Philadelphia, PA: Director of Exhibits, The University of Pennsylvania

Responsible for the development, design and coordination of, primarily, public exhibitions based on the holdings of the Penn Libraries. Maintain and coordinate exhibition calendar and related events. Work with exhibition curators to assess needs and requirements and assist curators by designing and producing exhibition-related materials (i.e., printed texts, catalogs, case texts, promotional materials, including rack cards, posters and digital content). Supervise exhibit staff. In cooperation … Continue reading Philadelphia, PA: Director of Exhibits, The University of Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, PA: Assistant/Associate Professor in Data Stewardship, University of Pittsburgh

Experienced practitioner and scholar in Data Stewardship who can demonstrate an in-depth understanding of data curation, data documentation and data preservation, specifically: Current best practices and policy surrounding active data management through the data lifecycle, including data collection, data management plans, data storage, data quality and reproducibility; Experience of handling research data including application of date standards and formats, data description and documentation, metadata schema … Continue reading Pittsburgh, PA: Assistant/Associate Professor in Data Stewardship, University of Pittsburgh

Philadephia, PA: Digital Preservation Librarian, University of Pennsylvania

Working closely with, and under the leadership and supervision of, the MacDonald Director of Preservation, the Digital Preservation Librarian develops, documents, implements, and oversees preservation workflows, procedures and policies for the Penn Libraries’ digital collections and assets, both digitized and born-digital. The incumbent will collaborate with stakeholders across the Libraries and the University to develop programmatic and sustainable policies and workflows to address digital curation … Continue reading Philadephia, PA: Digital Preservation Librarian, University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA: Digital Asset Manager, Philadelphia Orchestra Association

Oversee the migration and proper metadata tagging of content into the digital asset management system(s) from various file formats and codecs. Serve as the staff point-of-contact for the digital and media asset management systems, providing training and assisting with queries as needed, partnering with key staff to ensure metadata completion and compliance. Identify and manage the resolution of data quality issues such as uniqueness, integrity, … Continue reading Philadelphia, PA: Digital Asset Manager, Philadelphia Orchestra Association

Philadelphia, PA: Metadata Management Librarian, Temple University

The Metadata Management Librarian is responsible for the quality control and maintenance of bibliographic records in our library management system, in support of library services and synchronization of bibliographic metadata across systems. Manages batch processing, authority control, holdings maintenance, relations with external vendors, and the creation and export of MARC or other metadata to other systems or utilities. The Librarian is expected to test and … Continue reading Philadelphia, PA: Metadata Management Librarian, Temple University

Philadelphia, PA: Lead Archivist (2-year term), First Person Arts

Create a dedicated, reliable archive and backup process to ensure the safety and security of archived materials. Create a plan for sharing archived materials with users wishing to document our social and cultural history using FPA’s true personal stories around the pressing issues of our time. Recommend and assist in the procurement of archive hardware and software. Develop industry-standard licensing policies, procedures and agreements for … Continue reading Philadelphia, PA: Lead Archivist (2-year term), First Person Arts

Philadelphia, PA: Assistant Director, Fine Arts Library, University of Pennsylvania

Develops and implements research, instruction, orientation, and outreach programs for the Fisher Fine Arts Library. Serves as library liaison to a number of departments within the Stuart Weitzman School of Design and the Department of History of Art. Participates in long-range strategic planning for the Fisher Fine Arts Library. In coordination with Director, manages library facility, daily operations, and participates in space planning assessments. Supervises … Continue reading Philadelphia, PA: Assistant Director, Fine Arts Library, University of Pennsylvania

Villanova, PA: Faculty Scholarship Librarian and Legal Research Instructor, Villanova Law Library

Faculty Scholarship Librarian and Legal Research Instructor Located in the suburbs of Philly, just minutes from downtown, the Villanova Law Library is thriving and growing.  We’re excited to invite applications for the position of Faculty Scholarship Librarian and Legal Research Instructor and welcome you to consider joining us. Full position description and application can be found here: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/18341 Continue reading Villanova, PA: Faculty Scholarship Librarian and Legal Research Instructor, Villanova Law Library

Philadelphia area, PA: Library and Archives Internship, Longwood Gardens

Arrange and describe archival collections, develop finding aids, and make recommendations regarding storage, conservation and preservation treatment of archival materials in various formats, including born-digital records. Perform basic administrative level tasks in Digital Asset Management System (Asset Bank), including scanning, uploading, editing, training patrons, and supervising volunteer projects. Assist with cataloging of library materials and the strategic initiative to improve Authorities control in the EOS … Continue reading Philadelphia area, PA: Library and Archives Internship, Longwood Gardens