Nashville, TN: Digital Project Assistant, Grand Old Opry Archives

Full-time, contract position for a duration of 12 months. Assisting with all aspects of the digitization of rare and unique photographic images held in the Les Leverett Photograph Collection. Duties include rehousing a variety of analog formats such as medium format and 35mm film negatives, transparencies, 35mm slides and photographic prints; preparing materials for digitization, digital reformatting, digital file management inclusive of creating structured descriptive … Continue reading Nashville, TN: Digital Project Assistant, Grand Old Opry Archives

College Park, MD: Partnership Project Manager, National Archives and Records Administration

Coordinate and monitor digitization partnerships with their digitization partners; generate new projects from existing NARA accounts; work with established partners facilitating all communication and activities in support of account management; handle all project plans and related issues; promote increased digitization of NARA’s records by applying automated business programs increasing efficiency and productivity; participate in partnership review meetings with organization management demonstrating account performance; and advise … Continue reading College Park, MD: Partnership Project Manager, National Archives and Records Administration

Montreal, QC: Archivist, Digital Archives, Canadian Centre for Architecture

Develops and documents practices for the arrangement, description, preservation, and management of born-digital archives in accordance with international standards and best practices. Plans, prioritizes and reviews the processing of born-digital archives. Supervises the born-digital projects, including review and approval processing plans and editing archival descriptions. Collaborates with Reference, the Digital division, and external developers for on-site access to the digital archives. Collaborates with the Program, Research and … Continue reading Montreal, QC: Archivist, Digital Archives, Canadian Centre for Architecture

Berkeley, CA: Film Collection Supervisor, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA)

Selects, trains, oversees and evaluates the work of operational staff, volunteers, and/or students providing straightforward, non-complex care and/or documentation of part of the museum’s collection. Oversees film collection management policies and procedures, assuring their ethical integrity and effectiveness. Assures that film collection practices meet professional standards of the field to remain accredited by the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF). Directs film and video collection … Continue reading Berkeley, CA: Film Collection Supervisor, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA)

College Park, MD: Digital Imaging QC Technician, National Archives and Records Administration

Provide technical knowledge and expertise related to image processing functions. Assure high quality digital images are provided to customers by means of effective processing techniques. Manage and approve digitization projects. Perform quality assurance and quality control on digital images to ensure compliance with agency standards; and defines and documents quality results. Utilize Apple Macintosh, Microsoft Windows, or similar operating systems to navigate file directories, organize … Continue reading College Park, MD: Digital Imaging QC Technician, National Archives and Records Administration

Chicago, IL: Assistant Archivist, Art Institute of Chicago

Appraise, arrange, process, apply basic conservation measures and provide intellectual access to large and small collections. Add accruals to existing collections; evaluate and reorganize existing collections to better facilitate access accordingly. Review and update existing EAD finding aids and encode new finding aids in EAD. Assist in the establishment, organization, creation, and application of metadata for new and existing collections. Assist patrons and researchers in … Continue reading Chicago, IL: Assistant Archivist, Art Institute of Chicago

Seattle, WA: Archives Specialist, King County Archives

Interview internal and external customers to establish and identify archival reference service’s needs; Provide information and training on obtaining archival records, the use of microfilm readers and printers, reading historical indexes and using online research tools to internal and external customers over the phone, in writing, and in person; Compose, review and edit documents and correspondence to ensure these conform to the appropriate use of … Continue reading Seattle, WA: Archives Specialist, King County Archives

Kennett Square, PA: Library and Archives Internship, Longwood Gardens

Library and Archives Internship
Longwood Gardens, in the Philadelphia area

Longwood Gardens Library and Archives seeks a graduate level student in Library Science or Archival studies (or related equivalent) to gain experience in the operations and management of a special library and institutional archives. Recent graduates may also apply. Longwood Gardens is a public display garden located in Kennett Square, PA, 45 minutes southwest of Philadelphia.

The intern is immersed in each section of the unit—Library, Digital Gallery, Archives, and (depending on a particular project) Plant Records. He/she works on a variety of assigned projects as part of a team to achieve the unit’s goals in supporting Longwood Gardens’ mission. Currently, unit goals are focused on developing robust intellectual control and access across all collections. This is a 40 hour per week, paid position with optional free housing (a taxable benefit). Continue reading “Kennett Square, PA: Library and Archives Internship, Longwood Gardens”

Chicago, IL: Digital Archivist, The Historymakers

Process, arrange and catalog the current collection of videotaped and born-digital oral history interviews(each interview averages 3-6 hours in length and send them to the Library of Congress, The HistoryMakers permanent repository; Adhere to The HistoryMakers policies and procedures for managing born-digital materials for ingest, storage, preservation, organization, description, and access. Manage The HistoryMakers digital collections in accordance with its already established metadata schema, controlled … Continue reading Chicago, IL: Digital Archivist, The Historymakers

Sacramento, CA: Assistant Division Chief & Deputy State Archivist, California State Archives

Streamlining and automating public services to increase the ease for which customers can do business with the Division. Establishing and maintaining contacts with the Legislature, Governor’s Office, state and local government agencies, and other external organizations. Supervising, directing, mentoring, coaching, and evaluating the performance of staff. Coordinating division-wide training, teambuilding, onboarding, and employee recognition. Ensuring staff accurately complete and execute Division contracts, procurement, and statements … Continue reading Sacramento, CA: Assistant Division Chief & Deputy State Archivist, California State Archives