Paid Internship Opportunity: Digital Image Processing Archival Internship, Calder Foundation, NYC


The Calder Foundation is a non-profit institution dedicated to preserving the legacy of the twentieth-century artist Alexander Calder.

The Terry Roth Internship was established in honor of our longtime friend and collaborator with the goal of making internships accessible to all candidates by compensating recipients.

Digital Image Processing Archival Internship

Fall  2017


Minimum commitment: 15 hours per week, 10 weeks

The archival internship is open to students (undergraduate or graduate) or recent graduates of art history or a related discipline. Undergraduates must have completed at least two years of study.

Archival Interns will learn organizational tasks involving cataloguing, preserving, and digitizing all aspects of the foundation’s collection of archival material.  The Calder Foundation Archive maintains over 130,000 documents, 26,000 photographs, dozens of films, and thousands of press clippings, articles, and publications. The Archive is also responsible for researching, cataloguing and archiving dossiers of information and images for more than 22,000 known works created by Calder.

Digital Image Processing interns will assist with identifying, analyzing, and processing images of artworks to be integrated into the Foundation’s physical and digital holdings.

Applicants must be conscientious, mature and detail-oriented. They must also possess strong visual and analytic skills. Also beneficial is prior experience with archival tasks, FileMaker Pro databases, Photoshop, and Epson scanning equipment.

Application Instructions / Public Contact Information

Deadline to apply is Friday, 1 September 2017. Please submit the following materials to

– a brief statement of interest

– resume

– names and contact information of two references (academic or professional)

NO INQUIRIES OR PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. Only applicants being considered for the internship will be contacted by the Foundation for an in-person interview.


Job Opportunity: Image Archive Associate, Guggenheim, NYC

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is seeking an Image Archive Associate. As part of the Photographic Services team, the Image Archive Associate facilitates the preservation, organization and archiving of all Guggenheim images.

Founded in 1937, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is dedicated to promoting the understanding and appreciation of art, primarily of the modern and contemporary periods, through exhibitions, education programs, research initiatives, and publications. The Guggenheim network that began in the 1970s when the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, was joined by the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, has since expanded to include the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao (opened 1997) and the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi (currently in development). Looking to the future, the Guggenheim Foundation continues to forge international collaborations that take contemporary art, architecture, and design beyond the walls of the museum. More information about the foundation can be found at

Key Responsibilities

  • Scan legacy and historic film in the Guggenheim Image Archive in high resolution for a wide variety of internal and external clients. Subject matter includes Guggenheim collection works of art, exhibition and architectural views, and conservation documentation images.
  • Perform digital file post-production of both scanned and newly captured photographs, including clean up, color correction and metadata entry for new collection, conservation and exhibition-related photography.
  • Retouch, composite, silhouette and locally color-correct images for publications, special projects and retail product photography.
  • Research and conduct preliminary editing of contemporary and archival still images for a wide variety of museum publications and projects.
  • Collaborate with and assist Digital Asset Manager in organization and maintenance of all Guggenheim collection, exhibition and other types of photography created in the Photographic Services Department. Confirm that metadata, formatting, and file naming conform to studio standards. Organize images on servers.
  • Prepare web-ready still images for Guggenheim website, Guggenheim App, Media and Public Relations, and Marketing.
  • Assist with workflow management of new collection photography to be entered into TMS (Guggenheim collection database).
  • Support Licensing with fulfillment of external rights and reproduction requests and internal fulfillment requests.
  • Collaborate with Studio Manager to ensure best practices and that digital image production meets standards for long-term archiving, retrieval, and distribution.
  • Participate in the planning of interdepartmental projects.
  • Assist Chief Photographer and Photographer with location and studio photography shoots, handling equipment and lighting as needed.
  • Assist Chief Photographer with post-production for architectural views, museum portrait sessions and exhibition views.
  • Print, package, and ship fine art prints to be sold at the museum’s retail and online stores.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, or Masters in Fine Arts, Photography, Digital Imaging or related fields
  • Thorough working knowledge of digital imaging techniques and software, including fluency with Photoshop retouching and compositing techniques, Adobe Bridge metadata entry and Adobe Lightroom editing. Familiarity with Media Beacon or other DAM database software is a plus
  • Solid working understanding of digital image file standards and color management, Macintosh operating system and related digital asset management practices
  • Familiarity with traditional photography, including film types, formats and digital photography
  • Experience with photo editing and research
  • Excellent organizational and archival skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Fully skilled with scanning of negatives, transparencies, and reflective media using Epson and Imacon scanners
  • Good working knowledge of inkjet printing and color calibration tools

The Guggenheim offers a competitive salary and excellent medical, dental, life, disability, and retirement plan coverage.  Our staff also enjoys generous vacation, sick leave and personal days, access to a variety of cultural institutions, discounts to museum stores, and a stimulating and collegial work environment.

