionals, vendors, students, docents, and other.
Certifications and Licenses:
- Frequently perform desk based computer tasks, seated work and use light/ fine grasping.
- Occasionally stand, walk, and write by hand, lift, carry, push pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds
- - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.
- May work extended or non-standard hours, weekends and holidays based on business needs.
- Occasional local and overnight travel may be required.
- May work in areas with exposure to dust, paint, chemicals and other toxins.
- Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
- Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
- Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.
Resume and 3 references to:
Peg Brady, Collections Department Manager & Senior Registrar