Job Posting: Project Archivist (Temp), Bob Fitch Photography Archive, Stanford University

JOB PURPOSE: Under the direction of the Manuscripts Cataloger and Metadata Librarian, the Project Archivist, working independently, is responsible for determining the organization and creating intellectual access to the Fitch collection – both analog and digital materials. Will work at Stanford’s Redwood City campus. CORE DUTIES: Project Archivist will arrange 70 feet of materials and […]

Job Posting: Archives Specialist, Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA)

The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) is hiring an Archives Specialist, a full-time, five-year contract position to provide archival and preservation services in New York State, to help facilitate New York’s Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services (DHPS) initiative. The responsibilities of this position include conducting on-site archival needs assessments and preservation needs assessments […]

The Aura of Materiality: Digitization as Preservation

Guest Post by Jasmine Burns When I started my MLIS degree in Spring 2014, it was immediately apparent that my research interests were much more theory-based than those of my colleagues. The practical nature of LIS can sometimes make it challenging for me to engage with my professors and peers in a meaningful way. For […]

Job Posting: Film Technician, Colorlab, Rockville, MD

Description:  Film Technician for Motion Picture Preservation Film Facility The Role: We are currently seeking individuals to join our Film Preparation Department (prep).  As a key member of prep, you will be exposed to processes and techniques used to work with a variety of film formats.  Previous film handling experience is beneficial but our training results in […]

Interview: Starting a Student Chapter

We’ve talked before about the value of having professional-association student chapters on campus, whether it’s just general awareness of career options and extracurriculars or the impact on your resume of helping to manage and plan events, fundraisers, field trips, etc. There are no ARLIS/NA student chapters (yet), but that doesn’t mean you can’t start one! […]

Educational opportunities- free webinar & more!

Remember, for ongoing opportunities and deadlines please visit the Educational Opportunities Calendar. Free Webinar: Developing Your Plan for Successful Career Growth and Advancement Presenters: Deb Hunt and David Grossman Format: Webinar Date: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 Start Time: 12 Noon Pacific 1PM Mountain 2PM Central 3PM Eastern This webinar will last approximately one hour. Webinars are […]

Call for Submissions: Archiving the Arts symposium

The Association of Moving Image Archivists Student Chapter at New York University and Independent Media Arts Preservation invite submissions for… Archiving the Arts: addressing preservation in the creative process. This symposium will explore the relationship between media artists and audiovisual archivists. Archiving the Arts allows for a dialogue that can enhance mutual understanding between both constituencies. […]

Job Posting: Project Archivist at Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library

Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library – Project Archivist (posted November 14, 2011) The Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library is searching for an experienced archivist to process the architectural drawings and personal papers of the New York architect Edgar Tafel. This position will be funded for 12 months with the possibility […]

Out of the Ordinary: Preserving Paper-Based Ephemera Symposium

OUT OF THE ORDINARY: PRESERVING PAPER-BASED EPHEMERA   Presented by the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts June 17, 2011 Baltimore, MD Co-sponsored & hosted by: Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries, Department of Conservation & Preservation at The George Peabody Library ABOUT THE PROGRAM This symposium will examine the myriad of challenges faced in […]

Job Posting: Visiting Digital Preservation Coordinator @ University of Illinois U-C

Title: Visiting Digital Preservation Coordinator – University Library (A1100134) Category: Academic Professional Opened Date: April 1, 2011 Close Date: April 28, 2011 College Name or Administrative Unit: University Library Position Description: Visiting Digital Preservation Coordinator / Visiting Academic Professional at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Position Available: Position is open immediately. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks […]