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Photographic Digitization Spring Intern, Boston Ballet, Boston, MA

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Web Content Administrator help to organize, research, and digitize Boston Ballet's photographic archives. Responsibilities include, cataloguing photography and researching background on the photographic archives through extracting information from Playbills, social media and traditional media platforms, and archival materials housed at the Boston Ballet company headquarters.

Responsibilities:

  • Help catalogue and organize photography pertaining to Boston Ballet history and performances
  • Assist in the digitization of photography and other materials
  • Assist in the preparation for storage of archival materials
  • Other projects as assigned. 

Qualifications

  • Currently or recently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program 
  • Able to commit to 8-10 hours per week minimum 
  • Knowledge of ballet
  • Familiarity with digital tools such as scanners
  • Strong organization skills 
  • Ability to analyze, edit, and prioritize information 
  • Independent and self-motivated 
  • Proficiency in general office software programs including Excel, Word, and Internet search tools. 
  • College level writing skills 
  • Enthusiasm, flexibility, a high level of professionalism, creativity, humor, and a love for the arts is encouraged 

Boston Ballet internships are unpaid. Boston Ballet internships are for credit (preferred) or on a volunteer basis. Boston Ballet Interns in the Fall and Spring are eligible for complimentary tickets to season performances.

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to internships@bostonballet.org. IMPORTANT - PLEASE INCLUDE THE NAME OF THE INTERNSHIP FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING IN THE SUBJECT LINE OF YOUR E-MAIL. No phone calls please.

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Circulation, Reference and Special Collections Assistant, Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill, MA

The Assistant supports in the provision of information services to the college and assists the Library Director with archival projects. Pine Manor College is currently engaged in a collaborative project with the Boston Public Library to digitize our historic photographs and deposit them into the Digital Commonwealth collection. The Assistant may supervise the library during evening, weekend, or
occasional holiday hours during the fall and spring semesters. Limited hours may be available during school breaks, including summer. This is an excellent position for a beginning MLIS/Archives track student. No previous library/special collections work experience required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assists director with aforementioned digitization project
  • Assists director in appraising, arranging and providing access to special collections; responding to special collections reference inquires; and promoting special collections in college community
  • Provides basic library circulation services. Shelves and shelf-reads materials. Supervises workstudy students in performing circulation/reserves and stack maintenance functions.
  • Troubleshoots basic computer, printer and other technical issues
  • Supervises library during evening and weekend hours
  • Provides basic reference services to Pine Manor students and faculty
  • Special projects as needed

Hours:

A minimum of 14 hours per week. Possibility of additional hours as needed. $13.00 per hour

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required, MLIS/Archive track candidate preferred
  • Basic knowledge of library and special collections operations
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Commitment to public services
  • Ability to assume supervisory responsibility

Contact:
Carolyn (Cary) Morse
Head of Circulation/Reference Librarian
Annenberg Library, Pine Manor College
400 Heath Street
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
cmorse@pmc.edu

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Part Time Library Assistant II, Special Collections, Portsmouth Public Library, Portsmouth, NH

Position Title: Part Time Library Asst II (10 hrs) -Special Collections

Salary Range: $14.96 per hour

Qualifications: Candidates should have special library or collection management experience, i.e. general practice and procedures, handling archival materials and assisting patrons. Requires attention to detail with excellent customer relations and computer skills.

Duties/Responsibilities: The purposes of this position is to support the activities of Special Collections staff and reference desk; provide collection maintenance including filing, indexing, maintaining records, shelving, cleaning, checking item records; creating and maintaining digital content for the library's digital archive, including scanning materials; performing research, and creating metadata; assisting with research queries; writing or assisting with local history blog entries and assisting patrons with Special Collections topics.

Apply To:

City of Portsmouth
Human Resources Office
1 Junkins Ave.
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Human Resources Director:
Dianna Fogarty
(603) 610-7270
jobs@cityofportsmouth.com

The City of Portsmouth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Closing Date: December 22, 2014

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Curatorial Assistant, Providence Public Library, Providence, RI

The Providence Public Library is a private nonprofit public library serving the city and state of Rhode Island.  It is in year one of an ambitious three year Strategic Plan - Think Again!  This vision targets five major audiences, and makes high impact learning the library's primary focus.  High impact learning is defined as a series of programs that provide a project based, educational and creative experience that incorporates personal interests, technology, library collections, community needs, and when appropriate school curriculums resulting in programs with measurable, quantifiable outcomes.   This position works closely with and under the direct supervision of the library's Special Collections Librarians, and closely with the Programs & Exhibitions Manager but must follow through without direct supervision on tasks set forth as part of larger library programs and exhibition planning.  The Library is seeking someone with skills that will advance our high impact programming agenda, as well as help design outstanding exhibitions.  The ideal candidate will have strong skills in both special collections and museum quality exhibitions.  However, the library also encourages applications from those with strong skills in one area and lesser complementary skills or relevant experience in the other.

Major Responsibilities

Exhibition Design & Management:

  • Work with Special Collections, RI Collections, General Collections Librarians, and Programs & Exhibitions Manager to develop exhibition themes and choose materials for display, including building custom supports and writing exhibition labels and promotional copy
  • Coordinate materials and artifacts borrowed from other institutions and individuals
  • Collaborate with Digital Producer to create accompanying online exhibitions and social media promotion

Collections & Programs Support:

  • Assist the Special Collections and RI Collections Librarians, and the Programs & Exhibitions Manager in a wide range of collections and programming related departmental projects
  • Occasionally monitor the Special Collections reading room, assisting patrons and overseeing the use of fragile materials when the Special Collections Librarian is unavailable
  • Copy Cataloging and/or original cataloging of Special Collections materials depending on experience
  • Survey general/bound periodicals collection; create and implement project plan to manage the collection, including weeding, gifting, and increasing visibility
  • Assist in development of institutional collection development policy
  • Other collection duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited graduate degree in library science or a degree in museum studies, or equivalent relevant experience
  • History of rare book or archival experience through coursework or professional practice preferred
  • Exhibition experience in some capacity demonstrating the ability to coordinate PPL's major exhibitions
  • Excellent project management skills; ability to undertake large-scale projects, work collaboratively, and stay organized
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Basic cataloging training or experience or the ability to be trained in basic procedures
  • Experience working with a library collection, an archival collection, or a book collection within a museum setting
  • Some experience in the area of collections management, including weeding guidelines and procedures or relevant experience demonstrating ability to learn and follow such basic guidelines as established
  • Knowledge of DCRM(B), AACR2, and MARC21 are a plus
  • Graphic design experience and familiarity with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and similar design software or similar equivalent knowledge

Hours: 37 ½ hours per week - Full time

Salary: $45,000 - $55,000 - plus benefits

Deadlines for Resumes: December 31, 2014.  Applications received by December 24 will receive preference.

Resume to:
Human Resources
Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903
401-455-8061
Email: hr@provlib.org

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Science Fiction Librarian in Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside, CA

Jay Kay and Doris Klein Science Fiction Librarian: The University of California, Riverside Library seeks an innovative, dynamic, and engaged professional to fill the new position of Jay Kay and Doris Klein Science Fiction Librarian in Special Collections & University Archives. The closing date to apply is January 19, 2015. For more information and to apply: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00284.

EEO/AA/ADA/Vets Employer

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Records Analyst II, Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, Middlesex, VT

Job ID: 616170

Location: Middlesex, Vermont

Closing Date: December 31, 2014

The Vermont State Archives and Records Administration (VSARA), a division within the Vermont Office of the Secretary of State, has an exciting opportunity for a specialized, detail-oriented records analyst to promote and facilitate the management of public records in the State of Vermont.

Application Procedure:

To apply, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter and resume. A full job description and application are available online at: http://humanresources.vermont.gov/careers

Job Description:

Working closely with the Chief Records Officer, the individual in this position is responsible for independently performing a full range of records management functions to support the systematic identification, classification, appraisal, scheduling, and management of public records, regardless of format, to determine their value and ultimate disposition (destruction or transfer to archives). He or she understands and is able to explain records and information management requirements, standards and best practices and, in collaboration with local and state agencies, collects and analyzes state and Federal laws, regulations, policies, and related recordkeeping and business requirements and develops record schedules, policies and procedures accordingly.

The records analyst also provides consultative and outreach services to state and local public agencies, including assisting them in establishing and maintaining their records management programs. He or she must be able to: initiate and sustain cooperative relationships with a wide variety of individuals; manage multiple assignments and adapt to changing priorities; work independently and in a team environment; effectively impart complex ideas to others in easily understandable terms; and incorporate evolving and emerging theories, principles, ethics, and best practices into current projects.

Working knowledge of archives, records and information management theory, principles, standards, and best practices, including files management and electronic records management systems, are required.

You can also find this advertisement online at: https://www.sec.state.vt.us/archives-records/about-us/jobs.aspx

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Head of University Archives & Special Collections, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL

General Description:

Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, the Head of UASC leads all aspects related to the creation, planning, development, and management of the University's institutional archives and special collections. The Head of the UASC supports digital initiatives across campus, demonstrating an understanding of digital records and objects and emerging technologies, as well as knowledge of technological applications in digital library development as related to special collections and archives.

The Head of UASC defines and inaugurates expanded services and promotes innovative approaches for digital scholarship, working closely with other units throughout the Libraries to integrate the rich assets of the UASC as an integral component of IIT Libraries' support for teaching, learning, and research at the University.

The Head of UASC articulates a vision and a strategic direction that promotes the visibility, accessibility, and impact of a nationally and internationally recognized primary research collection, facilitates collaboration and participation in relevant initiatives and programs, and develops fundraising strategies. The Head of the UASC represents IIT Libraries in local, regional and national professional organizations.

In collaboration with the Digital Initiatives Librarian and other library departments, the Head of UASC participates in grant writing activities and initiates and manages a variety of educational programs and services that showcase, sustain, and grow the UASC. The Head of the UASC also identifies, cultivates, and provides stewardship of donors and for the acquisition of special collections in support of university curricula.

The Head of UASC oversees the compilation of statistics and develops narrative and statistical reports on activities and programs; works with the Assistant Dean for Assessment and Scholarly Communication to analyze usage and documentation; and prepares annual and other reports on the operation of the UASC as requested.

Required Qualifications:

A Master's degree in Library Information Science or a graduate degree in a relevant discipline with a minimum of three years of progressively responsible management experience in archival or special collections services and operations. An additional degree or certification in a relevant discipline is preferred.

Superior leadership skills including demonstrated management and supervisory experience with success in leading, guiding, and fostering a dynamic workplace environment. Demonstrated strong commitment to quality patron services, student-centered philosophy, and public service orientation. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.  Working knowledge and demonstrated ability in addressing the processing, curatorial, and conservation issues associated with archives and special collections, and demonstrated understanding of research usage. Understanding of emerging technologies, and key issues and trends in archives and special collections.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience with or demonstrated knowledge of digital collections, social media tools, and digital humanities concepts, tools, and techniques. Ability to articulate a vision, set direction, and accomplish initiatives in changing environments. Experience in exhibit curation.

Additional Salary Information: Competitive

Internal Number: IIT_UASC

Apply here.

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University Archivist, Elon University, Elon, NC

Carol Grotnes Belk Library at Elon University invites applications for the position of University Archivist.  We seek a librarian archivist who is committed to cross-functional librarianship, interested in working in a collaborative library environment, and eager to engage in the daily life of the university community.  The archivist will provide leadership, management, planning and assessment for all operations of the university archives and special collections, including the newly constructed 5,800sf offsite archives and storage facility.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the university archives & special collections department in all aspects of archival management, including the identification, assessment, acquisition, description, storage, access, preservation and disposal of archives in all formats;
  • Develop and implement departmental goals, policies and procedures;
  • Initiate and coordinate outreach, marketing and promotion of the university archives;
  • Serve as a member of the library leadership team, advocating for the interests of the archives through awareness of emerging trends, standards, and technologies;
  • Supervise 3 FTE staff as well as student assistants, interns and volunteers;
  • As a faculty librarian, serve as a member of a collaborative cross-functional library team, share in evening and weekend reference responsibilities, contribute to library committees and activities, participate in university governance, and contribute to local, state, regional and national professional organizations. 

