National Digital Stewardship Residency Art (NDSR Art) is now accepting applications for its second and final cohort. Four candidates will be selected to work on projects related digital stewardship of new media and arts information. Each resident will be assigned to one of the four available projects and corresponding host institutions. The 2018-19 hosts are the Art Institute of Chicago, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum of Art, Maryland Institute College of Art, and Small Data Industries. See the Project Description page for qualification requirements and information about each of the four projects.
Applicants should specify their top two institutional choices in their application form. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.
The deadline for applications is March 16, 2018. Selected residents will be announced in May.
This NDSR Art residency runs for 12 months, from July 16, 2018 to July 12, 2019, starting with a week-long training session in Philadelphia. Residents will work full-time, on-site in fully funded positions at their host institutions with opportunities for travel and professional development throughout.
This program aims to bridge the gap between existing, well–developed classroom education and the need for more direct professional experience in the field. The mission of the National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) is to build a dedicated community of professionals who will advance our nation’s capabilities in managing, preserving, and making accessible the digital record of human achievement. We encourage students interested in digital stewardship and cultural heritage to apply.
Who May Apply
Anyone who has received or will be receiving a master’s degree (or higher) between Spring 2016 and Summer 2018 in a field related to digital stewardship will be eligible to apply for the 2018 resident class. If you are receiving your degree after the application deadline, and are selected as a NDSR Art resident, you will need to sign an agreement confirming you will receive your degree prior to the residency start in July 2018 or will relinquish your place in the program.
Applicants should be prepared and willing to move to the geographic location of their host institution for a twelve-month period beginning in July 2018.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States; NDSR Art will not be able to sponsor employment visas
For detailed information about the residency and application instructions, please see the NDSR Art website: http://ndsr-pma.arlisna.org/
Are you looking for more than just a summer job? Crutchfield’s summer experience is structured, but far from stuffy. This paid internship program will help you develop new skills, make connections, and strengthen your resume by learning directly from company leaders. Our interns work on real projects that matter and we’ll count on your skills and experience to solve problems in a relaxed and fun environment.
Help us find the right photos faster. You’ll work with our photography team, print and web designers, and digital asset manager to help us organize our photo storage, and optimize our naming and metadata to get better search results.
This position is 40 hours/week and pays $15/hour. Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Interviewing stakeholders
- Planning and implementing a new file structure for digital assets
- Reviewing existing assets and recommending a list of keywords to optimize searches using image librarian program
- Recommending and implementing improvements to the process of tagging new/existing image
- Working with IT to implement improvements to the image librarian program
- Developing and managing a process to tag images and file assets from in-house photo studio
This position reports to the Image Annotation Manager. The Keywording Intern will be responsible for classifying and describing the images of a large, diverse photo archive. They will collaborate with other Keyworders to ensure consistency and accuracy, and will also help to organize the controlled vocabulary used to keyword these images.
This internship provides an opportunity to learn about the business of high-end image licensing, as well as standards and innovations in image keywording.
The ideal candidate has a background or strong interest in commercial and/or fine art photography. Familiarity with beauty, fashion, lifestyle, celebrity, and/or interior design media is essential. Previous experience keywording or cataloguing images or other assets is a big plus.
Must have basic computer proficiency (Mac), and excellent command of English. Experience with DAMs, Excel, and understanding of search engine functionality helpful. Research skills and attention to detail are critical.
Please submit a cover letter and resume through NYFA only. Applications submitted via direct email will not by reviewed.
Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library
Yale University, New Haven, CT
Fixed Duration Position: 10 months from date of hire; non-renewable
Expected Start Date: July 1, 2018
Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include two major art museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.
