Department Assistant | Library and Archives
Provides administrative support to the chiefs of MoMA Library and Archives. Works with supervisors on annual budget preparation, processes accounts payable and receivable, and monitors departmental spending. Plans and organizes meetings and events for both departments and constituent groups, including Trustee Committee on Archives, Library, and Research and the Library Council. Tracks dues payment for the Trustee Committee and the Library Council, as well as gifts and grants for specific projects for both departments. Works with Library Council editor on yearly artist’s book project. Tracks and records staff attendance on a weekly basis. Oversees maintenance of physical plant, and relations with outside service vendors. Serves as liaison to Information Technology department. Coordinates outgoing Library exchange program. Provides administrative support for archival research functions, including fact checking, drafting letters, logging, pulling materials, and scheduling appointments. Performs administrative support duties. Reports to Chief of Library and Chief of Archives.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, with a major or minimum of 16 credits in art history; knowledge of modern art preferred. Minimum of three years relevant administrative experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Gmail, and other standard office procedures and equipment. Excellent organizational skills. Proficiency with tracking finance and budgets. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to take direction and work as part of a team. Experience with PeopleSoft preferred.
MoMA Jobs application guidelines
If you would like to submit your resume and cover letter for consideration, please choose one of the following options:
By e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (most preferred option)
By fax: (212) 333-1107
By mail: The Museum of Modern Art
The Department of Human Resources
11 West 53 Street
New York, NY 10019
Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions. Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at The Museum of Modern Art.
Job Opportunity: Image Technologies and Visual Literacy Librarian, Indiana University, Bloomington, INPosted: March 11, 2015
Reporting to Head of Fine Arts Library: provide reference and instructional support related to finding and using digital images and oversee collection management for building teaching-focused image collections for departments and units across IUB campus; participate in activities and initiatives of Arts & Humanities Department to provide expertise needed in traditional reference setting and digital research environment of the Scholars’ Commons, providing reference services, collection support, and training for research community; managing and developing teaching image collections for History of Art and other departments across campus who use images for teaching and research; consults closely with faculty about image acquisitions and accessions image orders for inclusion in library’s teaching image repository (currently ARTstor’s Shared Shelf); provides research and publishing support and creates and fosters digital technologies, in collaboration with faculty, in order to strengthen teaching and learning through promotion and outreach for visual materials across IUB.
Qualifications: Required: ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS) or equivalent education or experience or graduate degree or equivalent experience in art, art history, or design field; strong public service orientation; knowledge of, enthusiasm for, experience in application of new technologies in evolving academic information environment; ability to meet the requirements of a tenure-track librarian position.
Preferred: Two or more years of experience in academic/research library or in visual resources or museum setting; knowledge of instructional design, pedagogy, and assessment principles for effective information/visual literacy instruction.
For complete list of responsibilities, qualifications and benefit programs go to:http://www.libraries.iub.edu/index.php?pageId=1410.
To Apply: Review of applications will begin Friday, April 3, 2015. The position will remain open until filled.
The Savannah School of Art and Design is seeking applicants for the position of Reference Librarian.
This position works with Reference Department staff and other library staff members to assist students, faculty and staff in their research and instruction needs. The Reference Librarian also assists in the promotion of library collections and services to the SCAD Community.
· ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS degree
· Ability to plan and provide library instruction that incorporates information literacy standards and current teaching practices
· Current knowledge in the library field to address general and subject-specific information resources and effective search strategies
· Up-to-date and knowledgeable about emerging technologies that support reference and instructional services
· Education or significant research experience in one or more subjects offered at SCAD
· Superior verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
· Prior experience working collaboratively with faculty, students and staff in an academic library environment is preferred
Details and application instructions can be viewed at https://scadjobs.scad.edu/postings/9601.
Job Posting: Cataloger/Reference Librarian (Part-time), George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NYPosted: December 12, 2014
Job Title: Cataloger/Reference Librarian (Part-time)
Department: Richard and Ronay Menschel Library
Reports To:Virginia Dodier, Associate Librarian
Status: Part-time – 28 hours per week
Start Date: Immediately
Posting Dates: December 9, 2014 through December 23, 2014
Responsible for cataloging and maintaining online library collection database. Provide reference and advisory services to researchers, staff, students, volunteers and library visitors.
- Catalog and classify library collection materials in all formats and languages, using Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) Connexion and following Anglo-American Cataloging Rules (2nd ed.) (AACR2) and Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH). Both original cataloging and copy cataloging required.
- Manage Voyager Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) modules and OCLC cataloging and interlibrary loan modules. Perform system implementations, upgrades and integration of new modules, as needed.
- Act as liaison to the University of Rochester (UR) for George Eastman House (GEH) library records held in the UR Voyager OPAC system. Serve as first responder for any Voyager issues, troubleshooting and working with the UR support team, as needed.
- Serve as contact person for OCLC and Rochester Regional Library Council.
