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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Berea, KY: Special Collections & Archives Technology Coordinator (term), Berea College

Special Collections and Archives Technology Coordinator
Berea College is recruiting an individual to serve as the Special Collections and Archives Technology Coordinator. The Coordinator will report to the Head of Special Collections & Archives, but will serve as the primary coordinator of departmental systems and digital resources planning. The coordinator will provide vision for, and manage a variety of systems including, but not limited to the collection management system, the digital preservation system and will provide leadership for the redesign of the SC&A websites and Berea Digital. The Coordinator will primarily focus on the needs of SC&A, but will also work to improve service to students, faculty, and other researchers using various shared Hutchins Library systems (e.g. BANC, the online catalog, Berea Digital, and the Library’s website). The Coordinator will also become a member of the SC&A department team and will engage in professional activities and participate in various departmental and campus organizations as elected or appointed.

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