Brooklyn, NY: PT Archivist for Photographic Archive (term), Nickelsberg Photo Archive

Job Opening Title:
Archivist for Photographic Archive

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Job Site Location (City, State) :
Brooklyn, NY

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Years of experience required:
2 years

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Prominent photojournalist Robert Nickelsberg is seeking a part-time cataloger / archivist for his photographic archive.

This position is ideal for someone with a library science and archive background, MLS, though not a requirement. Knowledge of and experience with photography, photographic materials, journalism and fine arts is also preferred.

Responsibilities include:
– Completing the physical inventory of the archive
– On Occasion, rehousing prints and negatives will be required for preventive conservation purposes
– – Overall organization and maintenance of the physical con tents of the archive is essential
Must be familiar with Microsoft Excel. The idea candidate is meticulously organized, with close attention to detail and ability to problem solve. Open communication between Nickelsberg, the head cataloger of the archive and part time cataloger will be consistent throughout this position.

Hours are negotiable with a minimum 20 hours per week, starting pay is $22 per hour.

About Robert Nickelsberg

Robert Nickelsberg worked as a Time magazine contract photographer for nearly thirty years, specializing in political and cultural change in
Developing countries. After covering Central America in the mid-1980’s, he established his base in Asia. Living in New Delhi, India from 1988 to 1999, Nickelsberg recorded the rise of religious extremism in South Asia. His work has also encompassed Iraq, Kuwait, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar and Indonesia. Nickelsberg’s images have documented human rights abuses by Islamic militants and security forces, and post-traumatic stress cases in Indian occupied Kashmir.

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