Registrar, The National WWII Museum

  • 27 Jan 2020 12:27 PM
    Message # 8695688

    The National WWII Museum in New Orleans, LA is currently seeking a Registrar.  This position reports to the Assistant Director for Collections Management and is responsible for the care and documentation of the Museum’s collections consisting of artifacts, archival material, and oral histories.  Essential duties include record keeping, storage, maintenance and retrieval.  The Registrar is responsible for processing all incoming and outgoing loans, maintaining the collections management system, and keeping the permanent registration records and files.  This position also assists in the implementation of exhibits.

    The ideal candidate will have a Bachelors degree in museum science, history, historic preservation or related field (Bachelors degree required, Masters degree preferred) and a minimum of three years experience in museums.  In addition, a demonstrated knowledge of museum registration procedures, collections records management with the ability to work with computerized collections databases and object handling are required.  Finally, general knowledge of World War II era history and material culture as well as the ability to perform duties of a manual nature (lifting, carrying and placing artifacts on shelves, including overhead, up to 50 pounds without assistance and climbing ladders up to 12 feet) are a must.

    The National WWII Museum offers a competitive wage and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, long-term disability insurance, 401k and paid vacation and sick leave.

    The National WWII Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks diversity in its workforce.  We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including age, sex, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability.  Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act, applicants may request accommodations needed to participate in the application process.

    Interested candidates should apply online at or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.