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  • Sunday, June 09, 2019 12:11 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)
    Archivist / Art Appraiser Intern 

    (June 9, 2019)

    Art appraiser / archivist intern needed to help identify and appraise works in private collection in residence on Lower East Side, NYC. Collector was renowned art historian / critic whose collection was gifted by the artists he wrote about. Intern would work alongside archivist who is cataloguing writer's archive. Intern would help identify, appraise, and separate works from archive. Appraisal needed for missing pieces, working from photos and video.

    Please send cv with appraisal experience, knowledge of contemporary, postmodern and conceptual art to mcevilleyestate@gmail.com


  • Tuesday, June 04, 2019 10:36 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Associate Archivist

    (June 4, 2019)

    DEPARTMENT: Special Collections and Records Management

    SUPERVISOR: Director of Special Collections and Records Management

    HOURS: 35 hours per week. Monday through Friday. 9am-5pm

    GRADE: 4 - Salaried Exempt

    GENERAL PURPOSE

    Molloy College seeks a creative and proactive Associate Archivist to join our Special Collections and Records Management team. The Associate Archivist works collaboratively to implement sustainable solutions for managing and expanding digital collections, and is responsible for accessioning and processing institutional records in both paper and electronic formats. Responsibilities also include providing reference services and participating on special projects.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Assists with establishing and developing best practices, procedures and effective workflows relating to electronic records.
    • Manages website collections using Archive-It.
    • Assists with digitization projects.
    • Creates and maintains online exhibits and mobile experiences.
    • Receives records transfers, verifies inventories and provides support for records management activities in accordance with established procedures and schedules
    • Participates in the processing of archival collections in all formats including re-housing, arrangement and description activities.
    • Develops processing plans and workflows.
    • Prepares and improves descriptive metadata for collections, creates database records and finding aids.
    • Participates in departmental outreach activities.
    • Provides archives and records related instruction in both classroom and workplace settings.
    • Performs other duties as needed

    DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • Master's degree from an ALA-accredited Library and Information Science program, History, or related field with graduate level archival course work
    • 2 years' experience working with archival collections
    • Working knowledge of professional standards and best practices for archives
    • Working knowledge of collections management systems
    • Intermediate skills in digital imaging, scanning and editing
    • Demonstrated intermediate skills working with Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite
    • Ability to establish positive working relationships and communicate effectively, orally and in writing
    • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving
    • Must be able and willing to lift up to 40 lbs.; stand and/or sit for long periods; navigate step stools, and ladders
    • Preferred working knowledge of metadata standards such as Dublin core, EAD, DACS and controlled vocabularies
    • Preferred experience with using one or more of the following: Archive-It, ArchivesSpace, Preservica, GuidebyCell or InMagic Presto

    SUPERVISION EXERCISED

    • May supervise student assistants, interns and volunteers

    TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED

    Desktop computer, including spreadsheet and word processing software; copy machine; fax machine, printers, and scanners.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands and fingers to operate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.

    The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

    Molloy College, an independent, Catholic college rooted in the Dominican tradition of study, spirituality, service and community, is committed to academic excellence with respect for each person. Through transformative education, Molloy promotes a lifelong search for truth and the development of ethical leadership.

    All Molloy College employees are expected to display an understanding of and a commitment to the College's mission and core values; foster relationships with a spirit of inclusivity, compassion and respect; appreciate and celebrate differences and support a welcoming and hospitable environment that is responsive and helpful to all members of the Molloy community and beyond.

    TO APPLY:

    Please email resume and cover letter to humanresources@molloy.edu . Please include the position title in the Subject Line. Applications may also be mailed to:

    Office of Human Resources, Molloy College

    1000 Hempstead Ave.

    Rockville Centre, NY 11571-5002

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.


  • Monday, June 03, 2019 5:51 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Student intern (part-time, paid)

    (June 3, 2019)

    This is an exciting opportunity to join HSBC's team of archivists spanning London, New York, Hong Kong and Paris. The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of the unit's activities to capture, preserve and promote the historical archives of HSBC in the US, including legacy firms.

    Under supervision of the US Archives Manager, the student intern will provide cataloging and archival processing assistance. Specific duties include:

    -clean up of legacy data in archival catalog system

    -creating new catalog records as necessary

    -assisting with reference requests

    -digitizing physical records in preparation for a planned public access portal

    -assisting with tours and presentations in the archive

    -processing archival collections

    -re-housing and other conservation tasks

    -This is an exciting opportunity for a student to learn cataloging, digitizing, and reference skills in a corporate archives and use cutting edge digital archives technology.

    To Apply: Please go to https://hsbc.taleo.net/careersection/external/jobdetail.ftl?job=0000D3LT&lang=en-gb


  • Thursday, May 30, 2019 10:13 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Digital Archives Assistant

    (May 30, 2019)

    The New School Archives and Special Collections (the Archives) seeks an enthusiastic, tech-savvy and self-motivated Digital Archives Assistant (DAA) to report to the Assistant Director for Digital Archives.