THE UNIVERSITY AND THE LIBRARY
The Yale University Library, as one of the world’s leading research libraries, collects, organizes, preserves, and provides access to and services for a rich and unique record of human thought and creativity. It fosters intellectual growth and supports the teaching and research missions of Yale University and scholarly communities worldwide. A distinctive strength is its rich spectrum of resources, including around 15 million volumes and information in all media, ranging from ancient papyri to early printed books to electronic databases. The Library is engaging in numerous projects to expand access to its physical and digital collections. Housed in eighteen buildings including the Sterling Memorial Library, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Bass Library, it employs a dynamic and diverse staff of approximately five hundred who offer innovative and flexible services to library readers. For additional information on the Yale University Library, please visit the Library’s web site at web.library.yale.edu.
THE ROBERT B. HAAS FAMILY ARTS LIBRARY
The Haas Family Arts Library at Yale consists of collections from three formerly-separate operating units: Art and Architecture, Arts of the Book, and Drama. Now located under one roof, these libraries support the Schools of Architecture, Art, and Drama, and the department of the History of Art, as well as the teaching and research needs of the Yale community beyond the visual arts. In addition, the Arts Library houses several prominent archival and special collections in Art and Architecture, Arts of the Book, and Drama, ranging from type specimens and woodblocks to theatrical archives to one of the world’s foremost collection of books on color. For additional information on the Haas Family Arts Library, please visit the Library’s web site at web.library.yale.edu/arts.
The Yale University Library welcomes applications for the 2018/19 Kress Fellowship in Art Librarianship. The Kress Fellowship is intended for a recent graduate from library school who wishes to pursue a career in art librarianship. This fellowship is made possible through the generosity of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. Through this fellowship, the Kress Foundation seeks to achieve in the field of art librarianship what it has accomplished for art history and art conservation: ensuring the growth of the discipline by promoting the advancement of new professionals.
The Haas Family Arts Library at Yale serves a distinguished array of academic and museum programs, architects, artists and scholars. Kress Fellows have the opportunity to interact with faculty, staff and students in distinguished Schools of Architecture, Art, and Drama; a nationally ranked department of the History of Art; and two outstanding university art museums, the Yale Center for British Art and the Yale University Art Gallery. They also have occasion to collaborate with colleagues from throughout the Yale University Library, including the Sterling Memorial Library, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the library and rare books department of the Yale Center for British Art. The rich professional and scholarly resources of New York City and Boston’s art libraries and museums are within two hours’ travel, providing further opportunities for professional growth and professional contact with colleagues.
The Kress Fellowship is a 10-month appointment and focuses on multiple areas of art librarianship including public services, collection development and management, special collections, and digital collections. Projects and activities will draw on subject areas served by the Haas Arts Library including the history of art, architecture, drama, and aligned area studies. The fellow will gain experience in reference services and library research education in the Haas Family Arts Library, Haas Arts Library Special Collections, and the Library and Archives of the Yale Center for British Art. Other activities will vary based on current Yale Library projects and the fellow’s interest and experience.
During their tenure at Yale, Kress Fellows are expected to pursue mutually agreed-upon projects resulting in a publishable paper, a new library service (such as a webpage or research guide), or other relevant deliverables. Kress Fellows are also introduced to a broad spectrum of professional activities and may have the opportunity to perform collection development activities or assist with library-based exhibitions. Kress Fellows also participate in library planning committees and task forces and engage in campus, regional, and national professional organizations and other collaborative activities. Fellows are expected to be professionally active and represent the Library and the University in the academic, scholarly, and professional community.
Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program for library and information science. Background in history of art, architecture or related arts disciplines. Excellent analytical, organizational, management, customer service, and interpersonal skills. Ability to effectively build partnerships and promote the benefits of change in an academic culture that often values ambiguity, diversity of opinion, and historic precedent. Ability to communicate effectively through both oral and written expression. Ability to work both independently and collegially in a demanding and rapidly changing environment.