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Instructions / Public Contact Information

Qualified applicants please send your resume and cover letter, including salary expectations, to  Indicate the job title “Image Archive Associate” in the subject line. Only those applicants who meet our requirements for this position will be contacted.


Job Opportunity: New York Art Resources Consortium Kress Fellow, NYC

2017–2018 Samuel H. Kress New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC) Fellowship

Fixed duration position: 14 months from date of hire; non-renewable

The New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC), comprised of the research libraries of The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), The Frick Collection, and the Brooklyn Museum, invites applications for a Fellow position generously funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. This fellowship will provide an emerging librarian with a unique opportunity to learn the operations of two leading art museum libraries, experience hands-on training in the field of public information services, and gain an in-depth understanding of developing digital tools for researchers in the field. The Kress Fellow will spend time at the Frick (6 months) and MoMA (8 months) for a total of 14 months in the Fellow position.


  • Assist staff and public patrons with research questions posed to the library and archives of each institution; answer reference questions via email; conduct instructional library and research tool sessions for patrons; and engage in outreach programs to promote NYARC’s web archive collection of art research materials.
  • Serve as member of the NYARC Discovery Working Group and lead usability testing of NYARC Discovery, a research tool that is part of NYARC’s Andrew W. Mellon Foundation-funded web archiving program to capture, archive, and provide access to born-digital art research materials.
  • Coordinate efforts with other departments within each museum such as Digital Media, Marketing and Communications, and Education to promote NYARC’s research resources through social media platforms and other outreach.
  • Contribute to the goals of institution-specific library initiatives. Reports to the Chief of Public Services at the Frick and the Reader Services Librarian at MoMA. The Fellow will collaborate with senior staff to co-develop responsibilities, expectations, and projects for each rotation assignment. The Fellow will receive regular feedback on performance and development. The Fellow will actively participate in Library committees, meetings, and events.



  • Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program for library and information science conferred in 2017 or after.
  • Demonstrated interest in reference services, art, and art history.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and reference interview skills.
  • Enthusiasm for outreach work, engaging with patrons, and teaching.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Experience using electronic resources and basic web technologies.

Salary & benefits

This is a paid, full-time (35 hours/week) position; stipend to be discussed with final candidates. In addition, the Kress Fellow will receive travel funds to the annual conference of the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA). Health benefits are included.

Application deadline

Review of applications will begin September 13, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.


Finalists will receive notification via email. Applicants should submit a current resume, statement of interest, and three professional references to Please include “2017-2018 Kress NYARC Fellowship” in the email subject.


Subject Librarian – Research & Instructional Services, The New School, NYC

S/he delivers research and instructional services to The New School students, faculty, and staff. Duties are concentrated in subject areas related to design. This is a full-time position. The position reports to the Assistant Director for the Instruction Unit within the Research and Instructional Services (RIS) department who reports to the Director for Research and Instructional Services.

The Subject Librarian’s responsibilities include:

  • Serve as liaison to the Fashion Design, Fashion Studies, Product Design, Industrial Design, Photography, Illustration, Graphic Design, Communication Design, and Design and Technology programs by providing: outreach, instruction, 1-on-1 research assistance, reserves and new program support, coordinating collection development, creating online guides and tutorials.
  • Provide excellent internal/external customer service.
  • Coordinate with co-workers to deliver general research services through a tiered reference model.
  • Engage in outreach and communicate effectively with users to raise awareness of the libraries’ services and collections.
  • Design curriculum and instruction in information literacy, including information technology and participate in assessment; work with faculty to provide course-integrated instruction.
  • Assist in identifying and exploring opportunities for expanded instructional services.
  • Maintain current knowledge on relevant subject resources and participate in local and national professional associations and professional development activities in order to stay current with trends in academic libraries.
  • Serve on a library working group.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree from a four-year program
  • ALA-accredited MLS
  • Background or strong interest in teaching and curriculum development
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in constantly evolving environment and eager to facilitate innovative change
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • More than 2 years relevant work experience
  • Master’s in relevant subject area
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of current instructional technologies
  • Exemplary teaching skills or training experience

Job Family:
University Library

Posting Date:

Open Until Filled

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter


Job Opportunity: Art Librarian/Coordinator of Library Instruction, Alfred University, Alfred NY

Art Librarian/Coordinator of Library Instruction


The Samuel R. Scholes Library at Alfred University invites applications for the faculty post of Art Librarian/Coordinator of Library Instruction.  Scholes Library supports the two internationally recognized schools in Art and Engineering that form the New York State College of Ceramics. The college is located on the beautiful, rural campus of the private Alfred University in upstate NY.


