Beverly Hills, CA: Exhibitions Coordinator, Reference and Public Services (P/T), Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

Organize all aspects of incoming loan requests, including packing and shipping arrangements, invoices, photography, condition reporting, data entry and object files. Following AAM standards, generate and coordinate all related paperwork for outgoing loans, including loan forms, insurance certificates, packing, pro forma invoices, condition reports and shipping arrangements. Work with borrowers on outgoing loans for the collections committee and loan request meetings. Manage the annual renewal … Continue reading Beverly Hills, CA: Exhibitions Coordinator, Reference and Public Services (P/T), Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

Los Angeles, CA: Senior Moving Image Cataloger, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

Perform descriptive cataloging, subject indexing, and authority control using a relational database. Conduct research to identify content. Design projects to clean up legacy data. Create data reports for archive staff. Oversee collection-level cataloging: monitor acquisition records; catalog items within a collection; document provenance and accessioning information regarding selection criteria, etc. Be a resource to archivists, preservationists, curators, and interns processing collections. Develop cataloging policies and … Continue reading Los Angeles, CA: Senior Moving Image Cataloger, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

New York, NY: Associate, Digital Collections, Carnegie Hall

Refine and manage cataloging workflows that serve the mission of the Archives and Carnegie Hall’s daily activities, with a forward-looking approach that balances the necessity of responsible metadata management practices and accommodating public access and use of the Digital Collections. Training on current approach and practices will be provided. Plan, test, and execute procedures for ingesting Digital Collections material into the digital asset management system … Continue reading New York, NY: Associate, Digital Collections, Carnegie Hall

Pasadena, CA: Digital Services Specialist, ArtCenter

Provide technical support for the Library’s online resources as part of an interdepartmental workflow. Set up, test, and maintain proxy configurations for trials, databases, and e-journals. Maintain Online Resources A-Z list. Provide IP ranges to vendors. Routinely verify access and functionality of the discovery layer, WebPAC, mobile application, website, and online resources. Problem solve and troubleshoot technical issues with hardware, software, and patron access to … Continue reading Pasadena, CA: Digital Services Specialist, ArtCenter

Washington, D.C.: Librarian (Monographs Cataloger & Metadata Specialist), National Gallery of Art

Performs original descriptive cataloging, as well as semi-original and copy cataloging based on existing records, using national and local descriptive standards and NGA cataloging policies. Applies principles of data management, standardization, and linking to descriptive records in order to improve access, searching, and relationships between items and collections of items. Contributes to the development of authority records maintained by the library or contributed to the … Continue reading Washington, D.C.: Librarian (Monographs Cataloger & Metadata Specialist), National Gallery of Art

New York, NY: Media Archivist, MET Opera

Responsible for the asset management of the Met media archive, consisting of approximately 2,000 broadcasts and related physical and digital masters and elements. Administration of annual archive budget and invoicing. Assessment of archive status including: Current software tools, Preservation of physical assets, Redundancy and possible reduction of physical assets. Evaluation and establishment of information/logging protocols. Duplication and labeling of screener DVDs and data discs for … Continue reading New York, NY: Media Archivist, MET Opera

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

Washington, D.C.: Collections Manager (1) Museum Specialist (2) positions, National Portrait Gallery

Coordinates collection management functions that include accession number requests, photography orders, requests for the movement of objects, and the retrieval and return of artworks to storage. Processes collection catalog records including data entry; supports acquisition process by preparing and editing acquisition reports; uses collection database to track artworks for photography, conservation and exhibition; and manages procurement and travel. Oversees collection storage, developing and implementing collection … Continue reading Washington, D.C.: Collections Manager (1) Museum Specialist (2) positions, National Portrait Gallery

Los Angeles, CA: Project Archivist for the Claes Oldenburg/Coosje van Bruggen papers (FT, three-year term), Getty

Develop and implement a processing plan for the project. Arrange, process, and re-house the papers of Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen according to archival best practices. Create a DACS-compliant finding aid and bibliographic record based on current standards, best practices, research, and analysis. Identify conservation concerns and perform basic preservation practices. Train, supervise, and revise the work of others. Facilitate digitization. May answer reference … Continue reading Los Angeles, CA: Project Archivist for the Claes Oldenburg/Coosje van Bruggen papers (FT, three-year term), Getty

Washington D.C.: Archives Assistant, The Kennedy Center

Assist with administrative functions and daily operations including but not limited to: scheduling meetings and/or research appointments; monitoring and ordering supplies; keeping office files and records current and in an orderly manner; processing contracts, requisitions, and purchase orders in a timely manner; and coordinating the physical transfer of archival materials to and from off-site. Provide archival processing assistance: inventorying incoming collections in a variety of … Continue reading Washington D.C.: Archives Assistant, The Kennedy Center