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  • Wednesday, September 07, 2022 8:14 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Digital Projects Coordinator

    (September 7, 2022)

    Position Title - Digital Projects Coordinator

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Digital Archivist

    Position Type - Full-time, term

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $56,000 - $65,000

    Assignments & Supervision: 80% of time the coordinator will be working on a large scale NEH digitization project grant and 20% of time will be working on other projects depending upon library and archives needs. Working under the supervision of the Digital Archivist, the Digital Projects Coordinator may oversee the work of college assistants for specific projects.

    Responsibilities:

    • Coordinate the implementation of assigned digital projects.
    • Contribute to the development of digital collections.
    • Prepare, digitize and conduct post-processing and quality control of archival material.
    • Add metadata to digital objects for access and discovery in Centro’s content management system.
    • Process digital images for preservation and access.
    • Enforce best practices for processing, quality control, content management, and preservation of digital collections according to national standards.
    • Solve problems, answer questions and provide technical solutions to supervisors and staff.
    • Oversee training and supervision of other project team members.
    • Maintain statistics and prepare official project reports as requested.

    Qualifications:

    • A Master’s degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent. Any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities may be considered such as a Bachelor’s degree plus two years’ experience involving digitization in a library, archives, or museum environment.
    • Experience with digitizing archival material.
    • Knowledge of archival encoding and descriptive standards (EAD, METS, MODS, Dublin Core, DACS, etc.)
    • Proven ability to learn new technologies and adaptability to master and manage multiple workflows.
    • Ability to work independently, exercise sound judgment, make constructive recommendations, interpret and apply policies and procedures, and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved.
    • Demonstrated ability to analyze, prioritize, problem solve, delegate, and monitor project cycles.
    • Excellent verbal and written communications; meticulous and accurate recordkeeping; track record of meeting deadlines consistently.
    • Experience with databases and software, such as Adobe Photoshop and Bridge, ArchivesSpace, and CollectiveAccess or other CMS / DAMS.
    • Familiarity or knowledge of digital preservation best practices and experience handling rare and delicate archival and library materials.
    • Working knowledge of copyright law and fair use.
    • Knowledge of Puerto Rican history and culture preferred.
    • Spanish language skills preferred.

    https://www.rfcuny.org/pvn/job/detailposted?pvnID=HC-2208-005000

    To Apply Please send Cover letter, resume and contact information for 2 professional references to aa3260@hunter.cuny.edu


  • Wednesday, August 31, 2022 8:01 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Assistant Archivist

    (August 31, 2022)

    Position Title - Assistant Archivist

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Head of Archives

    Position Type - Part-time, permanent

    Benefits - No

    Hourly wage range - $25 - $30

    Assistant Archivist (part time permanent)

    The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum

    The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum seeks a qualified information professional to join the archives team. Reporting to the Head of Archives, this position is primarily focused on the management and assessment of digital assets, establishing digital preservation workflows, and planning for the rehousing of our physical archival collections in preparation for the archives’ move to a new site.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Responsibilities include scanning and uploading new archival assets to The Noguchi Museum’s archival database/DAMS, researching the existing materials found within the archival database, as well as preparing materials for ingest into our digital preservation system. The position also involves data entry, cataloguing, and drafting descriptive metadata for audio/visual assets.

    Work will be performed with the aid of the following software: CollectiveAccess, TMS, Excel/Google Sheets, Adobe Photoshop and Bridge, Bagger/BagIt, and potentially some audio and video editing with Premiere.

    Experience, Skills, and Qualities

    Advanced degree in Information or Library Science, or equivalent combination of education and experience (Ideally a minimum of 2 years of professional experience working in an archive)

    Demonstrated knowledge of audiovisual and digital archives, including preservation of analog and born-digital formats, and digital imaging best practices

    Strong knowledge of and experience applying metadata standards such as EAD, DACS, and VRA Core

    Knowledge of controlled vocabularies and standards

    Experience working with vendors for archival digitization, IT, and storage

    Working knowledge of photo/video equipment and scanning/digitization workflows

    Familiarity with command-line based digital preservation programs and shell scripting within a macOS/UNIX environment

    Background and/or interest in modern art and art history

    Experience with digital preservation software and video editing is a plus

    Working knowledge of CollectiveAccess is highly desirable

    The timing for the position is flexible, but an early to mid October 2022 start is ideal.

    Compensation

    The position is 20 hours per week at an hourly pay rate of $30. Part-time employees also receive pre-tax commuter benefits, as well as paid time off based on tenure, starting with three days per year. Employees also receive accrued paid sick days and employee discounts on merchandise for sale at the Museum, among other benefits.

