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National Art Gallery of The Bahamas seeks a Registrar / Curatorial Assistant
May 20, 2015 - 9:23:21 AM

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified professionals for appointment to the post of Registrar / Curatorial Assistant of the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas. The NAGB is an independent quasi-governmental corporation. Hired persons are employees of the Board and work on fixed-term independent contracts. No pension or health care is provided.

Applicants must have a knowledge of Bahamian art history and be capable in record-keeping, numbering and cataloguing; applicant would perform the combined functions of registrar and curatorial assistant. Research and library skills are also highly desirable.

Qualifications: A four-year tertiary degree (BA) or equivalent professional qualification in Art History, Museum Studies or related area.

Experience: Two years of experience working in a museum or related cultural institution.

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

• Registering and cataloguing the National Collection both manually and digitally;

• Assisting in installation of exhibitions and planning of shows;

• Supervision of the Art Library’s cataloguing systems;

• Monitoring of works on loan to the Gallery or loaned to travelling exhibitions.

For more detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of the job, please refer to the NAGB website below.

Applicants will need to provide, cover letter, CV, and three (3) letters of recommendation to be emailed to acoulson@nagb.org.bs or delivered to the NAGB during opening hours.

Application deadline: Saturday, May 30th, 2015

CLICK HERE to visit the NAGB’s website.

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