Wednesday , February 1 2023

Jobs At SFO Airport For Museum Registrar

Website San Francisco International Airport

Job Description:

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 is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and has the distinction of being the only accredited museum in an airport.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervises and trains Registration Department interns, as assigned;
  • Accompanies valuable objects of art in transit, oversees containerization, security, safety, movement and receipt of shipments;
  • Works closely with Collections Department with regards to SFO Museum objects used in exhibitions;
  • Researches and provides accurate information regarding disposition, care, movement and control of art objects;
  • Coordinates work with other SFO Museum staff, representatives of other museums and outside art handling personnel;
  • Works closely with Registrar handling San Francisco Arts Commission duties with regards to Public Art maintenance at the Airport;
  • Assists the Curator in Charge of Registration with the updating and completion of Facilities Reports for storage and gallery spaces;
  • Works closely with Conservation, Exhibition Design, and Preparation Departments with regards to object handling and exhibition requirements;
  • Implements care and handling requirements for assigned exhibitions, including: incoming packing and shipping; receiving; incoming condition reporting; temporary housing and storage; environmental monitoring; liaising with conservation regarding handling and exhibition design handling; onsite packing and transportation; regular monitoring and inspection of galleries; deinstallation; outgoing condition reporting; outgoing packing and shipping;
  • Maintains a variety of computerized and manual records and files regarding collections, loans and exhibitions;
  • Maintains art storage and housing requirements for objects in assigned exhibitions including: supply and use of approved housing materials, fixtures, and furnishings; tagging/marking; environmental control; seismic event damage protection; cleanliness; and security and loss prevention;
  • Oversees all exhibition loan processing for lenders to assigned exhibitions including: cataloging and database entry; generation of object lists; loan agreement forms; receipt/release forms; insurance documents; correspondence; mailing; and all record keeping and related filing;
  • Completes all exhibition management needs for meetings scheduled production due dates for approximately 12-15 assigned museum exhibitions annually;

Job Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of environmental controls, pest management, security, and risk management;
  • Working knowledge of computer database systems, particularly Filemaker Pro;
  • Working knowledge of general philosophy, principles, and practices of museums;
  • Working knowledge of fine art shipping and handling requirements;
  • Working knowledge digital scanning processes and programs, particularly Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Bridge;
  • Working knowledge of the principles of museum object, care, documentation, and classification;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment

Job Details:

Company: San Francisco International Airport

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Information Technology

Job Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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