Philadelphia, PA: Digital Asset Librarian, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Batch upload assets and metadata to the DAMS. Assist with mapping and migrating data from legacy sources to DAMS fields. Set up workflows to facilitate or automate the creation, ingestion, management, and distribution of digital assets. Work with Digital Initiatives Librarian and Taxonomist to establish a taxonomy for the DAMS. Assist in bringing existing assets up to appropriate standards, including reorganization of file directories and … Continue reading Philadelphia, PA: Digital Asset Librarian, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Remote: Rights Assistant (begins as part-time), Art Authority/1000Museums

Art Authority / 1000Museums seeks a motivated self-starter to assist us in securing and maintaining rights to reproduce artwork. We specialize in high-quality print-on-demand reproductions of artwork from hundreds of museums, artists, and artist estates around the world. Our printing facility is located in Ashland Oregon, but our clients are widespread. The ideal candidate will have experience in a museum registrar’s office, a publication company … Continue reading Remote: Rights Assistant (begins as part-time), Art Authority/1000Museums

Boston, MA: Collection Data Integration Specialist, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Manages the collections management database (currently EmbARK by Gallery Systems) including administration of user accounts, training, user support, access and authorities, and customizations in consultation with the collection digitization project team members & Information Services department. Acts as the primary liaison to the database vendor Gallery Systems technical support. Manages the data migration and transition to a new collection management database. Promotes best practice policies, … Continue reading Boston, MA: Collection Data Integration Specialist, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Washington, D.C.: Museum Specialist, Smithsonian Institution

Museum Specialist Agency: Smithsonian Institution Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): FEW vacancies – Washington, District of Columbia Salary: $57,510.00 to $74,759.00 / Per Year Series and Grade: IS-1016-09 Open Period: Monday, August 5, 2019 to Friday, August 16, 2019 Position Information: This is not a Federal Position, but has similar requirements and benefits. – Temporary Not-To-Exceed 2 Years Who May Apply: Excepted service, Open … Continue reading Washington, D.C.: Museum Specialist, Smithsonian Institution

Chantilly, VA: Conservation Specialist, Smithsonian Institution

Conservation Specialist Agency: Smithsonian Institution Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): FEW vacancies – Chantilly, Virginia Salary: $57,510.00 to $74,759.00 / Per Year Series and Grade: IS-1001-09 Open Period: Wednesday, July 31, 2019 to Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Position Information: This is not a Federal Position, but has similar requirements and benefits. – Full-Time, Permanent. Who May Apply: Excepted service, Open to the public Continue reading Chantilly, VA: Conservation Specialist, Smithsonian Institution

San Francisco, CA: Archives Assistant, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Begin a records survey targeting the de Young’s history among various museum departments and institutional facilities. Assists Head of Library and Archives with the processingof material in various formats related to the de Young museum’s history, including retrieving, reviewing, sorting, arranging, documenting, and rehousing items as appropriate. Perform research to support the creation of a visual timeline of the de Young museum. Assist with coordinating … Continue reading San Francisco, CA: Archives Assistant, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Dearborn, MI: Archivist, Arab American National Museum

Maintain up to date records of all collections including the permanent collections, archival collections, out-going and in-coming loans, etc. Maintain collections by keeping objects numbered, organized and prepared for long term preservation. Collaborate with other areas of the Curatorial department on exhibit design, content, archival collections and other details. Implement suitable collection policies and standards. Manage the museum archives by collecting materials for the institutional … Continue reading Dearborn, MI: Archivist, Arab American National Museum

Cambridge, MA: Director of Collections, Peabody Museum, Harvard

Supervises staff in conservation, registration, collections management, osteology, image services and archives. Oversees ~ 30,000 sq ft of collections storage areas on- and off-site. Provides leadership to ensure the highest standards in collections stewardship. Develops innovative approaches to collections stewardship, sets direction for collections use policies, and oversees management and care of collections in alignment with the overall strategic direction of the Museum. Responsible for … Continue reading Cambridge, MA: Director of Collections, Peabody Museum, Harvard

Cleveland, OH: Cataloging Librarian, Cleveland Museum of Art

Supervise and perform all administrative duties related to cataloging staff, work-study students, interns, practicum students, and volunteers by prioritizing, organizing, and assigning work; training and evaluating staff; reviewing work in progress; and updating Director of Ingalls Library on status of projects and assignments. Set standards for quality of records produced by cataloging department. Act as a resource for cataloging department staff members for questions concerning … Continue reading Cleveland, OH: Cataloging Librarian, Cleveland Museum of Art

Dearborn, MI: Processing Archivist, The Henry Ford

Processes collections to appropriate level following an established processing plan. Prepares collection inventories and finding aids compliant with DACS and local descriptive and technical standards. Creates collection catalog, location, and related records in the institution’s collection management system. Reviews and publishes finding aid documents to internal and external data stores. Collaborates with Conservation staff to ensure proper handling, housing, and care of collection materials. Works … Continue reading Dearborn, MI: Processing Archivist, The Henry Ford