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Contract Photo Archivist – Brooklyn, NY

via Archives Gig

Family in Brooklyn seeks experienced photo archivist to scan, touch up, catalogue, and archive fairly large collection of family photos (dating back through 4 generations/circa 1890s and later). A subgroup of the photos have already been archived, but stored in JPEG. Would prefer state-of-the-art digital archiving oriented toward the very long term. Would also love someone who would ultimately be able to prepare professional-grade albums and other graphics.

Relevant experience working with digital photographs required. Interesting eye a plus. Rates negotiable and commensurate with experience.

If interested, please send a resume and brief statement of interest (a few sentences is fine) to katylederer(at) Applications accepted until position is filled.

Proposed date of completion for the project would be this October or November. Hours can be flexible. Potentially the perfect gig for someone looking for a well-compensated side-project.


Fine and Performing Arts Librarian – University of Northern Iowa

via HigherEd Jobs

Rod Library seeks an innovative, dynamic, service-oriented individual to serve as Fine and Performing Arts Librarian and as liaison to the School of Music and departments of Art, Theatre, and the Textiles and Apparel major in the School of Applied Human Sciences to begin August 2013. The Fine and Performing Arts Librarian will provide planning and direction for fine and performing arts collections and services at Rod Library. The position will oversee the development of collections in all formats, collaborate with faculty to design curriculum-based library instruction in person and online, provide in person and virtual reference assistance and provide visionary leadership for the creation of new library collections and services in partnership with campus faculty. Some of the collections supporting these disciplines are currently housed in a separate section of the library, supported by a Library Assistant and student assistants. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with liaison departments, library staff and information technology experts to assess current and future information needs and to develop a vision for the ongoing support of fine and performing arts departments, taking into account current trends in the disciplines, in librarianship, in content creation and distribution, and collection access through digital and multimedia technologies. This is a tenure-track position. Participation on library committees and in professional associations is expected, as is ongoing research, scholarship, and/or creative work. Visit for additional information and the full position announcement.


Visual Collections Librarian and Assistant Professor – University of Mississippi

via The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Department of Archives and Special Collections at the University of Mississippi Libraries seeks applicants for the position of Visual Collections Librarian. The position is a twelve-month, tenure track, assistant professorship and offers an opportunity to work independently and collaboratively with an extensive collection of world class photographic and film materials specializing in Mississippi and the American South.

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