Washington, D.C.: James Smithson Fellowship, Smithsonian

2020 Theme: Open Access. The James Smithson Fellowship Program was created to offer early career opportunities for post-doctoral researchers interested in gaining a better understanding about the interplay between scholarship and public policy through a Smithsonian lens.  While this fellowship provides an immersion experience working with Smithsonian researchers and relevant collections, it also affords fellows a hands-on opportunity to explore relationships between research and public policy through … Continue reading Washington, D.C.: James Smithson Fellowship, Smithsonian

Tulsa, OK: Collections Cataloguing and Imaging Assistant (P/T, 2-year term), University of Tulsa, Gilcrease Museum

Participates in all phases of cataloguing and imaging assigned as part of the digitization program of work for this project. Assists with movement and preparation of items for the digitization process. Assists with cataloguing the collections, writing descriptive texts, and other metadata creation according to national and local standards developed for this project in the TMS database and as assigned by the project team leader. … Continue reading Tulsa, OK: Collections Cataloguing and Imaging Assistant (P/T, 2-year term), University of Tulsa, Gilcrease Museum

Conway, AR: Head of Special Collections/ University Archivist, University of Central Arkansas

Oversee acquisition, preservation, organization, digitization, and use of collections. Initiate and administer outreach and promotion efforts and special projects. Develop goals and strategies for the Archives. Provide assistance and instruction to patrons and classes, especially for the History Department (https://uca.edu/history). Supervise full-time and part-time staff and student workers. Cultivate relationships with both internal and external constituencies. Link to job posting. Review of applications will begin April 3, 2020. Continue reading Conway, AR: Head of Special Collections/ University Archivist, University of Central Arkansas

Washington, D.C.: Digitization Technician, Catholic University of America

Arrange, prepare, and digitize collections using best practices and established procedures. Create and reformat metadata according to appropriate standards. Perform daily quality assurance checks on digitized images to ensure standard compliance parameters are met. Record and manage inventory of digital objects. Store and ingest digital objects into remote systems. Train, schedule and provide oversight to staff and students working on digitization projects. Assist in the … Continue reading Washington, D.C.: Digitization Technician, Catholic University of America

San Marino, CA: Curator of Photography, Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens

Develops the Library’s rare and special collections in photography through gift and purchase, as well as the supporting general reference collections in this area. Provides research and reference assistance for the collection to scholarly users (in person and electronically) and participates in the review of Huntington fellowship applications for appropriateness to the photography collections. Interprets collections to scholarly users and the wider public through talks, … Continue reading San Marino, CA: Curator of Photography, Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens

Santa Barbara, CA: Moving Image Collections Curator & Librarian for Film and Media Studies, University of California – Santa Barbara

Develop, implement, and evaluate priorities and policies for collecting and retaining moving image materials of historical value; Manage the administration of special collections, including appraisal, acquisitions, processing, preservation, and gift agreements; Develop the main library collections supporting film and media studies; Engage in proactive outreach and communication with Film and Media Studies faculty and students; lead instruction sessions, presentations, and tours; promote the use and … Continue reading Santa Barbara, CA: Moving Image Collections Curator & Librarian for Film and Media Studies, University of California – Santa Barbara

Iowa City, IA: Curator of Books and Maps, University of Iowa

Curate rare book collections, especially those focused on the history of the book and book arts, and manuscript collections focused on the same. Curate map collection and related collections throughout Special Collections. Explore new areas for collection development and expand on existing collection strengths, working in close coordination with other Special Collections staff and colleagues across the University. Build and sustain relationships with students and faculty, in collaboration … Continue reading Iowa City, IA: Curator of Books and Maps, University of Iowa

Amsterdam, Netherlands: Coordinator Time-based Media (1-year contract), Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

As a time-based media coordinator you ensure that the time-based media collection is kept in optimum conditions with a focus on preventive conservation measures. You, and by extension your team, also carries out interventive conservation measures for the time-based media collection with the aim of keeping the collection presentable now and in the future. You do so to the same level of quality within (current) … Continue reading Amsterdam, Netherlands: Coordinator Time-based Media (1-year contract), Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

St. Louis, MO: Digital Preservation Librarian, University of Washington – St. Louis

Develops, documents, implements and oversees preservation workflows, procedures and policies for Washington University Libraries’ digital assets, both digitized and born-digital. These assets include, but are not limited to, images, audio-visual recordings, data sets, web archives, e-mail archives, social media archives and 3D models. These policies include, but are not limited to, metadata standards, repository preservation standards, and storage standards. Participates in the administration and development … Continue reading St. Louis, MO: Digital Preservation Librarian, University of Washington – St. Louis

Houston, TX: Imaging Technician, The Menil Collection

Scan and/or photograph transparencies, negatives, slides, and documentation. Assess digital image files for quality assurance purposes and identify images that need to be rescanned or photographed from their original formats. Ensure proper color management processes are followed. Organize, maintain, and properly store all analog and digital Menil Collection assets, including transparencies, negatives, photographic prints, and video and audio files. Assist with new photography of collection objects and events. … Continue reading Houston, TX: Imaging Technician, The Menil Collection