Required Qualifications:

  • A master's degree from an ALA-accredited program in library, and/or information science;
  • Demonstrated progressively responsible experience working with archival collections in multiple formats;
  • Demonstrated ability to train, direct and supervise professional and student staff;
  • Knowledge and ability to apply appropriate archival theory, standards and practices;
  • Demonstrated commitment to library public services;
  • Demonstrated project management skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of ContentDM and/or experience with an archival content management system is preferred.
  • Experience with archival information management applications such as Archivist Toolkit, Archives Space, etc.
  • Certification through the Academy of Certified Archivists of Society of American Archivists.

This is a 12-month, non-tenured faculty position, which reports directly to the Dean and University Librarian. 

Carol Grotnes Belk Library opened in 2000 as a national model of an information commons and was recently renovated to more fully reflect the visual and functional integration of the services of Belk Library, the Writing Center, Academic Tutoring and Teaching & Learning Technologies.  Inviting, highly functional spaces encourage consultation with consolidated experts as well as spaces to foster collaborative and individual research, writing, and academic work.  A department within Belk Library, the University Archives collects, organizes, and preserves records and materials of enduring value related to the history of Elon University.  Belk Library staff members are deeply engaged throughout the university, enabling them to provide services and resources uniquely tailored to the Elon community.

Elon University is a top-ranked liberal arts university that is widely recognized as a leader in student engagement and experiential learning. The academic program is distinguished by a strong foundation in the liberal arts and sciences combined with outstanding professional programs. In its 2015 "America's Best Colleges" guide, U.S. News & World Report ranks Elon #1 among Southern Regional Universities with recognition for excellence in high-impact practices including study abroad, internships, first-year experience, undergraduate research, senior capstone and learning communities.

The Elon community is characterized by a strong student-centered mission, a commitment to excellent teaching and a spirit of innovation. The university includes more than 400 full-time faculty members and 5,700 undergraduate and 700 graduate students from 49 states, the District of Columbia and 47 other nations. Elon offers more than 60 undergraduate majors and six graduate programs. 

The university sends more students to study abroad than any other master's-level university in the nation, and the core curriculum includes a strong global focus. Newsweek-Kaplan has named Elon the nation's "leader in engaged learning" and Princeton Review ranks Elon among the nation's 378 "best colleges." Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine and the Fiske Guide to Colleges both name Elon one of the nation's "best value" private universities.

Elon's 620-acre campus in North Carolina's Piedmont region is consistently recognized as one of the nation's most beautiful college environments. The campus includes the 56-acre Elon University Forest, a land preserve and natural area for scientific research.

How to apply.

A letter of application, resume, and contact information for three professional references must be submitted through the online application system www.elon.edu/employment by January 16, 2015.

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Short Term Project Archivist, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Under the general direction of the Special Collections Librarian, the Short-term Project Archivist will process the Lenny Bruce collection. The collection includes approximately 10 linear feet of material documenting Bruce's work, personal life, and public reception as a groundbreaking comedian of the 1950s and 1960s. The collection contains family photographs, audiovisual material, news clippings, ephemera, trial transcripts, manuscript material, and some correspondence.

Essential Functions:

  • Conduct a survey of the Lenny Bruce collection.
  • Write a processing plan in consultation with the Special Collections Librarian and Preservation Officer.
  • Arrange, describe, and create an online finding aid for the collection according to accepted archival standards.
  • Organize the physical collection and identify items that are candidates for preservation work.
  • Perform outreach work for the collection as required.

Skills and Knowledge:

Familiarity with archival standards and practices and web-based archives management tools, such as Archivist Toolkit or Archon; effective communication and writing skills; strong organizational skills; strong attention to detail; ability to assess and solve problems accurately; ability to work independently and to make appropriate decisions; dependability. Familiarity with the work of Lenny Bruce desirable.

Education:

MS degree in Library & Information Science with a concentration in Archives Management or currently enrolled in a program.

Work Experience:

Demonstrated experience in processing collections is required. Some experience working in an archives or special collections department or comparable setting is desired.

Additional Information:

May need to work with confidential information; may be required to sign a Confidentiality Statement.

Note:

This is a temporary, short-term position. The collection is approximately 10 linear feet and is estimated to take approximately 150 hours to process the collection and create the finding aid. The position can be either full-time or part-time. Ability to lift up to 40 lbs. is required.

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume as a single document at http://www.brandeis.edu/humanresources/jobs/external.html. Elect option for "External Applicant". Sort the job listing by clicking the Job ID column heading. Locate the desired job listing. Click the job title and then Apply Now.

Closing Statement:

Brandeis University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages minorities, women, disabled individuals, and eligible veterans to apply. It is the policy of the University not to discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other legally protected category.

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Archives Assistant, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Boston, MA - Deadline extended

Agency Description:

The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) manages one of the largest and most diverse state parks systems in the nation and protects and enhances natural resources and outdoor recreational opportunities throughout Massachusetts. The DCR system includes over 450,000 acres of parks, forests, water supply protection lands, beaches, lakes, ponds, playgrounds, campgrounds, swimming pools, golf courses, skating rinks, trails and parkways.

Job Description:

DCR seeks qualified applicants for the position of Archives Assistant. The DCR Archives Program currently includes two staff: an Archivist and a Plans Archivist. Under the supervision of the Plans Archivist, the Archives Assistant will assist in the archival management of an active central engineering and architectural plans collection pertaining to state parks buildings and landscapes, water resources, bridge and parkway infrastructure, real estate holdings, and recreational facilities. The collection encompasses approximately 75,000 plans, which date from the 1890s to the present.

The Archives Assistant identifies, acquires, arranges, describes, preserves, and provides access to records of enduring value of the agency and its agency predecessors, according to the archival management principles of provenance, original order, and collective control to protect the records' authenticity and context.

The Archives Assistant complies with the Statewide Records Retention Schedule as established by the Secretary of State's Records Conservation Board, the Massachusetts State Archives, and the Supervisor of Public Records.

The Archives Assistant will participate centrally in a long-term initiative to reformat key agency records - especially plans and documents related to critical infrastructure such as bridges, flood control projects, and parkways - and will help implement an electronic records management program for the Plans Library. In addition, The Archives Assistant will assist the Plans Archivist in addressing archival preservation and access issues for plans collections throughout all DCR offices and sites, statewide, including at its off-site Archives storage office in Danvers, and will assist the Archivist with general reference requests at the off-site Archives storage office each month.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's in library science or archives management; or previous work experience in an archival or library collection of maps, plans, drawings, or visual materials is preferred

Certified Archivist, Academy of Certified Archivists, accepted, though not required.

Strong customer service orientation and ability to work effectively with employees of all levels.

Excellent written and oral communication skills and organizational and analytical skills.

Strong familiarity with major word processing, spreadsheet, and database software packages.

Strong attention to detail.

Ability to work independently, multi-task and adapt to changing situations

Experience working with archival or library collections that include maps, plans, drawings, or visual materials.

The ability to handle oversized and fragile documents with care.

Experience in the application of digital imaging methods and technology for archival materials preferred, but not required.

Conservation experience working with collections that include maps, plans, drawings, or visual materials helpful, but not required.

Requires bending, lifting, standing on ladders, and the ability to lift and carry rolls of plans, and lift and carry up to 40 pounds.

Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's license is required.

To Apply:

For the complete job announcement and information on how to apply, consult the Human Resources Division job listing (posting ID: J45201) on the Mass.Gov web site:

https://jobs.hrd.state.ma.us/recruit/public/31100001/job/job_view.do?postingId=J45201&code=search.public&federalStimulus=no&companyId=53

Salary Range: $45,134.44 to $65,212.68 Annually, M-F, 37.5 hours/week

Application Deadline: 12-12-2014

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Archives and Digital Resources Specialist, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Miami, FL

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens seeks a creative and energetic professional to serve as its Archives and Digital Resources Specialist at this pivotal moment in the estate's history. Vizcaya is a National Historic Landmark that is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. The estate's Centennial is approaching and a recently adopted 5-Year Strategic Plan will guide ongoing efforts to complete capital improvements and enhance the institution's role as a vital community asset. Vizcaya attracts nearly 200,000 visitors annually (including program participants and clients at evening events) and the coming years will see increasing emphasis on the rehabilitation and reinterpretation of the Vizcaya Village to introduce new urban agriculture and open space initiatives there.

The Archives and Digital Resources Specialist will be the primary person responsible for the physical and intellectual management of Vizcaya's archival collections, which include 2,400 historic architectural drawings and blueprints; 3,000 historic photographs; and 30,000 pieces of historic correspondence, and manage the continuing digitization of these materials. The person will be in charge of museum records and institutional archives, and manage a retention schedule; develop, maintain and update policies for use and access; develop and manage an oral history program; respond to research inquiries both from within the institution and outside stakeholders. The Archives and Digital Resources Specialist will serve as the administrator of Vizcaya's Collections Management Software system (Re:discovery) and will closely collaborate on the development of tools and systems for virtual collections access. Through research and retrieval the person will support institutional initiatives and collaborate on the development of interpretive materials for web and print, and occasionally participate in public programming.

The Archives and Digital Resources Specialist works in a team consisting of a Curator, a Conservator, a Collections Care Specialist, and a Division Assistant, and reports to the Deputy Director for Collections and Curatorial Affairs.

This is an extraordinary opportunity for a visionary and motivated team player to participate in the dynamic transformation of a cultural and educational treasure.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Architecture, History, Art History or related field is required. Two years of professional experience in a museum, library or archive environment appraising, arranging and describing manuscripts and archival material are required. The position requires an individual able to lift up to 35 pounds and work on a ladder. Must possess or obtain a valid driver's license. 

Salary Range:  $42,966 - 73,150

Apply only at:  http://www.miamidade.gov/humanresources/jobs.asp

no later than December 9, 2014

Job Opening ID: 31810

Hiring decisions are contingent upon the results of a physical examination, including alcohol/drug screening and background check. Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/D/Veterans Preference.

See more at: http://jobs.aaslh.org/jobs/6630822/archives-and-digital-resources-specialist#sthash.eO9DNpAU.dpuf

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Cataloging Internship, American Archive of Public Broadcasting, WGBH, Boston, MA

WGBH is public service media for New England--on TV, radio, the Web, and out in the community. We're the single largest producer of PBS prime time and online programming, and a major source of programs heard on public radio from coast to coast. We're a pioneer in educational multimedia and in media access technologies for people with hearing or vision loss.

Department Description:

The WGBH Media Library & Archives manages all physical and digital media and paper records, including materials that need to be retained for production, legal, fiscal, historical or administrative purposes, for the WGBH Educational Foundation. The WGBH Archives currently house more than 750,000 items including video, audio and film master materials, many containing active as well as historical and archival materials. The MLA also manages all aspects of film research: cataloging, tracking, and organizing the stock and originally shot footage and images that go into our productions. The MLA negotiates and administers discount stock footage deals with major footage archives, and licenses WGBH stock footage to outside clients. Our web sites provide glimpses into the work and projects of the WGBH Media Library & Archives:

http://openvault.wgbh.org

http://footagesales.wgbh.org

http://bostonlocaltv.org

http://www.americanarchiveinventory.org

http://www.americanarchive.org

Project Description:

An unprecedented and historic collection of American public radio and television content - dating back through the 1950s - are being permanently preserved and made available to the public through a collaboration between the Library of Congress and WGBH known as the American Archive of Public Broadcasting.

