Posted June 16, 2014
The Farnsworth Art Museum is seeking an highly organized, detail-oriented individual to assist the Registrar with all aspects of collection managment and exhibition installation. Specific duties include database management (Vernon Systems), Rights and Reproduction services, collection accessioning, loan processing, condition reports and art handling. Occasional travel is required.
Strong interpersonal, computer (knowledge of database programs; Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop a must) and organizational skills, possess the physical stamina required to lift 50 lbs and be physically active for weeks at a time. Candidate must be self-motivated, flexible, and be able to work on many different projects concurrently. This position requires a B.A., preferably in Museum Studies or Art History with at least two years of museum registration experience preferred. Please submit a letter of application with resume and salary requirements including three references to Position Search; Assistant Registrar, Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum Street, Rockland, ME 04841 or submit electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.