Job Opening Title: Photo/Audiovisual Archivist (Archivist II)
Employer Name: TX State Library & Archives Commission
Job Location: Austin TX
Application Deadline: 9/13/2022
Salary Range: $3,400 – $4,000
Link to job posting: https://www.tsl.texas.gov/jobs
Years of experience required: 2
The Photo/Audiovisual Archivist will be engaged in appraisal, accessioning, processing, description, and digitization for the Prints and Photographs Collection and audiovisual materials at TSLAC, and will also provide reference support. This position requires two years of work experience in appraisal, arrangement, and description of photo/audiovisual materials, and one year of work experience in preparing, digitizing, and adding metadata to photo/audiovisual materials.
The Texas State Archives Prints and Photographs Collection, https://www.tsl.texas.gov/arc/pnp, includes over 750,000 original photographs and prints in a variety of processes and formats. Our audiovisual resources include audio/video cassettes, open-reel audiotapes, disc recordings, and motion picture film. These materials document Texas government, history, individuals, and events in a unique way that only these media can capture. Our digitization lab is equipped to handle most formats found in our holdings. We provide access to our digitized collections through the Texas Digital Archive, https://tsl.access.preservica.com/.