    Work is typically performed in an office environment; prolonged periods of sitting, use of computers and standard office equipment required to accomplish work objectives. Currently, the Museum is operating on a hybrid work model as it continues to assess the ongoing risk and impact of COVID-19. The health and safety of its community is the Museum’s first priority, therefore, in accordance with New York City requirements, The Noguchi Museum requires all staff members to be up to date on FDA authorized and/or approved COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment. Requests for reasonable accommodations for medical, religious, or other reasons will be considered in accordance with applicable law.

    In a single PDF, please send a cover letter, résumé, and a list of three references (including names, titles, postal and email addresses, and telephone numbers) to jobs@noguchi.org with “Assistant Archivist” in the subject line.

    https://www.noguchi.org/about/job-opportunities/


  • Wednesday, August 24, 2022 8:45 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Institutional Archivist / Librarian 

    (August 24, 2022)

    Position Title- Institutional Archivist / Librarian

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Director of Research

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $56,000 - $65,000

    Gagosian is seeking a full-time Institutional Archivist / Librarian to join the New York City office.

    New York, NY

    Institutional Archivist / Librarian

    Gagosian is seeking a full-time Institutional Archivist / Librarian to join the New York City office.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to

    – Manage, update and add to the gallery’s digital and physical archives including: correspondence, exhibition material (checklists, exhibition maps, loan agreements), sales invoices, exhibition invitations, multimedia, and other ephemera.

    – Maintain and catalog the gallery’s digital and physical archive.

    – Research and oversee the digitization of the physical archive; work with DAMS team on ingest in DAMS.

    – With other US librarians, maintain gallery’s ILS according to an in-house content standard; and update as needed.

    – Maintain and oversee cataloging of all library books for circulation within the Chelsea galleries, and maintain shelves for redundant titles.

    – With other US librarians, oversee collection development for the gallery’s library.

    – Liaise with research and accounting department for all Library invoices.

    – Oversee training and supervision of Library interns.

    – Source books for clients and departments as reference materials.

    – Complete citation requests for research team on occasion.

    – Purchase and catalog new books for the gallery’s library.

    – Write, edit and update exhibition histories and bibliographies for gallery artists.

    Requirements

    – Masters in Library and Information Science.

    – Experience with ILS software or software as a service.

    – Familiarity with art resources and databases.

    – Must have strong knowledge of the gallery world and modern and contemporary art.

    – Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.

    – Excellent communication and written skills.

    – Possess excellent time management and organizational skills.

    – Must be able to work independently and exercise judgment as needed.

    – Able to complete work efficiently and accurately in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

    – Highly detail-oriented.

    Preferred

    – Advanced Certificate in Archives.

    – 1-2 years experience working in a similar field.

    – Experience with Eloquent SaaS.

    Benefits and perks

    – Comprehensive benefits suite through Cigna, including a fully subsidized employee only level HSA plan

    – MetLife pet insurance

    – A 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match

    – Employee discount on Gagosian products and publications

    – Pre-tax flexible spending, dependent care, and commuter benefits

    Position Type

    Full-Time/Regular/Non-Exempt/Salaried position with overtime.

    Compensation

    Salary commensurate with experience, comprehensive benefits package including two weeks’ paid vacation which increases with tenure.

    Application Instructions / Public Contact Information

    Please email a resume and cover letter to careers@gagosian.com with “Institutional Archivist / Librarian” in the subject line. Walk-ins or phone inquiries will not be accepted for this position.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V, committed to ensuring that all current and prospective employees are afforded equal opportunities.

    Employee health and safety is of the utmost importance and as such Gagosian is committed to adhering to New York State Department of Health covid safety guidelines


  • Monday, August 22, 2022 7:09 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Processing Archivist

    (August 22, 2022)

    Position Title - Processing Archivist

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Senior Archivist

    Position Type - Part-time, term

    Benefits - No

    Hourly wage range - $25 - $30

    PROCESSING ARCHIVIST – Cambridge, MA

    The Winthrop Group has an immediate opening for a Processing Archivist to process the professional papers of a social scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts.. Work will take place on-site in Cambridge, and the archivist will report to and be supported by a Senior Archivist. This is a part-time, 6-month term position, for a total of 64 days (approximately two to three days per week). While part-time, the Assistant Archivist will be a Winthrop employee and eligible for workers’ compensation and unemployment insurance.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Survey collections and develop a prioritized processing plan
    • Arrange and describe selected records, including paper and audiovisual formats
    • Create a searchable finding aid with detailed container list
    • Rehouse collection and ensure long-term preservation of archival material in all formats
    • Weed duplicate or non-archival material
    • Identify and prepare records for digitization by an in-house technician and/or outside vendor
    • Monitor progress to ensure timely and efficient processing
    • Provide regular updates to client liaison
    • Work collaboratively with client liaison, staff, and Winthrop Senior Archivist

