Casa Grande, AZ: PT Museum Assistant, Casa Grande Valley Historical Society

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Source: Thanks to Berlin L. for this one!  Berlin comments: “Not exactly an archivist position, but contains elements of research, managing digital photos, processing research requests, etc. Also great starter job with opportunity for growth. And definitely opportunity for taking on small archival collections.”  Please note that the deadline has changed to June 30.

Potomac, MD: Mgr of Digital Assets & Collections Information (term), Glenstone

Manager of Digital Assets and Collections Information

Reports to:     Chief Archivist/Librarian

Located on 200 acres in Potomac, Maryland, Glenstone strives to provide visitors with a unique experience through the seamless integration of art, architecture, and landscape. Its first exhibition building was designed by late architect Charles Gwathmey and opened to the public in 2006. It hosts a series of rotating exhibitions with artworks drawn from Glenstone’s permanent collection of post-World War II art. The outdoor landscape is home to monumental sculptures carefully placed amidst rolling pasture and unspoiled woodland. Admission is always free, and visits are scheduled by appointment to encourage an unhurried, intimate engagement between the viewer and their surroundings.

Glenstone is now embarking upon an expansion in order to strengthen its commitment to the viewing public. The centerpiece of this project will be the construction of a new exhibition building designed by Thomas Phifer and Partners. The building will highlight a series of discreet pavilions, or “rooms” surrounding a central water courtyard, many of which will be devoted to single-artist installations. It will provide significantly expanded gallery space and state of the art collection storage. Landscape architects Peter Walker and Partners will also oversee a revised master plan of Glenstone’s outdoor landscape. Finally, the expansion will incorporate a new public entrance and visitor amenities, to support a more comfortable and rewarding visit.

Job Purpose:    To develop detailed requirements for systems to manage Glenstone’s digital assets, including: a Digital Asset Management System (DAMS) and/or Digital Preservation System.
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Pittsburgh, PA: Archival Assistant (term), Carnegie Museum of Art

Job Opening Title: Archival Assistant, Time Based Media Collection
Institution/Organization Name: Carnegie Museum of Art
Job Location (City, State, Province, Country): Pittsburgh, PA
Application Deadline: May 28, 2014

Carnegie Museum of Art’s Conservation Department seeks a full-time archival assistant to provide support for a grant-funded project to preserve and provide access to Carnegie Museum of Art’s time-based media collection, specifically focused on the photographic and paper documentation, correspondence, books, periodicals, and ephemera related to the collection. The extent of the collection is roughly 430 linear feet. The successful candidate will work with the senior research associate to determine a strategy for assessing, processing, and storing the paper and photo files, and will create inventories and finding aids for these materials. Digitally scan selected documents and help to develop and implement naming and storage guidelines for the digital files. The goal of the project is to have the entirety of the photo and paper files inventoried, documented, and stored in our archives for increased accessibility to museum staff and outside researchers.

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