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Senior Registrar and Collections Manager [Buffalo Bill Center of the West]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on August 3, 1974 in job announcements |

Applications due August 29, 2014.

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming, seeks candidates for a Senior Registrar and Collections Manager position. Under the direction of the Director of Museum Services, the Senior Registrar/Collections Manager ensures the efficient and professional execution of the duties and functions of the Registration Department and manages collections storage, installation, de-installation and shipping. Duties include: maintaining collections records including loan agreements, condition reports, accession records, location changes, insurance records, transaction files, and collection inventories, staying current with new technologies and methodologies and integrating them into the Center’s Registration activities, and assisting with the annual planning, budgeting, and reporting processes.
The Center offers an excellent benefit package and competitive wages. Interested candidates should send their cover letter, resume, references and salary history to: Buffalo Bill Center of the West Human Resource Department, by e-mail to chriss@centerofthewest.org. For a job description and additional information about the center refer to: http://centerofthewest.org/about-us/employment/. For more information, please call Chris Searles, Human Resources Manager, and 307-578-4089.

The closing date on this position is August 29, 2014.

The Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Requirements
Candidates for the position should have a minimum of a four year degree in museum services or a related field. A master’s degree with a minor in registration or a related field is preferred. We are seeking an individual who has successfully led change and who possesses qualities of teamwork, adaptability, good humor, and the ability to work cooperatively with other staff and to also work independently.

Additional requirements include:

A minimum of three years of registration experience.

Experience with collections handling and storage and exhibit installation, de-installation, and shipping.

Strong knowledge of data base software, (Argus experience preferred), used for registration.

Strong software skills in Microsoft Office Suite. Must have the ability to put together basic spreadsheet analysis.

Excellent keyboarding skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication

Exceptional organization skills, project management experience and attention to detail.

Be able to reach, bend, stoop and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

APPLY FOR THIS JOB
Contact Person: Christine Searles Phone: 307-578-4089
Email Address: chriss@centerofthewest.org

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