    Required Qualifications

    • MLIS or MA in history with archival management certificate and/or experience
    • Minimum of two years of work in an archival setting with processing experience
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to work collaboratively and independently

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Familiarity working with personal research records
    • Records management experience
    • Interest and/or experience in psychology

    Compensation

    • Part-time hourly rate: $28.00 - $32.00, commensurate with experience

    Work Environment

    Work will take place on-site at a private home where collections are located. The incumbent will work occasionally with a Senior Archivist and must be comfortable working alone much of the time. Winthrop archivists must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination and booster and abide by all client policies and public health guidelines relating to the pandemic.

    Contact Information

    To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references to careers@winthropgroup.com with the subject line “Processing Archivist – Mass.”


  • Tuesday, August 16, 2022 7:30 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Archival Intern

    (August 16, 2022)

    Position Title - Archival Intern

    Supervisor Title (All student, intern, and volunteer position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Head of Archives

    Position Type - Paid Internship

    Does this position satisfy requirements for course credits? - Yes

    Hourly wage range - $18- $25

    Cai Studio is seeking a part-time Archival Intern. This is an excellent opportunity for those interested in working in a fast-paced contemporary artist studio and gaining hands-on experience building a growing archive.

    Under the direction of the artist, Cai Studio oversees the fabrication of original artworks, the coordination of public exhibitions, and the conception and production of related publications. The archive department is one of the three main departments (projects, archives, and collections) at the studio. This department is responsible for cataloging and maintaining photographs, videos, and printed documentation of artworks, the art making process, and exhibitions from the earliest stages of Cai’s career up to the present day. The team contributes to a wider understanding of the artist by supporting publications, exhibitions, and scholarship.

    Intern responsibilities include:

    - Digitizing archival materials such as slides, photographic prints, books, documents, and ephemera

    - Organizing and maintaining physical and digital libraries in the studio

    - Assisting the archives department on cataloging and data entry, including creating records for various types of archival materials

    - Assisting the archives department and other studio members with image requests and research as needed

    The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements:

    - Undergraduate degree in Library Science, Art History, Museum Studies or another related field (current students welcome to apply)

    - Must be detail-oriented and be willing to follow detailed instructions

    - Excellent organizational skills

    - Knowledge of archival digitization and metadata standards

    Preferred:

    - Bilingual speaking and reading skills in Mandarin Chinese and English

    - Working knowledge of Filemaker database software

    - Working knowledge of Collective Access database software

    - Experience using and applying the Chicago Manual of Style

    Please send your résumé and cover letter to Cai Studio at nystudio.search@gmail.com

    with “Archival Intern” in the subject line. Only selected applicants will be contacted.

    Compensation commensurate with experience.

    http://www.caiguoqiang.com/press/PDFforPress/ArchivalIntern_CaiStudio_2022.pdf


  • Wednesday, August 10, 2022 7:14 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Coney Island Digitization Project Archivist 

    (August 10, 2022)

    Position Title - Coney Island Digitization Project Archivist

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Acting Collections Manager

    Position Type - Part-time, term

    Benefits - No

    Hourly wage range - $25 - $30

    The New York Transit Museum is seeking an experienced part-time grant-funded project archivist to process

    and digitize materials relating to the transit history of Coney Island and its surrounding area. The project

    archivist will work closely with the Museum’s Acting Collections Manager in determining and creating an

    aggregated digital collection of catalog records to be included in our searchable online database.

    POSTING DATE: 08/01/22 JOB TITLE: Coney Island Digitization Project Archivist

    POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 1

    SALARY AND COMPENSATION: $30 an hour, anticipated 20 hours per week

    START DATE: 09/22

    SUMMARY: The New York Transit Museum is seeking an experienced part-time grant-funded project archivist to process and digitize materials relating to the transit history of Coney Island and its surrounding area. The project archivist will work closely with the Museum’s Acting Collections Manager in determining and creating an aggregated digital collection of catalog records to be included in our searchable online database

