|Description & Details|
|This position is a part-time, 14 hours/week (Friday 2:00-6:00, Saturday 12:00-5:00, and Sunday 4-9), academic year position. Conducts circulation operations and supervises student assistants in the Music Library; completes stack maintenance activities and searches as assigned. Provides circulation assistance in the Albert M. Greenfield Library as needed. This position reports to the Music Librarian and takes direction for circulation activities from Access Services Librarian. Hired candidate should be available to start January 2018.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
II. Collection Maintenance (10%)
III. Supervision (5%)
IV. Financial and Management (5%)
V. Other duties as assigned, including assuring the cleanliness of counter and tabletops and shelving areas as needed.
Education and Qualifications
II. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent; they do not purport to describe all functions. Incumbent may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may change from time to time as necessary.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:
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|Interested qualified applicants should submit a letter of application/cover letter and a resume via email to email@example.com. Please ensure job title is in the Subject line.|
The Charles M. Schulz Museum, a not-for-profit institution located in Santa Rosa, California, seeks a collaborative, organized, and enthusiastic Assistant Archivist to join our collections team. The Museum is home to an active Research Center that provides care and access to correspondence, periodicals, books, news clippings, and business records pertaining to the life and art of Charles M. Schulz.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Assistant Archivist reports directly to the Archivist, who is responsible for the overall administration of the Research Center of the Charles M. Schulz Museum. This position is focused on processing archival records related to the life and legacy of Charles M. Schulz, creator of Peanuts, as well as institutional archives. The Archivist Assistant works to implement archival management of records in electronic formats, assists with the public service functions of the Research Center, and engages in active outreach. This position also has responsibility for encoding finding aids using Encoded Archival Description (EAD). In addition, the Assistant Archivist will work with processing assistants, including paraprofessional archival processors and interns. The successful candidate may also participate in digitization projects, acquisition of manuscript and archival collections, and donor relations.
A graduate degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution, a graduate degree in archival studies, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Formal coursework or training in archival management and theory.
Ability to work effectively as part of a team in a dynamically changing environment.
Experience processing archival collections and preparing finding aids.
Familiarity with concepts related to archival management of electronic records.
Knowledge of basic records management principles and current trends.
Ability to learn new technologies quickly and effectively.
Fluency with digitization concepts and best practices.
Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
Proficiency with PastPerfect Museum Software and ArchivesSpace.
Reference service experience in a research or academic library.
Expertise working with archival collections in non-textual formats, such as photographs, audio recordings, and video recordings.
Experience working with electronic records.
A comprehensive understanding of Adobe Creative Suites.
Experience with oral history interviews.
About the Museum
The mission of the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center is to preserve, display, and interpret the art of Charles M. Schulz. The Museum carries out this mission through exhibitions and programming that:
Illustrate the scope of Charles M. Schulz’s multi-faceted career,
Communicate the stories, inspirations, and influences of Charles M. Schulz,
Celebrate the life of Charles M. Schulz and the Peanuts characters, and
Build an understanding of cartoonists and cartoon art.
Benefits and Compensation
This is an hourly non-exempt full time position requiring 40 hours per week, and includes medical and retirement plan benefits. Hourly rate is $19.23.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and samples/links of finding aids to:
Cesar Gallegos, Archivist
Charles M. Schulz Museum
2301 Hardies Lane
Santa Rosa, California 95403
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.
The University Library provides materials and services which support the University of North Carolina School of the Arts’ educational, artistic, and performance objectives, and which serve the intellectual, informational, and cultural needs of the students, faculty, and staff of the school, as well as other members of the local community. The University Librarian provides leadership for the library with the following:
– Responsible for hiring, performance management and professional development of library personnel. Directly and indirectly supervises 7 professional librarians and 8 support staff, providing leadership that fosters a positive rapport and a collaborative spirit among all library employees.
– Oversees Access Services, University Archives, Benjamin F. Ward Music Library, Reference, Systems, and Technical Services.
– Directs the exploration, development, and implementation of innovative services and tools that provide high quality, user‐focused learning experiences and foster student success.
– Promotes assessment strategies and data‐informed decision making, enhancing support for future choices and changes in library service.
– Leads processes by which the library is integrated into the campus community, working to support the curricula, student learning outcomes and the goals of the university.
