Paid digital archive internPosted: November 15, 2014
Artist seeks paid digital archive Intern, deadline Nov 30
Seeking PAID DIGITAL ARCHIVE INTERN to Begin January 2015
Whitney Biennial artist seeks paid digital archive Intern to assist with reorganizing and managing five (5) 2 TB external drives containing video, audio, image and text files. The reorganization of 20 years of digital data is intended for two different purposes: (1) as “active storage” in the artist’s studio, and (2) as the digital addition to her non-digital “Collected Papers” already archived at a major academic institution.
The successful candidate will have:
-knowledge of Information and Library Science management systems
-coursework in the management of born-digital records preferred
-high comfort level in learning new technologies
-discretion when dealing with confidential or sensitive information
-accuracy and attention to detail
Our studio is located in Lower Manhattan. We anticipate the paid intern chosen will work a total of 12-16 hours per week, with flexible afternoon and early evening hours to be arranged. The post will begin in January 2015.
Please email resume and cover letter highlighting any relevant work experience and coursework to: firstname.lastname@example.org attn: Sur, Studio Manager.
We will accept applications until midnight, November 30. On December 9 will begin contacting suitable candidates to arrange in-person interviews.
Our goal is to reach a final decision no later than December 21.