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The Art Collections Registrar is a non-exempt, part-time staff position which assists management within the Art Collections department. This position is schedule to work 30 hours per week.
In collaboration with the University Collections Director, the Assistant Collection Registrar will manage the Chapman Art collection, ensuring its preservation, access and safety. The Registrar is responsible for the organization, description and classification of the Chapman Collection of Art including The Phyliss and Ross Escalette Permanent Collection of Art.The position coordinates the technical aspects of exhibiting the art including the installation, mounting and lighting. The incumbent provides tours and lectures of the collection as requested and oversee the student Art Ambassador's program. The Registrar performs other duties as assigned. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for the Administration Assistant position.
Specific Job Requirements: BA or BFA degree in art or related field. Minimum two year of museum or related experience in collections management field. Proficient with Collections Management Software. Knowledge of professional museum standards and ethics. Experience in working with curator/director on coordinating logistics for exhibitions and collections. Understanding of artwork and ability to handle any art object with care.
General Job Requirements: Ability to work as a team member. Ability to take initiative and complete projects with minimal constant supervision. Ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels within and outside the University. Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with strong interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills. Ability to demonstrate tact and diplomacy and maintain a high level of confidentiality. Excellent organizational skills and a results orientation. Ability to provide excellent customer service. Attention to details. Strong technical skills to learn and use enterprise systems and other databases needed for the position.
Desired: MA or MFA degree in art or related field. Experience in with TMS collections management software. Experience in the field of the visual arts. Volunteer management and event management experience. Experience in a higher educational setting or non-profit. Working knowledge of Chapman University policies and procedures. Ability to coordinate and work with students.
Notice to Applicants: This position will be posted for a minimum of 5 business days and may close at any time after that without prior notice.
The offer of employment for the final candidate is contingent upon satisfactory completion of and outcomes of a criminal background screening, and upon the acceptance of and returning to the Office of Human Resources a signed original acceptance of the Chapman University Agreement to Arbitrate.
Chapman University is one of California's oldest and most respected private universities, offering distinguished undergraduate and graduate degrees in the context of a liberal arts and sciences university. For more than 150 years, Chapman University has served as a symbol of educational access and excellence in the state of California. Founded as Hesperian College in 1861 in Woodland, California b...y members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), we admitted men and women and people of color from our earliest days. Endowed by the Valencia orange magnate Charles Clarke Chapman, the institution changed its name to Chapman College in 1934, and by 1954 had moved to the former campus of Orange Union High School in Orange, California. The college again extended higher educational access when it began offering classes to military personnel at El Toro Marine Base.In 1965, Chapman took undergraduate education to the high seas when it began running World Campus Afloat, the program that would eventually become Semester at Sea, a tradition that continues at Chapman through our world-wide study abroad programs.Since our founding, Chapman has grown into a highly regarded university that attracts high-achieving undergraduate and graduate students from all over the United States, and more than 60 nations around the world.Our mission statement: To provide personalized education of distinction that leads to inquiring, ethical and productive lives as global citizens.