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Verified Pay $27.09 - $43.58 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Riverside, California

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Museum Registrar

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 30243591 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $58,548 - $94,190

Position Information

UCR ARTS is made of up the California Museum of Photography and the Culver Center of the Performing Arts which includes the Sweeney Art Gallery. The California Museum of Photography has more than 500,000 photographs and photographic artifacts and apparatus. This collection serves to promote understanding of photography and visual media by providing access and context to one of the largest and most comprehensive photographic resources in America. The Museum contains four inter-linked collections, Bingham Technology Collection, Keystone-Mast Collection, University Print Collection, and the Study Center Library Collection. Of these, the Bingham Technology Collection holds over 10,000 items, the second largest camera collection in America, while the Keystone-Mast Collection is the worlds largest collection of over 400,000 original stereoscopic prints and original glass negatives. Collection projects have regularly been funded by NEA, NEH, corporations and foundations. This position will report to the Collections Manager. The Registrar will perform registration functions as assigned related to the permanent collection, loans, and temporary exhibitions. This may include coordinating packing, making domestic and international shipping arrangements, and preparing condition reports. Must be detail-oriented with excellent organizational and communication skills (both oral and written). Must be able to multitask and work well under pressure and with frequent deadlines. Will manage confidential information in a discreet and professional manner. Computer experience with Windows Office applications and museum collection management databases (preferably Zetcom) required. B.A. degree, preferably in Art History or related field required, plus one (1) year of museum experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to work evening and weekends as required.

The full salary range for the Museum Registrar is $27.09 - $43.58 per hour. However, the expected pay scale for this position is $27.09 - $33.02 per hour. We base salary offers on a variety of considerations, such as education, licensure and certifications, experience, and other business and organizational needs.

Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment.


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in Art History, History, or Museum Studies. Required Masters Degree in Art History, History, or Museum Studies Preferred


License Requirement Valid Drivers License Required


Experience Requirement Minimum of 1 year experience in museum registration, collections management, or related field (or equivalent combination of education and experience). Required Experience with Zetcom database software Preferred

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement Public Driving Record Required Overtime Required Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours) Required Travel Required Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required Cover Letter Required Required

Minimum Requirements

Excellent verbal and written communication skils.
Ability to achieve cross-functional teamwork and a desire to function in a team environment.
Proficient in Microsoft Office products (on both a Mac and a PC)
Adherence to deadlines and strong follow through.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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