Assistant Registrar

Museum of Photographic Arts

San Diego, California


As part of the Department of Visual Learning which oversees exhibitions, collections, library, and education programs, this position’s primary responsibilities are to:

  • Assist the Manager of Collections and Exhibitions with caring for the Museum’s collections
  • Work on preparation for temporary exhibitions 
  • Assist with daily departmental operations.

Please be a highly detailed, adaptable, and organized professional with experience in collections care and collections databases. Minimum of two years’ experience in facilitating international and domestic art loans for temporary exhibitions and general collection management tasks for a collecting institution. The museum is committed to finding the right individual and equivalent experience/education in a related field will be considered. MOPA is an inclusive, diverse, equitable and accessible (IDEA) workplace and seeks to carry out hiring practices that meet these standards. Hourly range: $16-$19/hour.

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