    The DAA will support the digital initiatives and daily activities of the Archives, especially related to processing, tracking and making available digitized and born-digital material.

    The DAA will follow established workflows for migration of obsolete media into archival formats, scan-on-demand and larger digitization projects, transformation of digital objects, creation of metadata records and other tasks related to the long-term preservation of born-digital records in all formats.

    This position is a Local 1205 union Unit position covered by a collective bargaining agreement between Local 1205 Teamsters and The New School.

    Please apply through link. https://careers.newschool.edu/postings/17308


  • Thursday, May 30, 2019 10:11 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Spanish Cataloging Intern 

    (May 30, 2019)

    The Archives Intern will work under the supervision of the Project Manager to catalog Spanish and English language audio materials from the collection after the digitization is completed.

    The intern will listen to the audio files and – along with information on the tape, its container and any other documents included – determine the content of the item and catalog accordingly.

    The intern will create archival descriptions; identify significant content in the archival material; establish name and subject access terms with Library of Congress controlled vocabularies; document the records in the collection management system and image any documents in the item containers.

    The internship may also involve physical processing, including arrangement of materials and basic conservation practices, such as rehousing.

    To be eligible for the internship, the candidate must have cataloging experience, be fluent in Spanish and English and have a general familiarity with and interest in 1960s society and culture. Experience with translation and audio transcription a plus. The stipend for the position is $6800. The position begins in early July.

    Deadline for applications is June 15, 2019. Please send résumé and cover letter

    To Apply:Please go to https://theriversidechurch.applytojob.com/apply/uvohGkORdP/Spanish-Cataloging-Intern


  • Thursday, May 30, 2019 10:04 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Hebrew Cataloging Intern

    (May 30,2019)

    The Archives Intern will work under the supervision of the Project Manager to catalog Hebrew and English language audio materials from the collection after the digitization is completed. The intern will listen to the audio files and – along with information on the tape, its container and any other documents included – determine the content of the item and catalog accordingly. The intern will create archival descriptions; identify significant content in the archival material; establish name and subject access terms with Library of Congress controlled vocabularies; document the records in the collection management system and image any documents in the item containers. The internship may also involve physical processing, including arrangement of materials and basic conservation practices, such as rehousing.

    To be eligible for the internship, the candidate must have cataloging experience, be fluent in Hebrew and English and have a general familiarity with and interest in 1960s society and culture. Experience with translation and audio transcription a plus. The stipend for the position is $6800. The position begins in early July.

    Deadline for applications is June 15, 2019. Please send résumé and cover letter.

    To Apply: PLease go to https://theriversidechurch.applytojob.com/apply/Tq7TZWEs6b/Hebrew-Cataloging-Intern


  • Wednesday, May 29, 2019 7:53 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Consultant

    (May 29, 2019)

    Whirl-i-Gig is a growing Brooklyn-based firm that develops and supports open-source software for the capture, preservation and dissemination of museum, archival and research knowledge. Our open-source products include CollectiveAccess (https://collectiveaccess.org), software for management and presentation of museum and archival collections; Inquisite, a platform supporting preservation and reuse of collected scientific and humanities data sets; and the Exchange, an environment fostering interaction between students, educators and the public with works of art. We provide consulting, software development and hosting services around these products to a diverse group of museums, foundations, universities and other non-profits worldwide.

    Job description

    Whirl-i-Gig seeks to add a creative and collaborative consultant to our team of software designers, developers and system architects as we set out to create the next generation of responsive web and mobile platforms for museum, archival and scientific informatics. You will work directly with museums, universities and cultural organizations to define projects, craft efficient and effective solutions, and oversee implementation, deployment and ongoing support.

    Responsibilities include:

    · Manage projects through their entire lifecycle, from initial proposal through discovery, design, implementation, deployment and post-delivery support.

    · Design solutions that fulfill client requirements, respect accepted international standards and conform to technical and logistical constraints.

    · Develop and document processes for transformation and migration of client data in myriad forms.

    · Work closely with clients to implement solutions created in accordance with their requirements.

    · Train and support clients and the larger user community in Whirl-i-Gig’s open-source products.

    · Collaborate closely with other team members (software developers, system administrators, other consultants) to ensure that Whirl-i-Gig’s products continue to adhere to international standards, best practices and emerging client needs.

    · Document software and processes.

    · Demonstrate Whirl-i-Gig products to users, clients and potential clients.

    Whirl-i-Gig provides a friendly, flexible work environment. The position is full-time, permanent and salaried. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and skills and includes employee health and retirement (401k) benefits. Direct interaction with clients across a wide range of disciplines and the use of emerging technologies means the position also offers opportunities for professional development and growth, including attending conferences. Infrequent travel for on-site client meetings, conferences and related activities may be required.

    Requirements

    · Master of Library Science, Information Science, Archival or Museums Studies or equivalent degree; or 2+ years of relevant work experience in museums, archives or informatics.

    · Familiarity with drafting project specifications, work plans and cost estimates.

    · Self-motivated with ability to self-direct exploration of new technologies.

