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In our very active gallery setting, the Assistant Registrar provides help with processing incoming artwork as well as outgoing consignments, loans, and sales. Primary responsibilities include assisting with inventory management (particularly with oversized inventory), preparing for art fairs and exhibitions, and cataloguing artwork. Other responsibilities include the reconciliation of artworks, light art handling, filing, and assisting with other registrarial tasks as needed.

The Assistant Registrar position requires a highly organized individual who is efficient, thorough in their work habits, can balance multiple projects at a time, and who understands how to prioritize their workflow in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who possesses meticulous attention to detail. The ability to collaborate as part of a team and take direction is essential.

Art handling experience is a must as this position requires the sensitive handling of delicate fine art photographic prints.

The Howard Greenberg Gallery represents over 45 artists and estates and has an active inventory of over 40,000 photographs. The gallery mounts approximately eight exhibitions and participates in eight art fairs annually.

Hours for this full time position are Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10am – 6pm.

Salary: Commensurate with experience


* Bachelor’s degree in fine art/studio art, photography, art history or a related field

* 1-3 years experience (including internships) in photography, art or relevant field

* Proficiency in Microsoft Office

* Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop

* Knowledge of databases, with an art-specific inventory software such as Artsystems preferred

* Experience with fine photographic print handling and general art handling/packing

* Ability to work on specialized tasks while at the same time balancing the needs of the registrarial team; multi-tasking in a busy environment

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