– Collaborates with library colleagues and the Provost in long‐range planning and budgeting for the library.
– Enhances financial support for the library through the pursuit of proposals and grants.
aster’s degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution with a demonstrated record of at least 5 years of successful, progressively responsible library leadership at the academic/university level.
– Arts background
– Experience developing capacity for new and emerging areas of library focus – e.g. user experience, digital preservation, data collection, assessment, and digital scholarship.
– Experience acquiring funding through a diverse array of sources, including institutional funds, grant-writing, and fundraising
The Library Information Associate, Senior (Project Archivist) will support the archives staff with surveying, processing, and describing two large, complex, keystone archival collections: the W. Eugene Smith archive and the Witkin Gallery archive. By completing this project, there will be improved intellectual and physical control, increased visibility and access to these collections, and ensured collection longevity. Essential functions will include: surveying the collections to identify processing and preservation issues; improving under-processed collections; refining finding aids to meet archival standards; rehousing and preservation; and authoring and publishing EADfinding aids online. This is an Extended Temporary Employment position.
The Center for Creative Photography (CCP) is the premiere research collection of American photographic fine art and archives, promoting creative inquiry, dialogue, and appreciation of photography’s enduring cultural influence. The Center for Creative Photography is a world-renowned leader in preservation, teaching, learning, scholarship, and the appreciation of archival material and works of art by North America’s greatest photographers.
With more than $606 million in research and development dollars from federal, state, and private sources, The University of Arizona currently ranks #21 among public universities in the US in overall research expenditures and #2 in physical science research. With world class faculty in fields as diverse as astronomy and space exploration, plant science, biomedical science and biotechnology, anthropology, Native peoples, business, law, philosophy, music, and dance, the UA is one of only 62 members in the Association of American Universities. The University’s main campus is situated in the heart of Tucson. Surrounded by mountains and the high Sonoran Desert, Tucson boasts a distinctive southwestern feel and enjoys more than 300 days of sunshine each year.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Complete collection-level surveys on the W. Eugene Smith and Witkin Gallery archives
- Advance intellectual and physical control over the materials by improving the arrangement, organization, and description of collection materials
- Discuss proposed changes with archives staff
- Rehouse materials as necessary
- Improve finding aids to follow archival best practices and standards (DACS)
- Author EAD finding aids using Oxygen XML editor and publish online
- Link collections to subject guides available on the CCP website
- Additional duties may be assigned
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
- Thorough knowledge of Encoded Archival Description
- Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to follow complex guidelines
- Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to demonstrate proper care and handling of materials
- Ability to work independently with self-initiative and minimal supervision
In addition to ABOR Minimum Qualifications listed below:
- Previous processing experience in an archives repository
(EAD), DACS guidelines, and other archival standards and best practices
- Excellent computer proficiency (Microsoft Office, XML editors, collection management systems)
- ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library/ Information Science
- Grant proposal writing experience
- Knowledge of the history of photography, including the identification of photographic processes
- Experience working in an academic research library, scholarly special collection, or large research organization
For more information & to apply please look here. Applicants are encourage to apply until November 12, 2017 with reviews beginning November 3, 2017.
- Bachelors Degree preferably with a concentration in the art and/or marketing field
- Two years’ experience in public or community relations and programming
- Demonstrated expertise with MS Office and Adobe CS5+ or higher
- Familiarity with HTML5
- Professional presence and demeanor
- Capacity to command the attention of and speak in front of large groups
- Ability to work well with varied public and employee clientele
- Excellent organization skills and ability to multi-task
Not specifically arts related, but this still may be of interest to new professionals and those recently graduated!
In support of developing the next generation of librarians and information professionals, the Librarians-in-Residence pilot program will give early-career librarians the opportunity to gain meaningful work experience in at least one track of the following: Acquisitions and Collection Development, Cataloging and Metadata, Collection Preservation, Reference and Instruction, and Systems and Standards.
The Library of Congress will hire on a temporary appointment up to four recent graduates from American Library Association-accredited master’s programs who received their degrees after December 2016 and before June 2018.
The selections will be made via a non-competitive hiring process with the start date of June 2018. The participants will be hired at the GS-9 level for an initial six-month appointment, with a possible extension of up to four more months.
