Establish, maintain, annually review, and ensure adherence to collections management policies and procedures, in accordance with AAM and industry standards. Establish best practices and efficient workflows for accessioning, cataloguing, and deaccessioning of collections. Lead the development and implementation of a plan for the strategic development of the Society’s collections, including targeted acquisition and de-accessioning. Work with AED staff to integrate collecting needs with existing exhibition … Continue reading Tacoma, WA: Head of Collections, Washington State Historical Society
Interview internal and external customers to establish and identify archival reference service’s needs; Provide information and training on obtaining archival records, the use of microfilm readers and printers, reading historical indexes and using online research tools to internal and external customers over the phone, in writing, and in person; Compose, review and edit documents and correspondence to ensure these conform to the appropriate use of … Continue reading Seattle, WA: Archives Specialist, King County Archives
The University of Washington seeks applications for the Faculty Director of the Master of Human-Computer Interaction + Design (MHCI+D) program. The successful applicant will work independently as Faculty Director while also having an academic appointment as a Senior Lecturer, full-time, in the University of Washington Information School (iSchool) for three years, with the possibility of renewal. This is a full-time, year-round position for an 11-month academic program. The ideal start date is on or before June 16, 2020. This position includes faculty voting rights in the iSchool but is not tenure eligible. Compensation will be commensurate with applicant qualifications and reflects the dual role of both Faculty Director and Senior Lecturer.
The successful candidate will be housed in the broad-based, inclusive Information School that offers multiple degree programs and is committed to the values of excellence, leadership, innovation, and diversity. We welcome all candidates from any discipline or background related to human-computer interaction and design. Continue reading “Seattle, WA: Senior Lecturer Full-Time/Faculty Director of the MHCI+D Program, University of Washington – Information School”
The University of Washington Information School seeks a truly outstanding scholar to broaden and deepen our research and scholarship in areas including, but not limited to: studies of misinformation and disinformation, including computational, mixed-methods approaches, etc.; information access and data literacy; information flow in sociotechnical systems; the role of information in the formation and dynamics of values, beliefs, or identities (race, gender, class, ability, etc.); and the role of researchers, educators, librarians, and policy makers in supporting healthy information environments and fostering a more informed and equitable society.
This position will demonstrate excellence in research and education, and welcome individuals who are excited by, able to thrive in, and eager to contribute to our diverse, intellectually stimulating, multi-disciplinary environment that respects a wide variety of research traditions and methods, and is open to new areas and methods. Continue reading “Seattle, WA: Assistant, Associate, Full Professor, University of Washington – Information School”
This tenure-track position offers an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to contribute to a vibrant, user-driven physical and virtual center for teaching, learning, and research. Working closely and collaboratively with faculty and staff, the Arts & Humanities Librarian will play a key role in student success, active learning in the arts and humanities, and in growing CWU’s digital humanities scholarship. CWU is a member … Continue reading Ellensburg, WA: Arts & Humanities Librarian, Central Washington University
Update Archives collection management system by inputting basic description and physical holdings information. Develop and revise public outreach content (e.g., archives blog, social media accounts, fairs, etc.). Develop and oversee processing projects for interns and volunteers. Assist in migration of analog audio-visual materials to digital formats for archival preservation. Process and describe archival records, both physical and electronic. Assist with intake of accessions into the … Continue reading Seattle, WA: Assistant Archivist, King County Archives
The Oral History Project Intern will assist the Oral History Program Coordinator and Digital Asset Coordinator in making our oral history recordings accessible. The intern will be responsible for creating descriptive item-level metadata records for each of the oral history recordings; reviewing and standardizing transcripts; writing abstracts and biographical sketches; updating the Oral History Collection finding aid; assisting with promotion of the project, such as … Continue reading Seattle, WA: Archives Intern (paid), Oral History Collection, Museum of Flight
Cornish College of the Arts Library seeks a collaborative, service-oriented Performing Arts Librarian to work with our students, faculty, and staff in a community that is well-respected in the visual and performing arts for developing our learners as artists, citizens and innovators. The Performing Arts Librarian brings subject specialization in the performing arts to reference and instructional services and is responsible for Interlibrary Loan. Link … Continue reading Seattle, WA: Performing Arts Librarian, Cornish College of the Arts
Appraise, accession, digitize, arrange, preserve, and catalog materials according to the Principal’s needs and priorities. Develop and maintain digital asset management (DAM) workflows and processes for the collection including accession, controlled vocabularies, metadata design, and metadata management, with the intent to improve search, retrieval, digital organization, and upkeep of DAM user manuals. Provide periodic progress reports on projects to the Archivist and Principal. Assist the … Continue reading Bellevue, WA: Digital Archivist, Private Family Archives
This position will be primarily responsible for providing research, instruction, and outreach services to agricultural sciences and WSU’s statewide extension program. Successful candidates will have a broad understanding of scholarly information across STEM fields connecting researchers and learners with information and resources within and beyond the physical library. Additionally, the librarian will work collaboratively across the WSU community to support various initiatives including Open Access … Continue reading Pullman, WA: Science Librarian, Washington State University