- Fulfill library reference requests submitted through GEH website, letter, email, or phone.
- Instruct researchers, students, visitors and staff in the use of library catalogs and finding aids, and in the safe handling of library materials. Provide student orientations and tours.
- Manage the serials operation responsibilities, including purchasing. Supervise volunteers in serials processing and record keeping.
- Direct and supervise student workers and volunteers to ensure that work meets standards.
- Assist the Associate Librarian with library policies and procedures, specifically for cataloging and reference services.
- Purchase and catalog library acquisitions. Maintain acquisition records.
- Submit and process all interlibrary loan (ILL) requests for materials not available at GEH, as requested by staff and students.
- Catalog materials for the Conservation Department library.
- Other responsibilities/projects as assigned by the Associate Librarian.
- Supervise students and volunteers. Ensure that work meets standards.
Please submit your cover letter and resume for consideration to Virginia Dodier, Associate Librarian email@example.com
FINE ART DATA ENTRY – WORK FROM HOME
BLOUIN ART SALES INDEX is seeking several extremely detail-oriented individuals to assist in updating the Blouin Art Sales Index website, a searchable online archive of art auction records, which includes over 5 million auction records dating back to the 1920s for paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture, works on paper, and miniatures.
Primary Responsibility – Data entry for fine art auction results. BACKGROUND/EDUCATION IN ART HISTORY/FINE ART A MUST – don’t apply without it (visual arts and graphic design are not applicable). AT LEAST 1 FLUENT FOREIGN LANGUAGE SKILL A MUST.
SCANDINAVIAN LANGUAGES (Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish)
CHINESE language skills a definite plus.
Please EMAIL resume, and be sure to include typing speed, foreign language skills, and art background qualifications.
Position requires working from home as independent contractor.
Payment is made per entry and averages from $10-$15/hr depending on experience and typing speed.
To check out our database/website, please visit http://basi.artinfo.com
Send resume and typing speed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Fordham University seeks a Visual Resources Curator with expertise in digital pedagogy. A successful candidate will maintain the Art History Department’s significant digital image collections, performing curatorial duties required to support Art History faculty in their teaching and research. S/he will develop, promote, and support new digital-based pedagogies primarily among faculties in Art History, Music, and Visual Arts, as well as provide support for the use of digital platforms for research. Experience with relevant software for image database management necessary, as is knowledge of Photoshop and Adobe Creative Suite. Required also is engagement with current practices in digital scholarship and pedagogy, as well as the ability to train faculty in their use and implementation in the classroom. Depending on the candidate’s qualifications and expertise, s/he may have opportunities to teach departmental courses.
The Curator reports to the Chair of Art History and Music. The position is split between our Rose Hill and Lincoln Center campuses, and the Curator would be expected to divide the work week between campuses.
This is a part-time 40-week/year position, with benefits
Work hours per week: 25
- BA or higher in Art History
- MA/MLS in library science or related field
- At least three years experience with visual resources management and digital pedagogy
- Intermediate knowledge of Mac and PC environments required
- Must be able to adapt to and master new technologies in digital image management and pedagogical support
- Excellent communication skills, ability to work with colleagues, attention to detail
Start Date: Monday, January 12, 2015
Deadline for Application: Monday, November 24, 2014
Applicants should send a résumé and letter of interest to Nina Rowe, Chair of the Department of Art History and Music, Fordham University ( email@example.com). The letter should detail your training and work experience. Also explain your conception of the role of a Visual Resources Curator within an Art History program today and your vision for the future. Finally, please address your capabilities with digital pedagogies pertaining to Musicology and Visual Arts.
Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds. Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Bard Graduate Center is seeking a full-time Technical Services and Systems Librarian. Responsibilities include managing all aspects of technical services workflow, including original and copy cataloging, database management, coordinating the implementation of new library software, and the local system administration of the ILS and OPAC. This position also oversees the development of our new Blacklight discovery tool, working across departments and collaborating with outside developers to ensure continued development. Additional duties include working closely with library staff on collection development and reference service.
Job Posting: Manager of Collection Information/Digital Media, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NYPosted: October 29, 2014
The Manager of Collection Information manages all aspects of the Museum’s collections management system (TMS) and its implementation. This position has primary responsibility for managing the Museum’s collection cataloguing system, and plays a critical role in the development, maintenance, and use of collection information. Working closely with Museum staff in Curatorial, Digital Media, IS&T, and the Registrar’s office, this position will define data management needs, provide user support, and will establish and maintain cataloguing and workflow standards. S/he will oversee staff on the TMS team and will also collaborate on all projects that require electronic access to the Museum’s collection information.
4-6 years of experience preferred.
