Boston, MA: Digital Asset Librarian (6-months, P/T), Oxfam

Review assets—primarily photo and video—in cloud storage folders that are from January 2018 to the present. Edit photo and video collections to remove duplicate, repetitious, or substandard shots. Clean up and add meta data to assets using supplied template and guidelines. Meet with staff members to get metadata, caption information, and consent forms for photo and video collections. Ensure consent forms are scanned and stored … Continue reading Boston, MA: Digital Asset Librarian (6-months, P/T), Oxfam

Philadelphia, PA: Lead Archivist (2-year term), First Person Arts

Create a dedicated, reliable archive and backup process to ensure the safety and security of archived materials. Create a plan for sharing archived materials with users wishing to document our social and cultural history using FPA’s true personal stories around the pressing issues of our time. Recommend and assist in the procurement of archive hardware and software. Develop industry-standard licensing policies, procedures and agreements for … Continue reading Philadelphia, PA: Lead Archivist (2-year term), First Person Arts

Chicago, IL: Graduate Archives Assistant, South Side Community Art Center (SSAC)

The South Side Community Art Center (SSCAC) seeks candidates with a focus on the preservation of African American historical records for two positions as Graduate Archives Assistant to work on a project processing a collection of archival documents at the heart of the Center’s history on a part-time, temporary basis. We are seeking candidates who are passionate about management, documentation, preservation and providing access to … Continue reading Chicago, IL: Graduate Archives Assistant, South Side Community Art Center (SSAC)

Dodgeville, WI: Aslak Lie Historical Restoration Intern, Folklore Village

Assist Master Builder, Nels Diller in the reconstruction of the historical 1848 home of Aslak Lie, an early Wisconsin Norwegian immigrant. Woodworking skills will be taught, and tools provided. You will be working outdoors at beautiful Folklore Village, located near Dodgeville, WI. This is a paid internship at $10/hour. Link to posting. Deadline: May 15, 2020 Continue reading Dodgeville, WI: Aslak Lie Historical Restoration Intern, Folklore Village

Boston, MA: Archivist, WGBH

Inventory three pallets of audiovisual materials to the item level. Inventory print materials to the folder level. Assess general condition of materials and note special considerations. Recommend destruction of redundant, non-critical materials. Recommend next-steps for permanent stewardship of the materials. Create a comprehensive database of all materials. Link to job posting. Continue reading Boston, MA: Archivist, WGBH

St. Paul, MN: Lead Archivist, American Public Media Group

Inform strategies and design of databases, storage, and system integrations from both an administrator and user perspective; inform product development, testing, and evolution of Archive products and adjacent products. Develop documentation and maintain standards to guide and codify Archive activities. Assist in developing and maintaining statements of archival mission, policy and purpose. Develop funding proposals for the Archive to ensure the continuous delivery of services. … Continue reading St. Paul, MN: Lead Archivist, American Public Media Group

Boston, MA: Repository & Metadata Systems Manager, WGBH

In coordination with the Associate Director and other team members, lead and be responsible for all decision-making regarding metadata creation and management in the MLA and AAPB. Manage descriptive metadata for AAPB acquisitions, including normalization, ingest, and working with collection donors. They will also manage evolving data models, metadata application profiles, and workflow processes for MLA and AAPB repositories and websites. This includes developing best … Continue reading Boston, MA: Repository & Metadata Systems Manager, WGBH