Participants will receive on-the-job training and undertake assignments that contribute to the ongoing mission and work of the Library. They will participate in enrichment assignments and receive mentoring from seasoned professionals. They will also be expected to participate in Library-wide activities, such as the National Book Festival, and to provide information sessions concerning their professional interests to Library staff as well as report back to their graduate programs on experiences as Librarians-in-Residence.
The job posting will open on November 1, 2017, and close at the end of the month.
Learn more and apply here.
Summary of Unit Job Duties:
Under the general supervision of the Associate Director of Visual Resources Center, provide professional, relevant, and effective outreach and support for scholarship to faculty, students, and other members of the University community. Work closely with faculty and students to integrate digital images and relevant technologies into the research and pedagogical activities of the Art History Department and Humanities Division. Collaborate effectively with the Associate Director to develop and implement policies and workflows and to assist in all aspects of the daily operation and development of the Visual Resources Center. Catalog, develop, maintain, and administer digital collections. Oversee the work of part-time student and other temporary employees.
Detail of Unit Job Duties:
Metadata Creation and Maintenance. With a user-oriented perspective, create authority-based, original, image catalog records in relational database. Implement and maintain metadata and content standards in image catalog and image archive. Perform quality-control for all records in multiple image databases. In collaboration with Associate Director, develop appropriate metadata display templates. Research and acquire material to fill image orders and develop the VRC’s collections to support current curricular needs and research interests. Assist in training and supervising part-time student cataloging staff.
Digital Collection Management. In collaboration with Associate Director, maintain digital archive and digital collections in the LUNA database. Assist with digital collection management workflows for scanners and digital copy stand photography to ensure efficient processes and timely delivery of images to faculty and students. Participate in ongoing dialogue with patrons to maintain high usability standards for all VRC collections. Maintain, troubleshoot, and perform quality-control, including color fidelity testing, for digital files, delivery systems, and imaging technology. Keep accurate administrative records. Assist in training and supervising part-time student scanning staff.
Instruction and Outreach. Serve as a primary point of contact for patrons of the Visual Resources Center. Develop and deliver specialized training for digital media and related technology to faculty, students, and staff, in groups and individually, including student employee training sessions, classroom instruction sessions, online tutorials, and reference guides. Promote awareness of Visual Resources Center services, digitization equipment, projects, and resources via social media outlets and Center website.
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About Virginia Tech:
Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.
As the Head of the Art & Architecture Library, this position reports to the director of Planning and Branch Operations. This position will manage the A & A branch including public services, collections, library spaces, budget, training, and A & A staff. This position provides opportunity for library activities as well as organizing and implementing user services in the physical and virtual learning environments.
- Develops and manages collections in: Art and Art History; Architecture and the History of Architecture, Building Construction; Industrial Design; Interior Design; Environmental Design; and Landscape Architecture, taking into account not only of fiscal and physical resources, but also of educational and research needs.
- Coordinates collection management and development with bibliographers in other areas, especially those in humanities, social sciences, and engineering.
- Oversees the development of the visual resources collection in coordination with Visual Resources Curator and faculty.
Instruction and Reference responsibilities:
Provides specialized and in-depth reference, instructional and outreach services to graduate students, undergraduates, faculty and others. This responsibility includes developing instructional strategies that support the educational mission of the College of Architecture and Urban Studies and its programs; assisting users to obtain relevant information across a variety of formats and platforms, and conveying information about the library and its resources in a timely fashion. Provides reference service to patrons at the Art and Architecture Library. This includes interpreting the research and informational needs of patrons; assisting them in obtaining the appropriate information; and instructing them in the use of online catalogs and electronic resources, the standard scientific and technical bibliographic reference tools, and the library in general.
Outreach and Liaison Activities:
Serves as a library liaison. This includes, but may not be limited to:
- Maintaining awareness of tools and information resources in the discipline. Participating in the library liaisons council.
- Handling one-on-one reference questions coming from students and faculty. Working collaboratively with others to address reference questions that may require a team-based approach.
- Buying library materials that faculty and students request. Collaborating with partners in Collections to develop and maintain collections that support research and teaching needs.
- Taking the lead in upper-level instruction and collaborating with partners in Learning to develop instructional opportunities in lower-level instruction and First Year Experience courses.
