Archivist, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, UK

Housed at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds’ important and extensive designated sculpture collections are supported by a major archive of sculptors’ papers covering the 18th century to the present day which form an important research facility. The Henry Moore Institute is a partnership between Leeds Museums & Galleries and The Henry Moore Foundation.

You will be responsible for the care of the sculpture archive, developing its accessibility by means of facilitating research, publications and exhibitions. You will respond to visitor enquiries, searchroom needs and provide archival advice.

The post would suit a qualified archivist with experience of cataloguing with CALM, international archival standards and preservation knowledge. You will contribute to the joint collections care and development of Leeds Museums & Galleries support the programme of the Institute. You will have a clear understanding of both physical and intellectual audience access issues, an interest in sculpture or late 19th/early 20th century history and the have the ability to prioritise and manage your own workload.

We promote diversity and want a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds

Job information can be downloaded at http://www.leeds.gov.uk/jobs or alternatively, please contact the council’s recruitment service on 0113 224 3357

Closing date 5:00pm, 8th May 2008

Photo Archivist, Maryknoll, NY

Job Title:    PHOTO ARCHIVIST
Location:    United States, New York, Maryknoll
Job Types:    Professional
Categories:    Entry Level
Archives/ Records Management

PHOTO ARCHIVIST
Maryknoll Mission Archives

The Maryknoll Mission Archives seeks a Photo Archivist who will be responsible for accessioning, appraising, preserving, arranging and describing historic images of the Congregation and Society. Using knowledge of the collections, prepares exhibits, web content, performs data entry, digital imaging and answers reference requests through the provisioning of images. Develops a schema and standards for cataloging images.

Requirements/Preferences
ALA-accredited MLS or MA in history with archives concentration and 3-5 years previous experience. Knowledge of archival theory and practice, with processing experience. Strong organizational, analytical, written and interpersonal skills; ability to handle multiple tasks; can work independently and as a team member; detail oriented; working knowledge of Microsoft applications, Photoshop, digital imaging. Experience with databases, cataloging a plus. Knowledge of Catholic Church history and global issues.

TO APPLY, contact:

Human Resources
Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers
P.O. Box 302
Price Building
Maryknoll, NY 10545

914-941-7636
fax 914-944-3617
hr@maryknoll.org

Link: http://Maryknoll.org