In 2007, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) initiated an inventory of public media content from contributing stations, resulting in 2.5 million records representing complete programs, raw footage, unedited interviews, recorded speeches, and live music sessions. Now, 40,000 hours of that content has been digitized for long-term preservation in the American Archive of Public Broadcasting. 

Between now and August 2015, WGBH is responsible for:

  • Cataloging digitized content
  • Leading efforts to further develop PBCore, a metadata schema for audiovisual materials
  • Creating resources and training opportunities for participating organizations
  • Building the AAPB website
  • Developing strategy and identifying opportunities for long-term sustainability
  • Project promotion and outreach

Internship Description:

The WGBH Media Library & Archives has an opportunity for a graduate student(s) in library science, computer science, linguistics or related fields to work on the American Archive of Public Broadcasting. Come and help us preserve the history of public television and radio! Help us make it accessible to the American public and for future generations!

The AAPB project intern(s) will primarily assist with the cataloging and normalization of records for the 40,000 hours of digitized media. This is an excellent opportunity to learn audiovisual cataloging, the PBCore metadata schema (pbcore.org), and data normalization.

Additionally, the intern will also have the opportunity to contribute to the American Archive blog and participate in the AMIA PBCore Advisory Subcommittee.

The intern will have the opportunity to work on other MLA projects as priority dictates.

Skills Preferred

Basic computer skills, familiarity with Macintosh computers.

Attention to detail and precise work extremely important.

Internet savvy, with good web and library search skills.

Previous coursework in cataloging helpful.

Knowledge of XML helpful.

Familiarity with digital libraries and library practices also helpful.

WGBH Internship Requirements:

  1. WGBH internships are open only to students enrolled in an accredited college or university
  2. Internships are unpaid.
  3. Interns are expected to commit 8-10 hours/week. Daily scheduling is flexible during normal business hours.

Applicants interested in the Internship should send a resume and a statement of interest by email to: Casey Davis: casey_davis@wgbh.org

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Archives Assistant, Massachusetts Dept. of Conservation and Recreation, Boston, MA

Agency Description:

The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) manages one of the largest and most diverse state parks systems in the nation and protects and enhances natural resources and outdoor recreational opportunities throughout Massachusetts. The DCR system includes over 450,000 acres of parks, forests, water supply protection lands, beaches, lakes, ponds, playgrounds, campgrounds, swimming pools, golf courses, skating rinks, trails and parkways.

Job Description:

DCR seeks qualified applicants for the position of Archives Assistant. The DCR Archives Program currently includes two staff: an Archivist and a Plans Archivist. Under the supervision of the Plans Archivist, the Archives Assistant will assist in the archival management of an active central engineering and architectural plans collection pertaining to state parks buildings and landscapes, water resources, bridge and parkway infrastructure, real estate holdings, and recreational facilities. The collection encompasses approximately 75,000 plans, which date from the 1890s to the present.

The Archives Assistant identifies, acquires, arranges, describes, preserves, and provides access to records of enduring value of the agency and its agency predecessors, according to the archival management principles of provenance, original order, and collective control to protect the records' authenticity and context.

The Archives Assistant complies with the Statewide Records Retention Schedule as established by the Secretary of State's Records Conservation Board, the Massachusetts State Archives, and the Supervisor of Public Records.

The Archives Assistant will participate centrally in a long-term initiative to reformat key agency records - especially plans and documents related to critical infrastructure such as bridges, flood control projects, and parkways - and will help implement an electronic records management program for the Plans Library. In addition, The Archives Assistant will assist the Plans Archivist in addressing archival preservation and access issues for plans collections throughout all DCR offices and sites, statewide, including at its off-site Archives storage office in Danvers, and will assist the Archivist with general reference requests at the off-site Archives storage office each month.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's in library science or archives management; or previous work experience in an archival or library collection of maps, plans, drawings, or visual materials is preferred

Certified Archivist, Academy of Certified Archivists, accepted, though not required.

Strong customer service orientation and ability to work effectively with employees of all levels.

Excellent written and oral communication skills and organizational and analytical skills.

Strong familiarity with major word processing, spreadsheet, and database software packages.

Strong attention to detail.

Ability to work independently, multi-task and adapt to changing situations

Experience working with archival or library collections that include maps, plans, drawings, or visual materials.

The ability to handle oversized and fragile documents with care.

Experience in the application of digital imaging methods and technology for archival materials preferred, but not required.

Conservation experience working with collections that include maps, plans, drawings, or visual materials helpful, but not required.

Requires bending, lifting, standing on ladders, and the ability to lift and carry rolls of plans, and lift and carry up to 40 pounds.

Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's license is required.

To Apply:

For the complete job announcement and information on how to apply, consult the Human Resources Division job listing (posting ID: J45201) on the Mass.Gov web site:

https://jobs.hrd.state.ma.us/recruit/public/31100001/job/job_view.do?postingId=J45201&code=search.public&federalStimulus=no&companyId=53

Salary Range: $45,134.44 to $65,212.68 Annually, M-F, 37.5 hours/week

Application Deadline: 12-09-2014

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Archives and Metadata Specialist, Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI

About Roger Williams University:

Roger Williams University, located in Bristol, R.I., is a leading independent, coeducational university with programs in the liberal arts and the professions, where students become community- and globally-minded citizens through project-based, experiential learning. Offering 43 majors and a plethora of co-curricular activities as well as study abroad options, RWU is dedicated to the success of students, commitment to a set of core values, the pursuit of affordable excellence, and to providing a relevant, world-class education above all else. In the last decade, the University has achieved unprecedented successes including recognition as one of the best colleges in the nation by Forbes, a College of Distinction by Student Horizons, Inc. and as both a best college in the Northeast and one of the nation's greenest universities by The Princeton Review.

Roger Williams University is committed to creating and supporting an intellectual community devoted to teaching and learning and providing the opportunity for personal and intellectual growth for students, faculty and staff. The University credits much of that growth and success to the hard work and dedication of its employees.

Job Description:

Reporting to and under the direction of the University Archivist, the Archives and Metadata Specialist supports the work of the University Archives and Web and Digital Services by preparing content for archival and special collections in all formats and creating metadata and finding aids to these collections for content retrieval.

This is a part-time PSSA union position.

Essential Functions include but are not limited to:

1. Archives Assistant Duties:

  • Accession and process print and digital collections including organizing and appraising materials and setting priorities for further description.
  • Create finding aids and catalog records to support the description and retrieval of content in archival and special collections.
  • Contribute to the preparation and installation of exhibits through research and documentation.
  • Assist with digitization projects by providing metadata for access and discovery.
  • Assist with the conservation of materials including repair of physical objects and books.

2. Metadata Duties:

  • Assist in managing the workflow associated with the library's digital asset management program.
  • Perform original item level cataloging of visual images in compliance with established guidelines and data standards to create descriptive image metadata.
  • Perform associated authority work using various digital and print authority sources to ensure that the information attached to the image is in a standard descriptive form.
  • Evaluate the quality of images and select those appropriate for digitization.
  • Assist in training and supervision of student assistants in the Archives.

Additional Functions:

Contribute to the ongoing projects of the Digital Content Management group. Participate in staff development activities, and library committees and task forces. Collaborate with Digital Imaging Technologist on image quality control. Report production and usage statistics as needed. Keep current with new technologies related to archival and image collections. Assist with maintenance of the digital asset management system. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education. One to two years of experience in libraries and/or archives working with metadata. Working knowledge of metadata cataloging standards and systems (e.g. VRA Core, Dublin Core, EAD), digital asset management systems and digital repositories.

Demonstrated computing skills and efficiency utilizing complex computing applications including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom, ArtStor's Shared Shelf, and Cloud-based storage solutions.

Preferred Qualifications:

College-level course work in art, art history, or architectural history. Demonstrated knowledge of digitization processes and workflows.

At the University's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the University, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position. 

Additional Information:

Roger Williams University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to inclusive excellence and encourages applications from underrepresented populations.

Application Instructions:

Please apply online at http://rwu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=55055 and attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references.

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Digital Archivist, Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA

We are looking for a Digital Archivist on behalf of our client, Fidelity Investments. This position is based in Boston, MA.

Position Description

The Digital Archivist will be a member of a team and will be responsible for the planning and implementation of a digital asset management system for the archival collections of electronic and digital media. You will also manage the cataloging of content in the department's digital collections. Content includes video, audio, graphics, and still image files.

This position is central to the care of digital media and necessary to ensure access to the media onward into the 22nd century. The candidate must have a working knowledge of digital asset management, video production, anticipate the needs of the production teams and prepare media for electronic and video production use. Direction will mainly come from Sr. Mgr., Archives and Media Producer and the access/retrieval process must be efficient and seamless through the development of proper folder and file naming structure.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the organization and maintenance of a growing collection of digital assets serving video production. 
  • Contributes to development and documentation of best practices, standards, procedures, and workflows for digital reformatting and preservation of all electronic media including born-digital collections and their organization, storage, and retrieval. 
  • Monitors production files and creates proper folder organization and file naming, managing metadata to ensure consistencies and easier recall of assets in the future. 
  • Ensures completed jobs are systematically archived by obtaining all final materials and any necessary 
  • Working project files and organized properly in centralized electronic file. 
  • Reconciles production image files to existing Archives Digital Asset library. 
  • Prioritizes assignments based on knowledge of video and visual display production needs and business-driven projects. 
  • Provides video production assistance on Mac Final Cut Pro as well as related multimedia programs.

Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • Graduate degree in library science with a concentration in archival management or other related field. 
  • Knowledge of video, audio, graphic, and still production.
  • Five or more years of experience in an archive or library working with electronic/digital resources.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work well in a self-directed manner and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of archives principles and practices in digital formats. Knowledge of archival description and metadata standards.
  • Proficiency in database management, Access and Excel. Comfortable working on both PCs and MACs.
  • Proficiency in Final Cut Pro and in PhotoShop.
  • Highly organized and analytical to meticulously maintain a detailed corporate record-keeping system. 
  • Technical proficiency in using state-of-the-art computer based systems and software including multimedia and content management programs.

Please email your resume to: pete.menger@veritude.com

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Heritage Communications Internship, Coca Cola, Atlanta, GA

Target Start Date: June 2015
Target End Date: August 2015

Summer Internships are available to either undergraduate or graduate students. The interns will report to leaders within The Coca-Cola Company's Public Affairs and Communications team.

PAC's primary responsibility is to protect and enhance the reputation and image of the Company and its brands through relationships and communication with stakeholders, including employees, media, governments, and NGOs. Intern initiatives may focus on: employee engagement, corporate social responsibility, stakeholder engagement, corporate/NGO strategy, environment, diversity and health & wellness. Interns work closely with one or two project teams over the course of the summer, and will be responsible for producing a significant and concrete analytical output that contributes to the overall project's goals.

Position Requirements: Preference is for interns in a current or recently-completed MBA, public affairs (including journalism, communications and political science) or equivalent graduate student program; however, other fields of study - undergraduate or graduate - also are given consideration. Interns must have quantitative and analytical skills, and a familiarity with consumer goods business strategy. Also, interns must be creative, have excellent written and oral communication abilities, and be competent in project/task prioritization. Strong interpersonal skills, high energy and enthusiasm, and digital fluency are also essential.

Heritage Communications (Archives): Seeks an individual with a strong understanding of archival principles, digital asset management, who is seeking work experience at an archival institution. Through the course of the internship, the candidate will assist with processing digital and paper records, exhibit planning, social media outreach initiatives, research, and/or reference. The candidate may also participate in departmental public relations projects. The internship is designed to provide an overview of the activities of business archives.

Salary/Benefits: Undergraduate, graduate and/or MBA-level interns will receive a salary ranging from $1,800 to $5,500/month for the duration of their contract. Salary will be based on education level and prior work experience. Internships will last 8-16 weeks and each intern will be assigned a specific manager/mentor.