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Process collections, e.g. arrangement, rehousing, identification of materials for digitization
    • Digitizing negatives, contact sheets, and photographic prints; i.e. fragile materials
    • Establishing best practices, standards, and review of cataloging procedures for digital materials
    • Catalog archival material at collection, series, or item levels.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in museum studies, library & information studies, archival studies, history, or closely related field preferred
    • Knowledge or interest in New York history, preferably transportation history
    • Experience using PastPerfect Museum Software (PastPerfect Web Edition is preferred)
    • Experience in digitizing negatives, contact sheets, and photographic prints; i.e. fragile materials
    • Knowledge of best practices in handling and preservation of archival material
    • Knowledge of archival metadata standards and authorities such as DACS, and LCSH
    • Other skills include Microsoft Office, Photoshop, and an overall familiarity with Collection Management Systems
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills Strong organizational skills, and impeccable attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently

    APPLICATION: Qualified individuals interested in this position must apply by e-mail. Resume and cover letter should be sent as .doc or PDF to Daniel Brenner, Acting Collections Manager: daniel.brenner@nyct.com. Please specify Coney Island Digitization Project Archivist Due to high volume of applicants, only those subject heading as who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE A : 08/ 31 /22 BOUT THE NEW YORK TRANSIT MUSEUM : The New York Transit Museum is the largest museum in the United States devoted to urban transportation history, and one of the premier institutions of its kind in the world. The Museum explores the development of the greater New York metropolitan region through the presentation of exhibitions, tours, educational programs, and workshops public dealing with the cultural, social, and technological history of public transportation. Since its inception 4 6 years ago, the Museum, housed in a historic 1936 IND subway station in Downtown Brooklyn, has grown in scope and popularity. As custodian and interpreter of the region's extensive public transportation networks, the Museum strives to share, through its public programs, this rich and vibrant history with local, regional, and international audiences. The New York Transit Museum Archive collect s , preserves, and presents material relating to the region’s public transportation, past and present, focusing on the agencies of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and their predecessor companies. Established in 1976, the Transit Museum currently holds a collection of more than 4,300 cubic feet of historical records and approximately 8,000 artifacts, including historic vehicles.

    Friends of the New York Transit Museum is an equal opportunity employer. The New York Transit Museum is fully committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital/familial/partnership/caregiver status, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and/or sex offenses, or any legally protected basis. The museum welcomes and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

    COVID19 VACCINE REQUIREMENT: In accordance with NYC law and in order to protect our employees and continue to provide safe and reliable service to our communities, we are requiring all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID19 prior to their start date. We will consider exceptions for religious and medical reasons, where appropriate. “Fully vaccinated” means you must have both doses of a 2 elapsed since the second dose or have received 1 dose of a 1-- dose vaccine and two weeks have dose vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the dose. Proof of your vaccination status in the form of a CDC vaccine card must be submitted prior to your start date.

    https://www.nytransitmuseum.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/Coney-Island-Materials-Project-Archivist.pdf


  • Tuesday, August 09, 2022 9:24 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Staff Assistant - Archivist

    (August 9, 2022)

    Position Title - Staff Assistant - Archivist

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.) - Assistant Director

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $56,000 - $65,000

    Under general supervision, an incumbent of this class is responsible for assisting in the identification of archival records stored at the County Archives and Records Center and in County Offices; evaluating the potential historical and other long-term uses of the records (legal, fiscal or administrative); and the transfer of selected records to the Archives facility. Responsibility also involves the preservation, description, arrangement and storage of documents. Work involves considerable contact with the public and public officials in locating information and conducting research in archival records. Supervision may be exercised over a small number of subordinate personnel and volunteers. Does related work as required.CSEA Job: Staff Assistant (Archivist)

    Posted and filing deadline dates.

    Posted: August 08, 2022Filing Deadline: August 19, 2022

    Control No.

    280-22

    Title

    Staff Assistant (Archivist)

    Job Group

    VIII

    Class

    C

    If you apply for this job opening, your application (XD10 Form) must be submitted to the following location by the Filing Deadline: August 19, 2022 :

    Mailing Location

    Donna Montera

    Department of Information Technology

    (914) 995-4995

    Mailto: ITJobs@westchestergov.com

    Located in the Department of Information Technology – Elmsford: Under general supervision, an incumbent of this class is responsible for assisting in the identification of archival records stored at the County Archives and Records Center and in County Offices; evaluating the potential historical and other long-term uses of the records (legal, fiscal or administrative); and the transfer of selected records to the Archives facility. Responsibility also involves the preservation, description, arrangement and storage of documents. Work involves considerable contact with the public and public officials in locating information and conducting research in archival records. Supervision may be exercised over a small number of subordinate personnel and volunteers. Does related work as required.

    Required

    A Bachelor's Degree and one year of experience where the primary function of the position was in the identification and description of documents for archiving, or working with a manuscript collection in a library or other educational or government facility.

