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Job Opportunity: Digital Archivist – Jacob’s Pillow: Becket, MA

Job TitleDigital Archivist
CompanyJacob’s Pillow
LocationBecket, MA
Posting Websitehttps://www.jacobspillow.org/employment/
Required Experience • Master’s degree in Library/Information Science or related field.
• Two years of experience working with digital collections in a library or archival setting.
• Experience implementing and maintaining Digital Asset Management systems.
• Familiarity with digitization standards (hardware and software) for analog media (audiovisual, photographic materials, documents, etc.) and/or experience working with digitization vendors.
• Knowledge of library information technology standards, protocols, issues, and trends—particularly in relation to digitization, digital asset management, digital format sustainability, digital preservation, normalization/migration, and preservation metadata standards and schemas.
• Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and accessibility with experience enacting those values in a library or archives setting.
Sample Job Responsibilities • Overseeing the preservation of all digital objects in the Jacob’s Pillow Archives. 
• Managing the appraisal of digital objects and facilitating the ingestion of archival digital materials into the Jacob’s Pillow Archives.
• Cataloguing digital objects in Collective Access—Jacob’s Pillow’s content management system.
• Facilitating digital reference and online engagement resources
Application Instructions:To view the full description and apply, please visit: https://www.jacobspillow.org/employment/

Job Opportunity: Data Analyst – Content Indexing – Bloomberg : Princeton, NJ

Job TitleData Analyst – Content Indexing
LocationPrinceton, NJ
SalaryNot disclosed
Posting Websitehttps://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/96623
Required Experience • Bachelor’s degree in disciplines such as Library Science, Linguistics, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Computer Science, Business, Finance, or other computer-related specialization
• Strong interest/ knowledge in financial and economic news
• Excellent problem solving skills and ability to pay close attention to detail
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Proven understanding of customer service and experience in building strong relationships with stakeholders
• 1 – 3 years of professional project management experience in information management with the ability to deliver on tight deadlines
• Working knowledge of a programming or query language and experience of using it for a data analysis/data science project (e.g. R, Python, JavaScript, SQL, etc.)
Sample Job Responsibilities • Use specialized software in order to create hierarchical rules that automatically classify Bloomberg and third-party news, as well as data from social media sites. You need to have a keen interest in news and perform research in order to identify news topics and modify or create news classification rules accordingly.
• Identify accurate and reliable news sources and act as subject matter expert for the news product.
• Identify opportunities to create efficiency in our processes and execute on your ideas.
• Collaborate with our partners in Product Strategy, Sales, Analytics and Engineering to understand our clients’ needs and build a market-leading news product. In addition, you will also partner with our Sales and Analytics groups to promote our news product and ensure strong customer uptake.
• Develop cutting-edge processes focused on natural language processing, data science, machine learning, and text analysis as we build the next generation of Bloomberg’s proprietary news classification products.

Job Opportunity: Archivist II (Hispanic Collections) – Houston Public Library: Houston, TX -Closes 12/28!

Job TitleArchivist II (Hispanic Collections)
CompanyHouston Public Library – Customer Experience/Special Collections
LocationHouston Metropolitan Research Center 500 McKinney St. Houston, TX
Full-time/Part-timeFull Time
Salary$49,400.00 – $52,000.00 Annually
Posting Websitehttps://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/houston/jobs/3340973/archivist-ii-hispanic-collections
Required ExperienceRequires an ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library Science or a Master’s degree in History or a related field and one (1) year experience in archival processing, archival collecting, historical research, reference, programming, or a related field.


Requires a Bachelor’s degree plus 18 hours toward an ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library Science or 18 hours toward a Master’s in History or a related field and two (2) years of experience in archival processing, archival collecting, historical research, reference, programming, or a related field. A Master’s degree must be completed within two (2) years from being hired into this classification.
Sample Job Responsibilities • Manage assigned HMRC archival collections, including the entire Hispanic archival collection component. Activities include processing, collection care, and reproduction according to best practices and standards. This may include acquisition, cataloging, and digitization.
• Develop policy, procedures, and workflows for the audiovisual materials.
• Provide specialized reference services and research assistance to the general public in-person, on the phone, and via email with a special focus on the Hispanic collections-based reference service.
• Contribute to HMRC’s programming efforts by conducting departmental tours, leading programs, participating in outreach efforts, and representing the library and HMRC at public events.
• Work collaboratively with other HPL staff to manage, preserve, and make available non-image audiovisual materials and media types in HMRC’s holdings.
• Assist in grant writing for Hispanic collections and audiovisual materials and participates in grant-funded projects as needed.
DeadlineThe position closes on 12/28/2021 at 11:59pm

Job Opportunity: Library Project Specialist- Artists Books – The Clark Institute – Williamstown, MA