The Coca-Cola Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to enhancing and maintaining cultural diversity within the work environment.

Further Information:

Application deadline: December 5, 2014

Notification of selection to interview: mid-January 2015

Offers will be made by: February 28, 2015

Application Process:

Send an e-mail with cover letter, 2 writing samples and resume to pacintern@coca-cola.com. The cover letter must clearly state the applicant's area of interest:

Writing samples may vary based on area of interest. Suggested samples include, but are not limited to: a press release, article written for publication, blog entry, formal correspondence, case study or a strategic work plan.

Applicants should direct questions to pacintern@coca-cola.com. Please note: due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to respond to requests for status updates on individual applications.

Cover letters may be addressed to:

Ms. Karyn Harrington
The Coca-Cola Company
One Coca-Cola Plaza
Atlanta, GA 30313

About The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led by Coca-Cola, one of the world's most valuable and recognizable brands, our Company's portfolio features 17 billion-dollar brands including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero, vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia and Del Valle. Globally, we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and juices and juice drinks. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy our beverages at a rate of 1.9 billion servings a day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, support active, healthy living, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. Together with our bottling partners, we rank among the world's top 10 private employers with more than 700,000 system associates. For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey at www.coca-colacompany.com, follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/CocaColaCo, visit our blog, Coca-Cola Unbottled, at www.coca-colablog.com or find us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/the-coca-cola-company.

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Access and Outreach Archivist, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA

Basic Function: Coordinate public-facing services and collections management activities of Gordon Library's Curation, Preservation, and Archives department by implementing policies and practices consistent with professional standards for the on-going development, care, and usage of physical and digital collections of historical, administrative, and educational significance to WPI.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement well-informed policies, practices, and procedures for accessioning, processing, and use of archival collections.
  • Manage day-to-day operations of physical and virtual service points, including responding to in-person, telephone, and online research requests.
  • Populate and maintain the archival collection management system, including metadata mappings and content standards.
  • Engage with donors, colleagues, and community partners to coordinate gift accessions and departmental records transfers.
  • Work with faculty and administrators to provide archival information and instructional sessions to WPI classes and community groups.
  • Facilitate researchers' digital reproduction and licensing requests.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and community members to promote awareness and use of archival collections through historical exhibits and displays.
  • Assist with marketing of the archival collections and services using traditional and emerging channels, including the library's website and social media.
  • Collaboratively identify and support on-going departmental digitization projects and services.
  • Assist with recruitment, training, and management of student workers, project staff, and interns.
  • Gather and report out archival collections' and services' growth and usage statistics.
  • Serve on library and campus committees and working groups, as appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS degree, or an advanced degree with relevant experience, continuing education, and/or professional certification required; concentration in archival management and administration preferred.
  • Minimum of two years' experience working as an archivist role in an academic or research setting; experience working with digital or hybrid collections preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current principles, standards, practices and trends relevant to archival appraisal, processing, digitization, and description; familiarity with records management and/or digital curation principles preferred.
  • Deep curiosity, problem-solving capacity, open communications style, a sense of humor, and willingness to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, highly-collaborative environment with diverse users.
  • Practical experience working with DACS, MARC, MODS, DC, VRA, METS, EAD and/or similar metadata schema, standards, and controlled vocabularies.
  • Demonstrated use of social media platforms and tools appropriate for promoting archival collections.
  • Highly proficient using desktop software suites (MS Office), content management systems, digital repositories, and/or XML editing software.
  • Strong commitment to public service and value of archival repositories broadly.

Criminal Background Check Statement: A pre-employment criminal records check is required.

EEO Information: To enrich education through diversity, WPI is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

Apply Onlinehttps://careers.wpi.edu/postings/2036

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Records Management Consultant, Chesterfield, MA

The Chesterfield Select Board is seeking applications for a Consultant to manage, preserve, and archive Town Records.

Interested applicants should review the expectations of the position on the Town's website: townofchesterfieldma.com

Send resume and cover letter by 1:00 PM on November 17, 2014 to:

Chesterfield Town Administrator
P.O. Box 299
Chesterfield, MA 01012

EOE

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Manuscript End Processing Assistant, Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Job Description:

The Schlesinger Library has an immediate opening for an assistant to end process collections processed by the 11 members of the manuscript division. Duties include:

  • Reboxing collections
  • Numbering folders and entering those numbers into EAD finding aid
  • Quality assurance of preservation photocopying
  • Separating and filing fragile (photocopied) materials, restricted materials, and photographs
  • Labeling and barcoding boxes
  • Shelving collections or preparing them for transfer to the Harvard Depository

Between end processing projects, the end processor will create container lists and perform other tasks as they arise.

Requirements:

  • Completion of graduate-level introductory archives course (Simmons LIS 438 or equivalent)
  • Proven attention to detail
  • Ability to lift boxes up to 40 pounds on a regular basis
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work with many members of a large department

Hours:

  • 15 hours a week
  • Flexible hours, Monday-Friday, between 9am and 5pm
  • Hours must be completed in 2, 7.5-hour days

Salary: $14.50/hr

About the Schlesinger:

The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, located just outside of Harvard Square, is one of the world's premier repositories of materials documenting the lives and work of American women. For more information, go to:  http://radcliffe.harvard.edu/schlesinger-library.

To apply:

Please submit resume, cover letter, and 3 references to Johanna Carll at jcarll@radcliffe.harvard.edu  by November 21, 2014.

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Project Archivist, Bentley University, Waltham, MA

Posting Number: FY15131545

Position Title: Project Archivist

Division: AA - Academic Affairs

Department: Library

Grade: 29E-Exempt/Salaried

Contact Person: Director, Library & Academic Technology

Description of Duties: Bentley University Library seeks a skilled, innovative, knowledgeable and service-oriented professional for the position of Archivist to inventory, organize and describe archival material, prepare digital exhibits and establish a preservation plan. This is a one year, benefits eligible, limited appointment (term) position.

Additional Description of Duties: As Bentley prepares for the University's Centennial to be celebrated in 2017, the Library seeks an Archivist to organize its collection. Currently 500 cu. ft. of materials, including university records, manuscripts, university publications, photographs, audio-visual materials and artifacts are stored in an off-site facility. Reporting to the Director of the Library, the archivist will:

  • Establish physical control: inventory, appraise, separate university publications, rehouse current holdings and amend offsite inventory.
  • Establish intellectual control: develop and implement processing and description standards, including EAD finding aids and MARC records.
  • Create a digital program and preservation plan, and online exhibits by helping develop policies, standards and best practices.
  • Work with university and library departments and staff to improve access, awareness and develop new services specific to the collections.
  • Assist librarians with reference questions regarding the archival collections.
  • Supervise student employees or interns.

Qualifications:

  • MLS or MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited institution with specialization in archival studies or equivalent area of study.
  • Formal coursework or training in archival management and theory.
  • At least one year of professional archival processing experience.
  • Understanding of nationally accepted standards, tools and best practices for archival processing and description.
  • Familiarity with concepts related to archival management, including the selection, processing and preservation of historical and sensitive documents.
  • Understanding of issues related to digital records management and electronic records archiving.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently.
  • Ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse academic community.
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs.

Software Knowledge: Archives management software

Required Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter

Months Per Year: 12

Special Instructions to Applicants: This is a one year, benefits eligible, limited appointment (term) position.

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.

Apply online for this position at http://jobs.bentley.edu.

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Archival Project Manager (Limited Term), Smith College, Northampton, MA

Smith College is accepting applications for a limited term (12 month) Archival Project Manager.  Reporting to the Director of Special Collections, this position will serve as the Special Collections Project Manager for a Smith College "Women and Activism" research and digitization project in support of the curriculum. The successful candidate will coordinate and liaise with project stakeholders and collaborators including: faculty, Special Collections and Digital Strategies and Services (Libraries), the Office of the Provost, Educational Technology Services (specifically the lead Instructional Technologist), and Information Technology Services.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree required; education in the humanities, especially 20th Century U.S. history or women's history a plus; digital project management experience required. Experience working on online learning or digital humanities projects required; experience working in Special Collections or working with special collections materials a major plus.

Skills: Understanding of primary source research methodologies. Familiarity with digital humanities practices, knowledge of digital asset capture (text and media) management practices and systems, including digital preservation. Demonstrated capacity for managing people, experience working in a team-oriented collaborative environment. Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, problem solving, and analytical skills. Sophisticated planning and organization skills.

Review of applications will begin immediately. To review the job description and to be considered for this position, apply on-line at http://smithcollege.hiretouch.com

Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer

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Photograph Cataloging Interns, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston, MA

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is currently seeking applicants for two (2) part-time photograph cataloging internship positions in our Archives Processing and Digitization Unit.

Responsibilities

Interns will create descriptive, technical, and administrative metadata for digitized photographic negatives from our White House Photographs collection. Additionally, interns will contribute to the refinement of a finding aid, conduct research to identify information contained in a photograph, perform quality control of images in Adobe Photoshop, create authority records, and write concise descriptions of visual material. The position may include some negative and photograph scanning.

What You Will Learn

This is an excellent opportunity for individuals interested in photo cataloging to gain experience with and apply current theories and practices surrounding digital asset management systems.

Requirements

Candidates must be currently enrolled in a graduate program in archival studies or public history.

Previous experience processing archival materials is preferred.

Time & Compensation

Interns will receive a monthly stipend of $560 (2 days/week), paid on the 15th of the month.

Start & End Dates

Spring internships start January 15th and end May 14th; there is a possibility of renewal for the summer session.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit the following as PDF attachments via email to Lindsay Closterman (lindsay.closterman@nara.gov) and Nicola Mantzaris (nicola.mantzaris@nara.gov). Emails should include "#15-DAM-01" in the subject line:

or mail these items to:

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum
Attn: Lindsay Closterman Posting #15-DAM-01
Columbia Point
Boston, MA 02125

Deadline

The application deadline for these internships is November 14, 2014.

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Digital Archivist & Record Management Coordinator, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL

Rollins College is looking for a service-oriented Digital Archivist & Record Management Coordinator to help with the design, development and continuing implementation of a digital archive and records management program at Rollins College. Reporting to the Head of Archives & Special Collections and collaborating with the Collections & Systems Department, the Digital Archivist & Record Management Coordinator will play a key role in collecting, organizing, and making accessible digital resources relating to the history of the institution.

As one of the oldest institutions of higher education in Florida, Rollins maintains a rich archive of the history of the college and of central Florida, and an impressive array of special collections. We already have a decade of experience in digitizing archival documents, managed using ContentDM, years of experience in creating online finding aids, most recently using Archon, and since 2009 we have maintained an institutional repository of faculty and student scholarship, using Digital Commons. In 2013 we established a rescue repository as a first-step solution for redundant, centralized storage of born-digital and digitized collections, and written procedures for accessioning and safely transferring digital content from external storage media. We also began a web archiving program, supported by a specific collection development policy and a subscription to Archive-It. The digital archivist will join the existing staff of one professional archivist/librarian, one support professional, and two student employees, and will lead our efforts to collect, organize, and make accessible the born-digital documents and objects created by the Rollins community. For more information on our Archives & Special Collections, please visit http://www.rollins.edu/library/archives

This is a faculty position. Librarians with faculty status at Rollins College are expected to show a pattern of growth and development in librarianship, teaching, scholarship and service that is expected to continue throughout their career at Rollins. The successful candidate will, like all full-time librarians at Rollins, participate in research help service, instruction and liaison with an academic department.

At Rollins, we value excellence and share a common service philosophy: "Together, we inspire purposeful lives through distinctive, engaged learning and exceptional service." Regardless of job role and function, librarians are expected to embrace and model this service philosophy in their day-to-day work and uphold the standards in service to others.

