Job Posting: Collections Librarian – Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture/Eastern Washington State Historical Society

via LibGig Application review begins May 10. Position open until filled. Interviews will be scheduled beginning the week of May 27. The Collections Librarian provides public reference service for all museum collections (Research Library and Archives, Art, History, and American Indian Collections) to the general public, museum staff, and volunteers; organizes, inventories and preserves permanent […]

Job Posting: Humanities & Fine Arts Librarian, University of Nebraska – Omaha

via UCLA Information Studies Job Listings The University of Nebraska at Omaha invites applications for a Humanities & Fine Arts Librarian at the  Assistant Professor rank to assists patrons with their information needs by performing general and specialized reference work. Provides library instruction in assigned subject areas at on- or off-site locations. Participates in collection development […]

Job Posting: Rare Books Curator and Cataloger, Special Collections Research Center – Temple University (Philadelphia)

via Chronicle of Higher Education The Temple University Libraries seek an engaged, creative and enthusiastic librarian to serve as rare books curator and cataloger for our Special Collections Research Center. SCRC is located on the main campus of Temple, a vibrant, urban research university with over 1,700 full-time faculty and a student body of 36,000 […]

Job Posting: Visual Resources and Art Collection Curator, Goucher College (Baltimore, MD)

via HigherEdJobs Goucher College, a selective liberal arts college located twenty minutes north of Baltimore, and the first college in the nation to require students to study abroad, invites applications for the part-time visual resources and art collection curator to manage and develop Goucher’s visual resources collection (including art and artifacts, slides, and digital images) […]

Job Posting: Digital Archivist, Princeton University

via VRA Job Opportunities The Digital Archivist will work at the Princeton University Library’s Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library, a unit of the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections. This library houses the Princeton University Archives (current holdings of approximately 15,000 cubic feet) as well as a major collection of 20th-century public policy papers […]

Job Postings

The Visual Resources Association has a number of new jobs posted this week. Check it out! 4/15/13 Ass’t Visual Resources Curator, U of Kansas, Lawrence, KS (part-time) 4/15/13 Digital Archivist (tenure track), Archives & Rare Books, U of Cincinnati, OH 4/15/13 Curator, Moving Image and Recorded Sound, New York Public Library, NY 4/15/13 Emerging Technologies Librarian, […]

Job Posting: Rare Books, Manuscripts and Digital Projects Librarian – Colgate University, Hamilton NY

via HigherEdJobs The Colgate University Libraries seek an enthusiastic and thoughtful individual to manage rare books, manuscripts, and other non-University Archives materials in the Special Collections and University Archives, including their development, organization, description, accessibility, digitization, preservation, promotion and assessment. Reporting to the Head of Special Collections and University Archivist, s/he engages in educational planning […]

Summer Internship Opportunity: Art Library, Rutgers University (NJ)

via SLA New Jersey The Art Library Summer Internship position will consist of processing 2 large collections of Art gift books.  Included in this task are searching books in the RUL Iris catalog, processing books to send to cataloging, as well as preparing books for the Fall Art Library book sale. Also as part of […]

Job Posting: Collections Information Associate, Princeton Art Museum (NJ)

via Archives Gig Position Summary The Collections Information Associate (CIA) is responsible for managing information in the centralized Museum repositories (Collections Information Management System (Gallery System’s The Museum System (TMS)) and Digital Asset Management System (Extensis Portfolio). The CIA implements and utilizes best practices in the cataloguing of works of art and digital assets, collaborating […]

Job Postings

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 […]