Assistant Registrar

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

San Francisco, California


The Registration department is responsible for implementation of the Museums’ policies and procedures pertaining to the acquisition, deaccession, storage, lending, borrowing, insurance, movement, transport, and overall disposition of objects in the collections as well as for loans to the Museums. The department staff coordinate, administer, document, report on, and oversee assembly, preparation, installation, and dispersal of art objects; conduct inventories; perform and refer condition reporting on art objects; assess facilities for storage and display of art; propose and manage related projects; follow all institutional procedures for financial transactions including procurement, business travel-related expense, accounts payable, accounts receivable; and participate in the larger museums’ range of activity.

Under the supervision of the Director of Registration and Collections Management, the Assistant Registrar provides general support and assistance to the department staff in all registration activities with a particular focus on exhibitions. This role maintains department documentation, including records, files, and correspondence, and performs a full range of administrative and registrarial duties.

The starting rate for this role is $28.53 per hour.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, January 31, 2024

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