Washington, D.C.: Cataloger of Art Monographs (2-3 month term), LAC Group

LAC Group is seeking an experienced Cataloger of Art Monographs for an opportunity to work at a prestigious national library in the Washington, DC area, on a project projected at 2-3 months. Perform complex original and copy cataloging of monographs to facilitate their identification, access, and use. Interpret and apply Library of Congress Classification, Subject Headings, AACR2, RDA, OCLC online help and other materials as … Continue reading Washington, D.C.: Cataloger of Art Monographs (2-3 month term), LAC Group

New York, NY: Researcher, 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East

1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East is the largest, fastest growing and most progressive union in the United States, representing over 300,000 hospital, nursing home, homecare and human service workers. The members of 1199 SEIU are driven by a mission to achieve affordable, quality healthcare for all. We are currently looking for researchers based in New York City.

The researcher will use a variety of skills to develop and implement public issues campaigns related to the union’s organizing goals. The overall work consists of performing in-depth research to understand health care providers’ operations, to detail employers’ practices, to track industry trends, and to guide the union’s relationships with other stakeholders. The researcher will summarize and interpret data from a variety of public and private sources including: regulatory filings, financial statements, cost reports and public health surveys. They will present complex issues/findings, both in writing and orally, to a range of audiences including government regulators, politicians, organizers, members and local and International Union staff/leaders. Continue reading “New York, NY: Researcher, 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East”

New York, NY: Lead Researcher, 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East

1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East is the largest, fastest growing and most progressive union in the United States, representing over 300,000 hospital, nursing home, homecare and human service workers. The members of 1199 SEIU are driven by a mission to achieve affordable, quality healthcare for all. We are currently looking for a Lead Researcher based in New York City.

The lead researcher will use a variety of skills to develop and implement public issues campaigns related to the union’s organizing goals. The overall work consists of leading a team dedicated performing in-depth research to understand health care providers’ operations; This includes detailing employers’ practices and tracking industry and regulatory trends, in order to guide the union’s relationships with other stakeholders. The Lead Researcher will develop a deep understanding of the healthcare industry in order to interact with union leadership and other stakeholders within and outside of the labor movement, in order to plan and assess strategic projects and campaigns. Continue reading “New York, NY: Lead Researcher, 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East”

Sinai, Egypt: Librarian (2 year contract), Multinational Force and Observers

The MFO is seeking an experienced Library professional to oversee two libraries and provide library support services to remote sites. Minimum 5 years’ related experience as a practicing librarian; demonstrated competency and extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of Library management including current library automation systems. Ability to supervise staff and relate with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds. Computer literacy to include use of … Continue reading Sinai, Egypt: Librarian (2 year contract), Multinational Force and Observers

Philadelphia area, PA: Library and Archives Internship, Longwood Gardens

Arrange and describe archival collections, develop finding aids, and make recommendations regarding storage, conservation and preservation treatment of archival materials in various formats, including born-digital records. Perform basic administrative level tasks in Digital Asset Management System (Asset Bank), including scanning, uploading, editing, training patrons, and supervising volunteer projects. Assist with cataloging of library materials and the strategic initiative to improve Authorities control in the EOS … Continue reading Philadelphia area, PA: Library and Archives Internship, Longwood Gardens

Los Angeles, CA: Institutional Archivist II, Getty Center

Perform professional level archival accessioning, arrangement, description, cataloging, and preservation for moderately complex collections; participate in records appraisal for review, classification, disposition, destruction and/or transfer; work with front-line and managerial Getty staff to interpret records policies and procedures and gain compliance; develop expertise in managing and preserving electronic records, particularly born-digital; maintain documentation and implement departmental policies and projects; know/learn and apply the history of … Continue reading Los Angeles, CA: Institutional Archivist II, Getty Center

Kennett Square, PA: Library and Archives Internship, Longwood Gardens

Library and Archives Internship
Longwood Gardens, in the Philadelphia area

Longwood Gardens Library and Archives seeks a graduate level student in Library Science or Archival studies (or related equivalent) to gain experience in the operations and management of a special library and institutional archives. Recent graduates may also apply. Longwood Gardens is a public display garden located in Kennett Square, PA, 45 minutes southwest of Philadelphia.

The intern is immersed in each section of the unit—Library, Digital Gallery, Archives, and (depending on a particular project) Plant Records. He/she works on a variety of assigned projects as part of a team to achieve the unit’s goals in supporting Longwood Gardens’ mission. Currently, unit goals are focused on developing robust intellectual control and access across all collections. This is a 40 hour per week, paid position with optional free housing (a taxable benefit). Continue reading “Kennett Square, PA: Library and Archives Internship, Longwood Gardens”

New York, NY: Archivist (part-time), American Academy in Rome

The part-time Archivist in the New York office of the American Academy in Rome works approximately 16 hours per week, and is responsible for processing and managing the Academy’s paper archival documents as part of a recurring deposit to the Archives of American Art; creating new metadata for born-digital assets; and serving as a resource and collaborator for archivists leading digitization projects in Rome. Link … Continue reading New York, NY: Archivist (part-time), American Academy in Rome

San Marino, CA: Project Archivist (3-year term), The Huntington

Processes and catalogs a collection of approximately 18,000 sheet music items. Arranges, describes and processes other archival collections as assigned. Creates encoded finding aids and MARC records for the Library’s online catalog according to current national standards and best practices. Creates and transforms metadata for items selected for digitization. Creates and enhances RDA NACO authority records for names. Contributes to policies, procedures, productive workflows, and … Continue reading San Marino, CA: Project Archivist (3-year term), The Huntington