Job Opportunity – Architecture Librarian – City College of New York

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

The City College Library invites nominations and applications for the position of Chief of the Architecture Library. The successful candidate will be service oriented and enthusiastic in working with library patrons.

The Librarian is responsible for directing the Architecture Library (the Library) located in the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture. The Library is one of six CCNY libraries, and the successful candidate will join a campus-wide community of approximately 21 professional librarians, 20 administrative support staff, and 50+ student assistants. The Library has a growing collection of some 30,000 architecture monographs and bound journals, subscriptions to approximately 150 architecture-related journals in print and online, both domestic and foreign. The library additionally provides access to a large and growing collection of electronic books.

The Library serves the students, faculty, and visiting professors in undergraduate and graduate programs in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Sustainable Urbanism. The Library serves as a significant information resource center.

Click here for more information and application instructions.


Job Opportunity – Department Assistant – Library and Archives – MoMA

Department Assistant | Library and Archives
Provides administrative support to the chiefs of MoMA Library and Archives. Works with supervisors on annual budget preparation, processes accounts payable and receivable, and monitors departmental spending. Plans and organizes meetings and events for both departments and constituent groups, including Trustee Committee on Archives, Library, and Research and the Library Council. Tracks dues payment for the Trustee Committee and the Library Council, as well as gifts and grants for specific projects for both departments. Works with Library Council editor on yearly artist’s book project. Tracks and records staff attendance on a weekly basis. Oversees maintenance of physical plant, and relations with outside service vendors. Serves as liaison to Information Technology department. Coordinates outgoing Library exchange program. Provides administrative support for archival research functions, including fact checking, drafting letters, logging, pulling materials, and scheduling appointments. Performs administrative support duties. Reports to Chief of Library and Chief of Archives.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, with a major or minimum of 16 credits in art history; knowledge of modern art preferred. Minimum of three years relevant administrative experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Gmail, and other standard office procedures and equipment. Excellent organizational skills. Proficiency with tracking finance and budgets. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to take direction and work as part of a team. Experience with PeopleSoft preferred.

MoMA Jobs application guidelines

If you would like to submit your resume and cover letter for consideration, please choose one of the following options:

By e-mail: jobs@moma.org (most preferred option)
By fax: (212) 333-1107
By mail: The Museum of Modern Art
The Department of Human Resources
11 West 53 Street
New York, NY 10019

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions. Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at The Museum of Modern Art.


Job Opportunity: Image Technologies and Visual Literacy Librarian, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Reporting to Head of Fine Arts Library: provide reference and instructional support related to finding and using digital images and oversee collection management for building teaching-focused image collections for departments and units across IUB campus; participate in activities and initiatives of Arts & Humanities Department to provide expertise needed in traditional reference setting and digital research environment of the Scholars’ Commons, providing reference services, collection support, and training for research community; managing and developing teaching image collections for History of Art and other departments across campus who use images for teaching and research; consults closely with faculty about image acquisitions and accessions image orders for inclusion in library’s teaching image repository (currently ARTstor’s Shared Shelf); provides research and publishing support and creates and fosters digital technologies, in collaboration with faculty, in order to strengthen teaching and learning through promotion and outreach for visual materials across IUB.

Qualifications:  Required:  ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS) or equivalent education or experience or graduate degree or equivalent experience in art, art history, or design field; strong public service orientation; knowledge of, enthusiasm for, experience in application of new technologies in evolving academic information environment; ability to meet the requirements of a tenure-track librarian position.

Preferred: Two or more years of experience in academic/research library or in visual resources or museum setting; knowledge of instructional design, pedagogy, and assessment principles for effective information/visual literacy instruction.

For complete list of responsibilities, qualifications and benefit programs go to:http://www.libraries.iub.edu/index.php?pageId=1410

To Apply:  Review of applications will begin Friday, April 3, 2015. The position will remain open until filled.

http://joblist.ala.org/modules/jobseeker/Image-Technologies-and-Visual-Literacy-Librarian/28912.cfm


Student Project Opportunity: Digital Database Coordinator, HERE Arts Center, NY, NY

Digital Database Coordinator Project Position

HERE Arts Center, located at 145 Spring Street at Dominick in New York City, has embarked on an archival project to organize and access archival holdings for the creation of a visual history of HERE, including work as Tiny Mythic and HOME for Contemporary Theater along with HERE’s many theater programs and the evolution of its location in SOHO. The theater archive of HERE encompasses a date range from the late 1980s to the present.

A graduate archival student with an interest in theater is needed to design, program, and configure a database system to work in conjunction with existing systems at HERE in order to capture digital assets for historical web presentations on the HERE Arts Center website. This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to acquire hands-on digital asset management experience.

The Digital Database Coordinator will:
–Analyze the systems at HERE and recommend a system based on HERE’s cloud-based (Dropbox) storage platform
–Configure the system to meet HERE’s needs
–Instruct HERE’s staff on the maintenance and use of the system
–Work in consult with a Digital Curator of Theater Collections

Salary: $500 stipend available for successful candidate.

https://archivesgig.wordpress.com/2015/03/10/new-york-ny-student-digital-database-coordinator-term-here-arts-center/


Internship Opportunity: The Frick Collection, NY, NY

Frick Art Reference Library: Summer 2015 Internship Program: Book Department

– See more at: http://www.frick.org/careers/frick_art_reference_library_summer_2015_internship_program_book_department#sthash.fd7cUWPz.dpuf


Job Posting: Library Technician, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

*Application due Mar. 20

The incumbent performs the Library information and service to Library users:

  • Explains Reader Services procedures and policies, including those governing circulation and use of library materials in all formats
  • Assists readers with identifying, locating, and handling Library materials
  • Assists readers with using Library photocopiers and printers.

Maintains Circulation Desk files and records in electronic and paper form and compiles reports:

  • Patron records for Gallery staff
  • Outside reader registrations
  • System charges, discharges, renewals, reserves, and recalls
  • Special loans (one-day, periodicals, materials authorized to leave the Library)
  • Special materials (rare, fragile, oversize, vertical files).

Assists with the maintenance of the Library’s collections:

  • Retrieves and reshelves library materials in the stacks and in other special locations
  • Sorts (by classification number) books ready for reshelving
  • Performs shelf-reading to verify correct shelf order
  • Moves and shifts volumes as needed to maintain order and accessibility
  • Conducts stack and Gallery office inventories
  • Conducts detailed and systematic searches for missing materials and prepares related reports.

Checks bibliographic citations in the Library’s online and printed catalogs to determine holdings. Monitors supplies and equipment used for Circulation Desk operations and in the reading rooms and submits requests to acquire as needed.

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/396620700


ArLiSNAP’S Night Out

Friday, March 20 – 8:30 pm, T&P Tavern

Join us after the Welcome Reception for some drinks and food!  Meet other students and new professionals to discuss your conference experience in an informal setting.The T&P Tavern is located just a couple blocks from the conference hotel making it a convenient walk. We hope to see you there!


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