- Providing advice on broad-based scholarly communication issues and collaborating with partners in the Libraries’ Research and Informatics group and other units on individualized and in-depth scholarly communication consults.
- Attending departmental meetings and events, communicating items of news and interest from and back to the Libraries, and finding referrals to other service areas in the Libraries.
Professional Contributions, Service and Research/Scholarly/Creative Achievements:
- Participates in committee assignments within the University Libraries
- Develops professionally through involvement in regional and national associations, research, and/or publication.
- Graduate of an ALA-accredited master’s degree program in library and/or information science or equivalent.
- Bachelor’s or advanced degree in art, art history, architecture or related disciplinary field
- Experience with a variety of library services including instruction, electronic resources, and collection development.
- Ability to provide leadership and direction in a rapidly changing environment, and demonstrated by supervisory, planning, and problem-solving experience.
- Strong commitment and proven ability to work effectively with a diverse population of faculty, staff, students, and community members.
- Experience and skill in evaluating and implementing new information technologies, especially those relevant to the art and design disciplines.
- Demonstrated leadership in the library and/or Art and Architecture field.
- Experience in administration including budgeting, personnel, planning, and policy development.
- Demonstrated progressive responsibility and successful experience in a library management position.
- Knowledge and skills in the use of current technology and collection tools.
- Understanding of programmatic accreditation requirements.
For additional information and application instructions:https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/
Title: Imaging Services Specialist
Department: Collection Management
Reports to: Digital Asset Manager
The Menil Collection seeks a qualified individual to support the Department of Collection Management with rights and reproductions requests.
The Imaging Services Specialist processes internal and external requests for images of objects in the collection to be reproduced, seeing requests through from initial contact to providing deliverables. This public-facing position plays an important role in fostering the institution’s relationships with artists, other museums, and the general public. The Imaging Services Specialist also assists with special projects such as ARTstor image contributions, a large-scale museum-wide digitization initiative, and implementation of digital asset management software.
- Respond to public requests for photographic material to be reproduced.
- Initiate rights and reproductions contracts and invoices and establish rates for usage.
- Maintain databases, process signed agreements and payments, and track receipt of copies of publications.
- Assist with research and resolve copyright permission issues related to the reproduction and filming of collection objects for print, website, and press use.
- Update licensing and photography agreements as needed.
- Work with various museum departments to secure copyright permission for reproductions featured in Menil Collection publications.
- Assess digital image files for quality assurance purposes and identify images that need to be rescanned or photographed from their original formats.
- Research, vet, enter, and update copyright credits and photography credits in the collection management database, The Museum System (TMS).
- Research, vet, enter, and update image metadata into digital asset management software.
- A BA in an arts-related field such as Art History, Museum Studies, or Media Studies, and knowledge or appreciation of art and architecture is preferred.
- 2-3 years’ experience in a rights and reproductions role is highly desired, preferably at a museum, image archive, or other arts-related or non-profit organization.
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills, including the ability to professionally and diplomatically communicate with artists, artist foundations and estates, museums, artist rights societies such as ARS and VAGA, and the general public.
- Knowledge of intellectual property law, including “fair use” and similar copyright issues, is desired, as well as the ability to interpret and communicate copyright information to the layperson.
- Strong visual acuity, including the ability to notice flaws such as dust or digital artifacts in images.
- Basic understanding of digital still image file creation including image sizing, bit depth, color profiling, image resolution, compression, and creating derivatives.
- Working knowledge of digital archiving standards and best practices including file naming and embedding and extracting metadata into and from digital image files according to standards and workflows.
- Exceptional attention to detail and conscientiousness, including good proofreading skills and the ability to track complicated projects. Experience handling multiple deadline-driven projects simultaneously is preferred.
- Must enjoy working both collaboratively and independently.
- Basic knowledge of The Museum System (TMS) and digital asset management software preferred.
- Familiarity with Photoshop, Acrobat, Filemaker, and the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and Word.
- Ability to work on both Mac and PC.
Salary and benefits competitive and commensurate with experience. Please send resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to: Director of Human Resources, The Menil Collection, 1511 Branard Street, Houston, Texas 77006. Application materials may also be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org.