Preferred: Advanced degree and/or relevant experience in history of art, architecture or related arts disciplines. Experience with web design and development and electronic information resources. Experience with HTML and XML. Reading knowledge of two or more Western European languages.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
The Kress Fellowship is a competitive position. Applicants should submit a current resume or CV, a brief cover letter/statement of interest, and names and contact information for three professional references to Lindsay King via e-mail at email@example.com, before February 1, 2018. The statement of interest is expected to reflect a genuine commitment to art librarianship and an interest in the provision of information services to the visual arts community. There is no application form. Please be sure to include “2018/19 Kress Fellowship” in the e-mail subject and cover letter. A search committee of Yale librarians will review submissions. The Kress Fellow will be in residence at Yale for ten months and will receive an award of $40,000, prorated over the fellowship term. Health insurance will be provided.
BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIREMENTS
All external candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. Internal candidates may be subject to a motor vehicle or credit check for this position based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent on successful completion of the required background check. Please visit http://your.yale.edu/policies-procedures/policies/hr-100-employment-policies for additional information on the background check requirements and process.
Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students and strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.
The Reference and Instruction Librarian performs highly specialized, professional duties in the areas of library Research, Reference, and Instruction, to support and fully engage in the educational mission of the School and the success of its students.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Performs highly specialized, professional duties in the areas of library Research, Reference, and Instruction, to support and fully engage in the educational mission of the School and the success of its students.
2. Areas of performance include (but are not limited to):
- participating in the design, delivery, and evaluation of front-line library services to the SAIC community;
- course-integrated, web-based, and other approaches to information literacy instruction;
- providing research consultations and reference services;
- collaborating with colleagues throughout the library and the campus to optimize the user’s experience of library collections and services;
- current knowledge of traditional and emerging technologies and best practices relevant to the assigned areas of responsibility.
3. Proactively engages the School’s agenda for student success.
4. Promotes best practices for a student-centered library.
5. Participates in building the library’s main collections (both physical and digital).
6. Contributes as needed to planning, policy development, and assessment for the Flaxman Library.
7. Serves as formal liaison to one or more curricular programs at SAIC.
8. Participates as assigned in: activities of other Flaxman Library work groups; and internal or external committees and projects.
9. In the absence of the Research and Access Services Librarian and the Access Services Manager, may supervise: Senior Access Services Assistant, Circulation Assistant, and Student Workers as assigned.
10. Other duties as assigned.
- Commitment to the educational mission of the School and respect for all members of the campus community.
- Master’s degree in Library or Information Science or related field.
- Background in the arts or humanities.
- Some experience working in a library, archive, or similar institution.
- Demonstrable knowledge of current issues and best practices for library Research, Reference and Instruction.
- Knowledge of vendors and delivery systems for current reference resources.
- Understanding of instructional methods and measures used by libraries.
- Proficiency using standard office software, web services, and networked environments.
- Proficiency using social media relevant to library outreach and instruction.
- Ability to work effectively within a team or independently.
- Professional experience in a similar position, especially at a school of art, design, or architecture.
- Proficiency using integrated library systems (ILS), OCLC, and/or other standard library technologies.
- Experience working in art- or design-related fields, especially at an independent, non-profit college of art and design.
- Teaching experience.
- Degree(s) in the visual arts, design, or architecture.
Job ID 9995
Under the direction of the Technical Services Archivist in the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, the Visual Materials Cataloger works to provide greater access to both analog and digital photographic collections in the special collections of Cornell University Library and the photographic holdings of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art.
In creating descriptions across the collections, the cataloger will work to bring together the different approaches to descriptive practice currently utilized by the library and museum and communities. In the Library, the cataloger will identify photographic materials across collections and create descriptions based on archival standards and best practices to facilitate access and use, with a particular focus on photography in designated subject areas, including land and environment, labor, civil rights, and Asia. In the Museum, the cataloger will perform item-level cataloging for photographic collections using accepted standards and appropriate controlled vocabularies. To enable discovery across the Library’s and Museum’s collections, the cataloger will work to ensure descriptions are consistent and compatible with relevant discovery platforms.