    · Experience with widely employed metadata standards such as EAD, METS, PREMIS, DACS, VRA Core and Darwin Core.

    · Strong written and oral English communication skills.

    · Legal residency with work authorization.

    Recommended skills

    · Knowledge of digital preservation concepts, practices and standards.

    · Familarity with data formats such as XML and JSON.

    · Familiarity with requirements for providing online access to museum, archival and/or research data.

    · Working familiarity with Git version control software and GitHub-provided services.

    How to apply

    Please send your cover letter and resumé to jobs@whirl-i-gig.com and reference job posting 2019-04. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Whirl-i-Gig does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status or disability. Please note that our office is not wheelchair accessible.


  • Wednesday, May 29, 2019 7:52 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Picture Collection Specialist 

    (May 29, 2019)

    The Picture Collection, home to the LIFE Photo Archive, is hiring an enthusiastic and dedicated content management specialist to support the description and monetization of Meredith’s millions of historical photographs. You’ll work with us to provide images and assets to our internal and external partners, including brand licensing, editorial licensing, fine art galleries, researchers, and other stakeholders.

    40%

    Reporting to the Director, communicate and coordinate with brand licensing, gallery, and editorial partners to research, approve, and traffic images for assigned projects

    30%

    Scan original LIFE magazine negatives and/or prints, research and write caption notes, retouch, and upload to our various digital platforms and image partners to support monetization

    10%

    Manage daily product approvals and questions from our merchandise partners, including curating images and suggesting themes

    10%

    Assist the Director and Manager with collections analysis, exhibition preparation, gallery sales, licensing requests, photographer returns, and other duties

    5%

    Improve existing metadata and workflows in our internal archives database, Merlin

    5%

    Other research and support duties as assigned

    Education:

    Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science, Museum Studies, or a related field

    Experience:

    At least one year working with photo assets at a large organization, preferably in media

    Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    Strong writing skills and ability to describe images clearly and succinctly

    Knowledge of digital asset management systems; Photoshop; and Excel

    The ability to learn new systems and manage multiple assignments

    Problem solving ability and a self-starter attitude

    To Apply: Go to https://meredith.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/EXT/job/New-York--NY-225-Liberty/Picture-Collection-Specialist_JR07091


  • Wednesday, May 29, 2019 7:48 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Special Collections Librarian

    (May 29, 2019)

    Weill Cornell Medicine, located in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, seeks a Special Collections Librarian for the Oskar Diethelm Library, part of The DeWitt Wallace Institute for the History of Psychiatry.

    The Oskar Diethelm Library is a special collection of over 35,000 volumes on the history of psychiatry and related disciplines. The library includes materials in English, French, and German dealing with psychiatry, psychology, psychoanalysis, mesmerism, spiritualism, phrenology, witchcraft and related topics. Some volumes date as far back as the 15th century. Journal holdings include long back runs of psychiatric journals as well as current journals dealing with the history of medicine, psychiatry and psychology. Archival and manuscript collections include records of several psychiatric organizations as well as the papers of prominent psychiatrists and psychoanalysts.

    Responsibilities:

    The person in this full-time librarian position is responsible for all functions of library operation:

    • Provide reference services to researchers.
    • Identify and purchase rare books and new books related to the history of psychiatry.
    • Oversee all care and housing of special collections materials.
    • Manage archival collections, including acquisition, processing, and preservation.
    • Develop plans to expand archival and manuscript holdings in accordance with collecting policies.
    • Increase access to collection items through description, cataloging, and digitization efforts.
    • Utilize PastPerfect collection management software to catalog prints, photographs, artifacts and ephemera.
    • Digitize and maintain image files.
    • Recruit and supervise graduate student interns and volunteers on a regular basis.
    • Develop physical and online exhibitions of library material.
    • Manage the physical library facility, perform environmental monitoring to ensure the long term preservation of the collection.
    • Assist with donations and fund raising duties.
    • Interact with Weill Cornell faculty, staff, students, and members of the Institute for the History of Psychiatry.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in library/information science or equivalent from an ALA accredited program.
    • Minimum three years of relevant work experience.
    • Demonstrated experience in cataloging books (OCLC) and special collections materials.
    • Experience with providing reference service.
    • Familiarity with preservation and conservation standards for special collections materials.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong writing skills.
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in an academic environment.
    • Self-motivated, organized, attentive to detail.
    • Able to manage time and effectively function without close supervision.

    Desirable Qualifications:

    • Interest in the history of medicine.
    • Experience working with rare book collections.
    • Familiarity with PastPerfect collection management software.
    • Understanding of long-term digital preservation practices.
    • Reading knowledge of French, German, or Italian.
    • Comfort with and interest in learning new technologies.

    Physical requirements: ability to independently lift 35 lbs. and to move heavy library carts.

    Location: Weill Cornell Medicine, 525 E. 68th St, New York, NY, 10065

    Website: http://psych-history.weill.cornell.edu/osk_die_lib/

    This is a full-time faculty position (non-tenure track) that offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits. For consideration, please send resumes with cover letter to mas2155@med.cornell.edu or mew2008@med.cornell.edu


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