Associate Registrar, Exhibitions


The Associate Registrar, Exhibitions performs all duties related to museum registration for
exhibitions, including shipping logistics, installation, and budgets; and assists with the overall
general care and maintenance of the Collection as needed.


● Minimum 5 years of registration or related experience required.
● Verifiable knowledge of museum best practice standards for the care and handling of
● Experience arranging domestic and foreign shipping and knowledge of customs
● Detail-oriented, with excellent organizational and communication skills.
● Must be flexible and work well independently as well as part of a team.
● Ability to travel, both domestically and internationally.
● Computer experience with the G-Suite of applications, and collection management
software (preferably TMS).
● B.A. degree, preferably in Art History or related field.
● Interest in contemporary art a plus.

Essential Functions:
● Coordinate with the exhibition management, curatorial, exhibition production, security
and visitor engagement departments to ensure the smooth and safe installation,
exhibition, de-installation and shipment of artworks. Implement all technical aspects of
temporary exhibitions including budgeting, information organization, insurance, and
installation/de-installation. Coordinate transport and insurance logistics with lenders,
artists, and galleries.
● Under the supervision of the Director of Registration and Collections, develop and
implement policies and procedures to facilitate the safe handling, storage, condition
reporting, and conservation of incoming loans.

● Work with the exhibition management, curatorial and exhibition production departments
to establish project schedules to accomplish exhibition objectives.
● Review loan forms, insurance policies, and exhibition contracts, and ensure adherence
to all lender requirements.
● Coordinate and arrange courier travel, per diem, airfare, and accommodations as
required for traveling exhibitions.
● Organize installation, packing and condition records for MOCA travelling exhibitions.
● Supervise all unpacking, moving, handling, and installation of objects by exhibition
● Develop, manage, and maintain exhibition budgets.
● With Director of Registration & Collections, assist with insurance review, contract review,
and best practice evaluations as needed.
● Prepare and supervise projects for junior registration staff.
● Work closely with curatorial, education, and communications departments to ensure
works of art are protected during in-gallery events.
● Assist with the general care and maintenance of the Collection as needed, and other
tasks as assigned by the senior registration staff and the Director of Registration &

Salary Range: $65,000 – $70,000

The Museum of Contemporary Art is an equal opportunity employer. We will extend equal
opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin,
ancestry, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including
pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity,
gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status or any other status
protected under applicable federal, state or local laws. Our policy reflects and affirms the
Museum of Contemporary Art’s commitment to the principles of fair employment and the
elimination of all discriminatory practices.
Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to
jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an
applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job
description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role.

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Expires: 2022-06-16




Los Angeles


250 S. Grand Ave





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