MLS from an ALA-accredited library school or an equivalent degree, and working experience or significant coursework in archival science, records management, digital curating, digital preservation, or a related field are required.

A second master's in an academic discipline and two or more years of experience in electronic records management, digital archives, or a related field are preferred.

The successful candidate will demonstrate most of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: working knowledge of modern archival practices and understanding of digital records management; familiarity with standard principles and practices for item description/metadata; ability to effectively plan and manage projects from vision to evaluation; solid computer skills and the ability to learn new tools quickly; ability to communicate well orally and in writing; ability to interact with the public effectively and courteously; ability to work in a team environment and independently; an appreciation for the liberal arts and the role of the library and archives in higher education; and the potential to present, publish, or otherwise contribute to the library/archival profession.

To ensure that each application receives the attention and consideration it deserves, we require that all persons interested in this position complete all of the following steps in our standard application procedure:

  1. online faculty application
  2. cover letter 
  3. resume
  4. names and contact information for three professional references

Cover letters should be addressed to:

Professor Wenxian Zhang, 
Head of Archives & Special Collections

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The position will become available in January 2015 or after.

Physical RequirementsAbility to lift archival boxes.

SalaryCompetitive salary with a minimum of $50,000 could rise depending on experience.

BenefitsAppointment will be made at assistant professor level.

Rollins offers a generous benefits package featuring comprehensive health insurance coverage, generous paid time off, retirement savings plan with generous employer contribution after one year, full tuition waiver after one year for employees, spouses, domestic partners and dependents.

For more information visit: http://www.rollins.edu/hr/services/benefits/index.html.

Additional Information:

Founded in 1885, Rollins is an independent, comprehensive, residential liberal arts college with a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,730 and a student-to-faculty ratio of 10:1. Ninety-one percent of Rollins' 171 full-time faculty hold a Ph.D. or the highest degree in their field. The campus, noted for its lakefront beauty and for its unique location, is set in the residential community of Winter Park, just 15 minutes from one of the nation's most dynamic urban centers, Orlando. Rollins is Florida's oldest recognized college. For 20 consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Rollins among the top two regional universities in the South and first in Florida. Rollins faculty are committed to a rigorous, applied liberal arts education and student-centered learning. For additional information, please visit the College website at www.rollins.edu/.

The Chronicle of Higher Education has recognized Rollins as a "Great College to Work For" in their 2014 rankings. The Chronicle's Great Colleges to Work For program facilitates an institutional audit, as well as faculty, staff, and administrator evaluations of their institutions, and recognizes colleges for achieving high employee satisfaction in up to 12 "great academic workplace" categories. Classified as a medium-sized four-year institution, Rollins not only made the rankings, but also earned the Honor Roll (top 10) distinction. As an Honor Roll institution, Rollins was recognized for being one of the most cited colleges across all categories, achieving its highest marks in seven survey categories: compensation and benefits; facilities, workspace, and security; job satisfaction; professional/career development programs; supervisor/department chair relationship; tenure clarity and process; and work/life balance.

Rollins ranks 3rd best in the Orlando Sentinel's 2014 Top 100 Companies for Working Families annual competition. Compiled by the Orlando Sentinel and published in the newspaper's Florida magazine special section, the Top 100 list honors the local companies who are most committed to family-friendly benefits.

At Rollins, our people provide our strategic advantage. We seek talented individuals who can help us fulfill our mission to educate students for global citizenship & responsible leadership. More information about our values and culture can be found at the following website: http://pinterest.com/rollinscareers/.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply.

At Rollins, we value academic excellence and share a common service philosophy: "Together, we inspire purposeful lives through distinctive, engaged learning and exceptional service." Accordingly, the selected candidate must be able to embrace and model this service philosophy in his/her day to day work and provide competent, collaborative, responsive and respectful service to others. More information about our service philosophy and standards can be found at the following website: http://r-net.rollins.edu/service/index.html.

Apply online at https://www.rollinsjobs.com/postings/2048.

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Visiting Librarian/Archives, Project Archivist for the Congressman Barney Frank Archives Collection, UMass Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA

The Visiting Librarian will serve as a member of the Claire T. Carney Library's Archives and Special Collections team, primarily responsible for processing the papers of former U.S. Congressman Barney Frank. This is a one-year, temporary appointment with the possibility of a second and third year renewal, dependent on performance and funding. Reporting to and under the direction of the Head of the Archives and Special Collections Division, the Project Archivist will develop and implement a comprehensive archival processing plan for the Congressman Barney Frank Archives Collection (CBFA) that includes but is not limited to arrangement, description, preservation, access and security for records in all formats. The Visiting Librarian's work requires application of archival best practices and national standards, as well as specific practices for political papers. For the complete position description please go to http://www.umassd.edu/hr/employmentopportunities/.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Master's Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution of higher education, with a concentration in archives management.

Experience: Previous (over one year) professional experience in archival arrangement, description, cataloguing methods, archival management and access methods.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Experience handling primary materials.
  • Knowledge of preservation issues.
  • Ability to work in a collegial setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to write proposals and reports.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete projects or assignments in archival processing, arrangement and description.
  • Strong interpersonal communications skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of digital and online techniques and services applicable to archives and special collections.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of best practices and standards in archival processing.
  • Knowledge of descriptive standards such as DACS and use of appropriate thesauri.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of metadata standards as they pertain to archival materials.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of modern congressional papers collections.
  • Demonstrated experience processing congressional collections.
  • Demonstrated experience in metadata creation.
  • Experience in processing large collections (100+ linear feet).
  • Demonstrated application of best practices and standards in archival processing.
  • Demonstrated application of digital and online techniques and services applicable to archives and special collections.
  • Familiarity with the U.S. Congress, the legislative process, and congressional office practices.
  • Experience managing a variety of audiovisual formats in archives.
  • Degree in History or substantive coursework in modern American History.
  • Additional degree in a related field.

To apply please submit online a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for three professional references.

The deadline to apply is December 1, 2014.

The University of Massachusetts reserves the right to conduct background checks on potential employees.

UMass Dartmouth is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX Employer.

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Photo Archives and Digital Asset Management Intern, Wildlife Conservation Society Archives (Bronx Zoo), New York, NY

Department: Library & Archives

Title: Photo Archives and Digital Asset Management Intern

Supervisor: Library & Archives Director

Start Date: January 19, 2015

End Date: May 15, 2015

Schedule: Minimum commitment of 104 hours, Monday and Friday, between 9AM-5PM

Application deadline: November 24, 2014

Summary

Under the guidance of the WCS Institutional Archivist and Digital Resources Manager, the Photo Archives and Digital Asset Management will gain experience in the care and management of historical and modern photo collections. While WCS Archives internships are unpaid, we are happy to work with academic institutions so that students can get academic credit for their internship. Interns should be able to commit at least 104 hours to the internship. 

Objectives

  • digitize historical prints according to professional standards
  • assist with the ingest of current photo assets into WCS's digital asset management system
  • research and record metadata about current and historical photographic materials
  • the creation of one or more posts documenting the internship for Wild Things, the WCS Archives Blog

Qualifications

  • enrollment in or recent completion of graduate program (within the last 6 months) in library science, museum studies, or a related field
  • strong interest in the management of photographic collections
  • experience with archival collections and/or photographic materials is preferred
  • working knowledge of the ingest, cataloging, storage, retrieval, and distribution of digital assets in a Digital Asset Management system
  • experience with professional digitization standards and with photo software and scanning software
  • familiarity with standard metadata schema and vocabularies

Location

  • Bronx Zoo

Application Instructions

For full consideration, interested individuals should submit a resume and a statement of interest describing what you hope to bring to the internship and gain from the experience.

Please email your cover letter and resume to: Opportunities@wcs.org; specify "Photo Archives and Digital Asset Management Intern, Spring 2015" in the subject of your email.

EOE, M/F/V/D

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Archives Processing Intern, Wildlife Conservation Society Archives (Bronx Zoo), New York, NY

Department:  Library & Archives, Bronx Zoo

Title:  Archives Processing Intern, Spring 2015

Supervisor:  Library and Archives Director

Start Date: January 19, 2015

End Date: May 15, 2015

Schedule:  Minimum commitment of 104 hours, Monday and Friday between 9:00am - 5:00pm

Application deadline: November 24, 2014

Summary

Under the guidance of the WCS Processing Archivist, the Archives Processing Intern will gain experience in various components of archival processing and description. While WCS Archives internships are unpaid, we are happy to work with academic institutions so that students can get academic credit for their internship.  Interns should be able to commit at least 104 hours to the internship and must schedule their hours Monday through Friday, 9-5. 

Objectives

Experience to be gained includes but is not limited to:

  • survey, arrange, and describe an archival collection
  • enter data into an archival management system
  • create an EAD finding aid
  • document their work with one or more posts for Wild Things, the WCS Archives Blog

Qualifications

  • enrollment in or recent completion of a graduate program (within the last 6 months)  in library science, museum studies, or a related field
  • experience with archival collections and/or photographic materials is preferred

Location

  • Bronx Zoo

Application Instructions

For full consideration of your application, interested individuals should submit a resume and a statement of interest describing what you hope to bring to the internship and gain from the experience.

Please email your cover letter and resume to: Opportunities@wcs.org; specify "Archives Processing Intern, Spring 2015" in the subject of your email.

EOE, M/F/V/D

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Archival and Special Collections Cataloging and Metadata Specialist (part-time), University of Scranton, Scranton, PA

The University of Scranton seeks an Archival and Special Collections Cataloging and Metadata Specialist (part-time). The Archival and Special Collections Cataloging and Metadata Specialist supports the work of the Special Collections Librarian, the Digital Services Librarian, and the Cataloging and Metadata Librarian, in the coordinated cataloging, description, and record-keeping necessary to the preservation, accessibility, and findability of University Archives and Special Collections materials. Working across varied Library information systems, this position creates, maintains, and enhances descriptive, administrative, structural, and preservation metadata of various types for materials of diverse formats.

Qualifications: A bachelor's degree required along with broad subject knowledge. A graduate degree in archives, public history, digital humanities or an ALA-accredited master's degree in library or information science is preferred.

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities include: a knowledge of library and archival procedures; the ability to perform repetitive, detail-oriented tasks and work independently in an isolated environment; and excellent record-keeping, written, oral and instructional skills. The candidate must be able to lift at least 30 lbs., climb a step-stool, and be tolerant of different environmental conditions. A familiarity with various software and tools related to digital asset management, i.e., word processing, spreadsheets, databases, file processing, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, Bridge and a familiarity with standards and best practices for cataloging and metadata are preferred.

Hours: This position requires 17.5 scheduled hours per week between the hours of 8am and 4pm, Monday through Friday.

This position will remain open until filled.

All applications must be submitted electronically: Click "Search Postings" on the Human Resources page to create an application and then apply for a position. Please note you will not be considered an applicant until you apply for a specific, open position. If you need assistance, please call Human Resources at (570) 941-7767 or e-mail your questions to hr@scranton.edu. Thank you for your interest in working for The University of Scranton!

Position number and title are:
Title:  Cataloger (Part-Time);  Posting Number:  6000736

The University of Scranton is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff, and student body embracing an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development, and institutional success. The University welcomes Veterans, minority persons, women, and persons with disabilities to apply. The University of Scranton is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer/Educator.

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Congressional Records Archivist, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Job Opening ID: 102451
Posting Begin Date: 10/18/2014
Posting End Date: 11/18/2014

*This is a full-time term-limited appointment for 24 months.

The Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor is seeking a Congressional Records Archivist (Archivist) whose primary responsibility will be to lead a team of processors to arrange and describe the Congressional records of two long-standing, influential Congressmen (housed in approximately 2,150 cartons plus digital records). This is a full-time term-limited appointment for two years. The successful candidate will have experience with manuscript collection processing of government, organizational and/or personal papers, demonstrated understanding of archival description and materials, work experience with project management, familiarity with archival standards (DACS, EAD, MARC), experience in team leadership and/or supervision, and strong communication skills.

