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

Salem, MA: Mellon Library Fellowship, Peabody Essex Museum

The Peabody Essex Museum invites applications for a library fellowship funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Beginning in early 2020, this twelve-month fellowship in the Phillips Library will provide an emerging librarian of Indigenous descent with exciting opportunities for personal and professional growth. The Mellon Library Fellow will be fully integrated into the Phillips Library team, gaining training and duties comparable to those of … Continue reading Salem, MA: Mellon Library Fellowship, Peabody Essex Museum

Boston, MA: Collection Information Specialist, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Manages the collections management database (currently EmbARK by Gallery Systems) including administration of user accounts, training, user support, access and authorities, and customizations in consultation with collection digitization project team members & Information Services department. Acts as the primary liaison to the database vendor Gallery Systems technical support. Manages the data migration and transition to a new collection management database. Oversees database user manuals, style … Continue reading Boston, MA: Collection Information Specialist, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Dartmouth, MA: STEM Librarian, UMass Dartmouth

UMass Dartmouth welcomes applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Librarian for the STEM disciplines. The STEM librarian will serve as liaison to the departments of biology, chemistry, and mathematics; the College of Engineering; and the School for Marine Science & Technology.

Minimum requirements:
• Master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited degree program or equivalent; degree must be completed by start date
• Professional experience as an academic or special librarian serving students, faculty, or researchers in one or more of the assigned liaison areas; or strong subject background in the sciences, engineering, or a related field as demonstrated by significant coursework, undergraduate minor, undergraduate or graduate degree

Minimum salary for Assistant Librarian is $63,863; minimum salary for Associate Librarian is $74,789. Review of applications will begin November 18, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Continue reading “Dartmouth, MA: STEM Librarian, UMass Dartmouth”

Northampton, MA: Accessioning Archivist, Smith College

Promptly establish intellectual and physical control over new acquisitions of special collections materials acquired in any format (book, archives, manuscripts, digital, physical, analog audiovisual, etc). Survey incoming materials, applying archival appraisal criteria to assess the condition and historical value of the materials, as well as to identify potentially sensitive materials. Develop, review, and execute accessioning plans. Prepare and describe new acquisitions to a baseline level … Continue reading Northampton, MA: Accessioning Archivist, Smith College