    Substitutions

    A Master’s Degree in History or Library Science may be substituted for the one year of experience; and a certificate in Archiving may be substituted for six months of the experience.

    Notes

    (1) The number of years of experience required in the minimum qualifications is based upon the presumption of full-time employment. Part-time experience will be prorated based on a 35 hour workweek. (2) Verified and documented volunteer (unpaid) experience will only be credited when specifically allowed by the job description or examination announcement.

    Special Notes

    Education beyond the secondary level must be from an institution recognized or accredited by the Board of Regents of the New York State Department of Education as a post-secondary, degree-granting institution.

    Filing an application for a posting does not substitute or relieve you of the requirement to file appropriate application and fee when the civil service exam may be announced.

    Salary: $56,070 - $69,890

    Submit: Application (XD-10)

    Include the control number of this job posting on your application (XD-10). An application fee is not required at this time. Please submit an application (XD-10).

    https://humanresources.westchestergov.com/job-seekers/current-job-openings/203-current-csea-jobs/2951-csea-job-staff-assistant-archivist


  • Saturday, July 30, 2022 9:19 AM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Archives Graduate Fellowship 

    (July, 30, 2022)

    Position Title - Archives Graduate Fellowship

    Supervisor Title (All student, intern, and volunteer position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.) - Director and Associate Director, Archives and Special Collections

    Position Type - Paid Internship

    Does this position satisfy requirements for course credits? - Yes

    Hourly wage range - $26 - $30

    The Barnard Archives and Special Collections offers fellowships working under the supervision of the Director and Associate Director of the Archives and Special Collections, in a two-person fellowship cohort. This year, the Archives Processing Fellows will gain hands-on experience in an academic institutional archives and special collections, with a focus on processing archival collections. Fellows are also encouraged in the latter half of their fellowship to develop independent projects; options for projects this year include digital collections (UX or metadata) work, outreach and teaching, exhibition curation, and/or collaborative projects with the academic centers at the Milstein Center such as the Barnard Center for Research on Women.

    Duration: Mid-September 2022 - June 30, 2023; scheduling is flexible but typically 10 hours a week for 34 weeks during the academic year (September 2022-April 2023); 20 hours/week for 9 weeks in early summer 2023 (May-June 2023)--assuming some time off.

    Compensation is $30/hour.

    See the Barnard Careers site for more information and to apply, and direct any questions to archives@barnard.edu. Please submit applications by August 16, 2022.

    Job Summary:

    The Barnard Archives and Special Collections offers fellowships working under the supervision of the Director and Associate Director of the Archives and Special Collections, in a two-person fellowship cohort. This year, the Archives Processing Fellows will gain hands-on experience in an academic institutional archives and special collections, with a focus on processing archival collections. Fellows are also encouraged in the latter half of their fellowship to develop independent projects; options for projects this year include digital collections (UX or metadata) work, outreach and teaching, exhibition curation, and/or collaborative projects with the academic centers at the Milstein Center such as the Barnard Center for Research on Women.

    Job Description:

    Duration: Mid-September 2022 - June 30, 2023; scheduling is flexible but typically 10 hours a week for 34 weeks during the academic year (September 2022-April 2023); 20 hours/week for 9 weeks in early summer 2023 (May-June 2023)--assuming some time off.

    Compensation: $30/hr

    About the positions: The Barnard Archives and Special Collections offers fellowships working under the supervision of the Director and Associate Director of the Archives and Special Collections, in a two-person fellowship cohort. This year, the Archives Processing Fellows will gain hands-on experience in an academic institutional archives and special collections, with a focus on processing archival collections. Fellows are also encouraged in the latter half of their fellowship to develop independent projects; options for projects this year include digital collections (UX or metadata) work, outreach and teaching, exhibition curation, and/or collaborative projects with the academic centers at the Milstein Center such as the Barnard Center for Research on Women.

    As in previous years of the Barnard Archives fellowship, participants will start their time at Barnard by processing collections and accruals using ArchivesSpace. We will then tailor the fellows' work together based on their interests in learning specific skills, working with specific types of materials, or focusing on topical areas.

    Collections management and processing work may include:

    Accessioning and processing (appraisal, basic conservation, arrangement, and description) of material in all formats (analog, paper, digital), including institutional papers, manuscript collections, photographs and A/V materials, and web archives

    Revision and creation of processing workflows and documentation

    Processing accruals and updating existing finding aids

    After building a foundation in archival processing, participants in the fellowship may continue to process larger collections or are encouraged to conceive of and complete independent projects in other areas of archival work with the support of Director and Associate Director and other archives and library staff.

