Marfa, TX: Archives Internship, The Judd Foundation

Archives internship, Judd Foundation, Marfa, Texas

The Judd Foundation (www.juddfoundation.org) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to maintain and preserve the artist Donald Judd’s (1928-1994) permanently installed living and working spaces, libraries, and archives in New York and Marfa, Texas. The Marfa office is looking for an Archives Intern to assist the archivist between August – November 2014.

The intern will work under supervision of the archivist and assist the archivist in daily duties. The intern’s activities will focus primarily on a large-scale cataloging project of the Foundation’s digital images. These images provide essential insight into the living and working practices of Donald Judd.

The candidate should preferably have graduated from or currently be attending an Information Studies or Library School program or have a minimum of one year of experience working with digital images and databases. The candidate should preferably have an interest in art history and the work of Donald Judd in particular. The candidate should be willing to live in a small rural West Texas town for the period of the internship.

Housing and a small stipend will be provided.

To apply please send your letter of interest and resume by June 13, 2014 to:

Caitlin Murray

Archivist

Judd Foundation

Marfa, Texas

cmurray(at)juddfoundation.org

Denton, TX: Archivist/Special Collections Librarian, University of North Texas

Job Opening Title: Archivist/Special Collections Librarian
Institution/Organization Name: University of North Texas
Job Location (City, State, Province, Country): Denton, Texas
Application Deadline: Open Until Search Closed
Years of experience required: 6 months+ (paraprofessional, volunteer, and student work will be considered)

This is a professional position in the Special Collections Department in the Special Libraries Division at the University of North Texas Libraries. Responsibilities of the Assistant/Associate Librarian including development of electronic finding aids and website information, processing archival collections, arrangement and description of both traditional and electronic materials, contributions to exhibits and providing reference services for special collections. The Assistant/Associate Librarian will participate in ongoing collection development and outreach efforts in strategic collecting areas including Texan history, photography and visual resources, LGBT history, Latino/a history and African American history. This position will work to create awareness, provide access to and preserve the unique, valuable, and diverse non-circulating holdings of the University of North Texas Libraries. Work is performed under general supervision of the department head and principal archivist. Excellent citizenship is expected from the community of scholars at UNT, and includes appropriate stewardship of resources, participation in governance, cooperation and collaboration toward department, college and university goals, and the ability to compromise and work to benefit these units and their constituents.

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