Associate Museum Registrar

Website San Francisco International Airport

Salary Range: $56,394.00 – $68,536.00/yearly

Application Filing Deadline:
Apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time after 5:00 p.m. on October 4, 2019.

To apply, visit the City & County of San Francisco’s Employment website at:  3554 Associate Museum Registrar

Established in 1980 by the Airport Commission, SFO Museum’s mission is to delight, engage, and inspire a global audience with programming on a broad range of subjects; to collect, preserve, interpret, and share the history of commercial aviation; and to enrich the public experience at San Francisco International Airport. The Museum was granted initial accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums in 1999, re-accredited in 2005, and has the distinction of being the only accredited museum in an airport.  Today, SFO Museum features twenty-five galleries throughout the Airport’s terminals displaying a rotating schedule of approximately forty exhibitions annually on themes such as art, history, science, and popular culture.  Additionally, the San Francisco Airport Commission Aviation Library and Louis A. Turpen Aviation Museum are dedicated to the history of commercial aviation and house a permanent collection of over 140,000 objects and books. For more information, visit www.SFOMuseum.org.

San Francisco International (SFO) is searching for an Associate Museum Registrar to assist in a variety of specialized technical and administrative functions related to the registration and management of the museum’s permanent collections, temporary exhibit items and the Airport’s Public Art Collection.  The Associate Museum Registrar will assist in all aspects of collection care:  acquisition, record keeping, storage, conservation, loans and the deaccessioning of art objects. This role requires excellent interpersonal skills and the individual must also be organized and detailed oriented.  Join the SFO team and contribute to our mission “to provide an exceptional Airport in service to our communities”.  See official job posting for more details.  Apply today!

Education
Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in art, art history, museum studies, arts administration or a closely related field.

Experience 

1.       Two (2) years of museum registration experience; AND

2.       Computer literacy in word processing, database management and a computerized registration system.  Possession of a master’s degree from an accredited college or university in museum studies, arts administration or a closely related post-graduate program may substitute for one year of the required museum registration experience.

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