The Carnegie Museum of Art seeks a full-time Departmental Coordinator, Collections Division. This position is responsible for performing a wide variety of administrative support duties in the area of registration and collections management to support the Conservation, API and Registration departments. These duties support the proper care, handling, shipment, storage and preservation of objects comprising the Museum’s permanent collection, as well as loans and special exhibition objects.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A bachelor’s degree in museum administration, art history, or related field is required, along with 2 years of progressively responsible administrative experience in a museum setting. Experience working with objects and collections in a registration setting is desired.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment while maintaining attention to detail and having the initiative to undertake and complete projects accurately, on time, and with limited direct supervision. Must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and possess the flexibility and desire to work in a team environment. Must have experience with collections management databases, as well as word processing, spreadsheet and calendar/communications software packages. Working knowledge of registration procedures and accepted practices for the appropriate transportation, care and movement of objects is desired.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is primarily sedentary in nature, no special demands are required.
The following PA Act 153 clearances, or proof of application of clearances, are required beginning employment and as a condition of continued employment:
• Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
• Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check
• FBI Fingerprint Criminal Background Check
Obtaining the required clearances is completed as part of the new hire process. However, if you would like to apply for the documents on your own or for more information, please visit http://www.dhs.state.pa.us/findaform/childabusehistoryclearanceforms/index.htm
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