Art Collection Manager/Curator $90,000k – $110,000k New York, NY

needed to manage, and care for, an exceptional private collection of several thousand pieces of art, antiquities, books, photographs and artifacts.
•The position has a broad spectrum of responsibilities and will therefore require someone with an eclectic range of competencies.
•Specific experience: collection care e.g. storage, climate control of storage, insurance, computerized inventory control, related financial aspects, warehouse maintenance, liaison with galleries and auction houses for acquisitions and de-accessions, appraisal maintenance, preparation for showing of some of the pieces.
•“Soft” skills include: confidence, meticulous (one could write “obsessive”) attention to detail, polish, the ability to work in an environment with multiple, organic projects without losing focus.
•An overarching love of art brings all of these responsibilities and qualities together in a unique opportunity.
•It is not, you can tell from the above description, a position for the faint-hearted.
•Based in Manhattan but involves travel to other sites e.g. to visit the storage units; a current driver’s license and passport are necessary.
•Accommodation will be provided where necessary when working outside Manhattan.
•Salary will be based on experience. A full-benefits package, with performance-related bonus and 401k is offered.
•Non-smoking environment.