Art and Media Archiving JobsPosted: October 17, 2014
Digital Archivist (Visual Resources), Wisconsin Veteran’s Museum, Madison
The Wisconsin Veterans Museum in Madison, Wisconsin is currently accepting applications for the position of Digital Archivist to participate in digitizing original Civil War era still images. The Digital Archivist will play a key role in the preservation and access of a variety of historical images, including cartes-de-visite, cabinet cards, tintypes, and ambrotypes.
Archivist (Documents and Photographs), Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Smithsonian, Washington
This position is located in Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Smithsonian Institution. The employee applies professional archival principles, concepts, standards, and methodology to process, arrange, and describe significant and complex archival collections.
Archivist (Correspondence, Photographs, and Architectural Drawings), Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Miami
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.
Digital Asset Specialist, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC
The Digital Asset Specialist acquires, catalogues, ingests and processes digital assets into the digital asset management system. This position has a focus on video and time-based media. Responsibilities include defining a base metadata criteria and set of standards for managing video and other asset types. This position works in collaboration with the Media Production team within the Department of Digital Media.