The Bard Graduate Center is seeking a full-time Technical Services and Systems Librarian. Responsibilities include managing all aspects of technical services workflow, including original and copy cataloging, database management, coordinating the implementation of new library software, and the local system administration of the ILS and OPAC. This position also oversees the development of our new Blacklight discovery tool, working across departments and collaborating with outside developers to ensure continued development. Additional duties include working closely with library staff on collection development and reference service.
The Manager of Collection Information manages all aspects of the Museum’s collections management system (TMS) and its implementation. This position has primary responsibility for managing the Museum’s collection cataloguing system, and plays a critical role in the development, maintenance, and use of collection information. Working closely with Museum staff in Curatorial, Digital Media, IS&T, and the Registrar’s office, this position will define data management needs, provide user support, and will establish and maintain cataloguing and workflow standards. S/he will oversee staff on the TMS team and will also collaborate on all projects that require electronic access to the Museum’s collection information.
4-6 years of experience preferred.
Working as a member of the Research and User Services (RUS) Librarians team, the Art and Design Librarian will administer the collection and provide research services primarily for the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design within the Columbian College of The George Washington University. The Art and Design collection is located on the first floor of the Gelman Library and supports the artistic and academic needs of the Corcoran School and the wider GW population. For further information, please visit http://library.gwu.edu/art-design. A key challenge for the position is to evaluate the relationship between the Corcoran School and the Art Department, and to develop a cohesive plan for their mutual needs. This is a newly created position that offers strong opportunities for leadership in developing the collections and services of a prominent art school within a major research university.
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title: Reference and Instruction Librarian
Assigned Area of Responsibility: SCAD Atlanta
Work Year: Year Round
SCAD libraries are focal points for inspiration, information, study and research. The university seeks a reference and instruction librarian to support these growing and rapidly changing environments.
Reporting to the head librarian at SCAD Atlanta, you will apply your strong public service orientation and customer service skills to assist talented students and professors in their academic pursuits.
On a daily basis, you will provide patron service at the reference desk, in classes and over the Web; conduct research workshops and orientations; and instruct patrons on how to best take advantage of the library’s print and electronic information resources.
We invite you to develop new programs for library instruction; maintain reference service statistics; coordinate library donations; assess and develop overall library services including outreach initiatives; develop the library’s collections by subject area; and liaise with departments throughout the university.
You will also represent SCAD through local and national library organizations and participate in library and university-wide events and activities.
– M.L.S. degree from an ALA-accredited program
– Undergraduate or graduate degree in a subject taught at SCAD
– Familiarity with traditional and electronic information resources
– Working knowledge of effective search strategies and innovations in library instruction
Full application details and to apply: https://scadjobs.scad.edu/postings/8236
The Museum of Modern Art is currently seeking a Project Assistant Archivist to survey, process, and preserve the recently acquired Seth Siegelaub and Herman and Nicole Daled Archives. This project is a top priority for the Museum’s Archives due to the collection’s great research potential and the desire of the curatorial staff to access the materials quickly to enhance the understanding of the Museum’s new acquisitions. Processing these archives entails appraising and organizing the collections, which includes correspondence, unique items created by artists, financial records, and photographs, among other materials. Descriptive information will then be assembled to create an electronic finding aid. This is a grant funded position that is expected to last for 12 months.
Specific responsibilities, following professional archival standards, are as follows:
· Surveys the collection. Conducts preliminary research on the materials. Drafts a processing plan, in conjunction with Museum Archives staff.
· Determines and acquires necessary archival supplies. Performs simple preservation tasks. Implements necessary conservation measures.
· Compiles and revises existing descriptions of the material.
· Re-files and re-boxes the collection in acid-free housing.
· Writes and codes detailed finding aid including information on context and related collections as well as description of the material.
· Assists with reference activities of the Department.
· Item-level cataloguing of photographic images, and coordinating their digitization and the creation of analogue print copies.
We require an archivist with solid experience, who can work independently. The archivist must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Art History or 12 semester hours of modern art since 1880, a Master’s degree in Art History with a Certificate in Archival Studies or National Archives Modern Archives Institute Certification strongly preferred. 1-3 years’ experience processing archival collections according to standard archival procedures and research in art history is also required. Reading knowledge of French required. Strong verbal and writing skills. Computer literacy and knowledge of Encoded Archival Description (EAD). Demonstrated knowledge of twentieth-century art, art historical reference sources and other related research materials is also required.
Please submit resume and cover letter, which must include salary requirements, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference the position title in the subject line.
The Museum of Modern Art is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.
Metadata and Cataloging Specialist, Image Collections & Fieldwork Archives
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, DC
Dumbarton Oaks is (http://www.doaks.org/) seeking a Metadata and Cataloging Specialist for its Image Collections & Fieldwork Archives (ICFA) (http://www.doaks.org/library/icfa.html). For this position, Dumbarton Oaks seeks a collaborative, user-focused information professional dedicated to providing access to analog and digital collections through metadata creation and data management. The Metadata and Cataloging Specialist will play a leading role in devising and implementing metadata migration strategies associated with ongoing digitization efforts. Reporting to the Manager of the ICFA, the Metadata and Cataloging Specialist will work closely with the Byzantine Assistant Curator and the Archives Specialist to provide greater access to the ICFA’s holdings by establishing intellectual control over its multi-media collections.
For a detailed position description and list of requirements, please see: http://www.doaks.org/about/doaks_position_2011_06_20.html. To apply, please send a resume and letter of application detailing relevant qualifications to email@example.com or fax to 202-337-5940. The position remains open until filled.
Located in the Georgetown area of Washington, DC, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection is an institute of Harvard University dedicated to supporting scholarship internationally in Byzantine, Garden and Landscape, and Pre-Columbian studies through fellowships, symposia, exhibitions, and publications. The ICFA supports scholarship in Byzantine, Pre-Columbian, and Garden and Landscape studies by acquiring, organizing, preserving, cataloging, and providing access to images in various media; documentation, both textual and visual, of archaeological surveys and excavations; and papers of noteworthy scholars in the three disciplines.
Assistant Librarian, Vatican Film Library
- Institution: Saint Louis University
Posted: April 3, 2011
Employment Level: Non tenure track
Application Deadline: June 1, 2011
Category: Library/ information sciences
Employment Status: Full-time
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Library: Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service seeks applicants for a full-time (12-month), non-tenure-track appointment as Assistant Librarian in the Knights of Columbus Vatican Film Library, a unit within the Department of Special Collections of the Saint Louis University Libraries. Reporting to the Director of the Vatican Film Library, this position combines both cataloging and public service duties.
Required: Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library and information science program, Master’s degree in a relevant area of classical, medieval, or Renaissance studies, knowledge of AACR2R, MARC21, LCSH, and genre/form thesauri and experience cataloging using OCLC and an integrated library system, previous experience working with medieval and Renaissance manuscripts and knowledge of scholarly manuscript cataloging conventions, and reading knowledge of Latin and one or more European languages.
Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience. Appointment is at the level of Assistant Professor. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, application, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information (address, telephone, e-mail) of three current professional references to http://jobs.slu.edu (Requisition Number 20110230). All other correspondence regarding this position can be sent to Search Committee Assistant Librarian, VFL, Pius XII Memorial Library, Saint Louis University, 3650 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108. For a detailed job description and information about Pius XII Memorial Library see http://libraries.slu.edu.
For information on the Vatican Film Library see http://libraries.slu.edu/special/vfl. Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages nominations of and applications from women and minorities.