Position Description: The Art Librarian/Coordinator of Library Instruction will be the lead professional in direct support of the distinguished undergraduate and graduate programs of the School of Art and Design.  The primary focus of this position is to work alongside art faculty to offer creative and meaningful instruction, learning assessment, and attentive library service.


Librarians at Alfred are leaders serving within a progressive, highly collaborative and project driven environment.  We embrace change, and value flexibility in all aspects of library service. The Art Librarian will assume multiple leadership responsibilities in the areas of art librarianship, library instruction, collection development, learning assessment, campus collaborations, and shared outreach programming.  This librarian will represent Scholes Library in all assessment team activities for the combined Alfred University Libraries. In addition, all librarians participate in general reference, operational activities and policy development.


The Art Librarian/Coordinator of Library Instruction is a 10-month, probationary tenure-track appointment at the faculty rank of Assistant Professor. Shared evening and occasional weekend service is required. Librarians serve as team members in cross-campus initiatives with Herrick Memorial Library at Alfred University.  Scholes Library is a partner in regional and state consortia including the State University of New York SUNYConnect initiative.


Qualifications: A Masters Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program is required.  Strong subject expertise, or degree in an Art related field is required.  Evidence of creativity and an understanding of best practices in instruction are required. The ability to work independently on multiple projects and excellent written and oral communication skills are also required.  The successful candidate will possess strengths in project management, leadership in team environments, and experience in the use of technology for instruction.


Formal training and/or experience in instruction is highly desirable.  Experience with social media promotion, outreach programming, and knowledge of special collections is also desirable.   A degree in Art or Education is not required, but is a plus.
To apply, please submit:
1) A letter of introduction outlining how your qualifications and experience match this opportunity;

2) A separate, short statement (up to 1 page) regarding your philosophy of information literacy instruction;

3) Current Resume/Vitae;

4) Names, email, and phone numbers of three appropriate references


Submit materials to: Alfred University, Human Resources, One Saxon Drive, Alfred NY 14802; or email


Review of applications will begin on August 1st, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive, with excellent benefits including tuition remission.


Alfred University, Alfred, NY, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation.  Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Job Opportunity: Cataloging Librarian, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta GA

Job Title: Cataloging Librarian

Department: ACA Library, SCAD Atlanta

Reports To: Head Librarian, ACA Library

FLSA Status: Exempt

Prepared By: Head Librarian, ACA Library

Prepared Date: May 22, 2017


The Cataloging Librarian coordinates and performs activities associated with the SCAD-Atlanta cataloging operation and coordinates efforts with those of the SCAD Libraries in Savannah and Hong Kong. The Cataloging Librarian is responsible for original and copy cataloging primarily for art related publications, including books, serials, electronic materials, DVDs, artists’ books and book objects. The successful candidate must possess a user-centered attitude and a desire to work in a team oriented environment that serves a diverse population.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Performs original and copy cataloging of print and non-print materials according to RDA, AACR2r, LCRI, LCSH and other relevant national standards

• Develops comprehensive bibliographic descriptions and assigns subject headings and classification numbers according to LC practice

• Performs bibliographic maintenance and data clean up

• Coordinates departmental policies, procedures, statistics gathering and assessment related to all aspects of cataloging operation

• Provides reference/circulation service ~10 hours per week to library patrons

• Participates in college-wide events, committees, and initiatives as applicable

Supervisory Responsibilities

• Assist in supervising library assistants, including hourly staff and work-study students

• Provide training related to cataloging and bibliographic maintenance

Required Qualifications:

Education and Experience

• ALA-accredited MLS

• Experience in cataloging, and technical services operations

• Working knowledge of MARC formats, RDA, AACR2r, and LCSH/LC classification schedules

• Must be able to work independently and balance day-to-day oversight with longer term planning of all aspects of cataloging operations

• Familiarity with automated cataloging systems (OCLC Connexion) and professional trends in cataloging

• Familiarity with traditional and electronic information resources

Preferred Qualifications

• Preference will be given to candidates possessing expertise in art, design, architecture or humanities.

