New York, NY: PT Project Archivist/Consultant, Stanley Goldberg Collection

Job Opening Title: Project Archivist

Employer Name: Stanley Goldberg

Job Location: Office/Studio Stanley Goldberg New York City

Application Deadline: 12/15/22

Salary Range: $35-$50 hour

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Years of experience required: 5 years

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Job Title: Project Archivist

Project Background: The artist photographer Stanley Goldberg is seeking a qualified archivist to help assess, catalog, and preserve a collection assembled throughout his life. The collection includes slides and other materials related to Mr. Goldberg’s multi-media presentations created for major museums, corporations, and the Broadway stage; digital photography; and photographic prints by other photographers.
Responsibilities: With the goal of improving access and long-term storage, the consultant will be responsible for organizing, cataloguing, and digitizing a collection that includes documents, slides, films, video, photographs, hard drives, and multimedia material.
• Complete a collections assessment of physical and digital materials
• Implement an appropriate database and perform cataloging of collection
• Recommend and apply preservation methods for long-term storage of physical and digital material
Qualifications: MLS from an ALA-accredited institution, or Master’s degree in photography with relevant archives experience
• Demonstrated understanding of archival principles, methods, skills, and knowledge
• Ability to assess complex, multi-series collections while applying standards and best practices
• Knowledge of and practical experience in photography (digital and analog), including management of physical, digitized, and born-digital photographic images
• Cataloging of visual materials based on standards and best practices
• Experience with collections assessment
• Experience with database management
• Experience with digitization of various types of material
Schedule & Timeline: This is a part-time project with a flexible schedule. Some remote work might be possible but primarily the consultant will be onsite in the home/studio of Stanley Goldberg. A timeline for completion will be created following an initial assessment of the project materials.

Application Materials: CV, Cover Letter, (3) Professional References

Location: New York City

Compensation: $35 – $50/hour depending on experience

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