Chicago, IL: Director of Imaging, Art Institute of Chicago

Provides vision, focus, leadership, advocacy, and support for image creation, archiving, conservation, and publication within the museum. Manages an efficient and effective department through strategic planning, assessment, reporting, and skillful stewarding of time, space, supplies, and budget. Leads, supervises, and mentors a team of imaging technicians in all phases of photography, digital asset management, metadata creation, and repository ingest. Effectively encourages and empowers team members … Continue reading Chicago, IL: Director of Imaging, Art Institute of Chicago

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

Tulsa, OK: Collections Manager of Art / Project Coordinator, University of Tulsa – Gilcrease Museum

Inventories items related to both projects including works on paper, anthropology collection items, and archives; identifies and corrects any numbering issues discovered during the inventory. Modifies existing database records and creates new records in collection management software (TMS) in coordination with Digitization Team Lead. Works collaboratively with the Luce Project Team which includes: Chief Conservator, Project’s Conservator, two Curators, Digitization Lead, and other part-time staff. … Continue reading Tulsa, OK: Collections Manager of Art / Project Coordinator, University of Tulsa – Gilcrease Museum

Chicago, IL: Head of Collections, Chicago Historical Society/Chicago History Museum

Assist Director in developing annual goals and objectives for the CU. Oversee development of the annual budget for the CU; manage the budget by monitoring and approving Unit spending; identify needs not covered by the budget and develop a plan to secure additional funding; and assist in related grant writing. Oversee all aspects of the day-today operations of the CU while also developing procedures to … Continue reading Chicago, IL: Head of Collections, Chicago Historical Society/Chicago History Museum

Queens, NY: Collection and Archive Manager, Queens Museum

Establish and maintain both physical and intellectual control over the Queens Museum collection, acting as main point of contact for the collection. Working with the Executive Director and Director of Exhibitions establish project goals for the collection and manage resources to meet those goals. Manage loans from the collection, process reproduction requests, inquiries, and facilitate research visits. Act as registrar for incoming and outgoing loans … Continue reading Queens, NY: Collection and Archive Manager, Queens Museum

Salem, MA: Mellon Library Fellowship, Peabody Essex Museum

The Peabody Essex Museum invites applications for a library fellowship funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Beginning in early 2020, this twelve-month fellowship in the Phillips Library will provide an emerging librarian of Indigenous descent with exciting opportunities for personal and professional growth. The Mellon Library Fellow will be fully integrated into the Phillips Library team, gaining training and duties comparable to those of … Continue reading Salem, MA: Mellon Library Fellowship, Peabody Essex Museum

Washington, D.C.: Librarian, National Museum of Women in the Arts

Providing resource description and technical services support for the collection, including rare and unique items, artists’ books, and artist files. Providing reference for museum staff and outside researchers. Answering inquiries over the phone, by email, and via snail mail. Managing book processing and collection maintenance. Collaborating with Director on collection development and acquisitions. Overseeing reading room. Basic accounting and bookkeeping. Assisting in training and supporting … Continue reading Washington, D.C.: Librarian, National Museum of Women in the Arts

Boston, MA: Collection Information 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 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. Oversees database user manuals, style … Continue reading Boston, MA: Collection Information Specialist, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

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 the reorganization of file directories … Continue reading Philadelphia, PA: Digital Asset Librarian, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Louisville, KY: Digital Imaging Specialist (part-time), Kentucky Derby Museum

Manages the Churchill Downs photo archives, including its organization, inventory, cataloging, preservation, digitization, reproduction and dissemination. Responds to both Churchill Downs and Kentucky Derby Museum requests for images, duplicating as needed in a timely and efficient manner. Advises on which items should be removed from the collection due to condition issues or redundancy. Works with the curator of collections in prioritizing photo archiving tasks based … Continue reading Louisville, KY: Digital Imaging Specialist (part-time), Kentucky Derby Museum