• Experience with creating original catalog records for art related publications

• Experience using Innovative Interfaces Sierra ILS

• Knowledge of collection development and acquisitions procedures

• Reference and outreach experience

Language skills

• Must have excellent written and oral communication skills

• Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures

• Write reports and procedure manuals

• Effectively present information to staff and patrons

Computer Skills

• Knowledge of online cataloging, and integrated library systems required

• Knowledge of Microsoft Office required

Hours of Work

The college work week is Sunday through Saturday. Most offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. In order to accommodate the college’s business needs, employee may be assigned to other work days and/or hours, including weekends and evenings.


Job Opportunity: Art, Architecture and Design Librarian, Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington IN

The Indiana University Libraries seek a knowledgeable, innovative, dynamic individual to join the Arts and Humanities Department as Art, Architecture and Design Librarian.  Working in a highly collegial and collaborative organization, the Art, Architecture and Design Librarian is responsible for collection development, reference and research consultations, instruction, and outreach to the faculty and students of the School of Art + Design.  Established in 2016, the School of Art + Design has merged the departments of studio art, apparel merchandising, and interior design and offers courses in fourteen different areas in art, design and merchandising.  Beginning in the fall of 2018, Indiana University Bloomington will offer a new master of Architecture degree program based in the School of Art + Design.   The program will have its primary focus in Columbus, Indiana, an internationally recognized center for architecture.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop services and collections in alignment with new and emerging programs in the School of Art + Design.  The Art, Architecture and Design Librarian will also be active in digital scholarship initiatives within the Libraries and, in partnership with groups across the campus who maintain a focus on digital scholarship in the humanities, will lead the Libraries in exploring and implementing digital arts and humanities efforts in areas of art, architecture, and design.  With a recently approved Open Access policy by the Bloomington Faculty Council, the Art, Architecture and Design Librarian will play an active role in promoting and educating faculty about open access.

The successful candidate will be joining a thriving arts and humanities community on the Bloomington campus.  Highlighted as an area of focus in Indiana University’s Bicentennial Strategic Plan ( as well as in IUB’s Campus ( and the IUB Libraries Strategic Plan (, IUB’s historically strong arts and humanities departments and programs are expanding with new and exciting initiatives, most notably in the area of public humanities, which extend campus arts and humanities activities into the wider Bloomington and Indiana communities. The Libraries’ Arts and Humanities department has the unique opportunity to imagine and develop new ways of connecting with the constantly emerging initiatives led by the Arts and Humanities Council as well as to create new partnerships with faculty in areas of digital scholarship, data management, and open access.  Reporting to the Head of the Arts and Humanities Department, the successful candidate will be able to participate in shaping the department’s direction as it connects with these emerging initiatives.  We encourage applications from individuals with broadly focused subject expertise in art and design who are flexible and excited about expanding and/or shifting their range of responsibilities in alignment with campus and library needs.  The Indiana University Libraries are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce.  We encourage all employees to fully incorporate their diverse backgrounds, skills, and life experiences into their work and towards the fulfillment of our mission.


  • Develop and manage the library’s collections related to Art, Architecture, and Design.
  • Serve as liaison to the School of Art + Design.
  • Provide reference and instruction for the School of Art + Design and arts more generally.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with Arts and Humanities initiatives across campus such as the Arts & Humanities Council and the Institute for Digital Arts and Humanities.
  • Serve as an active member of the Libraries’ Arts and Humanities Department and help shape the department’s direction.
  • Collaborate with archival and special collections units as well as the Lilly Library to connect archival and general collections into seamless Arts and Humanities outreach.
  • Collaborate with other library departments, such as Social Sciences, Area Studies, Teaching and Learning, Digital Collections Services, and Scholarly Communications on services and initiatives.
  • Support research and scholarly communication for subject areas in art, architecture and design through outreach to faculty and students; with members of the Scholarly Communications Department, support services related to humanities data curation and publishing.
  • Promote the Libraries’ culture of diversity and inclusion, and support the values outlined in Indiana University Bloomington’s Campus Strategic Plan and the Libraries’ Diversity Strategic Plan (
  • Contribute to developments in the field of Art, Architecture and Design librarianship through active professional engagement and independent scholarship consistent with a library faculty appointment.



