Project Assistant Photo Archivist (May 10, 2018)
The Museum of the City of New York celebrates and interprets the city, educating the public about its distinctive character, especially its heritage of diversity, opportunity, and perpetual transformation. Founded in 1923 as a private, nonprofit corporation, the Museum connects the past, present, and future of New York City. It serves the people of New York and visitors from around the world through exhibitions, school and public programs, publications, and collections.
The Museum seeks a full-time temporary Assistant Photo Archivist for a twelve-month, grant funded position to process, catalog, and evaluate over 2,200 photography assignments captured by over 40 different photographers for LOOK Magazine. The position directly reports to the Curator of Prints and Photographs and Collections Access Archivist.
COMPENTENCIES & SKILLS
As the position is grant funded, the annual salary is not negotiable. The position is full time, for one year, and includes full-time staff benefits.
HOW TO APPLY
Please email your resume and cover letter to the Museum of the City of New York, Attention: Human Resources Department to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To be considered, please include PROJECT ASSISTANT PHOTO ARCHIVIST
within the subject line of your email.
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