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Job Opportunity: Early Career Librarian Fellow: Towson University – Towson, MD

Job TitleEarly Career Librarian Fellow
CompanyTowson University’s Albert S. Cook Library
LocationTowson, MD
Full-time/Part-timeFellowship – Fellow may receive work release time of up to 50% to complete their degree.
SalaryNot indicated
Posting Websitehttps://towson.taleo.net/careersection/fac_ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=2200009X
Required ExperienceMaster’s degree must be completed by start date or within one year of hire. Commitment to developing a career in academic librarianship; knowledge of issues and developments in academic libraries.  Demonstrated interest or experience in diversity and inclusion initiatives. Strong commitment to supporting the academic and research needs of students, faculty and staff. Basic familiarity with current practices and technology in library instruction, technical services, and special collections.  Demonstrated interest in scholarship and commitment to professional growth. Strong, positive interpersonal and collaborative skills; ability to work in a team environment. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently and collaboratively on a variety of projects simultaneously. Demonstrated excellent organizational, analytical, time management and project management skills. Ability to work flexibly and creatively in a changing and fast paced environment with a diverse population.
Sample Job ResponsibilitiesThe fellow will work on one of three program areas of their choice, choosing from topics of (1) research and instruction liaisonship, (2) digital archives, or (3) open educational resources.  In the final year of the program, the Fellow will specialize in their chosen area(s) and work on a capstone project suited to their professional interests and to the needs of the library. A goal of this project is for the Fellow, working independently or with a mentor, to develop, complete, and report research or creative work at a conference or as a publication. The Fellow will serve on library and university committees and participate in professional organizations. The Fellow will benefit from formal and informal mentorship, funding and encouragement of professional development, and a focus on career planning. Towson University Libraries Residency program is part of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Diversity Alliance. 
Application ProcessReview of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.
Applicants should submit a resume or curriculum vitae, cover letter and the names and contact information of three relevant references. Cover letters should detail how the applicant’s interest and experience in teaching, service and/or scholarship will support the success of students from underrepresented racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds. Applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work in librarianship will further Towson University’s commitment to diversity. Transcripts will be requested of final candidates.
Click here to apply. Please note that the search number for which you are applying is LIB-3555.   

DLF Forum Fellowship Applications open now –  apply by May 31

The Council on Library and Information Resources and the Digital Library Federation are proud to announce that the 2022 Forum fellowship application is now open. This year, they are offering a limited number of fellowship opportunities to enable a diverse group of students and practitioners to attend the 2022 DLF Forum, to be held in Baltimore, Maryland this October. 

Eligibility information for each of the following award categories is available on the website, but DLF member affiliation is NOT required to apply (so please share this opportunity widely!):

  • Fellowships for Students
  • HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) Fellowships
  • TCU (Tribal Colleges and Universities) Fellowships
  • Public Library Fellowships
  • Fellowships for Grassroots Archives and Cultural Heritage Organizations

All fellowships will include the following:

  • Complimentary DLF Forum registration 
  • A complimentary room at the conference hotel for three nights (October 9-11)
  • A stipend for travel and incidentals ($650)
  • Invitations to special networking opportunities 
  • The option to present a short lightning talk during the conference 

In return, Fellows agree to share a brief (500 word) reflection on their experiences to be published on the DLF blog after the Forum.

Take a look at our website for more information and the link to this year’s lightweight application. 

The deadline to apply is 11:59pm ET on Tuesday, May 31.

Center for Craft 2022 Craft Archive Fellowship now open for applications

Overview

2022 Craft Archive Fellowship

The 2022 Craft Archive Fellowship will foster archival research on underrepresented and non-dominant craft histories in the United States.

Please visit the website for full details: https://www.centerforcraft.org/grants-and-fellowships/craft-archive-fellowship#grant-overview

Details

  • Award Amount:
  • $5,000
  • Grant Period:
  • 9 months

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Timeline

  • Applications Open:
  • April 27, 2022
  • Application Information Session :
  • May 31, 2022
  • Application Deadline:
  • June 27, 2022
  • Notification:
  • August 2022
  • Grant Period Begins:
  • Sept 1, 2022
  • Draft Hyperallergic Article Due:
  • April 1, 2023
  • Final Report and Hyperallergic Article Final Draft Due:
  • June 1, 2023

  • Grant Period Ends:
  • June 1, 2023
  • Joint Public Program with American Craft Council:
  • Summer 2023

2022 Dance/USA Summer Archiving Fellowships

Dance/USA, the national service organization for professional dance, invites applications for the Dance/USA 2022 Archiving and Preservation Fellowship Program for master’s degree students in library and information sciences and related fields. The theme of this round of Fellowships, generously supported by funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is Preserving Cultural Heritage, Supporting Communities. 

