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Job Postings: Archives Assistant (PT), Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

http://www.simplyhired.com/job/archives-assistant-job/va-museum-of-fine-arts/eeqi27mhmf?cid=dcxbzbtlyghbkxfsmzufashrtlaggxhg

Part-time Archives Assistant position at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts seeks a part-time wage Archive Assistant for the Imaging Resources Department. The position will catalogue and process digital and analog image archive materials. Additionally, this position will aid in the distribution of image materials; maintain the organization and archival care of physical image assets; assist with limited rights and reproduction services; perform independent digitization projects; and assist staff photographers with studio digitization projects.


Job Posting: Archives Assistant (Young Canada Works), Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal

The Canadian Centre for Architecture is looking for one archives assistant under a Young Canada Works contract for 25 weeks. (The job posts are always in French, but they hire Anglophones, depending on the nature of the materials.)

POSTE À COMBLER

 Identification de l’emploi

Titre de l’emploi :  Assistant aux archives (emploi JCT)

Division :      Collection

Supérieur immédiat : Directeur associé, Collection

Statut :        Temporaire à temps complet (35hrs/semaine; 18$/h)

Durée :         16 à 21 semaines – de septembre à mars 2015 (selon la subvention)

Sommaire de l’emploi

Fondé en 1979, le Centre Canadien d’Architecture (CCA) est un centre de recherche international et un musée créé avec la conviction que l’architecture est d’intérêt public. Il a pour mission de sensibiliser le public au rôle de l’architecture dans la société, de promouvoir la recherche dans ce domaine, et de stimuler l’innovation dans la pratique du design. Le CCA possède l’une des riches collections et comprend des publications, des revues, des fonds d’archives, dessins, plans, maquettes, gravures et photographies. Amorcée il y a 50 ans par Phyllis Lambert, cette collection est une pierre angulaire de l’institution. Aujourd’hui la collection du CCA compte des œuvres datant de la Renaissance à nos jours qui révèlent la richesse de l’histoire et de la culture architecturale dans le monde entier. Des chercheurs du monde entier viennent chaque année poursuivre leur recherche au CCA grâce à la richesse de cette collection.

Le stage consistera à fournir un accès intellectuel aux archives d’Arthur Erickson- un des architectes du Canada le plus important du siècle passé- et plus spécifiquement sur la récente arrivée de documents d’archives dont la description détaillée est manquante. Les travaux seront effectués dans une des bases de données du CCA, The Museum System (TMS), et donneront lieu à la création d’un instrument de recherche qui pourra être diffusé sur le Web. Le projet prévoit également une opération de tri et de conservation préventive, ce qui améliorera l’accès physique au matériel.

Principales responsabilités de l’emploi

  • Rechercher et analyser toutes les informations disponibles sur ce fonds, incluant des inventaires, descriptions, ou toute autre information existante ;
  • Participer à la création du cadre de classement spécifique à ce fonds en fonction de ses versements et enregistrer ce schéma de classification dans la base de données TMS pour permettre l’organisation des enregistrements selon les niveaux appropriés (fonds, séries, dossiers et pièces) ;
  • Participer à la création et/ou l’ajout de descriptions au niveau du fonds, des séries et des dossiers, selon les besoins,
  • Saisir les données selon les normes acceptées et les procédures du système ;
  • Vérifier l’instrument de recherche qui en résultera pour diffusion sur le Web ;
  • Évaluer les besoins en conservation du matériel ;
  • Préparer le matériel classé et décrit en vue de son rangement dans les réserves.

Qualifications requises pour l’emploi

  • Préférence : baccalauréat en histoire, histoire de l’art ou histoire de l’architecture;
  • Requis : étudiant inscrit à un programme de maîtrise en muséologie ou en archivistique et ayant complété un cours de base en catalogage;
  • Précision et souci du détail;
  • Connaissances des systèmes de gestion des collections (tels que TMS) ou ouvert à l’apprentissage;
  • Bonnes connaissances informatiques dans l’environnement Windows et avec les logiciels de la suite MS Office;
  • Habileté et soin dans la manipulation des objets;
  • Bilinguisme, français et anglais;
  • Intérêts : documentation muséale ou de bibliothèque, recherche.

Critères d’admissibilité

  • Avoir entre 16 et 30 ans au moment de commencer l’emploi, être légalement autorisé à travailler au Canada et avoir la citoyenneté canadienne ou la résidence permanente et ne pas occuper d’autre emploi à temps plein (plus de 30 heures par semaine) durant l’emploi avec Jeunesse Canada au Travail;
  • Être inscrit dans la banque de candidats JCT en ligne.

