Collection Project Manager/Registrar
Reports to: Director of Collections
Job Posting Expires: Until Position is Filled
The Collection Project Manager/Registrar is responsible for managing the Valentine’s holdings during a capital project renovation of the museum’s storage and workspaces. In addition to capital project duties, the Collection Project Manager/Registrar is responsible for maintaining and updating the repository of records (digital and analog) documenting the location and legal status of all objects owned, borrowed by, or otherwise in the custody of the museum.
During the multi-year capital project, the Collection Project Manager/Registrar will oversee the temporary storage, return, and rehousing of the museum’s 1.6 million object collection (Archives, General Collections and Costume & Textile Collection).
Ultimate responsibility for the care of the collection, as well as the museum’s legal rights and liabilities regarding collection objects rests with the Project Manager/Registrar. The position is the central control point for the movement of all objects both on and offsite. The Project Manager/Registrar’s work is conducted in accordance with the museum’s official Collections Management Policy, adhering to the current Code of Ethics advised by the American Alliance of Museums.View Full Description | View PDF