Full-Time Assistant, Collection and Exhibition Information
Assistant to the Chief Curator – Painting and Sculpture
• Supports efforts to maximize the benefits of the collections management system.
• Provides first-level assistance to Museum staff using Gallery Systems’ The Museum System (TMS) software.
• Completes daily quality-assurance data reviews, working with Museum staff to confirm updates.
• Coordinates cleanup and standards implementation activities with curatorial staff, exercising a high level of attention to detail and sensitivity to curatorial concerns. Assists with documentation of data entry standards and procedures.
• Creates and manages user accounts, per standard information access guidelines.
• Provides occasional data entry assistance. Provides small group and one-on-one training sessions for TMS users.
• Coordinates administrative tasks for the department. Reports to Associate Director, Collection and Exhibition Information.
• Bachelor’s degree and at least one year experience in a museum, art gallery, or similar organization.
• Experience with Gallery Systems’ The Museum System or a comparable collections management system required.
• Familiarity with standard museum procedures for cataloging and recording locations, acquisitions, and incoming and outgoing loans, and for managing exhibitions.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently with limited supervision.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Excel. Excellent analytical, organizational, writing, and proofreading skills with meticulous attention to detail.
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