Job Posting: Fine Art Data Entry, Blouin Art Sales Index, New York, NY

FINE ART DATA ENTRY – WORK FROM HOME

BLOUIN ART SALES INDEX is seeking several extremely detail-oriented individuals to assist in updating the Blouin Art Sales Index website, a searchable online archive of art auction records, which includes over 5 million auction records dating back to the 1920s for paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture, works on paper, and miniatures.

Primary Responsibility – Data entry for fine art auction results. BACKGROUND/EDUCATION IN ART HISTORY/FINE ART A MUST – don’t apply without it (visual arts and graphic design are not applicable). AT LEAST 1 FLUENT FOREIGN LANGUAGE SKILL A MUST.

GERMAN
FRENCH
ITALIAN
SPANISH
SCANDINAVIAN LANGUAGES (Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish)

CHINESE language skills a definite plus.

Please EMAIL resume, and be sure to include typing speed, foreign language skills, and art background qualifications.

Position requires working from home as independent contractor.

Payment is made per entry and averages from $10-$15/hr depending on experience and typing speed.

To check out our database/website, please visit http://basi.artinfo.com

Send resume and typing speed to jbenson@artinfo.com

Job Posting: Visual Resources Curator (P/T), Fordham University, Bronx, NY

Fordham University seeks a Visual Resources Curator with expertise in digital pedagogy. A successful candidate will maintain the Art History Department’s significant digital image collections, performing curatorial duties required to support Art History faculty in their teaching and research. S/he will develop, promote, and support new digital-based pedagogies primarily among faculties in Art History, Music, and Visual Arts, as well as provide support for the use of digital platforms for research. Experience with relevant software for image database management necessary, as is knowledge of Photoshop and Adobe Creative Suite. Required also is engagement with current practices in digital scholarship and pedagogy, as well as the ability to train faculty in their use and implementation in the classroom. Depending on the candidate’s qualifications and expertise, s/he may have opportunities to teach departmental courses.

The Curator reports to the Chair of Art History and Music. The position is split between our Rose Hill and Lincoln Center campuses, and the Curator would be expected to divide the work week between campuses.

This is a part-time 40-week/year position, with benefits

Work hours per week: 25

Educational Requirements:

  • BA or higher in Art History
  • MA/MLS in library science or related field

Further Requirements:

  • At least three years experience with visual resources management and digital pedagogy
  • Intermediate knowledge of Mac and PC environments required
  • Must be able to adapt to and master new technologies in digital image management and pedagogical support
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to work with colleagues, attention to detail

Start Date: Monday, January 12, 2015

Deadline for Application: Monday, November 24, 2014

Applicants should send a résumé and letter of interest to Nina Rowe, Chair of the Department of Art History and Music, Fordham University ( nrowe@fordham.edu). The letter should detail your training and work experience. Also explain your conception of the role of a Visual Resources Curator within an Art History program today and your vision for the future. Finally, please address your capabilities with digital pedagogies pertaining to Musicology and Visual Arts.

Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds. Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Posting: Technical Services & Systems Librarian, The Bard Graduate Center, Bard College, NY, NY

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.

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Job Posting: Manager of Collection Information/Digital Media, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY

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.

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Job Posting: Art and Design Librarian, George Washington University, Washington DC

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.

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Job Posting – Reference and Instruction Librarian – Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA

Position Type:  Full Time

Position Title:  Reference and Instruction Librarian

Assigned Area of Responsibility:  SCAD Atlanta

Category:  Staff

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.

 

Requirements:

– 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

Job Posting: Project Assistant Archivist at Museum of Modern Art

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 jobs@moma.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.

Job Posting: Assistant Librarian, Vatican Film Library

Assistant Librarian, Vatican Film Library

Institution: Saint Louis University
Posted: April 3, 2011
Location: Missouri
Employment Level: Non tenure track
Website: http://libraries.slu.edu
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.