    Independent projects will be self-directed by fellowship participants and may include:

    Digital collections/UX or metadata work

    Outreach and teaching with archives

    Collaborative projects with the academic centers

    Archival exhibition development and curation

    The overall goals of the fellowship will be determined by the participants in conjunction with the Director and Associate Director. Participants in the fellowship will plan and direct their own independent projects, or may also elect to continue with processing work (or build a project based around processing).

    The fellowship is intended to give fellows a foundation in processing and an introduction to other topics in archival work, including reference work, teaching, acquisitions and donor relations, outreach, budgets and advocacy, managing open source software, preservation, and project management.

    About the collections, the Archives, and our office:

    The Barnard Archives and Special Collections consist of over 450 distinct collections. We document the history of the College and collect special collections materials that relate to broader histories of feminism and dance and advance the mission of the College by collaborating in teaching and learning. Highlights of the collections include the Ntozake Shange Papers, the Sabra Moore NYC Women’s Art Movement Collection, the Kathryn Kolbert Planned Parenthood v. Casey records, Special Collections zines from the Barnard Zine Library, the records of the Barnard Dance Department, the records and collections of the Barnard Center for Research on Women, and many more.

    The Barnard Archives commits to work that is equitable and anti-oppressive, and encourages and supports work which centers voices, knowledge, and memory-making practices historically excluded from the archival record. Our community agreements describe some of the ways in which we are committed to upholding values of inclusivity, privacy, and support.

    The archives fellowship is primarily in-person, at the Barnard Archives and Special Collections on Barnard’s campus (at 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027), with opportunities for remote work as possible. Our offices are accessible to individuals with mobility disabilities. We have bathroom facilities available for all gender identities. We are open Monday-Friday, 10 AM - 6 PM.

    While employed at Barnard, you will be given access to the Library’s resources.

    Skills, Qualifications & Requirements:

    To Qualify:

    Must be currently enrolled in a graduate-level program in archival management, library sciences, or related fields.

    Must be available to work weekdays.

    Must make a commitment to work, on average, 10 hours of work a week, with time off for winter and spring vacation, and increased hours if desired in early summer or throughout the fellowship. Work schedules are flexible and can be adjusted as needed–for example, participants can choose to work more hours and complete the fellowship in a compressed time frame.

    Preferred demonstrable skills include:

    Desire to work both collaboratively and independently; excellent organizational, research, and communication skills; critical analysis of archives or the archives profession (e.g. bringing a critical race, feminist, disability justice, and/or queer theoretical lens to archival work); and strong attention to detail. We welcome applicants to discuss how these preferred skills have been utilized and honed in areas of their life outside of their professional or academic work.

    The Barnard Archives especially encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ people, and individuals from other underrepresented groups. Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community.

    Please submit resume and cover letter with your applicatio

    Company:

    Barnard College

    Time Type:

    Part time

    https://barnard.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Staff/job/Archives-Fellow_JR1602

    Please apply via the Barnard Careers site, and direct any questions to archives@barnard.edu


  • Monday, July 25, 2022 9:49 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Digital Asset Specialist 

    (July 25, 2022)

    Position Title - Digital Asset Specialist

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.) - Director of Archives

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $66,000 - $75,000

    In its stewardship of Rauschenberg’s artistic legacy, the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation cares for and manages the thousands of artworks and archival materials. The Foundation is currently working on several large projects including the first catalogue raisonné dedicated to the sixty-year career of this protean artist whose practice is marked his use of wide-ranging and often unconventional art materials. Several domestic and international museum exhibitions are planned to celebrate the artist’s centennial in 2025. In support of this work, the Foundation now seeks a full-time Digital Asset Specialist. This position reports to the Director of Archives and works closely with the Catalogue Raisonné, Art Services, and Curatorial teams.

    The Digital Asset Specialist performs duties that require working knowledge of archives and digital asset management principles to create, ingest, organize, describe, retrieve, and disseminate born-digital and digitized materials related to the Robert Rauschenberg Catalogue Raisonné project as well as historical materials in the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Archives. The ideal candidate will have experience with digital photography and related technology as well as creating workflows, standards, and systems. Candidates must have an attention to detail, the ability to work independently, to prioritize, and to manage multiple projects.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Asset Management

    -Responsible for broad oversight of still and audiovisual digital assets, with a focus on assets related to the catalogue raisonné project.

    -Perform postproduction editing including cropping, color correction, and light retouching in -Photoshop, Bridge, and/or Premier Pro.

    -Perform file analysis, create inventories, form collections, and create metadata.

