Assistant Collection Registrar (Loans)

Assistant Collection Registrar (Loans)
Employer: Tate Gallery
Salary: £24,774 per annum
Location: London

Assistant Collection Registrar (Loans)
Opportunity type:Permanent, Full-time
Working hours:36 hours per week
Salary:£24,774 per annum
Location:London - Tate Store, Southwark
Closing date:14 May 2017 at midnight

Tate’s Collection Care Division is responsible for ensuring that collections are available and accessible to the public. Its operations embrace the management, research, care and conservation of the art, archive and library collections.

Tate has an extensive programme of loans from its collections to galleries and museums internationally, nationally and regionally, supporting Tate’s mission to promote public understanding and enjoyment of British, modern and contemporary art.

You’ll be part of the Registrar team, involved in this loans process from start to finish. You will assist in the coordination of loans out from Tate to museums worldwide, including preparation, packing, transport and insurance, adhering to national and international museum standards. Liaison with borrowing institutions and Tate staff is a significant part of the role.

You will have proven experience of registrarial work with a museum collection including experience of loans and collection documentation. In addition you will have knowledge of national museum standards for transportation, handling, packing and storing works.

We will also be looking for the ability to document collection processes, an understanding of British government indemnity and commercial insurance and a communicative and flexible approach under pressure.

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