The Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville (MOCA) a cultural institute of the University of North Florida is seeking a Registrar.
The Registrar is part of the Curatorial Team at MOCA Jacksonville. Reporting to the Senior Curator, the Registrar is responsible for the safeguarding of the collection and works on loan. S/he is responsible for the storage, shipping and proper display of all art objects, including collection items, incoming loans, traveling exhibitions and loans to other museums; ensuring at all times that the works are handled and displayed appropriately. Together with the Curator, s/he reviews and updates insurance, collections and loan policies and procedures, including long-term capital upgrade needs and Emergency Response and Disaster Preparedness.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville promotes the discovery, knowledge, and advancement of the art, artists, and ideas of our time.
MOCA Jacksonville, a private nonprofit visual arts educational institution and cultural institute of the University of North Florida, serves the community and its visitors through exhibitions, collections, educational programs, and publications designed to enhance an understanding and appreciation of the art of our time. MOCA Jacksonville’s permanent collection illustrates the historical progression of modern to contemporary art. The Museum’s primary objective is to assemble a culturally diverse collection of objects of significant depth, scope, and quality by artists of regional, national and global significance, to be used for study, scholarly research, and exhibition—all tools which foster an education, awareness and experience with the visual arts. The rotating exhibitions of the approximately 1,000 objects in the collection complement the dynamic temporary exhibitions and programs that inspire and advance dialogue and interest in contemporary art.
A Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a directly related area of specialization and two years of experience directly related to the job functions; or a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a directly related area of specialization and four years of experience directly related to the job functions.
Preference is shown to applicants who meet the required qualifications and also possess the following:
A degree in Art, Art History, Museum Studies or related field; strong knowledge of 20th- and 21st-century art is preferred. Experience in a museum or gallery environment, in collections management, demonstrating aptitude as well as administrative and managerial skills is required. Experience in developing and executing strategic goals, and leading and managing staff and volunteers Excellent written and oral communication skills Knowledge of professional procedures of handing works of art; Excellent organization and time management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously Ability to work with Development on identifying funding sources Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook), graphics programs such as the Adobe suite and with Filemaker, relational databases and collections management software. Schedule will include nights and weekends due to events.
Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position. Go to https://www.unfjobs.org/ and enter museum in the keyword search of the job portal. The following is a quicklink to the posting: https://www.unfjobs.org/postings/15837
UNF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Institution.
About MOCA Jacksonville
The Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, a private nonprofit visual arts educational institution and cultural institute of the University of North Florida, serves the community and its visitors through exhibitions, collections, educational programs, and publications designed to enhance an understanding and appreciation of modern and contemporary art with particular emphasis on works created from 1960 to the present.