Part-Time Registrar Assistant, University Collections Campus Art
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 300390
OFC OF VP RESEARCH (UA-VPRO-IUBLA)
The department of University Collections in the Office of the Vice President for Research was created in 2018 to ensure proper stewardship of library, museum, and archival collections throughout the Indiana University system. University Collections will open the Collections, Teaching, Research and Exhibition Center in 2022.
Department Specific Responsibilities
Responsible for data collection of objects on campus and in storage.
Processes incoming and outgoing artwork, as well as assist in the movement of the art within the IU Bloomington campus and IU regional campuses as needed.
Assists in the fabrication of necessary items for art storage and display.
Collaborates with IU staff, faculty, and administrators at all levels.
Works closely with the Campus Art team and assist on an as needed basis throughout the IU system.
Bachelor's degree in museum studies, arts administration, or another related field.
Master's degree in museum studies, arts administration, or another related field.
LICENSES & CERTIFICATES
Valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.
Working knowledge of art handling and the differentiation of art forms (oil, canvas, watercolors, drawing, etc.).
Basic skills in performing condition reports of paintings and sculptures.
Experience using Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office and Teams, Google Suite.
Friendly and professional demeanor.
Effective communication skills in both verbal and written form when working with colleagues and vendors.
Highly motivated as position requires beginning and managing projects independently.
Advanced research skills
Working Conditions / Demands
Ability to move paintings on a regular basis (up to 50 pounds). General moving of boxes, artifacts, and moving art from place to place. Ability to ascend and descend ladders/scaffolding. Ability to remain stationary and move about the workspace for 6 hours or more on a daily basis.
$18.00 per hour
Department hours are 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday. The incumbent in this position will be working approximately 29 hours per week with flexibility Monday through Friday.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.