The goal of the Archiving and Preservation Fellowship Program is to develop an engaged, passionate, and well-trained next generation of archivists in the dance ecosystem and to advance models for community-based archiving assistance to regional dance communities. Dance/USA invites applicants who are committed to advancing a more equitable and inclusive archives field that reflects and supports the true diversity of voices, practices, and identities within dance communities. Applicants should be interested in learning and applying archiving methods that are culturally sensitive and rooted in community practice.

Dance/USA will award six Fellowships in 2022, with a stipend of $10,000 per Fellow

Deadline: 11:59pm EST, February 28, 2022

2022/23 Kress Fellowship in Art Librarianship at Yale University

2022/23 Kress Fellowship in Art Librarianship at Yale University
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, 2022
Fellowship Award: $40,000
Application Deadline: February 21, 2022
Link to Application Form

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Yale University Library welcomes applications for the 2022/23 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, and is made possible through the generosity of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. Through this fellowship, the Kress Foundation seeks to ensure the growth of the discipline by promoting the advancement of new professionals.

The Haas Family Arts Library at Yale serves an array of academic and museum programs, architects, artists and scholars. Kress Fellows have opportunities to interact with faculty, staff and students in the Schools of Architecture, Art, and Drama; Department of the History of Art; and two university art museums, the Yale Center for British Art and the Yale University Art Gallery. They also have opportunities to collaborate with colleagues from throughout the Yale University Library, including the Sterling Memorial Library and the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. 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 in the region.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Kress Fellowship is a 10-month appointment and focuses on multiple areas of art librarianship including collection development and management, special collections, digital collections, and public services. Focusing on print special collections this year, projects and activities will draw on subject areas served by the Haas Arts Library including the history of art, architecture, drama, design, and aligned area studies. The fellow will also work one day per weekon a special-collections-focused project at the Yale Center for British Art Institutional Archives.  

Here is a list of past fellows and project titles.

The fellow will gain experience in reference services and library research education in the Haas Family Arts Library, Arts Library Special Collections, including shifts at service desks and participation in orientations, instruction sessions, and library workshops. Other activities will vary based on current Yale Library needs and the fellow’s interest and experience.

Kress Fellows are expected to pursue mutually agreed-upon projects resulting in tangible deliverables. Kress Fellows are also introduced to a broad spectrum of professional activities and may have the opportunity to assist with collection development activities, archival processing (at the Yale Center for British Art Institutional Archives), or library-based exhibitions. Kress Fellows may participate in library committees and working groups at the Arts Library and the larger Yale Library system. Recent Fellows have taken the lead in running the Arts Library’s social media feeds in collaboration with members of the Arts Library Social Media Team. Fellows are encouraged to be professionally active and involved in the academic, scholarly, and professional community. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program for library and information science (degree must be completed before start date). Academic background in history of art, architecture, or related arts discipline. 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 working with rare materials, cataloguing, archival processing and/or developing digital information resources. Teaching experience and/or customer service experience.

FELLOWSHIP AWARD AND BENEFITS

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.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please, submit your application via via this form, before February 21, 2022. 

Materials required:

  • Current resume or CV
  • Statement of interest that includes experience with special collection material and reflects a genuine commitment to art librarianship and an interest in the provision of information services to the visual arts community
  • Names and contact information for three professional references

If you have questions, please contact Mar González Palacios via e-mail at mar.gonzalezpalacios@yale.edu.

A search committee of Yale librarians will review submissions and contact candidates who are selected for interviews.

We encourage candidates to apply who embrace a multi-cultural, diverse, and inclusive workplace and who strive to incorporate those values into their work.

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.

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

THE UNIVERSITY AND THE LIBRARY

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 three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.

The Yale University Library, as one of the world’s leading research libraries, collects, organizes, preserves, and provides access 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. Housed in fifteen locations 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.