This position is a two-year benefits-eligible term appointment.
- Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent combination of advanced degree and related experience.
- One to two years of experience working in a special collections or museum setting.
- Experience arranging and describing photographic and visual materials in an archival or museum setting according to accepted national standards, including DACS, EAD, and MARC.
- Experience creating and updating item-level metadata using accepted standards and vocabularies such as LC, ULAN, AAT, TGM, and others.
- Knowledge of the history of photography, photographic materials and processes, and the proper handling, care, and storage of photographic and visual materials.
- Excellent organizational skills and ability to plan, coordinate, and implement complex projects.
- Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
- Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a variety of staff in a rapidly changing environment.
- Expertise and/or interest in environmental, labor, American, or Asian studies.
- Degree in history or a related discipline
- Record of engagement with professional groups and activities and/or contributions to professional or scholarly literature.
- Familiarity with ArchivesSpace, eMuseum, or similar applications.
May work with dusty materials. Must be able to lift 20 to 40 lbs.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
2018 ARLIS/NA Wolfgang M. Freitag Internship Award
Please share with current students and recent graduates of graduate programs in library/information science, art history, architectural history, architecture, studio art, or museum studies.
The Art Libraries Society of North America is now accepting applications for the 2018 Wolfgang M. Freitag Internship Award. The award grants $3000.00 to the selected recipient to support a 150 hour internship in an art library or visual resources collection.
The deadline for applications is November 17, 2017.
The Award will be announced and presented during convocation ceremonies at the46th Annual ARLIS Conference in New York City, NY, in February 2018.
Who May Apply
This internship aims to represent the multifaceted nature of our field by providing internship opportunities to students currently enrolled in, or having completed within the last 12 months, a graduate program in library/information science, art history, architectural history, architecture, studio art, or museum studies. Applicants must have completed at least 10 credits of their graduate coursework before the application deadline.
For detailed information about the award and application instructions please see the ARLIS/NA website: https://www.arlisna.org/about/awards-honors/68-internship-award
ARLIS/NA Wolfgang M. Freitag Internship Award Sub-Committee:
Jasmine Burns (Chair)
Chihuly Studio is a lively and world renowned art studio based out of Seattle. We are seeking a dynamic, experienced professional to lead its Registration team.
The Registration Manager will manage all operations of the Registration Department including ownership of the Vetro CRM system and Asset Bank digital asset management system, formulation and implementation of policies and procedures around artwork handling, conservation and records management, digital asset production and administration, and management and handling of archives and collections. This individual will be a strategic partner to the Executive Team and Studio management by recommending and executing best practices, and by formulating policies and procedures that will aid in long-term planning and administration of artwork, collections and archives. This manager will be responsible for leading and developing a high functioning team capable of collaborating with Studio cohorts as registration, conservation, and archive practices and procedures evolve.
Our Ideal Candidate is:
- Curious, organized, self-directed leader comfortable in a dynamic work environment
- Creative problem-solver
- Strong and savvy communicator able to work effectively and collegially throughout an organization
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Manage all aspects of Studio and privately owned art inventory
- In collaboration with the warehouse manager, formulate and implement packing/storage/shelving protocol for artwork and collections and digital assets
- Maintain Vetro and Asset Bank databases including updating of artwork and digital asset data and records. Lead the implementation of system updates and enhancements.
- Train users on Vetro and Asset Bank and maintain training documents
- Coordinate with warehouse staff on inventory counts and reconcile Vetro records to accounting records
- Develop and implement policies and procedures to facilitate the safe handling, storage and condition reporting of artwork in Studio facilities and on loan
- Review pertinent contracts to ensure adherence to protocol for artwork handling, storage, and condition reporting
- Manage the digital asset librarian and the Asset Bank digital asset system
- Work closely with the PR/Communications staff to manage rights and reproduction activities associated with artwork, digital assets and collections
- Train, mentor and develop a staff of six
- Oversee the photography studio, ensuring that photography resources are effectively prioritized
- Manage image assets including the Asset Bank digital asset system, and curation and storage of non-digital image assets
- Formulate and implement preventative conservation policies and practices, and diagnose and prioritize conservation needs for artworks
- Oversee archivist activities and archived materials to ensure proper retention and organization. Participate with executive management on long-term and strategic planning for the artist’s archives and collections.
