Museum Registrar - TEMPE, Arizona, United States
Company: State of Arizona
Posted on: June 24, 2022
Museum Registrar - TEMPE, Arizona, United States
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HISTORICAL SOCIETY The Arizona Historical Society is a nonprofit
organization and state agency established in 1864. AHS connects
people through the power of Arizona's history. AHS collects,
preserves, and tells the story of Arizona's past through museum
exhibitions, libraries and archives, historic sites, educational
programs, and the Journal of Arizona History. AHS seeks to be the
driving force strengthening Arizona's communities by promoting
history through leadership, partnership, and scholarship.
Flagstaff, Phoenix/Tempe, Tucson, Yuma
Address: Arizona Heritage Center at Papago Park
1300 N. College Avenue, Tempe AZ 85281
Closing Date: OTF
The Arizona Heritage Center is seeking an experienced Museum
Registrar to perform a complex combination of tasks involved with
the acquisition, accession, deaccession, records management and
disposition of the museum's collections. This includes the creation
and maintenance records of artifacts and objects to provide for
their legal protection, safety, insurance coverage, and reflects
their handling, transportation, control and storage of objects and
Job Duties: Essential duties and responsibilities include but are
not limited to:
+ Accession, research, inventory, catalog and manage museum
artifacts and collections objects in accordance with agency policy
+ In cooperation with staff, organize and prepare manual files for
computerization and determine software, hardware, systems
maintenance and programming decisions for the museum's catalog.
+ Research and evaluate potential donations and recommend
acceptance or denial to the museum's collections.
+ Make arrangements for packing, unpacking, communications,
transfer and transport of incoming and outgoing loans with various
institutions and private lenders.
+ Perform historical research associated with care, housing and
storage, exhibition and service requests related to the
+ Respond and answer requests for information.
+ Determine public access to the collections and assist researchers
in using them.
+ Perform re-cataloging as part of continual inventory including
photographing artifacts for identification, insurance,
conservation, and management purposes.
+ Serve as an active and participatory member of various committees
and teams working to support the larger goals of the Society
through civic and professional community engagement.
Other duties as assigned as related to the position.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):
Knowledge of museum registrar procedures and legal issues
concerning museum collections;
+ Collections management databases and filing systems; Arizona and
Southwest history; Packing and shipping methods; Museum
preservation and storage practices; Agency's collections policy and
+ Skills in registration, cataloging and archival techniques;
Applying and interpreting historic preservation procedures and
associated laws and state statutes.
+ Examination of objects and in basic conservation techniques.
+ Interpersonal relationships; Oral and written communication
+ Ability to be detail-oriented, organized, inquisitive and
thorough; Compare and to analyze data; Recognize and remember
patterns; Establish and maintain effective working relationships
with staff and customers; Interpret and apply laws, policies and
Bachelor's degree in American History, Public History, Museum
studies or related field.
Must have a valid Arizona driver's license or the ability to obtain
Must provide a cover letter when applying for this position.
Benefits: The Arizona Department of Administration offers a
comprehensive benefits package to include:
+ Sick leave
+ Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
+ Health and dental insurance
+ Retirement plan
+ Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
+ Optional employee benefits include short-term disability
insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona,
please visit our benefits page
Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State
Retirement System (ASRS).
+ Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after
27 weeks of employment.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact Melba Davis
at email@example.com or 520-617-1161for assistance.
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ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management
System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the
work of state government whereby every employee reflects on
performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement
with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks
to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes,
and measure results.
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a
culture of public service.
The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity
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