    -Ensure database of record accuracy by standardizing metadata and other clean-up as needed.

    -Assist in artwork photography and video campaigns; track, receive, ingest, create metadata, and manage deliverables.

    -Assists in on demand scanning and high-volume copy stand digitization projects, as needed.

    -Assist in research, selection, and implementation of a digital asset management system.

    Quality Control

    -Responsible for quality control for both digital and print outputs, including assets featured on the RRF website, in the digital catalogue raisonné, and in print publications.

    -Responsible for color management according to industry standards; maintain color calibrated workstations.

    -Create and file color matching reference prints for artwork reproductions.

    -Assist in licensing and permissions requests.

    Guidelines & Standards

    -Maintain and suggest revisions for best-practice documentation, naming conventions, metadata models, and taxonomies.

    -Refine and maintain photographic guidelines to be shared with RRF-commissioned photographers as well as third parties submitting assets to the Foundation.

    -Assist with training users and create training documents and quick guides.

    Interns

    -Creates projects for and supervises interns, as needed, including project overviews, regular check-ins, and timesheets.

    QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE SKILL REQUIRED

    M.L.I.S. or M.A. with concentration in Archival Studies, Digital Curation, Data Science, Photography, related discipline, or equivalent experience.

    At least two years of relevant cataloging or data entry experience, such as creating and updating information in a digital asset management system, digitizing, or applying metadata to digital objects.

    Intermediate to advanced proficiency with image scanning and photo editing tools; experience with Photoshop and Bridge.

    Intermediate to advanced proficiency with audiovisual postproduction; experience with Premier Pro desired.

    Advanced research proficiency with demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail.

    Ability to plan and execute long-term projects without extensive supervision. Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities with a thorough and detail-oriented approach to all tasks.

    Knowledge of 20th Century art and art historical research methodologies.

    Excellent written and oral communication skills; excellent time management skills.

    ADA SPECIFICATIONS

    Requires the ability to use a computer and office equipment traditionally found in office settings.

    The ability to move items weighing up to 40 lbs for various needs.

    The ability to traverse stairs and ladders.

    Requires the ability to work in multiple locations (New York City and Westchester, New York).

    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

    As an equal opportunity employer and in our commitment to creating an equitable and inclusive work environment, the Rauschenberg Foundation strives to attract a diverse mix of talented people. Individuals from historically underrepresented backgrounds in arts organizations are strongly encouraged to apply.

    COMPENSATION

    Compensation is expected to be between $70,000 – $75,000, commensurate with experience, and includes a competitive benefit package.

    ABOUT US

    The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation expands the legacy of artist Robert Rauschenberg (1925–2008) who believed strongly in the power of art as a catalyst for social change. The Foundation delivers on its mission through ongoing research and support for exhibitions, while sustaining the well-being of innovative artists and the work of socially engaged institutions that embody the same risk-taking, inclusive, and multidisciplinary approach that Rauschenberg exemplified in both his art and philanthropic endeavors.

    The Foundation primarily supports small to midsize arts and socially engaged organizations that are contrarian and experimental, even courageous, in driving towards equity. In addition, the Foundation amplifies the creative life of artists and scholars across the disciplines through residencies, commissions, and accessible public platforms. Finally, the Foundation supports research, exhibitions, publications, academic partnerships, and special projects across the globe that promote the legacy of Rauschenberg’s joyful, responsive, and irreverent approach to making work while living an empathetic and meaningful life.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS AND DEADLINE

    Please email letters of interest, including salary expectations, along with your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to employment@rauschenbergfoundation.org. Please indicate “Application for Digital Asset Specialist” in the subject of your email.

    The application deadline is Friday, August 19, 2022. Qualified applicants will be contacted in September.

    https://www.rauschenbergfoundation.org/full-and-part-time-positions#das


  • Monday, July 25, 2022 9:45 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Assistant Archivist 

    (July 25, 2022)

    Position Title- Assistant Archivist

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.) - Director of Archives

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $56,000 - $65,000

    As part of its stewardship of Rauschenberg’s artistic legacy, the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation cares for, manages, and provides access to the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Archives, which consists of several collection forming the most comprehensive body of information on the artist’s life and career. The Assistant Archivist, working under and in collaboration with the Director of Archives, assists in the preservation of, the cataloging of, providing access to, and promoting use of the Archives, with a focus on supporting research and Foundation initiatives. Upcoming projects include the first catalogue raisonné dedicated to the sixty-year career of this protean artist whose practice is marked his use of wide-ranging and often unconventional art materials, domestic and international museum exhibitions planned to celebrate the artist’s centennial in 2025, and the reopening of the archives for outside research including the Archives Research Residency program which sponsors up to eight international researchers for two-week research intensives. The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of archives and archival theory, strong written and verbal skills, attention to detail, experience with researchers/the public, and an interest in all aspects of archival practice.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Archives & Library Collection Care

    -Assist in arranging and describing archival materials in all formats; re-housing and applying basic preservation measures when appropriate; creating database records and finding aids.