- Generate policies and messaging for client and gallery inquiries
- Oversee Chihuly personal collections (artwork and collectibles) and serve as a point of contact for outside consultants
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
- Proven leadership ability and experience
- Minimum 3 years’ work experience in the arts field
- Familiarity with museum industry standards
- Experience maintaining physical and intellectual control of artwork, archives and image assets
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
- Experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365 or inventory tracking database preferred
We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including a health/dental/vision care package, employer retirement match, and paid time off.
How to Apply: Applications are accepted using our online application process only. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! Please go to: https://careers-hrpmsi.icims.com/jobs/2171/registration-manager/login to start the online application process
Link to current projects: http://www.getty.edu/foundation/pdfs/2018_2019_graduate_internship_position_descriptions.pdf
Internships are open to students of all nationalities. Applicants must be:
Internships are located at the Getty Center in Los Angeles or the Getty Villa in Malibu. All positions are full-time beginning September 10, 2018. Most internships are for eight months, ending May 17, 2019. Conservation and Publications internships are for twelve months, ending September 6, 2019.
Grant amounts are $20,000 for eight months and $30,000 for twelve months, plus $1,000 towards relocation expenses. Housing is not provided. Support for research travel is available for up to $2,500. Graduate Interns are eligible to enroll in the Getty’s health care plan. Please note that grant funds may be subject to federal and state taxes and deductions. Additional information about the terms of these grants is available here.
Applicants are required to complete and submit the online Graduate Internship application form by 5:00p.m. Pacific Time on November 1, 2017. Materials received after the deadline will result in an incomplete application. We cannot accept applications hand-delivered to the Getty Center or those sent by e-mail or fax.
As part of the application, you will need to prepare the following materials:
1. Personal Statement: Your Personal Statement should consist of no more than 500 words (two double-spaced pages) that explain how your Getty internship selections (choose two in order of preference) fit with your background and career goals. Include the reasons for your choice of specific departments or programs for an internship. Also describe what you hope to achieve from the experience and what you believe you can contribute.
2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae: Current resumes are required for all applicants. Please limit resumes to five pages.
3. Transcript(s)/Academic Records: We require transcripts/academic records for undergraduate degree/s (completed) and graduate degree/s (completed or in progress). Multiple transcripts must be combined into a single PDF before upload. Please be aware that we may request hardcopies of official transcripts/academic records at a later date in the evaluation process.
–If you graduated from a school outside of the United States, transcripts may be substituted with proof of completed courses and/or copies of diploma(s).
–If you are currently enrolled in a graduate program, provide proof of current enrollment (for example, your most recent transcript or academic record).
To request letters of recommendation, provide the name and contact information of your recommenders in the “Letters of Recommendation” section of the online application. The Getty will automatically contact your recommenders via email through the application system. You will be able to monitor your account to confirm that the letters have been submitted.
For the best user experience, we strongly recommend use of the Google Chrome browser. You may also use Firefox or Safari. The Internet Explorer (IE) browser is not compatible with our portal.
Create or update your account and password, log in, and begin a new application.
You may return to your work at any time by visiting the portal at the link above and logging into your account.
Due to the large volume of applications received, staff is unable to respond to application-related questions once the deadline has passed. Finalists will be contacted for phone or in-person interviews in January 2018. All applicants will be notified of the Getty Foundation’s decision in the spring of 2018.
For technical assistance, or if you cannot submit an online application, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We are available during normal business hours Pacific Time, and will attempt to respond within two business days.