San Diego, CA: Archives/Special Collections/Digital Initiatives Assistant, University of San Diego

Link to Job Posting Application Deadline: ongoing Reporting to the Records Manager/Processing Archivist, the Archives/Special Collections/Digital Initiatives Assistant supports the work of the Archives, Special Collections, and Digital Initiatives Department, including assistance with maintenance and projects related to the university archives and special collections, the university records management program, and technical operations associated with the university’s digital repository and digital initiatives. This individual performs both … Continue reading San Diego, CA: Archives/Special Collections/Digital Initiatives Assistant, University of San Diego

New York, NY: PT Archivist-Librarian, Hunter College CUNY

Link to Job Posting Application Deadline: ongoing Hunter College, a senior college of the City University of New York, seeks a part-time adjunct librarian to work primarily daytime hours (Monday-Friday, 9-5) beginning September, 2018. The librarian must have strong public service skills and the ability to work in a collaborative work environment. Responsibilities Ability to process archival collections and create finding aids, provide reference service … Continue reading New York, NY: PT Archivist-Librarian, Hunter College CUNY

New York, NY: Image & Archive Intern, Ryan Lee Gallery

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Application Deadline: August 3, 2018

RYAN LEE seeks an enthusiastic and detail-oriented Image & Archive Intern. The intern will be at the gallery 2 or 3 days per week during our regular hours of operation Tuesday through Saturday, from 10am to 6pm, during the period of September 4 through December 15, 2018. Continue reading “New York, NY: Image & Archive Intern, Ryan Lee Gallery”

New York, NY: Digital Asset Archivist, Weight Watchers

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Application Deadline: ongoing

At Weight Watchers, we inspire healthy habits for real life. We meet our members where they are and leverage the latest nutritional and behavioral science to help them eat healthier, move more, and shift their mindset. We are a purpose-driven organization and we understand how to create community and deliver personalized services to help our members throughout every step of their journey. Continue reading “New York, NY: Digital Asset Archivist, Weight Watchers”

New York, NY: Librarian II, New York Public Library

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The Jerome Robbins Dance Division of The New York Public Library is the largest and most comprehensive archive in the world devoted to the documentation of dance. It preserves the history of dance by gathering diverse written, visual, and aural resources, and it works to ensure the art form’s continuity through an active documentation program. While the division contains more than 44,000 books about dance, these account for only a small percent of its vast holdings. Continue reading “New York, NY: Librarian II, New York Public Library”

New Haven, CT: Assistant Head of Arrangement and Description, Yale University

Position Focus: Reporting to the Head of Arrangement and Description, the Assistant Head of Arrangement and Description leads and manages accessioning and archival processing of manuscript and archival collections primarily from the nineteenth through the twenty-first centuries and across all formats. Ensures that manuscript and archival collections are arranged and described in accordance with established standards and best practices, at an appropriate level of detail and effort, and in a timely manner. Assists with the development of the department’s processing policies and procedures for archival, manuscript, and other non-print media, across a spectrum from basic initial control through full, detailed description. Works closely with unit head and acquiring archivists, including the heads of collection development and university archives, to set processing priorities, and tracks and reports progress. Collaborates with Manuscripts and Archives and other University Library staff on the development and use of tools and workflows to support description and access.
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New Haven, CT: Archivist, Yale University

Position Focus: Under the direction of the Head of Arrangement and Description, the Archivist is primarily responsible for describing and making accessible manuscript and archival materials and promoting their use for teaching and research.

Work with staff in MSSA and across Yale University Library in the creation of quality, standards-based archival metadata and the maximization of its use. Contribute to quality control of metadata operations; maintain documentation on best practices and track developments on standards of all types (descriptive, technical, preservation, and administrative) to recommend and design appropriate metadata schema and products for discovery and access. Articulate the business value of archival metadata and data quality. Provide ongoing support of the department’s use of ArchivesSpace; serve as an ArchivesSpace super-user. Collaborate across the Library on ArchivesSpace implementation and use. Perform database queries and generate reports.
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