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Lead Archivist for Description and Workflow Management (Lead Archivist), the Congressional Records Archivist supervises processing support staff consisting of a full-time Project Archivist and graduate student assistants. The Congressional Records Archivist reviews and evaluates the internal organization of the records, performs appraisal, makes recommendations for and implements the records organization in keeping with the collection provenance. Appraises, preserves and describes digital records according to Bentley guidelines and practices as well as supervises members of the support team in performing these duties. The Archivist establishes workflow and work schedules, trains unit staff, and edits/reviews unit staff work-product, and develops the finding aids and MARC records. The Archivist is expected to participate in library-wide planning and governance, and work effectively in a shared decision-making environment.

Required Qualifications:

  • MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution, or equivalent degree in which coursework has focused on archival science.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of processing and finding aid description of complex governmental and/or organizational papers.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply DACS, MARC, and EAD encoding through completed catalog records and/or published finding aids. Experience in processing and describing digital files.
  • Evidence of effective project planning, management, and completion; demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and ensure regular workflows.
  • Evidence of strong interpersonal and communication skills, initiative and flexibility.
  • Ability to meet a high standard of quality of work independently and expeditiously.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to move carts and book/flatbed trucks loaded up to 100 pounds safely; lift and bend boxes or volumes weighing up to 40 pounds; climb and reach on step stools and rolling ladders; handle dollies and book/flatbed trucks

Desired Qualifications:

  • 3 years of processing archival collections; 1-2 years of training and supervision experience.
  • Experience processing congressional papers and government records.

Benefits and Rank:

The successful candidate will receive 24 days of vacation a year; 15 days of sick leave a year with provisions of extended benefits. TIAA-CREF and Fidelity Investment retirement options available. Further information regarding benefits can be found at http://benefits.umich.edu/benefitgroups/faculty.html

Rank:

This is an open rank position.

Contact information:

For questions about this position please contact Olga Virakhovskaya, Lead Archivist for Description & Workflow Management, by email, volga@umich.edu or by phone, 734-647-2737.

How to Apply:

You must apply for this position on the UM Jobs Career website http://umjobs.org/. The Job Opening ID Number is 102451. A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Additional Information:

The Bentley Historical Library was established in 1935 by the University of Michigan Regents to carry out two functions: to serve as the official archives of the University and to document the history of the state of Michigan and the activities of its people, organizations and voluntary associations. Some six decades after its founding, the library has amassed extensive holdings on the history of the state and the university, including more than 30,000 linear feet of archives and manuscripts, 57,000 printed volumes, 1.5 million photographs and other visual materials, over 10,000 maps, and nearly 20 terabytes of digital content. The library's holdings are consulted by Michigan's citizens, the university's students, faculty, staff, alumni and administrators, scholars from across the nation and around the world, and others interested in the history of the state and the university.

U-M EEO/AA Statement:

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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Special Collections Librarian, New York Historical Association/Fenimore Art Museum and The Farmers' Museum, Cooperstown, NY

The New York State Historical Association/Fenimore Art Museum and The Farmers' Museum seek an innovative, creative, energetic and outgoing Special Collections Librarian to make its unique holdings accessible to a wide variety of users. In partnership since the early 1940s, these institutions collect art and artifacts related to American fine and folk art, agriculture, technology and rural communities in New York State. The organizations' Special Collections consist of material related to New York State history with a particular focus on Central New York rural community life and consist of, journals, business records, correspondence, photographs, newspapers, maps, broadsides and trade catalogs among other formats.

Current strategic initiatives require the incumbent to locate connections between museum artifacts and Special Collections, make holdings searchable and accessible both digitally and physically. Duties include: cataloging collections for inclusion in OCLC and the organizations' catalog Pathfinder, creation and publication of finding aids, creation and management of digital assets, identifying and assisting collection users, and maintenance of corporate archives

The special collections librarian reports to the Director for Museum and Library Collections and occasionally supervises interns, grant-funded staff and volunteers.

Qualifications:

  • MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA accredited program.
  • Knowledge of MARC format, Innovative Interfaces Millenium and Connexion Client and Archivists' Toolkit.
  • Knowledge of Library of Congress Subject Headings, Dewey Decimal Classification System, Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, and Society of American Archivist Standards
  • Experience cataloging manuscripts and special collections, books and other library materials, familiarity with current technical processes
  • Experience providing public access to library resources.
  • Undergraduate degree or coursework in American History, American Studies, Material Culture, Humanities or related field
  • Demonstrated understanding of and receptiveness to the uses of emerging technologies in archival and special collections.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills with experience in working collaboratively with others in a team setting.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving
  • Knowledge of and the ability to keep current with digital and media asset management standards and practices, as well as digital publishing trends.
  • Proficiency in the ability to independently research topics related to special collections
  • Demonstrated experience in cataloging special collections
  • Ability think strategically and organize work accordingly

Applicants may send a resume and cover letter to:

Barbara Fischer, Human Resources
New York State Historical Association/Fenimore Art Museum and Farmers' Museum
PO Box 800
Cooperstown, NY 13326
607-547-1466
b.fischer@nysha.org.

Electronic applications are encouraged.

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Spring Ernest Hemingway Internship, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston, MA

Position 15-EH-01

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is currently seeking applicants for a part time position in the Archives as the Ernest Hemingway intern. The intern will participate in a wide variety of projects under the direction of the Curator of the Ernest Hemingway Collection. The student will have the opportunity to gain career-relevant archival experience in a Special Collection within the Archives while contributing to the work of the institution.

After orientation with institutional procedures, and under close supervision, archival interns will have the opportunity to assist researchers, give tours of the Hemingway Room, update the Hemingway portion of the Library's website and prepare original materials for conservation. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals interested in gaining experience in an archives setting.

Candidates must be currently enrolled in a graduate program [minimum 2 courses] in library or archival studies. Interns will receive a stipend of $560 for part time work of 16 hours a week, paid on the 15th of the month. The days and hours available are Monday, Tuesday and/or Wednesday between 8AM - 4PM. The spring internship will start January 15 and end May 14th, with potential for renewal of the internship for the summer. For more information about the Ernest Hemingway Collection, please visit http://www.jfklibrary.org/Research/The-Ernest-Hemingway-Collection.aspx.

To apply, please submit:

All applications are due by October 31, 2013 as .pdf email attachments to Susan Wrynn (Susan.Wrynn@NARA.gov) or send hardcopy to:

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum
Ernest Hemingway Collection
Columbia Point
Boston, MA 02125

Email applications should include the position identification (15-EH-01) in the subject line.

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Processing Internships (2), John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston, MA

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is currently seeking applicants for two processing internship positions in our Archives Processing and Digitization Unit. Interns will participate in a wide variety of projects under the direction of professional archivists. Students have the opportunity to gain career-relevant archival experience in a Presidential Library while contributing to the work of the institution.

After orientation with institutional processing procedures, and under close supervision, interns will have the opportunity to arrange, describe, re-house, and preserve archival materials within the Library's collections. Interns will be expected to work both independently as well as in teams with other graduate-level interns. In addition, interns may expect to learn about other levels of archival description, inventorying and basic intellectual control, and processing of non-textual materials. Depending on the project, interns may also use the Library's digital archives management system; however, please note that this is not a digitization internship.

Candidates must be currently enrolled in a graduate program in archival studies or public history. Previous experience processing archival materials is preferred. There is the possibility for these positions to be either part-time or full-time.

Interns who work part time (16 hours per week/2 days) will receive a monthly stipend of $560. Interns who work full time (32 hours per week/4 days) will receive a monthly stipend of $1,120. Stipends are paid on the 15th of each month.

These internships will begin on January 15, 2015, and end on May 14, 2015. Renewals for the summer semester (May 15-August 14, 2015) are possible.

For more information about the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, please visit our website at:  http://www.jfklibrary.org/

To apply, please submit (as .pdf attachments): a completed application form, current resume, cover letter, unofficial academic transcript, and letter of recommendation to Christina Fitzpatrick at christina.fitzpatrick@nara.gov, or mail these items to:

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum
Attn: Christina Fitzpatrick, Posting #15-PROC-01
Columbia Point
Boston, MA 02125 

Emails should include "#15-PROC-01" in the subject line. The application deadline is October 31, 2014. All submissions must be postmarked or time-stamped by this date.

Internship Description

Application Form

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Manager of Research Services (Special Collections), College of Charleston, Charleston, SC

The Manager of Reference Services is responsible for supervising all reference services and activities as well as developing and implementing reference policies and procedures. This manager works collaboratively with librarians and staff in the areas of donor relations, archival processing, cataloging, digitization, acquisitions, accessioning, grant writing, and other archival and management issues. The manager also works collegially with staff members of the South Carolina Historical Society to deliver a coordinated, consistent and complete reference experience for all patrons. The SCHS, a private non-profit organization, is the state's oldest and largest private repository of books, letters, journals, maps, drawings, and photographs about South Carolina history. As part of partnership with the College of Charleston, many of these resources are housed at the College of Charleston and available to students and researchers.

Please follow this link for further information and application instructions https://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/3475

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Head, Special Collections, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

Embrace scholarly exploration, collaboration and intellectual engagement working with a team of professionals dedicated to diversity, integrity, and innovation as the Head of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library. The University of California, Santa Barbara, one of ten campuses of the University of California system, seeks an experienced, forward-looking, and engaging leader-scholar for the position of Head, Special Research Collections. The successful candidate will guide the Department through its continuing evolution into a dynamic and innovative resource serving diverse and changing scholar needs and interests. The Head will articulate a vision and strategic direction that promotes the visibility, accessibility, and impact of nationally and internationally recognized primary research collections, expert services, facilitate collaboration of relevant initiatives and programs, develop fundraising strategies, and integrate the treasures of the Department into teaching, research, and learning at the University. In addition, The Head of SRC will have the opportunity to participate in the planning, design, and furnishing of the new 2015 three story addition. He/she will have the responsibility for envisioning, defining and initiating services, showcasing prominent collections, and offering special programs, exhibitions, etc. in this new state of the art facility.

The Department of Special Research Collections acquires, maintains, preserves, and ensures accessibility of its most valuable, rare and unique materials. The collection includes approximately 250,000 volumes, 16,000 linear feet of manuscripts, 100,000 photographs and 200,000+ early sound recordings. Named collections are the Wyles Collection of nineteenth and twentieth century American History, the American Religions Collection, the Performing Arts Collections, the California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives, and the Humanistic Psychology Archives. The Department of Special Research Collections also serves as the University Archive.

Responsibilities. The Head of Special Research Collections reports to the AUL for Research and Scholar Services and is responsible for the administration, planning, and management of the department personnel, resources, services, and operations. The incumbent has leadership and administrative responsibility for collection development, budgeting (including endowments, gifts, grant-funded projects), security and preservation, digitization projects, public relations, and fundraising activities. The Head establishes and sustains faculty and researcher relationships and is responsible for strategic and effective collection development, maintenance and preservation of collections, overall collection policies and works to ensure materials are discoverable, accessible and used by clientele.

The Head also works closely with University Librarian, other library administrators, Library Development Officer, faculty and professional colleagues to identify new sources and contacts for enhancing funds and collections, initiates and writes proposals, and provides stewardship for existing gifts and awards. In addition, the Head will work with others to organize and manage special events and exhibits and establish partnerships with campus departments, museums, UC system wide Special Collections Departments, and units within the library to maximize support and increase visibility of the collections.