THE ROBERT B. HAAS FAMILY ARTS LIBRARY
The Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library specializes in visual arts, history of art, design, architecture, and drama, including arts-related special collections. The Arts Library contains approximately 150,000 onsite volumes including important reference works, monographs, exhibition catalogs, and print periodicals, and a growing complement of digital resources, including online periodicals, article indexes, and databases. It also includes Arts Library Special Collections, The Arts Library Special Collections features volumes and archival materials on book arts, fine printing, bookplates, typography, illustration, and design, as well as thesis projects from the Schools of Art, Architecture, and Drama.

THE YALE CENTER FOR BRITISH ART
The Yale Center for British Art holds the largest and most comprehensive collection of British art outside the United Kingdom. The Center’s collections of paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, photographs, rare books, and manuscripts present the story of British art and culture, and its global contexts, from the fifteenth century to today. Together with the Reference Library and Institutional Archives, the collections are an exceptional resource for anyone interested in British art and its histories.

Fellowship Opportunity: Curatorial Fellow (Collections), Visual Arts – Walker Art Center: Minneapolis, MN

Job TitleCuratorial Fellow (Collections)
CompanyWalker Art Center
LocationMinneapolis, MN
Full-time/Part-timeFull-time (35 hours)
Salary$40,000 annually
Posting Websitehttps://walkerart.hiringthing.com/job/345281/curatorial-fellow-collections-visual-arts
Required Experience • B.A. or M.A. degree in art history, museum studies, arts administration, or a related field (e.g. cultural studies, curatorial studies, data management).
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and familiarity with modern and contemporary art required.
Sample Job Responsibilities • Collection data research and assessment
• Reviewing demographic data
• Planning for the center’s future direction

Fellowship: Frick Art Reference Library Digital Art History Fellowship 2021–22, NYC

Posting Website

Part-time Fellowship

One-year part-time fellowship. The term of the award will begin in September 2021 and conclude in May 2022.

Summary

The Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library is pleased to announce the availability of a one-year part-time fellowship for an outstanding graduate student in art history, the digital humanities, computer science and/or information science. The successful candidate will complete a digital project (preferably Open Access) of their own design that utilizes the rich digital resources of the Library, especially The Frick Digital Collections, the institution’s online archive, and its Art History Research Databases. Ideally, this project would support research for the fellow’s master’s thesis or dissertation; however, projects for course credit and independent initiatives will also be considered. During the tenure of the fellowship, which will be held remotely, the fellow will also be closely involved in all activities and public programming sponsored by the institution’s Digital Art History Lab. At the conclusion of the fellowship, the Fellow will be required to present their project in an online public event scheduled for May 2022.

Qualifications and Application Process

Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited graduate program in the United States or Canada. The Fellow will receive a one-time stipend of $15,000. The Fellow will be considered a part-time employee for the duration of their fellowship. The term of the award will begin in September 2021 and conclude in May 2022.

Applications must include the following materials:

  • A cover letter explaining the applicant’s interest in the fellowship and the Frick Art Reference Library’s digital resources more broadly. The letter must include a home address, phone number, and email address
  • An abstract, not to exceed three typed pages double-spaced, describing the applicant’s proposed project
  • A complete curriculum vitae of education, employment, honors, awards, and publications
  • Two letters of recommendation (academic and professional)

Please submit application materials to dahlprograms@frick.org. Letters of recommendation should be sent to this email address directly from recommenders; PDFs of signed letters on university or business stationary are preferred.

The application deadline for the fellowship is April 30, 2021.

Finalists will be interviewed via video conferencing. The Library plans to make the appointment by May 31, 2021.

Opportunity: 2021/22 Kress Fellowship in Art Librarianship at Yale University, New Haven, CT

2021/22 Kress Fellowship in Art Librarianship at Yale University
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, 2021
Fellowship Award: $40,000

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Yale University Library welcomes applications for the 2021/22 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, and is made possible through the generosity of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. Through this fellowship, the Kress Foundation seeks to ensure the growth of the discipline by promoting the advancement of new professionals. 

