Photo Research Librarian, The Granger Collection (New York, NY)

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Job Title: Photo Research-Librarian Position
Organization: The Granger Collection
Location: New York, New York,
Description:

Historical picture library in New York City seeks a full-time Research Librarian who is highly motivated. Must be extremely attentive to detail and have exceptional organizational skills. This is a deadline-driven position with many varied duties, from researching pictures, to captioning and keywording.

Qualifications:

  • Interest in photography, including visual literacy
  • Strong knowledge of world history
  • Excellent typing and writing skills
  • Proficiency in Windows necessary
  • Some knowledge of Photoshop helpful
  • Foreign language skills a plus
  • Photo agency experience a plus
  • Web savvy self-starter and team player

Duties include:

  • In-depth picture research
  • Heavy client contact
  • Creating original catalogue records for images
  • Image processing and indexing
  • Preparing images for digital production
  • Filing, and more as the need arises

Start Date: June 2009. Competitive salary and benefits offered. Congenial office. Perfect for a recent grad with an MLS or a library professional already working in the photo field. Send resume and cover letter to jobs@granger.com. In subject field, enter: Photo Research-Librarian Position. No calls, please.

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