Status: Temporary, Part-time, 2-3 days per week Duration: 6 weeks beginning in May 2017 Reporting: Reports to Studio Archivist
Overview Working under and in collaboration with the Studio Archivist, the Project Archivist is responsible for assisting in the cataloging and preservation of original materials from the artist’s archive.
Responsibilities • Assist in photographing, cataloging, describing, and re-housing original materials in accordance with professional standards and best practices, including the creation of database records.
Qualifications, Knowledge Skill Required • Master’s degree candidate in Library and Information Science or a related field. • Knowledge of basic archives and preservation measures including the physical handling of delicate materials • Familiarity and ease with Window OS as well as FileMaker Pro databases; experience with digital asset management a plus • Familiarity with metadata standards such as MARC, DACS, and controlled vocabularies • Proficiency with image scanning and editing; experience with Photoshop and Bridge • Knowledge of 20th Century art
$20 per hour. This is a temporary, part-time position lasting 6 weeks with the possibility for renewal
New York, NY