The Haas Family Arts Library at Yale serves an array of academic and museum programs, architects, artists and scholars. Kress Fellows have opportunities to interact with faculty, staff and students in the Schools of Architecture, Art, and Drama; Department of the History of Art; and two university art museums, the Yale Center for British Art and the Yale University Art Gallery. They also have opportunities to collaborate with colleagues from throughout the Yale University Library, including the Sterling Memorial Library and the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. 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 in the region.

RESPONSIBILITIES
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. Focusing on special collections this year, projects and activities will draw on subject areas served by the Haas Arts Library including the history of art, architecture, drama, design, and aligned area studies. The fellow will also work on a special-collections-focused project at the Yale Center for British Art Institutional Archives.  Here is a list of past fellows and project titles. 


The fellow will gain experience in reference services and library research education in the Haas Family Arts Library, Arts Library Special Collections, including shifts at service desks and participation in orientations, instruction sessions, and library workshops. Other activities will vary based on current Yale Library needs and the fellow’s interest and experience. 


Kress Fellows are expected to pursue mutually agreed-upon projects resulting in tangible deliverables. Kress Fellows are also introduced to a broad spectrum of professional activities and may have the opportunity to assist with collection development activities, archival processing, or library-based exhibitions. Kress Fellows may participate in library committees and working groups at the Arts Library and the larger Yale Library system. Recent Fellows have taken the lead in running the Arts Library’s social media feeds in collaboration with members of the Arts Library Social Media Team. Fellows are encouraged to be professionally active and involved in the academic, scholarly, and professional community. 

QUALIFICATIONS
Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program for library and information science (degree must be completed before start date). Academic background in history of art, architecture, or related arts discipline. 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 developing digital information resources, archival processing, and/or working with rare materials. Teaching experience and/or customer service experience.

FELLOWSHIP AWARD AND BENEFITS
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.

APPLICATION PROCESS
Applicants should submit a current resume or CV, a brief cover letter/statement of interest that includes experience with special collection materials, and names and contact information for three professional references to Mar Gonzalez Palacios via e-mail at mar.gonzalezpalacios@yale.edu, before February 15, 2021. 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 “2021/22 Kress Fellowship” in the e-mail subject and cover letter.  A search committee of Yale librarians will review submissions and contact candidates who are selected for interviews. 

We encourage candidates to apply who embrace a multi-cultural, diverse, and inclusive workplace and who strive to incorporate those values into their work. 

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.

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.

THE UNIVERSITY AND THE LIBRARY
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 three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music. 

The Yale University Library, as one of the world’s leading research libraries, collects, organizes, preserves, and provides access 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. Housed in fifteen locations 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 Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library specializes in visual arts, history of art, design, architecture, and drama, including arts-related special collections. The Arts Library contains approximately 150,000 onsite volumes including important reference works, monographs, exhibition catalogs, and print periodicals, and a growing complement of digital resources, including online periodicals, article indexes, and databases. It also includes Arts Library Special Collections, which features volumes and archival materials on book arts, fine printing, bookplates, typography, illustration, and design, as well as thesis projects from the Schools of Art, Architecture, and Drama. For more information, visit web.library.yale.edu/arts.

THE YALE CENTER FOR BRITISH ART
The Yale Center for British Art holds the largest and most comprehensive collection of British art outside the United Kingdom. The Center’s collections of paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, photographs, rare books, and manuscripts present the story of British art and culture, and its global contexts, from the fifteenth century to today. Together with the Reference Library and Institutional Archives, the collections are an exceptional resource for anyone interested in British art and its histories. For more information, visit https://britishart.yale.edu/ 

Fellowship Opportunity: Anne Lunder Leland Fellowship in Curatorial Practice

Job Description Website

Job Description
Department:
Lunder Whistler Studies
Pay Rate Type:
Hourly
Employee Type:
Job Summary:The Anne Lunder Leland Fellowship in Curatorial Practice at the Colby College Museum of Art will support a one-year appointment to the Museum, with the possibility of a renewable second year. The position works with all members of Museum staff, with a focus in the curatorial area.

Founded in 1959, the Colby College Museum of Art comprises five wings, more than 10,000 works of art, and more than 38,000 square feet of exhibition space, the largest in the state of Maine. A 2017 gift by Peter and Paula Lunder has added more than 1,100 artworks to the collection by artists from Albrecht Dürer to Julie Mehretu. Works in the collection strengthen the Museum’s mission to offer Colby students new perspectives on their classroom studies and expand their understanding of diverse subjects through art. The gift has also established the Lunder Institute for American Art to advance critical and creative research in American art and related fields. The Lunder Institute is integrated into the academic mission of the College and the Museum and creates unique opportunities for multi-disciplinary scholarship, creative work, and mentorship among visiting scholars, artists, faculty, and students.

