Job Opportunity – Department Assistant – Library and Archives – MoMA

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: jobs@moma.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.

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Job Opportunity: Image Technologies and Visual Literacy Librarian, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

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.

http://joblist.ala.org/modules/jobseeker/Image-Technologies-and-Visual-Literacy-Librarian/28912.cfm


Job Posting: Humanities Research and Instruction Librarian – Haverford College

The Haverford College Libraries invite forward-thinking, creative, and enthusiastic applicants to apply for the position of Humanities Research and Instruction Librarian.  As part of a dynamic team of librarians—and in collaboration with colleagues at Swarthmore and Bryn Mawr Colleges—the successful applicant will develop deep connections with faculty, students, and other community members in the shared work of a liberal arts education.  This work includes instruction, research support, reference, user education, outreach, and collection development for assigned fields in the Humanities and for campus-wide digital and visual-studies initiatives.  Reports to the Lead Research and Instruction Librarian.
Deadline for application is February 10th, 2015 – more information is available at: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000866191-01

Job Posting: Reference Librarian – SCAD, Savannah, GA

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, NY

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

Overview:

Responsible for cataloging and maintaining online library collection database. Provide reference and advisory services to researchers, staff, students, volunteers and library visitors.

Responsibilities:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Serve as contact person for OCLC and Rochester Regional Library Council.
  5. Fulfill library reference requests submitted through GEH website, letter, email, or phone.
  6. 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.
  7. Manage the serials operation responsibilities, including purchasing. Supervise volunteers in serials processing and record keeping.
  8. Direct and supervise student workers and volunteers to ensure that work meets standards.
  9. Assist the Associate Librarian with library policies and procedures, specifically for cataloging and reference services.
  10. Purchase and catalog library acquisitions. Maintain acquisition records.
  11. Submit and process all interlibrary loan (ILL) requests for materials not available at GEH, as requested by staff and students.
  12. Catalog materials for the Conservation Department library.
  13. Other responsibilities/projects as assigned by the Associate Librarian.
  14. Supervise students and volunteers. Ensure that work meets standards.
Minimum Qualifications:

  1. MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution (MLS/MLIS with archives studies certificate preferred).
  2. 5 years of library reference and cataloging experience (museum or academic library experience preferred).
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of AACR2, LCSH, OCLS Connexion, MARC21, RDA and standard thesauri.
  4. Position requires the ability to lift up to 30 lbs and push/pull up to 40 lbs.

Please submit your cover letter and resume for consideration to Virginia Dodier, Associate Librarian atvdodier@geh.org


Job Posting: Fine Art Data Entry, Blouin Art Sales Index, New York, NY

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.

GERMAN
FRENCH
ITALIAN
SPANISH
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 jbenson@artinfo.com


Job Posting: Visual Resources Curator (P/T), Fordham University, Bronx, NY

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

Educational Requirements:

  • BA or higher in Art History
  • MA/MLS in library science or related field

Further Requirements:

  • 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 ( nrowe@fordham.edu). 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.