Boston, MA: Accessioning Archivist, John J. Burns Library, Boston College

This person will focus on documenting, stabilizing, and assessing unique archival acquisitions, improving workflows, and creating documentation. This work includes coordinating with internal and external stakeholders, particularly related to agreements, preservation, and shipping. The Accessioning Archivist will use the archives management system (e.g. ArchivesSpace). The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a team-based environment, an excellent communicator, strong in archival accessioning and assessment, and … Continue reading Boston, MA: Accessioning Archivist, John J. Burns Library, Boston College

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

Amherst, MA: Library System Coordinator, UMass Amherst Libraries

Link to job posting. Application Deadline: May 17, 2019 The UMass Amherst Libraries seek a dynamic and innovative Library System Coordinator- Five Colleges Consortium. Reporting to the Associate Dean of Library Technology and the Five Colleges Librarians Council through the Dean of Libraries, the Library System Coordinator – Five Colleges Consortium position leads the management and ongoing utilization of the Five Colleges’ library software platform, … Continue reading Amherst, MA: Library System Coordinator, UMass Amherst Libraries

Boston, MA: Visual Materials Cataloger, Boston Public Library

Link to job posting. Creates robust, standards-based, extensible, and sharable descriptive records for visual materials including prints, drawings, watercolors, photographs, paintings, and other non-textual media. Ensures that descriptive records for visual materials are suitable for a variety of platforms and systems used both locally and for external exposure, harvesting, and repurposing. In collaboration with the Special Collections team, ensures that all appropriate and necessary content … Continue reading Boston, MA: Visual Materials Cataloger, Boston Public Library

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

Amherst, MA: Assessment and Planning Librarian, University of Massachusetts Amherst

The UMass Amherst Libraries seek a dynamic and innovative Assessment and Planning Librarian to provide leadership for and participate in assessment and planning efforts across the UMass Amherst Libraries; lead the collection, analysis, and documentation of assessment data that enable continuous review, evaluation, and improvement of services that achieve strategic objectives related to library operations and user needs; support data visualization, analysis, and reporting needs … Continue reading Amherst, MA: Assessment and Planning Librarian, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Cambridge, MA: Digital Content Management Librarian, Harvard University

The Digital Content Management Librarian works primarily to support the digital asset and content management needs of the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), including Gutman Library, the Teaching and Learning Lab, Programs in Professional Education, Information Technology, and other units. Reporting to the Collections Strategist and Scholarly Communication Librarian, the incumbent supports digital and analog management of the Library’s core collections and special collections. … Continue reading Cambridge, MA: Digital Content Management Librarian, Harvard University