Job TitleLibrary Project Specialist- Artists Books
CompanySterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
LocationWilliamstown, MA
Full-time/Part-timeFull-time – 1 year appointment
SalaryNot Indicated
Posting Websitehttps://theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=L7159
Required ExperienceEducation, Training, and Skills Bachelor’s degree required. Familiarity with artists’ books preferred. 
Work Experience Minimum of 3 months of relevant experience preferred. Experience with controlled vocabularies preferred.  
Sample Job ResponsibilitiesThe Library Specialist will analyze the library’s Artists’ Books Collection to identify characteristics desirable for collection research; examples include construction techniques, materials, subjects, and creator attributes beyond those captured in traditional bibliographic records. 
• Create a framework of search categories.
• Create lists of descriptive terms for each category, using established national and international controlled vocabularies as appropriate.  
• Analyze individual items from the collection and assign appropriate terms to describe the physical, intellectual, and creator/contributor content, incorporating existing metadata when available.  
• Identify special features or layouts of each item for imaging staff to use in creating photographic documentation.   
• Create online exhibitions highlighting important items using Omeka.

Job Opportunity: Archives Assistant – The Clark Art Institute – Williamstown, MA

Job TitleArchives Assistant
CompanySterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
LocationWilliamstown, MA
Full-time/Part-timeFull-time: one-year NEH-funded position – January 3-December 31, 2022
SalaryNot Indicated
Posting Websitehttps://theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=L7157
Required Experience • B.A. Degree
• Experience managing records within file storage management systems
• Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks and to work effectively, both independently & collaboratively, in a dynamic environment
• Excellent interpersonal, problem-solving, organizational, written, & oral communication skills, with a positive customer service orientation
• Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, willingness to learn new technologies
• Commitment to diversity, equity, & inclusion and the needs of serving a diverse population 
Sample Job Responsibilities • Assist in the transfer, retrieval, & destruction services for Institute records, managing records metadata and creating an audit trail to document the movement of Institutional records through their lifecycle
• Assist in the delivery of training to Institute employees in all areas of administrative records management; including: applying record retention requirements, electronic records management, file storage management, file naming/filing strategy, and records storage and retrieval

Job Opportunity: Instruction Librarian, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Job TitleInstruction Librarian
CompanyThe University of the Arts
LocationPhiladelphia, PA
SalaryNot Listed
Posting Websitehttps://www.uarts.edu/about/employment-opportunities/InstructionLibrarian
Required Experience • ALA accredited master’s degree in library/information science is required and an academic degree in the arts is preferred.
• Strong professional experience or coursework in information literacy instruction, preferably with knowledge of instructional technologies and learning theory, at the college level.
• Experience with providing reference and research assistance in an academic library context.
• Experience with collection development.
• Experience with arts education is desirable, especially in higher education.
Sample Job Responsibilities • Provides information literacy instruction in the library and in the classroom. Develops written and online materials to support and promote these efforts and ensure UArts community awareness of library resources and services. Leads the University Libraries’ instructional program, including assessment of student learning. 
• Serves as library liaison to assigned departments, including faculty outreach and collection development.
• Participates in orientation activities for new students and new faculty.
• Participates in circulation desk coverage. Answers directional and informational questions from patrons, and answers reference questions in-person and online. Assists patrons in the use of library resources. • • • Contributes to library social media presence.
• Compiles monthly reference and instruction statistics into reports for the Director for Library Services and the Director for Library Operations.
• Writes periodic reports on instruction and assessment efforts and the activities of the IRLG.
• Attends meetings of librarians, library staff, and other standing and ad hoc groups. Convenes and sets agendas for meetings of the IRLG.
• Collaborates with Director for Learning Assessment (Provost’s Office), First-Year Writing Program Director (College of Critical & Professional Studies), and other academic administrators as needed.
Application instructionsInterested, qualified applicants should submit letters of application and resumes to the Human Resources Department via email to jobs@uarts.eduPlease ensure job title is in the Subject line.

Job Opportunity: Reference & Instruction Librarian – Wentworth Institute of Technology, School of Architecture and Design – Boston, MA

Job TitleReference & Instruction Librarian
CompanyWentworth Institute of Technology
LocationBoston, MA
SalaryNot Listed
Posting Websitehttps://jobs.wit.edu/postings/5720
Required ExperienceMaster’s Degree
1 year experience in a library setting
Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations
Sample Job ResponsibilitiesThis position reports to the Associate Director for Reference & Instruction and provides reference and research support for Library users. In addition, the incumbent provides research and information literacy instruction, selects materials to support the architecture and design programs, and acts as Library Liaison to the Architecture, Industrial Design, and Interior Design Departments. The Reference & Instruction Librarian will also be responsible for developing programs and services to support online and distance education, in collaboration with the Reference & Instruction Department and Institutional partners.

The Library also manages various gallery spaces within the Library and elsewhere on campus, and the Reference & Instruction Librarian will lead the exhibits program and coordinate with Institutional exhibitors.

This position may be required to perform other duties to support Library and Institutional initiatives.

Some evenings and weekends are required.