Veuillez soumettre votre candidature par courriel à l’attention du Service des ressources humaines, Centre Canadien d’Architecture, 1920, rue Baile, Montréal (Québec) H3H 2S6, à l’adresse : rh@cca.qc.ca. Seuls les candidats retenus seront contactés. Veuillez ne pas téléphoner.

Le CCA a une politique d’équité en matière d’emploi.


Job Posting: Audiovisual Archivist, University of Arkansas

I don’t have a link to the job post for this one; all the content came on a listserv:

 The University of Arkansas Libraries seek an innovative and enthusiastic archival professional to assist with the leadership of the Special Collections Department to identify, solicit, preserve, and publicize archival collections to the academic community, within Arkansas and across the nation. Reporting to the Head of Special Collections, the Audiovisual Archivist is responsible for recruiting, managing, organizing, preserving, and making accessible archival photographs, reel-to-reel tapes, audio cassettes, video tapes, and other audio and visual formats.

Major responsibilities include: accessioning, arranging, describing, and creating archival finding aids for audiovisual collections; identifying audiovisual materials for digitization and working with library colleagues to create digital collections; identifying preservation issues among archival audiovisual materials and making recommendations for conservation and/or preservation of materials; actively participating in the planning for the department; working with the department head to identify funding, collaborations, and opportunities to promote and preserve its photographic and other audiovisual materials; working with the Development Office to establish donor relations and the continued acquisition of photograph and other audiovisual collections; providing reference and research support; and participating in relevant local, state, and national organizations.

Responsibilities of this faculty position include research and creative work and service in keeping with the faculty requirements of the University of Arkansas. The successful candidate must have demonstrated potential in performance, scholarly activity, and professional service to meet criteria for appointment at the level of Assistant Librarian / Assistant Professor and should possess strong analytical, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, strong archival knowledge, and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

Required qualifications: A master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program with a concentration on archival studies or a graduate degree in a related discipline, such as history, public history, political science, or other appropriate field; relevant experience with processing and preserving photographs or other audiovisual materials, such as reel-to-reel tapes, etc.; demonstrated knowledge of archival data and/or digital asset management systems (such as Archon, Archivists’ Toolkit, or CONTENTdm); and familiarity with Encoded Archival Description, DACS, Dublin Core and/or other metadata standards and schemes.

Preferred qualifications: Archival Certification (Academy of Certified Archivists or the Society of American Archivists); knowledge of digital image scanning techniques and image capture and basic photograph and video editing; familiarity with copyright issues associated with audiovisual materials; knowledge of Arkansas history and bibliography; and knowledge of the history of photography and the standards, best practices, and current trends in the preservation and reformatting of archival audio and visual materials.

Rank and Salary: Tenure-track, twelve-month faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Librarian / Assistant Professor. Salary: $47,000.

Benefits: Relocation allowance available. Benefits include TIAA/CREF, Fidelity Mutual Fund, or the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System, 22 days of annual leave, tuition reduction, and health insurance.

Application deadline and contact information. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Completed applications received by September 21, 2014, will receive full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. Send letter of application, résumé, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three current references to libhrofc@uark.edu to the attention of Jeff Banks, Assistant Director for Library Human Resources and Diversity Programs, University of Arkansas Libraries, 365 N. McIlroy Avenue, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002.


Job Posting: Rights and Reproductions Coordinator, Dallas Museum of Art

The Dallas Museum of Art is seeking a Rights & Reproductions Coordinator for a full-time position. Working within the Digital Media department, the Rights & Reproductions Coordinator secures permissions for images and other digital content, resolves issues surrounding copyright and intellectual property, and retains appropriate documentation.  The activities are primarily pertaining to the museum’s collections, but extend to related Museum exhibitions, publications and programs.  This staff position spends equal time administering DMA-owned object photography requests and securing appropriate permissions for exhibition and publications projects.

Ideal candidates will thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy working as part of a dynamic and active team.

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH07/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMA&cws=1&rid=259


Job Posting: Archivist, Helen and Morris Belkin Art Gallery at UBC, Vancouver

This Archivist position at the The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is a 40% FTE ongoing position. The posted salary range is $57,417.00 – $68,929.00  — so, $22,966 – $27,571 when pro-rated. It asks for a minimum of five years’ relevant experience, but work in a gallery or museum or participation in a contemporary arts scene would be applicable, so I think our readership probably qualifies. Just an FYI, I would totally apply for this job.

