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)

Chicago, IL: Digital Asset Manager (2-year term), Obama Foundation

The Digital Asset Manager will join the Obama Foundation in selecting and implementing an enterprise digital asset management system (DAMS) that will serve the diverse day-to-day needs of its staff and partners, as well as support digital assets related to Museum collections and the future Obama Presidential Center’s digital experiences. Through the creation and documentation of metadata standards, workflows to catalog, ingest, and approve assets, … Continue reading Chicago, IL: Digital Asset Manager (2-year term), Obama Foundation

Chicago, IL: Emerging Art Leaders Internship, Library Reader Services (Summer 2020; Paid), Art Institute of Chicago – Ryerson & Burnham Libraries

Research and report on special collections material. Create metadata, including images and catalog links, for special collections material. Research museum exhibition history and write descriptions that enhance library content on the Art Institute’s website. Improve findability of e-resources through editing, updating, and creating records in the integrated library system. Select, retrieve, and set up general and special collections material for group visits. Develop LibGuides content … Continue reading Chicago, IL: Emerging Art Leaders Internship, Library Reader Services (Summer 2020; Paid), Art Institute of Chicago – Ryerson & Burnham Libraries

Chicago, IL: Emerging Art Leaders Internship, Library Cataloging (Summer 2020; Paid), Art Institute of Chicago – Ryerson & Burnham Libraries

Copy cataloging exhibition catalogs and art history books using Ex Libris Alma. Editing and enhancing existing MARC bibliographic records using RDA, LCSH, and the LC/NAF. Assigning call numbers using the Library of Congress Classification System. Assisting with other technical services projects as needed. For fullest consideration, applications should be submitted by Monday, March 16, 2020 at 5:00 pm CST. Link to posting. Continue reading Chicago, IL: Emerging Art Leaders Internship, Library Cataloging (Summer 2020; Paid), Art Institute of Chicago – Ryerson & Burnham Libraries

Chicago, IL: Mary and Samuel Somit Preservation Internship, University of Chicago

The Mary and Samuel Somit Preservation Internship Program at the University of Chicago Library offers an annual six-week internship in the areas of library preservation, conservation, digitization and digital library collections.The internship is intended to give current graduate students or recent graduates of a preservation, conservation, archives or library and information program, an opportunity to apply their skills and knowledge in a research library setting. … Continue reading Chicago, IL: Mary and Samuel Somit Preservation Internship, University of Chicago

Chicago, IL: BMRC Community Engagement Archivist, Black Metropolis Research Consortium, University of Chicago Library

The Black Metropolis Research Consortium (http://bmrc.lib.uchicago.edu) is a Chicago-based membership association of libraries, universities, and other archival institutions with a mission to make broadly accessible the members’ holdings that document African American and African diasporic culture, history, and politics with a special focus on Chicago, and to advocate for the preservation, enhancement, growth, and use of these materials, and the diversity of the information professionals … Continue reading Chicago, IL: BMRC Community Engagement Archivist, Black Metropolis Research Consortium, University of Chicago Library

Chicago, IL: BMRC Portal Archivist, Black Metropolis Research Consortium, University of Chicago Library

The Black Metropolis Research Consortium (http://bmrc.lib.uchicago.edu) is a Chicago-based membership association of libraries, universities, and other archival institutions with a mission to make broadly accessible the members’ holdings that document African American and African diasporic culture, history, and politics with a special focus on Chicago, and to advocate for the preservation, enhancement, growth, and use of these materials, and the diversity of the information professionals … Continue reading Chicago, IL: BMRC Portal Archivist, Black Metropolis Research Consortium, University of Chicago Library