• Museum Relocation Inventory Specialist

    Job Location(s) US-MD-Landover
    Requisition #
    2018-19204
    Category
    Operations
    Type
    Full-Time
    Work From Home (Virtual)
    Yes
  • Overview

    Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM) is the global leader in storage and information management services. Iron Mountain is committed to storing, managing and transforming what our customers value most, from paper records to data to priceless works of art and culture. Providing a full suite of solutions – records and information management, data management, digital solutions, data centers and secure destruction – Iron Mountain enables organizations to lower storage costs, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and protect their data and assets from a complex world. Visit the company website at www.ironmountain.com for more information.
     
    Iron Mountain enables 94% of the Fortune 1000 to smartly and securely manage their physical and digital information assets. With unmatched innovation and collaboration, our teams create information management solutions for our customers’ data, no matter what format, location or lifecycle stage it’s in and no matter where it’s kept. We are more than 17,000 people strong and growing. We’ve been a trusted records management leader since 1951.
     
    Iron Mountain is an equal opportunity employer, and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity characteristics or expression, disability, medical condition, U.S. Military or veteran status or other legally protected classifications in making employment decisions.

     

    Artex, now part of Crozier Fine Arts is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive fine art service provider to museums, galleries, auction houses and private collectors.  We specialize in the safe handling of fine art, antiques and museum objects of all kinds.  We provide transportation, crating and packing, storage, installation, rigging, and conservation services to museums, galleries, and auction houses as well as private and corporate collections.  No matter the size or scope of the job, we provide solutions that meet or exceed the expectations of our clients, while ensuring them the most cost-effective service possible.  For this reason, ARTEX is routinely chosen to handle the most complex and demanding of projects, ranging from entire museum relocations to the shipment of an individual piece.

    Responsibilities

    THE ROLE:

    Reporting to the Museum Relocation Senior Registrar, the Inventory Specialist will be responsible for inventory activity, and tracking location changes for the artifacts in a major museum collection during a major museum relocation project. The Collections manager will be part of a team ensuring that the intellectual integrity of the museum collection is not compromised during the relocation, and that no artifacts are lost or misplaced during the phases of deinstallation, packing, transportation, and re-installation of the collection.

    Duties and responsibilities of the position include:

    • Coordinating with videographers documenting the condition of large artifacts and ensuring that the condition documentation is updated in the museum’s TMS database.
    • Ensuring that the current condition of all other artifacts in the collection are checked against museum-created condition reports before artifact deinstallation, and that any changes to the condition are noted and communicated to the SI Contract Representative (COTR).
    • Ensuring that components of deinstalled and disassembled artifacts are properly catalogued, labeled with unique identification numbers, and entered into the TMS database.
    • Ensure that location changes for all artifacts are updated at the end of each work day.

    Qualifications

    • BA in studio art, museum studies or art related field.
    • Must have great attention to detail and previous experience including direct care of museum collections objects.
    • Proper object handling skills and experience with collections management databases.
    • Prior collections inventory experience.
    • Must have the ability to work flexible schedules.
    • The ability to lift 30 pounds.

     

    Consideration will be granted Only to those who possess the minimum requirements as stipulated.  Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.  Artex, Inc. is a federal contractor and an EOE AA M/F/VET/DISABLED employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, medical condition or disability or protected veteran status.

     

    NOTE: The job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Employees may be assigned other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.