    -Assists in standardizing legacy database records, including adding additional descriptive information, adding components and storage locations, researching rights, and linking related records.

    -Maintains the library including the ordering, cataloguing, and processing library books.

    -Assists with on demand and outsourced digitization projects, including the preparation of selected materials; the creation of item level catalogue records; and onsite scanning of materials, as needed.

    -Monitors and purchases archival supplies.

    Research Support

    -Supports in-house staff research, including an expanding catalogue raisonné team, by providing hands-on research assistance, answering reference questions, and providing staff access to materials.

    -Assists in providing onsite reference services to external researchers and participants in the Archives Research Residency program including responding to queries, supervising researchers on-site, providing access to materials, maintaining calendar for research visits, and fulfilling digitization requests.

    -Assists in providing remote reference services including responding to queries, researching within the collection, and digitizing materials for remote access.

    -Researches and provides digitized archival materials and content for website, online initiatives, and social media; liaises with appropriate staff as needed.

    -Assists in licensing requests for artwork under RRF’s fair use policy and archival materials including research, permissions, and agreements.

    -Assists with research and loan of archival materials related to exhibitions and other initiatives, as appropriate.

    -Assists with class visits and tours to the archives as needed.

    Interns

    -Under the guidance of the Director of Archives, supervises interns including project overviews, regular check-ins, and timesheets.

    QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE SKILL REQUIRED

    Master’s degree in Library and Information Science or a related field and at least one years’ experience in a professional setting.

    Knowledge of professional standards and best practices for archives; understanding of metadata standards such as Dublin Core, VRA Core, MARC, EAD, DACS, and controlled vocabularies such as LCSH and Getty AAT.

    Knowledge of 20th Century art and art historical research methodologies.

    Proficiency and ease with Mac-based computer systems; experience with ArchivesSpace and FileMaker Pro databases a plus.

    Proficiency with image scanning and digitization; experience with digital asset management and Photoshop a plus.

    Ability to plan and execute long-term projects without extensive supervision.

    Excellent written and oral communication skills; excellent time management skills; detail-oriented approach.

    Please note that the Rauschenberg Foundation has instituted protocols to ensure the health and safety of everyone who comes onsite, including a requirement that all staff and visitors be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, other than accommodations required by law for religious or disability objections.

    ADA SPECIFICATIONS

    Requires the ability to use a computer and office equipment traditionally found in office settings.

    The ability to move items weighing up to 40 lbs for various needs.

    The ability to traverse stairs and ladders.

    Requires the ability to work in multiple locations.

    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

    As an equal opportunity employer and in our commitment to creating an equitable and inclusive work environment, the Rauschenberg Foundation strives to attract a diverse mix of talented people. Individuals from historically underrepresented backgrounds in arts organizations are strongly encouraged to apply.

    COMPENSATION

    Compensation is expected to be between $55,000 – $65,000, commensurate with experience, and includes a competitive benefit package.

    ABOUT US

    The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation expands the legacy of artist Robert Rauschenberg (1925–2008) who believed strongly in the power of art as a catalyst for social change. The Foundation delivers on its mission through ongoing research and support for exhibitions, while sustaining the well-being of innovative artists and the work of socially engaged institutions that embody the same risk-taking, inclusive, and multidisciplinary approach that Rauschenberg exemplified in both his art and philanthropic endeavors.

    The Foundation primarily supports small to midsize arts and socially engaged organizations that are contrarian and experimental, even courageous, in driving towards equity. In addition, the Foundation amplifies the creative life of artists and scholars across the disciplines through residencies, commissions, and accessible public platforms. Finally, the Foundation supports research, exhibitions, publications, academic partnerships, and special projects across the globe that promote the legacy of Rauschenberg’s joyful, responsive, and irreverent approach to making work while living an empathetic and meaningful life.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS AND DEADLINE

    Please email letters of interest, including salary expectations, along with your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to employment@rauschenbergfoundation.org. Please indicate “Application for Assistant Archivist” in the subject of your email.

    The application deadline is Friday, August 19, 2022. Qualified applicants will be contacted in September.

    https://www.rauschenbergfoundation.org/full-and-part-time-positions#Assistant%20Archivist



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