Working as a member of the Research and User Services (RUS) Librarians team, the Art and Design Librarian will administer the collection and provide research services primarily for the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design within the Columbian College of The George Washington University. The Art and Design collection is located on the first floor of the Gelman Library and supports the artistic and academic needs of the Corcoran School and the wider GW population. For further information, please visit http://library.gwu.edu/art-design. A key challenge for the position is to evaluate the relationship between the Corcoran School and the Art Department, and to develop a cohesive plan for their mutual needs. This is a newly created position that offers strong opportunities for leadership in developing the collections and services of a prominent art school within a major research university.
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title: Reference and Instruction Librarian
Assigned Area of Responsibility: SCAD Atlanta
Work Year: Year Round
SCAD libraries are focal points for inspiration, information, study and research. The university seeks a reference and instruction librarian to support these growing and rapidly changing environments.
Reporting to the head librarian at SCAD Atlanta, you will apply your strong public service orientation and customer service skills to assist talented students and professors in their academic pursuits.
On a daily basis, you will provide patron service at the reference desk, in classes and over the Web; conduct research workshops and orientations; and instruct patrons on how to best take advantage of the library’s print and electronic information resources.
We invite you to develop new programs for library instruction; maintain reference service statistics; coordinate library donations; assess and develop overall library services including outreach initiatives; develop the library’s collections by subject area; and liaise with departments throughout the university.
You will also represent SCAD through local and national library organizations and participate in library and university-wide events and activities.
– M.L.S. degree from an ALA-accredited program
– Undergraduate or graduate degree in a subject taught at SCAD
– Familiarity with traditional and electronic information resources
– Working knowledge of effective search strategies and innovations in library instruction
Full application details and to apply: https://scadjobs.scad.edu/postings/8236
The Museum of Modern Art is currently seeking a Project Assistant Archivist to survey, process, and preserve the recently acquired Seth Siegelaub and Herman and Nicole Daled Archives. This project is a top priority for the Museum’s Archives due to the collection’s great research potential and the desire of the curatorial staff to access the materials quickly to enhance the understanding of the Museum’s new acquisitions. Processing these archives entails appraising and organizing the collections, which includes correspondence, unique items created by artists, financial records, and photographs, among other materials. Descriptive information will then be assembled to create an electronic finding aid. This is a grant funded position that is expected to last for 12 months.
Specific responsibilities, following professional archival standards, are as follows:
· Surveys the collection. Conducts preliminary research on the materials. Drafts a processing plan, in conjunction with Museum Archives staff.
· Determines and acquires necessary archival supplies. Performs simple preservation tasks. Implements necessary conservation measures.
· Compiles and revises existing descriptions of the material.
· Re-files and re-boxes the collection in acid-free housing.
· Writes and codes detailed finding aid including information on context and related collections as well as description of the material.
· Assists with reference activities of the Department.
· Item-level cataloguing of photographic images, and coordinating their digitization and the creation of analogue print copies.
We require an archivist with solid experience, who can work independently. The archivist must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Art History or 12 semester hours of modern art since 1880, a Master’s degree in Art History with a Certificate in Archival Studies or National Archives Modern Archives Institute Certification strongly preferred. 1-3 years’ experience processing archival collections according to standard archival procedures and research in art history is also required. Reading knowledge of French required. Strong verbal and writing skills. Computer literacy and knowledge of Encoded Archival Description (EAD). Demonstrated knowledge of twentieth-century art, art historical reference sources and other related research materials is also required.
Please submit resume and cover letter, which must include salary requirements, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference the position title in the subject line.
The Museum of Modern Art is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.
Assistant Librarian, Vatican Film Library
- Institution: Saint Louis University
Posted: April 3, 2011
Employment Level: Non tenure track
Application Deadline: June 1, 2011
Category: Library/ information sciences
Employment Status: Full-time
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Library: Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service seeks applicants for a full-time (12-month), non-tenure-track appointment as Assistant Librarian in the Knights of Columbus Vatican Film Library, a unit within the Department of Special Collections of the Saint Louis University Libraries. Reporting to the Director of the Vatican Film Library, this position combines both cataloging and public service duties.
Required: Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library and information science program, Master’s degree in a relevant area of classical, medieval, or Renaissance studies, knowledge of AACR2R, MARC21, LCSH, and genre/form thesauri and experience cataloging using OCLC and an integrated library system, previous experience working with medieval and Renaissance manuscripts and knowledge of scholarly manuscript cataloging conventions, and reading knowledge of Latin and one or more European languages.
Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience. Appointment is at the level of Assistant Professor. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, application, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information (address, telephone, e-mail) of three current professional references to http://jobs.slu.edu (Requisition Number 20110230). All other correspondence regarding this position can be sent to Search Committee Assistant Librarian, VFL, Pius XII Memorial Library, Saint Louis University, 3650 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108. For a detailed job description and information about Pius XII Memorial Library see http://libraries.slu.edu.
For information on the Vatican Film Library see http://libraries.slu.edu/special/vfl. Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages nominations of and applications from women and minorities.