Opportunities

Museum Registrar

The Syracuse University Art Museum is currently searching for a Museum Registrar who will perform and manage essential museum-related collections and management tasks, including managing over 45,000 collection objects, maintaining records for the collection and overseeing care, storage, and movement of collection. The registrar assists with the development and implements policies and procedures that are in keeping with best professional practice for the registration, documentation, fine art photography, packing, handling, storage, condition reports, display, and security of objects on loan to and in the SU Art Museum’s collections.

The position conducts ongoing TMS (The Museum System) and eMuseum database development and management, including recording locations, cataloging artworks, updating record information, unifying lexicon, accessioning, deaccessioning, and inventory. Will also manage and complete all paperwork for new museum acquisitions, including gifts, transfers, and purchases as well as monitoring environmental conditions and light levels in museum galleries and art storage.

View and apply for the job at this website.

Luise and Morton Kaish Fellowship

The Luise and Morton Kaish Fellowship is a stipend-supported opportunity for an undergraduate Syracuse University student to undertake primary research and gain firsthand museum experience for one academic year at the Art Museum under the guidance of the museum’s staff. The Kaish Fellow can come from any academic discipline with the interest in working with the museum’s extensive collection to undertake interdisciplinary research.

The Louise B. and Bernard G. Palitz Graduate Art Scholarship

The  Palitz Graduate Art Scholarship was established by longtime museum advocates Louise Beringer Palitz ’44 and Bernard Palitz to support outstanding Syracuse University graduate students in art history or museum studies. Themuseum continues to benefit from the legacy of Mr. and Mrs. Palitz, who for more than 25 years supported our activities in a variety of ways, including donating important works of art, underwriting exhibitions and publications, and funding the renovation of our New York City gallery at Syracuse University’s Lubin House.