The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) seeks an Assistant Registrar at the NMAI’s Cultural Resources Center in Suitland, MD. The Assistant Registrar is responsible for contributing to an extremely active loan program at NMAI by completing such tasks as helping to update NMAI’s loan policies, reviewing and providing recommendations for loans and loan renewals at NMAI’s Curatorial Council meetings, and negotiating with borrowers and lenders. The Assistant Registrar also assists with the acquisition of gifts and purchases for the collection, de-accessions, and disposals by doing such tasks as assisting with maintaining official records of transactions and supporting material according to NMAI’s standards and for the safeguarding and digitization of collections files and other relevant documentation.

For additional information about the position and to submit an application, please go to and reference job announcement number 16R-JC-301180-DEU-NMAI. Applications accepted through Tuesday, December 22, 2015


Job Information
  • Suitland, Maryland, 20746, United States
  • 26159294
  • December 9, 2015
  • Assistant Registrar
  • Smithsonian Institution – National Museum of the American Indian
  • Registrar/Collections Management
  • No
  • Full-Time
  • Indefinite
  • $76,738.00 – $99,296.00 (Yearly Salary)