A major focus of the Lunder Institute is to make connections between American and global art, inspiring a dialogue between places and cultures and making the Museum an internationally recognized destination for the collection, study, and exhibition of American art. The Colby Museum is also deeply committed to strengthening diversity and inclusion across all strategic and programmatic areas of the Museum to include a multiplicity of perspectives and backgrounds represented on our staff and Board of Governors, outreach to diverse audiences, inclusive and diverse exhibitions and programs, and a broad-based, expansive collection. The Museum seeks to further strengthen its identity as a preeminent academic museum through national and international partnerships and through world-class exhibitions. In addition, the Museum serves as a key contributor to the revitalization of downtown Waterville through its membership in Waterville Creates! and its active participation in the programmatic initiatives of Colby College.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Provide curatorial support for the Colby Museum’s exhibitions and permanent collection, as well as related programs
  • Assist with all aspects of exhibition realization, especially Museum graphics and exhibition labels, but also and not limited to loan requests, checklists, and interpretative materials
  • Support the organization and management of the Museum’s exhibitions, publications, and new acquisitions
  • Work collaboratively with all areas of the Museum’s curatorial, education, and collection departments
  • Field inquiries regarding the collection
  • In collaboration with an advisory team, facilitate the Museum’s digital publication, The Lantern, including developing content, liaising with contributors, and managing the WordPress interface
  • Act as the curatorial representative to the Student Advisory Board
  • Participate in the Museum’s social media planning and content development
  • Conduct ongoing collections and exhibitions research as required with the possibility of contributing to Museum publications
  • Update new information to the Museum object files in conjunction with the Museum’s Registrars
  • Perform additional duties as assigned; duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice

QUALIFICATIONS :

  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in education and experience
  • Relevant coursework in art history and demonstrable administrative experience preferred
  • Highly motivated, flexible, and comfortable with diverse audiences
  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills with a high level of motivation
  • Excellent research skills and attention to detail
  • Experience in a professional environment, able to work collaboratively within a team and a diverse organization
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team, exercise judgment, establish priorities, and manage projects with minimal supervision and to adjust as new projects are assigned
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with staff, students, and faculty
  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign, and WordPress

KEY RELATIONSHIPS :

This position reports to a member of the curatorial department and has significant interactions with key members of the Museum staff as well as faculty, staff, students, alumni, Museum guests, and outside vendors.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS :

General open office and campus environment. Position involves sitting, although frequent movement is necessary. Computer usage involving repetitive hand/wrist motion is also necessary.

TO APPLY :

Interested candidates should apply electronically by clicking the “Apply” button on the Colby Careers website. Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and the contact information of three professional references. Materials should be addressed to:

Anne Lunder Leland Fellowship in Curatorial Practice – Search Committee
Office of Human Resources
Colby College
5500 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, ME 04901-8855

Diversity Scholar, Oregon State University

Position Announcement
The Oregon State University Libraries (OSUL) Diversity Scholars Program (DSP) is now recruiting for the program’s fourth Diversity Scholar (DS) for the 2020-2021 academic year. The DS 2020-2021 position is for a person of color who is enrolled in an online or distance learning library science master’s program – a program that is American Library Association accredited and within the United States – who plans to graduate in the spring or summer of 2021. The DS position is for one 9-month appointment, October 2020 – June 2021. The goal of this 0.5 FTE term-limited position is to provide mentorship, professional development opportunities, and first-hand experiences working in an academic library for an MLIS student. Diversity Scholars’ projects support strategic initiatives of the OSUL while providing concrete and innovative opportunities for the DS to interact with librarians from various departments as fully integrated members of the library faculty. The Diversity Scholar 2020-2021 position will be 100% remote.

Compensation: $11,500 for the 0.5 FTE 9-month appointment, 20 hours per week (600 hours total, October 2020 – June 2021); $2,500 for professional development; with benefits. Flexible scheduling available.

Position Description and Application Process: https://guides.library.oregonstate.edu/diversity-scholars-program/applynow