Required Qualifications include an ALA-accredited MLIS or Masters in Archival Studies, an advanced degree in a relevant subject area or a substantial record of research and scholarship, and demonstrated experience in special collections or archives. The successful candidate will have superior leadership skills including demonstrated management and supervisory experience with success in leading, guiding, and fostering a dynamic workplace environment; ability to articulate a vision, set priorities, organizational goals, and introduce and manage change; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with campus scholars, officials, UC colleagues, dealers, vendors, staff, and library supporters. The new Head will show a strong commitment to excellence in public service and a commitment to serving diverse users including faculty, students, researchers, community users, and visiting scholars. An understanding of emerging technologies, key issues and trends in archives and special collections is also a vital quality of the selected candidate. Other essential attributes are demonstrated success in cultivating donor relationships; a record of achievement in obtaining grants, gifts, or awards; the ability to organize, publicize, and promote a variety of events for the Department of Special Research Collections; and excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.  

Preferred qualifications include certification by the Academy of Certified Archivists; strong success in building outstanding special collections; demonstrated working knowledge of the rare book and manuscripts trade and familiarity with the principles and methods of conservation, preservation, and security of materials; experience working with curators, technical services, digital processing, and knowledge of copyright law. Excellent analytical, creative problem solving skills, and ability to exercise sound judgment; budget and resource allocations experience; and a record of active and continuous participation in professional associations are also desirable.

Compensation. The position offers a starting salary range of $73,238 to $116,220 and an attractive benefits package.

For additional information on the Library, the University and the region, please visit UCLinks.

For further information, contact Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager Associates via email or phone. To start the application process, send an in-depth cover letter and your curriculum vitae as Word or pdf attachments to Dan Bradbury or Jobeth Bradbury on or before the closing date of November 9, 2014. Appointment and/or continued employment is contingent on successful completion of a background check. The Library is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.

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Archives Assistant, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME

Bowdoin College, a highly selective liberal arts college of 1800 students located on the coast of Maine, is accepting applications for an Archives Assistant in the Bowdoin Library.

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Archivist, assist in processing manuscript collections, archival records, and other departmental holdings; assist in managing the College's records management program and archival audio and video media collections; perform basic reference services in Special Collections & Archives; digitize library resources, edit digital image files, and coordinate vendor-supplied digitization activities; supervise student assistants as assigned; assist in preparing exhibitions.

Education/Skills:

Bachelor of Arts degree from an accredited institution of higher learning. Demonstrated effective oral and written communications skills; ability to attend to accuracy, attention to detail, and discretion. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment. Demonstrated ability to solve problems, organize projects, and understand complex hierarchical arrangements. Technical skills appropriate to digitizing textual and visual objects and to editing image files; general understanding of computer applications in word processing, database management, bibliographical control, and Web technologies.

Preferred: College degree major in the liberal arts; working knowledge of the basic handling and preservation of library materials; detailed knowledge about digital imaging; demonstrated ability to supervise student workers; working knowledge of encoding in HTML, EAD, and MARC.

Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents:

Required: Minimum of one year's experience working in a library or archives setting; experience in digitizing texts and visual images; some supervisory experience.

Preferred: Experience with duties related to managing manuscripts, rare books, or archival records; experience in digital processes relating to audio and video recordings; experience in studio photography.

Applications:

Further details and instructions to apply can be found on our online application:

http://careers.bowdoin.edu/postings/1639

For questions, please contact careers@bowdoin.edu.

Bowdoin College is committed to equality and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our College. Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs.

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Reference Intern, Massachusetts Archives, Boston, MA

6 month, full-time internship (January-June 2015)

Job Description: The Massachusetts Archives houses approximately 30,000 cubic feet of records documenting Massachusetts' government from the colonial period forward.  We receive nearly 5,000 visitors each year who are researching topics ranging from genealogy, military history, colonial records, and more using our records.  The ideal candidate for the Reference Intern position is working toward a career in Archives and has an interest in reference services; has an outgoing and energetic personality; enjoys interacting with people; is flexible, patient, and motivated; and enjoys a job where each day offers the unexpected.  The Intern works directly with the public in the Reading Room of the Massachusetts Archives, helping researchers navigate our collections.  This position requires a 6 month commitment, from January 5 through the end of June 2015. 

Responsibilities include: researching and responding to written requests for vital records, military records, and other topics as needed; some clerical duties; special projects to help make our records more accessible; and opportunities such as creating a small exhibit, when possible. 

Required Qualifications: The candidate must have: public service experience and the interpersonal skills necessary to provide direct service to the public; excellent verbal and written communication skills are helpful for purposes of answering research questions in person and over the phone; powers of observation and concentration consistent with the security requirements inherent in handling valuable records/materials in a public context. An interest in Massachusetts history is helpful. 

Hours Worked: Full-time: M-F, 8:30-4:30 (37.5 hours/week) 

Compensation: $10/hour 

Citizenship Requirements: Citizen/perm. res. 

Transportation:

Via MBTA: Take the Red line to JFK/UMass station. The free shuttle bus (route #2) will bring you to the Archives bldg.

Via Car: Take I-93 to exit 14 or 15 marked UMass/JFK/Morrissey Blvd. Follow signs to UMass and JFK Library.

Our building is across from the JFK Library and looks like a fort. 

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Martha Clark, Curator
Massachusetts Archives
220 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA  02125
Martha.Clark@sec.state.ma.us

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Processing Archivist, Jewish Theological Seminary Library, New York, NY

The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) is currently searching for a part-time (24 hours per week) processing archivist for one year at The JTS Library. The processing archivist will be responsible for processing collections in Hebrew and English and work with Archivist Toolkit. The position commences in November 2014 and runs through October 2015 and is under the supervision of the Administrative Librarian for Special Collections.

About The Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary:

The Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary holds the foremost collection of Judaica and Hebraica in the Western Hemisphere, including manuscripts, rare printed books, periodicals, ephemeral materials, musical scores, sound recordings, moving images, graphic arts, and archives. It provides access to subscription databases and to its digital collections. The JTS Library serves the students and faculty of the institution in addition to the international community of scholars in Jewish studies and related areas. Please visit our web site at www.jtsa.edu/library.xml

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Physical reorganization, rehousing and sorting of archival collection in multiple formats including audio.
  • Creation of finding aid in EAD format utilizing Archivist Toolkit  

Minimum Requirements:

  • MS in Library and Information Services with a concentration in archives or Archival Records Management.
  • Excellent reading knowledge of Hebrew 
  • One year's experience in processing archival collections 
  • Experience working with Archivist Toolkit
  • Experience working with digital objects
  • Excellent organizational skills, flexibility, interpersonal skills and demonstrated commitment to excellent service.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform detailed tasks

Application Instructions:Please send your resume and cover letter to hrdept@jtsa.edu.

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Research & Instruction Librarians (2), Amherst College, Amherst, MA

Research, Instruction, & Outreach Librarian

Research, Instruction, & User Experience Librarian

https://jobs.amherst.edu/view/opportunity/id/730

Position Details

Amherst College, a highly selective liberal-arts college, seeks two talented librarians for newly created positions in the library's Research & Instruction department. Amherst has profoundly transformed its student body in terms of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and nationality, among other areas. Today, nearly one quarter of Amherst's students consists of Pell Grant recipients, and many more are first-generation students; nearly half of our students are non-immigrant minorities. We seek candidates who have experience working in a multicultural environment, are interested in mentoring a diverse student body, and/or who have a record of teaching a diverse student population.

As part of a collaborative and dynamic team of seven Research & Instruction librarians, both positions will teach in the library's program of course-integrated research instruction; build relationships with faculty, students, and staff to support their information needs; serve as subject librarian for several departments, acting as research instructor, liaison, and selector; and provide general research help and guide library users in identifying, retrieving, and evaluating information in all formats. Additionally, the Research, Instruction, & Outreach Librarian will focus on strategies to support student success through library instruction, resources, and services. The Research, Instruction, & User Experience Librarian will take the lead for R&I in working with other library departments to continuously assess research services, resources, and user experience.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Creates responsive, disciplinary-specific research instruction for classes; teaches how to use information in a variety of settings; and supports students pursuing independent research projects.
  • Serves as subject specialist and liaison to several academic departments in the humanities or social sciences, possibly in foreign languages/literature or disciplines with quantitative needs [may include Economics, Psychology, French, Spanish, Russian, or Math & Statistics, depending on strengths and fit]: provides in-depth consultations about resources and research strategies; develops and manages relevant collections in all formats; connects faculty and students with library services.
  • Provides research assistance in the main Robert Frost Library.
  • Incorporates emerging information technologies and new uses of resources in response to evolving patterns of publishing and information dissemination.
  • Actively participates in outreach activities, committees, and work groups of the Library, the College, Five Colleges, and at regional and national organizations.
  • Demonstrates and facilitates effective communication throughout the Library and across the College.

Additional areas of focus

Research, Instruction, & Outreach Librarian: Develops outreach strategies to promote library instruction, resources, and services; liaises with student groups and other departments and offices on campus supporting student success.

Research, Instruction, & User Experience Librarian: Takes the lead for R&I in working with other library departments to continuously assess research services, resources, and user experience; anticipates and supports changes in scholarly communication, including digital scholarship.

Qualifications

  • Master's degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or foreign equivalent.
  • A history of excellent teaching; a commitment to undergraduates and undergraduate education; and a record of rapport and collaboration on assignments, course design, and pedagogical strategies.
  • Experience in an academic library or research institution with a focus on teaching, resource selection, or other public services.
  • Strong academic background and intellectual curiosity; additional graduate degree and fluency in a foreign language preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to advocate for the Library to a variety of constituents.
  • Commitment to work closely with colleagues, undergraduates, faculty, staff, and college administrators.
  • Willingness to tackle challenges in an academic library with energy and enthusiasm, showing patience, tact, and good humor in providing user-focused public service.
  • Competence and sensitivity in working at a college in which students are broadly diverse with regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references at https://jobs.amherst.edu/view/opportunity/id/730. A review of applications will begin October 17, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.

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Archives Internship, Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, Brookline, MA

Park: Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site

Project: Support Archives/Curatorial Division

Position: Archives Internship

Introduction 

The archives intern selected for the Archives / Curatorial division will support preservation projects on the historic archival collection held at the site.

Background

Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site is a 7.21 acre property located in Brookline, Massachusetts.  The mission of site is to preserve and interpret the legacy and significant resources associated with Frederick Law Olmsted, founder of American landscape architecture, and the premier landscape design firm he established in 1883 at his "Fairsted" property in Brookline, Massachusetts. Olmsted retired from practice in 1895, at which point his sons and successors perpetuated his design ideals, philosophy and legacy over the course of the next century. 

The Olmsted home and office were designated a National Historic Landmark in 1963 and became part of the National Park Service in 1979. Primary resources include the historic Olmsted House, Office, residential landscape, and archival collections containing approximately 1,000,000 original design records associated with more than 6000 projects. Olmsted National Historic Site manages an active research program that provides access to archival documentation for the study and rehabilitation of Olmsted-designed landscapes nationwide. In addition, the park offers programs and exhibits on the firm's work and legacy; and engages young people in thinking and learning about the history and contemporary relevance of public parks through a growing menu of curriculum-based programs.  

Internship Overview:  

The SCA applicant selected for this internship will gain valuable experience in historic site museum operations. Specifically, the intern will have opportunities to participate in the historic preservation of archival collections. This intern will collaborate with experienced archivists to gain knowledge in the field of cultural resource management and preservation. The internship may also provide an opportunity to observe or assist with the site's education and visitor services programs.

Internship Goals and Objectives:  

  • Develop knowledge of the cultural resources held at the national historic site.
  • Successfully complete historic preservation projects related to our core mission.
  • Gain knowledge in the field of archives and museum studies.
  • Assist with digitizing the historic landscape photograph albums.
  • Provide informal visitor contact while working on resources.
  • Work with archives staff to re-house museum collections and edit collection finding aids.
  • Learn about the history and mission of the National Park Service, and understand the role that preservation of museum collections plays in cultivating public stewardship of natural and cultural resources managed by the NPS.

