NYC, NY: Cataloger – Prints and Drawings, Museum of Modern Art

Link to job posting. Works with curatorial staff in examining, researching, and cataloging the Museum’s collection of drawings and prints, including ephemera, as well as major archives of Fluxus and Conceptual art. Assists with processing new acquisitions. Enters information into computer for Museum archival records, updating when changes occur. Assists with storage solutions for new acquisitions and other collection works. Advertisements Continue reading NYC, NY: Cataloger – Prints and Drawings, Museum of Modern Art

Wilmington, DE: Digital Assets Coordinator, Hagley Museum and Library

Link to job posting. The successful candidate will work in the Library’s Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department to assist us in our mission to produce, preserve, and provide access to digital records for current and future generations of researchers. Hagley has a significant collection of digital surrogates that are available at digital.hagley.org and a growing collection of born-digital records offline. The Digital Assets Coordinator will work … Continue reading Wilmington, DE: Digital Assets Coordinator, Hagley Museum and Library

Chicago, IL: Archivist for Visual Materials, Chicago History Museum

Link to job posting. The Archivist for Visual Materials assesses, develops, arranges and describes, and maintains CHM’s visual materials holdings (with an emphasis on the museum’s Prints and Photographs collections); ensures that these collections are stored, handled, and exhibited in a safe and prudent manner; and facilitates access to the collection. Continue reading Chicago, IL: Archivist for Visual Materials, Chicago History Museum

Los Angeles, CA: Digital Imaging Manager, The Getty

Link to job posting. As a senior member of the Getty Digital Imaging Department, the Getty Digital Imaging Manager will act as one of two managers in the department, specifically supporting the Getty Research Institute.  In this roll, the candidate provides expertise in the areas of digital capture hardware and software, embedded metadata, and digitization techniques and workflows, while maintaining rigorous adherence to current and developing … Continue reading Los Angeles, CA: Digital Imaging Manager, The Getty

Madison, WI: Librarian (part-time), Wisconsin Veterans Museum

Link to job posting. This position is responsible for managing the storage of the museum’s library collection, cataloging, and processing incoming monographs and periodicals. In addition, this position will manage conservation efforts involving published materials, selecting and purchasing new books, and addressing all aspects of book donations from donor negotiation to cataloging for the Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center library collections. The Librarian will catalog … Continue reading Madison, WI: Librarian (part-time), Wisconsin Veterans Museum

NYC, NY: Assistant Cataloger (part-time, temporary), The Jewish Museum

Link to job posting. The Jewish Museum is seeking a part time Assistant Cataloguer for a 1-year funded position. Under the supervision of the Collections Manager, the Assistant Cataloguer will help examine and research objects in the museum’s collection including works of fine and decorative arts, ceremonial Judaica, archaeological artifacts, and new media. The position requires demonstrated ability to catalogue objects and conduct art-historical research, … Continue reading NYC, NY: Assistant Cataloger (part-time, temporary), The Jewish Museum

New York, NY: Library Associate, Circulation and Technical Services, Thomas J. Watson Library at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Link to Job Posting Application Deadline: ongoing The Thomas J. Watson Library in The Metropolitan Museum of Art is pleased to announce an opening for the position of Library Associate, Circulation and Technical Services. This full-time position is a special opportunity to contribute to the success of an innovative and productive art library at a world-class museum while learning and applying new skills. The Library … Continue reading New York, NY: Library Associate, Circulation and Technical Services, Thomas J. Watson Library at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York, NY: Project Media Preservation Specialist, The Whitney Museum of American Art

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Application Deadline: ongoing

The Whitney Museum of American Art seeks a temporary Project Media Preservation Specialist, Video and Digital Media for the Museum’s Media Preservation Initiative (MPI), a collaborative effort to document, preserve, and conduct conservation assessments for time and media based works of art in the Museum’s permanent collection. The collection includes historical works from as early as the 1930s as well as contemporary works utilizing the newest technologies. The collection houses a diverse set of physical materials, from film and videotape to digital files. Continue reading “New York, NY: Project Media Preservation Specialist, The Whitney Museum of American Art”

Brooklyn, NY, NY: Library Assistant, Brooklyn Museum

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Application Deadline: ongoing

Requirements:
• Experience working in a museum or research library setting
• Excellent and precise communication and computer skills
• Ability to perform detailed work such as creating, entering, and searching bibliographic data
• Knowledge of library automated systems and databases, including OCLC Connexion and Millennium
• Knowledge of the MARC format strongly preferred
• MLS student preferred Continue reading “Brooklyn, NY, NY: Library Assistant, Brooklyn Museum”