Charleston, SC: Curator, The Waring Historical Library

Link to job posting. The MUSC Libraries seeks a creative, service-oriented, and forward-thinking individual to join our leadership team as the Curator, Waring Historical Library. The Waring Historical Library (http://waring.library.musc.edu/) is the special collections and rare book library for the Medical University of South Carolina. Named for Joseph I. Waring, Jr., the first director of the Historical Library, the library houses books, journals, manuscript items … Continue reading Charleston, SC: Curator, The Waring Historical Library

Saint Louis, MO: Visual Materials Associate Processing Archivist, Missouri Historical Society

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Application Deadline: ongoing

The Visual Materials Associate Processing Archivist will be responsible for all aspects of processing and cataloging the Missouri Historical Society’s Photographs and Prints and Moving Images and Sound collections. Continue reading “Saint Louis, MO: Visual Materials Associate Processing Archivist, Missouri Historical Society”

Washington, DC: Archivist (Media), Smithsonian Institution

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Application Deadline: July 30, 2018

This position is located in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the largest national museum for the study and exhibition of African American history and culture. Its primary purposes are to acquire, maintain and preserve objects which document social, cultural, political, military, technological and scientific developments in the United States related to the African American experience; to conduct scholarly research designed to make significant contributions to the body of knowledge in the field of African American history, to publish findings for both scholarly and general audiences; and to interpret historical developments through public exhibits and programs as well as digital content.
The archival unit of the NMAAHC includes paper, audio, photographic, and video materials. The Archivist for Film, Video and Sound is situated in the Office of Curatorial Affairs (OCA) and constitutes an essential member of the team needed to catalogue and oversee the care and restoration of the Museum’s video, film, sound and born-digital media by and about African Americans. Continue reading “Washington, DC: Archivist (Media), Smithsonian Institution”

Madison, WI: Library Services Assistant (LTE), Wisconsin Historical Society

Link to e-mail: Eileen.Snyder@wisconsinhistory.org Application Deadline: July 26, 2018 Provide support for the most complete, and only permanent, collection of Wisconsin state government publications in the state. Tasks may include: comparing gift materials to items in our catalog and on the shelf; Alma tasks, such as item and holdings creation; copy cataloging; and other duties as assigned. Gain experience using OCLC and Alma, as well as working … Continue reading Madison, WI: Library Services Assistant (LTE), Wisconsin Historical Society

Madison, WI: Curator of Circus History, Wisconsin Historical Society

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Application Deadline: July 30, 2018

The Wisconsin Historical Society is seeking a Curator of Circus History.

This position performs professional exempt work under the supervision of the Director of Circus World and oversight of the Circus World Collections Manager who functions as the team leader. The Curator has responsibility in two major areas of professional museum activity: collections and interpretation. Continue reading “Madison, WI: Curator of Circus History, Wisconsin Historical Society”

New York, NY: Map Project Assistant (p/t), Brooklyn Historical Society

Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) is seeking a Map Project Assistant for a grant-funded digitization and online access project called Portal to the Past: Creating Brooklyn Historical Society’s Digital Map Collection that includes facilitating digitization, photography, and conservation; some preservation work; digital asset management; metadata preparation; and website coordination. Link to job posting. Continue reading New York, NY: Map Project Assistant (p/t), Brooklyn Historical Society

NYC, NY: Catalog and Metadata Librarian, New York Society Library

Private membership library in New York City seeks an experienced professional to fill the full-time position of Catalog and Metadata Librarian. The Catalog and Metadata Librarian creates and maintains records in the library catalog and other existing and potential discovery tools and systems to provide and improve access to the library’s collections. Link to job posting. Continue reading NYC, NY: Catalog and Metadata Librarian, New York Society Library

NYC, NY: Cataloging and Metadata Librarian (part-time), Center for Jewish History

The Cataloging and Metadata Librarian will report to the Senior Manager for Metadata and Discovery. Metadata and Discovery Services is tasked with coordinating the interoperability and integration between Center systems that control, describe, preserve, and provide access to the rich physical and digital holdings of the five Partner institutions. Link to job posting. Continue reading NYC, NY: Cataloging and Metadata Librarian (part-time), Center for Jewish History