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

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

Boston, MA: Community History and Digitization Specialist (2 year term), Boston Public Library & Northeastern University

Assists with the implementation of the grant including research, writing, and outreach at BPL and other designated neighborhood locations. Reaches out to community organizations identified by BRC and BPL staff and affiliates to schedule meetings to discuss high-level goals and procedures. Identifies both historic and active collections of records, documents, images, and data sets that would support research on the history of Boston neighborhoods. Works … Continue reading Boston, MA: Community History and Digitization Specialist (2 year term), Boston Public Library & Northeastern University

Boston, MA: Dillon Papers Project Archivist, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

Developing project timelines, ensuring that project benchmarks are met, and completing project reporting requirements; working in close collaboration with the photographic and textual digitization team and other archival units (Processing, Reference, and Declassification), the IT Specialist, and other Library and Foundation stakeholders to ensure smooth coordination of work; identifying materials (oversize, fragile, etc.) that may require outsourced digitization; performing basic preservation measures on materials to … Continue reading Boston, MA: Dillon Papers Project Archivist, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

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

Cambridge, MA: Photo Archivist, InterSystems

Manage an online photo organization and sharing portal for corporate and personal use. Manage large quantities of images and data. Create and maintain an organization system to include dates, descriptions, locations, and facial recognition of photo content. Collect, edit, and organize past and present photo inventory. Scan photos and documents to create digital files when needed. Train other employees on photo archives and organizational methods. … Continue reading Cambridge, MA: Photo Archivist, InterSystems

Cambridge, MA: Metadata Librarian for Distinctive Collections, MIT Libraries

Build metadata projects and workflows that include special collections and archival resources, rare books, photographic and manuscript collections, and digital objects. Will develop priorities, policies, and procedures in conjunction with archival, specialized collections, repository services, and metadata staff; identify and resolve metadata-related problems/issues; and create, monitor, and adjust workflows as needed. Link to job posting. Continue reading Cambridge, MA: Metadata Librarian for Distinctive Collections, MIT Libraries

North Andover, MA: Library Archivist, Merrimack College

Manages, administers, and provides access to historical materials and artifacts pertaining to the foundation and ongoing work of the college. Organizes, describes, catalogs, maintains, and oversees digitization of selected archival materials. Manages and promotes Merrimack ScholarWorks institutional repository. Provides outreach and consultations on depositing content, publishing options, and author rights. Plans digitization projects, prepares exhibits, acquires archival collections, develops grant proposals as appropriate. Works with … Continue reading North Andover, MA: Library Archivist, Merrimack College