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As the Museum Registrar, you would be responsible for managing, planning, and directing all aspects of state museums’ or state historic sites’ registration and collections management functions and related activities. Your duties would include overseeing the registration, documentation, and transactions of permanent and temporary collections, including all incoming and outgoing loans; the responsibility for the maintenance, security, storage, and handling of collections in the care of a museum or historic site; inspecting the collections and objects on exhibition for signs of deterioration or damage; planning collections storage spaces for the maximum utilization of space, safety, and security; overseeing loan and exhibit negotiations with other institutions; and developing preservation and risk management programs. You would also assist in the development of museum or historic site exhibit and education programs, and might be called upon to supervise lower-level professional and technical staff.
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Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.
You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.
On or before the date of the examination, the candidate must have either:
1. a bachelor’s degree in one of the following subject areas:
• Museum Studies
three years of full-time experience directing a large*** history, anthropology, or natural history museum curatorial, registration or collections management program;
2. a master’s or higher degree in one of the following subject areas:
• Museum Studies
two years of full-time experience directing a large*** history, anthropology, or natural history museum curatorial, registration or collections
***A large program is defined as having at least 100,000 objects in its collection.
For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.26-402
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