  • ALA-accredited Master of Library Science (MLS) or advanced degree(s) in relevant subject areas and appropriate experience in an academic setting.
  • Two or more years of professional experience in an academic/research library.
  • Strong public service orientation.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and build working relationships with campus colleagues.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of trends and issues in scholarly communication.
  • Experience in reference and instruction.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work well with a diverse population of faculty, students, and academic colleagues.
  • Ability to meet the requirements of a tenure-track librarian position (
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Understanding and valuing of diversity and the importance of inclusion as demonstrated through a commitment to apply and incorporate the differences, complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization.
  • Knowledge and understanding of key issues and trends that affect academic libraries and higher education


  • Demonstrated experience in digital scholarship or digital humanities.
  • Advanced degree in a discipline related to Art, Architecture or Design.
  • Experience as subject liaison in the field of Art, Architecture or Design.
  • A minimum of three years of collection development experience in subject areas related to Art, Architecture, or Design.
  • Familiarity with digital scholarship tools, methodologies and initiatives that support new scholarship in Art, Architecture and Design, for instance image-mining, form-finding techniques, computational geometry, or computer simulation.


Review of applications will begin Friday, July 28, 2017.  The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Jennifer Chaffin, Director of Human Resources, Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library 201, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 – Phone: 812-855-8196 – Fax: 812-855-2576 – Email:



Job Opportunity: Librarian, American Craft Council, Minneapolis MN

American Craft Council (ACC) is a national, nonprofit educational organization founded in 1943 to promote understanding and appreciation of contemporary American craft. ACC is a community that believes in the value of things made by hand, the people who create them, and the meaning that creativity brings to everyday life. ACC champions craft through American Craft – a bimonthly magazine, national juried shows, a specialized research library, achievement awards, and educational workshops and seminars. To learn more about ACC visit


The Librarian is responsible for the effective management of day-to-day operations and long-range planning for the American Craft Council library in accordance with its mission to acquire, organize, preserve and provide information about craft. Responsibilities include collection management, archives, catalog, research, patron assistance and library promotion.


Master of Library Science or Master of Library & Information Science from ALA-accredited program. Minimum of five years working in a specialized library setting. Two or more years in a supervisor role. Experience in art/craft library collection is very desirable.

Cataloging experience with catalog and digital archive systems. OCLC Client or web-based WorldCat, Koha and CONTENTdm preferred. Strong research skills in both print and electronic media. Working knowledge of RDA, LCSH, LC classification, and MARC. Proven ability to develop and modify library databases. Experience with archive organization and preservation.

Self-motivated, results-oriented, and goal-focused. Demonstrated success in working independently and as part of a team. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Able to work some evenings and weekends, with possibility of limited travel.


Please email resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to No Calls Please

American Craft Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse work environment.

Job Opportunity: Cornell University Library Diversity Fellowship, Cornell University, Ithaca NY

Position Description: Cornell University Library is committed to diversity and is actively seeking to foster and support the growth and development of librarians from underrepresented groups through the Cornell University Library Diversity Fellowship. We value qualified candidates who can enrich our community with variety of backgrounds and experiences.

The Diversity Fellowship is designed for recent MLS graduates who want the opportunity to learn about academic libraries and acquire core competencies and skills in research, scholarship and instruction. The program allows the Library Fellow the unique opportunity to work in a variety of public services areas, explore new information technologies, collaborate on projects, and to participate in a challenging and rewarding work environment. A flexible program will be developed to balance the Fellow’s individual goals and interests with the Library’s needs. In addition, the Fellow’s professional interests will be supported with a mentoring program, specialized training, continuing education, and participation on library committees.

A final job description will be created in collaboration with the candidate. Duties could include a selection of the following or other options at the request of the selected candidate:

  • Teaching in Mann Library’s information literacy program
  • Developing online learning modules
  • Library space planning and assessment
  • Supporting systematic reviews
  • Providing research data management services
  • Providing consultation on advanced research strategies and citation management
  • Planning for emerging technologies
  • Multi-media and/or makerspace support services
  • Library outreach and communication
  • Collection development
  • Digitization of historical material
  • Supporting the Library’s international outreach initiatives, including TEEAL and Research4Life

This is a fully funded two-year appointment available starting August 15, 2017. The start date is negotiable.

Required Qualifications:

  • MLS from ALA accredited institution.
  • Graduation should be within the last three years.
  • Strong service orientation; excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work independently and function in a collegial, teamwork-oriented environment that emphasizes customer service and delivery of exemplary library research and instruction services.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Academic background or experience in science and/or social sciences.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Benefits: Competitive in salary, rank, professional development support, and benefits. Comprehensive benefits package including 22 vacation days, 12 paid holidays, health insurance, life insurance, and university retirement contributions (TIAA-CREF and other options). Professional travel funding available.

Application Instructions: Please attach a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references to your application (preferred as one combined PDF document). Candidates should include in their cover letter a description of their knowledge and experience that demonstrates engagement in underrepresented communities and the ability to transfer this asset to a research, learning, and instructional context. Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled. For more information, contact Mary Ochs, Director of Mann Library,