Cataloguer and Technical Services Librarian, The Phillips Collection

The Phillips Collection, America’s first museum of modern art, seeks a full-time, experienced cataloguer and technical services librarian. The library contains material that supports research on works of art in the museum’s permanent collection and the history of the museum. The Techinical Services Librarian plans, coordinates and carries out library’s technical services in consultation with librarian as well as other duties as assigned. Master’s Degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution; coursework and experience with archives desirable with two years progressive cataloguing experience, preferably in an art museum library, including experience cataloguing in an automated environment required. Professional knowledge of the Library of Congress principles needed. For full description: www.phillipscollection.org.

Send cover letter and resume to: The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St., NW, Washington DC, 20009 or e-mail: mjcurrier@phillipscollection.org.

Visual Resources Curator, Boston

The Art Department of the University of Massachusetts Boston is seeking
to fill a professional non-faculty position as Visual Resources Curator.

DESCRIPTION: The Curator is responsible for managing and developing the
visual resources collection of the Art Department, in particular the
slide collection of approximately 150,000 slides, as well as video tapes
and CDs, in consultation with faculty and appropriate staff.

Architecture, Design & Digital Services Librarian in the Arts, UCLA

The UCLA Library has initiated recruitment for the position of Architecture, Design & Digital Services Librarian in the Arts Library. We are actively seeking nominations and applications, and the first consideration date for this position is November 27, 2006.

The complete posting, which includes the position description, complete qualifications and application procedures, is available on the Employment and Human Resources website of the UCLA Library, at:

http://www2.library.ucla.edu/about/2188.cfm

Visual Resources Specialist II, California State University, Chico

California State University, Chico
Visual Resources Specialist II

Full vacancy announcement at: www.csuchico.edu/hr/vacancies.shtml

Administers all aspects of collection: slides, digital images, books, periodical subscriptions, videos, and DVDs. Provide reference services focused on VRC to students and faculty. Organize and classify materials and creates metadata for digital images. Supervise student employees and volunteers. Pursue professional development.

Visual Resources Curator, Wheaton College, Norton, MA

Visual Resources Curator
Wheaton College
Norton, MA

Term: Full-time, 12 months
Reports to: Director of Technology for Research and Instruction
Description: The Visual Resources Curator is primarily responsible for developing, administering and coordinating services associated with the Art History and other college image collections consisting of slides and digital images and for providing support for faculty use of visual resources for teaching, learning and scholarship. Specifically, the Visual Resources Curator will collaborate and work closely with faculty and other LIS staff to continue the development of a teaching-based image collection and he/she will coordinate the production of images including photographing, scanning and cataloging of images. In addition, he/she will contribute to the development of future digital resource management initiatives and will identify and assess new technologies and resources.

Assistant Archivist, Wenner Media

Assistant Archivist

Position Summary

Wenner Media, publisher of Rolling Stone, Men¹s Journal, and Us Weekly
magazines, seeks an Assistant Archivist to process collections (paper and
photo), catalog art collection, scan photographs and provide reference and
research assistance.

Position Qualifications

·     Related BA or BS preferred. A minimum of one-year prior experience
working with archival collections is required.
·     Knowledge of the recommended practices and standards for the
management of archival collections.
·     Knowledge of contemporary American popular culture and politics is
desired.
·     Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, Photoshop and archival
scanning standards.
·     Candidate must be able to maintain confidentiality, have good
attention to detail, excellent work ethic and ability to work well as part
of a team.

This position is full-time with benefits.

To Apply: Please send resume, cover letter, three references and salary
requirements to: maria.lacalle@rollingstone.com.

2006 Kress Fellowship in Art Librarianship at Yale University

2006 Kress Fellowship in Art Librarianship at Yale University
Arts Library
Yale University Library

Contact: Hannah Bennett, Public Services Librarian / Interim Assistant Director

Duration: 8 months from date of hire.

THE UNIVERSITY AND THE LIBRARY
The University Library, which is a highly valued partner in teaching and research at the University, has more than 12.5 million volumes housed in the Sterling Memorial Library and 22 school and department libraries. It employs a dynamic and innovative staff of nearly 600 FTE who have the opportunity to work with the highest caliber of faculty and students, participate on committees and are involved in other areas of staff development. A full spectrum of library resources, from rare books and manuscripts to a rapidly expanding network of electronic resources, constitutes one of Yale’s distinctive strengths. The Library is engaged in numerous ambitious projects to expand its collections and access to them. For additional information on the Yale University Library, please visit the Library’s Web site.

Digital Imaging Technician, Art Institute, Chicago

Digital Imaging Technician* (*This is a 14-hour per week temporary position)
Maclean Visual Resources Library, Ryerson Library, The Art Institute of Chicago
Job Code: MC/255

Duties: Prepares and scans 35mm slides from the library’s collection following standards set by The Art Institute of Chicago. Scans books and archival collection items for Ryerson Library patrons and special projects. Photographs print materials using a digital camera. Enters and maintains digital file metadata in collection records database.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with relevant experience in digital imaging capture or equivalent combination of education and experience. Training and experience in digital scanning and using Adobe PhotoShop is required. Must have experience in digital photography and relational database  maintenance. Familiarity with art and art history is desirable.

See Art Institute of Chicago Employment web site at for application instructions.