Job Opportunity: Multimedia Archivist – Musical Instrument Museum

Job TitleMultimedia Archivist
CompanyThe Musical Instrument Museum
LocationPhoenix, AZ
Full-time/Part-timeSalaried Full-Time
Posting Websitehttps://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=618e6cec-0201-4f4a-8957-17b53a2a008e&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=416555&source=CC2&lang=en_US
Required Experience• Advanced knowledge of accepted standards and practices for museum registration and collections management, rights and reproduction, as well as legal and ethical issues required
• Must be technically literate including demonstrable experience with digital asset management systems, digital media, cataloging standards, controlled vocabularies, file naming, online research, and spreadsheets
• Enjoy working both collaboratively and independently
• Self-starter demonstrating initiative, flexibility, and resourcefulness with an ability to approach problems creatively
• 2-3 years of related experience working with a multimedia collection 
• M.L.I.S., M.A., or B.A. degree in Art History, Library Sciences, or Museum Studies preferred 
• Background in music, research, or teaching is a plus.
• Familiarity with Piction or other asset management database programs is a plus.
Sample Job Responsibilities • Act as primary point of contact on issues relating to image copyright and licensing, liaising with relevant departments on the use of images within exhibits, programs, and marketing materials
• In collaboration with curators, multimedia producers, exhibit designers and others, obtain images and a/v materials, permissions and copyright from lenders, consultants, and services; track licensing restrictions; negotiate licensing fees, credit line information, and terms
• Manage and maintain policies and procedures for rights, and reproduction of MIM-owned materials
• Work creatively with team to establish policies and procedures for processing a/v materials and archives
• Monitor and maintain usability of digital asset management system (Piction) and its interfaces.
• Collaborate with the Collections department on collection management issues related to a/v materials

Job Opportunity: Art History & Visual Arts Librarian, Wesleyan University

Job TitleArt History & Visual Arts Librarian
CompanyWesleyan University
LocationMiddletown, Connecticut
Salary$61,300- $72,300
Posting Websitehttps://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/8363/?date=10/28/2021
Required Experience • Graduate degree and knowledge in art history or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience 

• Experience working in public services in an academic or special library, or in providing specialized support in arts research 

• Knowledge of information resources used in the study of visual art

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Effective communications skills with the ability to present information and ideas to various audiences

• Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team-based environment

• Demonstrated commitment to work within a diverse environment and interact collegially with individuals of different backgrounds

• Strong user-service orientation and desire to work with constituents in an academic environment

• Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends
Sample Job Responsibilities• Design, provide, and assess multimodal instruction on the use and understanding of visual and performing arts resources, concepts, and tools, including visual and media literacy across the curriculum.

• Promote and provide reference and in-depth research support in the visual and performing arts. 

• Serve as the primary communication conduit between the library and assigned academic departments, developing creative pathways that ensure faculty and students are aware of library services, collections, and initiatives, including broader developments in scholarly communication and digital initiatives.

• Design, provide, and assess outreach programs that promote information and visual literacy within and across the disciplines.

• Support the growth and maintenance of analog and digital collections to meet the needs of faculty and students, and represent the diversity of contributors in the field. 

• Build relationships with members of the Wesleyan community and beyond to share information and develop complementary or interconnected services that relate to the Library and/or support the overall success of Wesleyan students and faculty.

• Engage in professional development to maintain current knowledge of trends and changes in academic public services and scholarship, particularly those related to the visual and performing arts. 
DeadlineNovember 29, 2021

Job Opportunity: Librarian for Research Services – NYU

Job TitleLibrarian for Research Services
CompanyThe Institute of Fine Arts Library NYU
LocationNew York, NY
SalaryFaculty status and an attractive benefits package, including five weeks of annual vacation. Salary commensurate with experience and background.
Posting Websitehttps://apply.interfolio.com/95626
Required Experience1) MLS from an ALA-accredited program and MA in Art History or a closely related field.
2) Three years of experience in library instruction, collection development, or public services.
3) Knowledge of integrated library systems, library applications, and other information technologies.
4) Ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively.
5) Strong oral, written, and organization skills along with the ability to balance multiple tasks and to attend to detail.
6) Reading knowledge of at least one foreign language.
Sample Job ResponsibilitiesThe successful candidate will assist in providing research support and library instruction and will establish positive relationships with the faculty and students in the Institute of Fine Arts and within the NYU community at large. In addition, the position will:
*Serve as a liaison to faculty, students, and visiting scholars by delivering programs designed to improve the total user experience, providing research support and library instruction, and ensuring optimal accessibility of resources and services.
*Help to plan and implement the library’s collection development policy in all formats and address issues such as material selection, collection maintenance, and planning for collection areas.
*Perform statistical reports, assessments, other data compilation, and special projects as needed.
*Manage the IFA Library when the head is absent.
*Participate in professional activities and update developments and trends in the fields of art history and academic librarianship.
DeadlineApplication Instructions
Submit your CV and letter of application, including the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. NYU Division of Libraries requires all candidates for this position to supply a statement demonstrating their dedication to inclusion, diversity, equity, and belonging as part of their application. Access the Diversity Statement prompt here https://nyu.box.com/v/diversity-statement. The application review will begin by 11/15/2021. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.