Project Scope:

  • Understand park and agency missions, and how preservation of cultural resources plays a vital role in the achievement of these missions.
  • Understand the principles of cultural resource management and use them to participate in meaningful projects that allow visitors to forge connections with the site and its stories.
  • Work with senior staff to refine collections care skills.
  • Communicate regularly and effectively with NPS colleagues and park partners.
  • Understand the roles/responsibilities of park staff and volunteers as they relate to preservation and safety.
  • Demonstrated experience working as a member of a team to accomplish a project.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Desire to and/or background working in public service.

Special Skills Required:

The incumbent should have familiarity with basic archival practices and have experience using a computer. In addition, the applicant should have demonstrated experience working as a member of a team to accomplish projects and operational goals and objectives; a desire to and/or background in working with people of varied ages; In addition, the incumbent should be highly motivated and interested in public service.

Other Information

Position closes October 6, 2014 

Interested Applicants should apply at: https://www.thesca.org/serve/position/archives-intern/po-00605627

or contact:

Kerri Weeks, SCA    kweeks@thesca.org

Additional Training Provided by the Park:

Intern will be provided with in-house training regarding the safe handling and care of museum collections and use of the ICMS (Interior Collection Management System) used to manage museum collections. First Aid and CPR training will also be available. 

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Image Relay Paid Internship, Agri-Mark, Methuen, MA

Process the photo archive of Agri-Mark: The Northeast's Premier Dairy Farmer Cooperative. (North Shore)

This opportunity is intended to enrich the applicant's experience by expanding their work skills. It is especially suited to an MLIS student who would like real world experience with Digital Asset Management as well as interact with the many integrated programs that support a successful marketing department (Cabot Cooperative). The subject matter are the historical farms and dairies and cooperatives of New England.

This paid internship ($12-14 per hour commensurate) is intended to provide up to 60 hours of work over 8 weeks, and consists of processing boxes of older photographs, then foldering them and producing a finding aid for future researchers. The chosen applicant will work with the Communications Director of Agri-Mark to identify the photographs and add metadata, then with Image Relay to create a workflow for scanning the images into their Digital Asset Management system.

The work placement will be at the Agri-Mark Inc. office in Methuen, MA (100 Milk St, Methuen, MA 01844). Letters and resume may be set to james@imagerelay. Please make note of your current degree program, and classes fulfilled, and any relevant enthusiasm...

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Technology Consultant (2), Kentucky Department for Libraries & Archives, Frankfort, KY

Institution/Location:
Ky. Dept. for Libraries & Archives
300 Coffee Tree Rd
Frankfort, KY 40601

Type Position: Full-Time

Salary: $38,770.08 - $51,361.20 annual, 37.5 hr/week

Benefit: State Benefits

Job Duties: This posting is for two positions. One serves as a technology consultant to state and local government agencies concerning electronically generated public records for management and appraisal, using specialized software tools. Conducts technological needs assessments and advises agencies on resolution, appraisal, scheduling and management of electronically generated public records. Serves on technology committees, attends legislative committee hearings, and tracks legislation concerning public records issues. Examines records retention schedules and contributes system descriptions that provide technical and contextual information, and consults with agencies to ensure systems are managed in compliance with records management laws.

The other position develops and coordinates all applications that comprise the Kentucky electronic records archives, and E-Archives data repository and provides training and coordination concerning the e-Archives. Manages nearly 100,000 web pages harvested from selected executive, judicial and legislative agencies. Facilitates work with State Library technical services staff to ensure that records in the E-archives are cataloged and linked in the KDLA catalog.

Both will require some travel and participation in the Electronic Records Working Group and other KDLA groups and teams. Both coordinate the design and promote use of electronic public information access techniques for records scheduling and archival retention of records.

Qualifications/Experience:

Education: Graduate of a college or university with a master's degree in library science, archival science or records management.

Experience: Must have two years of experience in any combination of the following: computer programming, systems analysis, website design, website development, website maintenance or records systems analysis.

Education Substitution:  None.

Experience Substitution: A bachelor's degree supplemented by two years of experience in any combination of the following areas within an archival or library setting will substitute for the master's degree: computer programming, systems analysis, website design, development or maintenance and/or record systems analysis.

Additional Comments:  Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D.

Application Procedure: Complete an application and apply on-line at Careers.ky.gov

Application Deadline:  October 11, 2014

Contact Information: Glen.McAninch@ky.gov

Institution's Website:  KDLA.ky.gov

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Assistant Archivist for Pan Am Flight 103, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

The Pan Am Flight 103 / Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives houses records relating to Pan Am Flight 103, which was destroyed by a terrorist bomb over Lockerbie, Scotland on December 21, 1988, killing 270 men, women and children.  Among those killed were 35 students who had been studying abroad with Syracuse University.  The position is responsible for the day-to-day efforts involving the Pan Am Flight 103 / Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives and also supports the general activities of the University Archives as necessary. The position is currently funded for four years with the expectation that it will continue beyond that time.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Process archival collections and create finding aids following Encoded Archival Description standards
  • Coordinate the digitization of appropriate components of the collections
  • Interact with and assist family members, the VPAF 103 victims group, donors, Remembrance Scholars and applicants, and researchers studying the effects of terrorism
  • Advance the Story Archive Collection of oral and written histories and conduct video histories
  • Prepare and mount occasional exhibitions and displays to showcase the collections
  • Attend Pan Am Flight 103-related meetings and functions as appropriate, especially during Remembrance Week each fall
  • Prepare and present talks to classes, alumni groups and professional associations
  • Write articles for the Archives' newsletter, for the VPAF103 newsletter Truth Quest, and for other venues as they develop
  • Assist with development/fundraising efforts including research and applications for possible grants
  • Support the general efforts of the department and fill in as necessary to assist with archival and records management duties

A master's degree in archival studies, library science, or history is required. Candidates should have experience in archives, preferably in a college/university setting, and ideally with grief-based collections. The successful candidate will have strong organizational skills; good oral and written communication skills and service orientation; and the ability to lift boxes weighing up to 35 pounds.

View the job posting and apply for the position via this link: http://www.sujobopps.com/postings/56033

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Head of Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, Houston, TX

Responsibilities:  The University of Houston Libraries are seeking a progressive and forward thinking leader prepared to articulate a vision and direction for a growing special collections and archives that supports the University's objectives of advancing research, improving student success, and increasing national recognition.  The Libraries' Special Collections enhances the traditional strengths of a rare books and archives department with a growing number of contemporary collections that reflect the vitality and diversity of the City of Houston.  The position provides direction and oversight to a group of 6 librarians, 4 regular staff members, and 2 post-doctoral staff members curating archival collections and rare books.  The Head oversees the ongoing development of archival collections, work with academic departments, preparation of collections for digitization, and a full calendar of exhibits.  There is frequent contact with established donors and potential donors for acquisitions of unique collections, as well as fundraising and management of departmental endowments.  The Head of Special Collections serves as a member of the Library Management Council, the Public Services Council, and the Digital Collections Management Committee.  The Head of Special Collections holds the Emily Scott Evans Endowed Professorship. The position reports to the Associate Dean for Public Services.  The position is available February 2, 2015.

Qualifications:  Required - 

  • American Library Association accredited Master's degree
  • Management and supervisory experience in increasingly responsible positions
  • Experience in special collections and/or archives
  • Understanding of processes and technologies for managing, providing access to, and preserving digitized and born digital materials
  • Experience caring for archival and/or rare book collections, which may include physical and electronic formats
  • Demonstrated success in the stewardship of donors
  • Demonstrated innovative leadership in organizing resources (human, technical, and financial) to assure an efficient and effective organization
  • Record of publication and professional engagement to support appointment to the rank of Librarian and an endowed professorship

Preferred -

  • Record of successful external grant activities
  • Background in rare books

Salary:  $88,000 to $92,000 expected hiring range, depending on qualifications and experience.  Additional funding from the endowed professorship will be available.  Comprehensive benefits package; choice of retirement programs including TIAA-CREF; tax deferred annuity program available; release time to take a class up to 3 hours/week; no state or local income tax.

Library Information:  Special Collections was founded in 1968 and serves as the main teaching and research center for primary sources at the University of Houston. Special Collections holds over 7,000 linear feet of archival collections, approximately 105,000 rare books, and over 2,000 periodicals and 1,100 historical maps.  Collection strengths include Architecture and Planning; Contemporary Literature; Energy (oil and gas); Environmental Houston; Ethnic Houston; Hispanic Collections; Houston and Texas History; Houston Hip Hop; Performing Arts; University Archives; USS Houston and Military History; and the Shuart Women's Archive and Research Collection, as well as rare books from medieval manuscripts to modern artists' books.  Special Collections has active instruction and outreach programs and collaborates with other library departments in developing and presenting a growing collection of unique digitized materials (http://digital.lib.uh.edu/).

The UH Libraries are a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the Greater Western Library Alliance, the Hathi Trust, the Council on Library and Information Resources, the Digital Library Federation, and the Texas Digital Library.  The campus libraries provide access to over 3.1 million volumes.  Total staff includes 69 professionals and approximately 135 support staff.  Additional information about the University Libraries is available at: http://info.lib.uh.edu . 

The UH Libraries' Strategic Directions document focuses on targeting services to specific user groups, reimagining library spaces, improving outreach, and increasing national recognition.  Further information and the complete document are available at:http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/strategic-directions .  The Strategic Directions support an ambitious set of goals adopted by the University and the further the Tier One effort (http://www.uh.edu/about/initiatives/).  We seek to recruit librarians who can relate their work to these strategies and understand their role in advancing these strategic imperatives. 

General Information:  The University of Houston comprises 13 colleges and schools offering close to 80 degree programs with an enrollment of about 40,000 students, 7,200 of whom are enrolled in graduate studies.  Reflecting the multicultural community of metropolitan Houston, UH is one of the most ethnically diverse research university campuses in the nation.  
Houston, the fourth largest city in the United States, offers all the cultural and recreational opportunities of a great city and is within easy reach of the Gulf of Mexico.  It enjoys a very reasonable cost of living and was selected by Forbes as topping the list of America's coolest cities (http://www.forbes.com/sites/morganbrennan/2012/07/26/houston-tops-our-li...).

For additional information, including information about Houston's flourishing arts scene and entertainment offerings, please see: http://visithoustontexas.com .  For information about housing and living in Houston see: http://www.houston.org/living/index.html.

Application Deadline:  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send letter of application, names of 3 references, and resume to Damon Camille, Recruitment Coordinator, University of Houston, 114 University Libraries, Houston, Texas 77204-2000.  Applications may also be submitted by email to:  dcamille@uh.edu.

Potential applicants seeking further information should contact John Lehner, Associate Dean for Personnel, Planning, and Systems, at 713-743-9801 or jlehner@uh.edu

THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. MINORITIES, WOMEN, VETERANS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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College Archivist (Assistant or Associate Professor), Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

Salary: Not Specified
Status: Full-time
Posted: 09/11/14
Deadline: 10/21/14

The Library department at Brooklyn College invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor - College Archivist position.

The College Archivist is responsible for the management and administration of the Brooklyn College Archives & Special Collections, and Brooklyn College's Minor in Archival Studies & Community Documentation.  This includes teaching the archival introductory course, oversight of interns, and other related duties.

S/he oversees strategic planning initiatives related to Archives & Special Collections, designs and implements comprehensive collection development policies and procedures for the unit; participates in appropriate fundraising and grant-seeking activities; oversees archival digitization initiatives and other major projects, and liaising with other units to achieve project objectives; and supervises a staff of 4 full-time employees, 2 to 4 part-time staff, interns, and grant-paid employees.

Review of applications will begin October 21, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Visit www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/facultyjobs and scroll down to 11238 for more information. AA/EOE.

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