The deadline for applications is September 2nd, and the position is slated to start October 1st. You’ll need a cover letter and resume to apply.

www.staffcareers.ubc.ca/19115

The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery at UBC is mandated to research, exhibit, collect, publish, educate and develop programs in the field of contemporary art.  The Belkin Art Gallery houses the University’s permanent collection of over 3,500 works of art, one of the largest public collections of art in British Columbia. Complementing its collections of art, the Belkin houses an archival collection relating to the post-war history of art in Vancouver and the avant-garde narratives of the 1960s and 1970s. The Belkin’s holdings provide a resource for exhibitions, teaching, and learning, and scholarly research.

Reporting to the Director of the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, the Archivist oversees the Gallery’s archives, a repository for records relating especially to contemporary art since the 1960s, including papers of artists, art historians and collectors, and material in multiple media (textual, graphic, moving image and sound), which is used as a research facility for researchers, staff and students. The Archivist is responsible for managing the archive’s day-to-day operations, developing long-term plans, and implementing records management for the Gallery, and oversees the registration, conservation,
appraisal, loans, travelling exhibitions, access, security, and storage related to the archives collection.

The Archivist presents lectures to undergraduate and graduate classes in the School of Library, Archival,
and Information Studies and Departments of Anthropology and Art History, Visual Art and Theory.  The Archivist works closely with the Gallery’s Registrar and cooperatively with all staff.  The position contributes to the policy and priorities of the Gallery’s Archives and record management practices and procedures.

.    A Masters of Archival Studies is required for this position.
.    A minimum of five years related professional experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
.    Knowledge of archival arrangement, description, and creating finding aids according to the Canadian Rules for Archival Description (RAD).
.    Knowledge of standards and practices for preventative conservation of archival materials, and preservation techniques and treatments.
.    Knowledge of records management policies and procedures.
.    Knowledge of BC’s Freedom of Information and Privacy Act.
.    Knowledge of art history, contemporary art and contemporary art practices.
.    Experience hiring, training, and supervising staff, work-study students, and professional experience students.
.    Experience working in a professional gallery or museum.


Job Postings: Video and Audio Technology Specialist and Film Library Technician, New York University, NYC

https://www.nyucareers.com/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp

Position Title:
Video and Audio Technology Specialist 
FT/PT:
FT
Position Summary:
Manage the technology infrastructure for Avery Fisher Center for Music and Media Center’s video and audio collections and services. Design, implement, and maintain quality control over procedures and training for permanent and part-time staff, to ensure they have the knowledge and skills to assist the public in the use of the Center’s technology and facilities. Design and implement routines and projects to optimize conservation, preservation, and long-term use of the Center’s collections, including but not limited to digital reformatting of audio and video materials for purposes of access, conservation, and preservation.
Qualifications/Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree
Preferred Education:
College major or coursework in music, cinema, or art; Graduate degree in audio/video preservation.
Required Experience:
Minimum three years experience managing complex workflows in a customer service environment; Experience with audio and/or video engineering and preservation.
Preferred Experience:
Library work experience. Understanding of academic culture, with the ability to interact cooperatively with a diverse population of faculty, students, and professional colleagues.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (include unique competencies, certification, licenses, etc.):
Hardware and software for the production and end use of audio and video; Preservation best practices for audio and video recordings, including metadata capture; Analog to digital conversion workflows; Use of library information systems; Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; Basic office computing applications; Ability to work collaboratively within a large multi-departmental organization.
Position Title:
Film Library Technician IV

SupOrg – Division Equivalent:

TS1035 – Tisch School of the Arts
FT/PT:
FT

Position Summary:

Provide technical support for assigned area of operation in the Department of Dramatic Writing, Tisch School of the Arts. Operate a wide variety of television, media, new media, and computer technology equipment including specialized equipment requiring significant training. Instruct students and faculty on operating equipment; conduct individual and group training workshops, and demonstrate use of equipment. Advise students and faculty on equipment that would best meet their technical needs. Perform skilled maintenance and repairs on complex equipment and parts.
Qualifications/Required Education:
High School diploma and some relevant technical training or equivalent
Preferred Education:
relevant certification
Required Experience:
2-3 years of related experience. Experience providing customer support in a production-related environment.
Preferred Experience:
Experience in film and/or television production or equipment rental facility.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (include unique competencies, certification, licenses, etc.):
Knowledge of and ability to operate a wide variety of production equipment. Skilled at troubleshooting and performing moderately complex repairs. Ability to train others in equipment use.

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