New Haven, CT: Archivist for Collection Development, Yale University

Link to job posting. Application Deadline: May 17, 2019 Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music. General Purpose: Reporting to … Continue reading New Haven, CT: Archivist for Collection Development, Yale University

Cambridge, MA: Creative Arts Processing Archivist, Harvard University

Link to job posting. Processes archival and manuscript materials: rehouses materials as necessary; assesses conservation and preservation needs; determines levels of arrangement and description; creates finding aids and other descriptive metadata as necessary and prepares materials for off-site storage at the Harvard Depository as needed. Provides basic collection control for legacy collections: compiles documentation and inventories, creates collection level description, addresses preservation and other housing … Continue reading Cambridge, MA: Creative Arts Processing Archivist, Harvard University

Brooklyn, NY: The Virginia Thoren Archivist, Pratt Institute

Link to job posting. The individual assuming this position will be expected to play an instrumental role in articulating a vision and building capacity for the newly configured special collections and archives program, including, but not limited to: exploring new ways develop, describe, and outreach existing archival collections; creating opportunities to bring in new collections that fill gaps in the institutional record; expanding the current … Continue reading Brooklyn, NY: The Virginia Thoren Archivist, Pratt Institute

Chicago, IL: Digital Archivist, Art Institute of Chicago

Link to job posting. Responsible for developing a sustainable infrastructure for collecting, processing, and preserving digital materials across the museum, and making digital materials accessible to staff and researchers; deploying that infrastructure to bring historically important digital institutional records into the AIC Institutional Archive; and preserving, processing, and making accessible other digital materials currently in the library’s archival collections as well as newly acquired digital … Continue reading Chicago, IL: Digital Archivist, Art Institute of Chicago

Savannah, GA: Visual Media Archivist, Savannah College of Art and Design

Link to job posting. SCAD seeks a visual media archivist to oversee and maintain video and photography archives within the university’s visual media department. In this role, you will report to the photography director and be responsible for quickly and creatively fulfilling archive requests for both photo and video needs from internal and external partners. You will ensure widespread proper usage of the university’s most up-to-date … Continue reading Savannah, GA: Visual Media Archivist, Savannah College of Art and Design

Austin, TX: Photography Archivist, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Link to job posting. Performs highly complex (senior level) archival work. Work involves examining state government records and collections of photographic material; recommending disposal and destruction of records with no archival value; analyzing and arranging archives and preparing finding aids to facilitate access to information; identifying candidates for conservation treatment; assisting researchers, primarily with requests for photographic material; managing permissions for use; consulting with state … Continue reading Austin, TX: Photography Archivist, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

San Francisco, CA: Assistant Digital Image Archivist, Lucasfilm

Link to job posting. Process and service photo orders on all titles in the Lucasfilm archives library for Lucasfilm and third parties. Upload archival materials into an asset management system and add descriptive metadata. Quality control and organize digital images assets after new productions become archive titles. Assist in the preservation and organization of original physical image assets including negatives, transparencies, contact sheets, photographs, and … Continue reading San Francisco, CA: Assistant Digital Image Archivist, Lucasfilm

Cambridge, MA: Creative Arts Processing Archivist, Harvard University

Link to job posting. Houghton Library, the primary repository for Harvard’s rare books and manuscripts, seeks an innovative, collaborative, and motivated Project Archivist to process collections within the Arts and Special Collections unit of the Harvard College Library, including the Fine Arts Library, the Harvard Film Archive, and the Music Library. Reporting to the Head of the Manuscript Section, the Project Archivist joins the library’s … Continue reading Cambridge, MA: Creative Arts Processing Archivist, Harvard University

Ithaca, NY: Technical Services Archivist, Cornell University

Link to job posting. Cornell University Library’s Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation & Archives seeks qualified candidates for the position of Technical Services Archivist. Reporting to the Director of the Kheel Center, the Technical Services Archivist administers the intake of accessions, in all formats, and manages processing, preservation, and description of rare and manuscript physical collections and the records of the ILR School at Cornell to … Continue reading Ithaca, NY: Technical Services Archivist, Cornell University