Storm King Art Center (“Storm King”) is seeking a part time temporary archivist to work approximately 20 hours per week on a grant-funded assignment. The assignment will occur in 2016 and 2017 and has the potential to continue on a more regular basis.
About Storm King: Located in the Hudson Valley, about an hour north of the George Washington Bridge (New York City), Storm King Art Center is one of the world’s leading sculpture parks. It encompasses over 500 acres of rolling hills, fields, and woodlands that provide space for a collection of more than 100 large-scale sculptures created by some of the most acclaimed artists of our time, including Alexander Calder, Mark di Suvero, Andy Goldsworthy, Maya Lin, Louise Nevelson, Isamu Noguchi, Claes Oldenburg, Richard Serra, David Smith, and Zhang Huan, among many others. Storm King complements the presentation of its collection with special installations and exhibitions, both outdoors and in its Museum Building. It also presents a rich roster of public programs, including guided walks, docent-led tours of the collection, lectures, and concerts. For additional information, visit www.stormkingartcenter.org
The archivist will complete phases Two and Three of a three-year project (Phase One has been completed) to assess and improve conditions of, and access to, the enduring records of Storm King Art Center. Storm King’s archives (estimated at 800 cubic feet, and growing) include curatorial, exhibition, and collection files and administrative materials (including Board of Trustee Minutes, and departmental papers, e.g. Development, Membership, Events) as well as rich cache of architectural records and renderings. Collections are located throughout the building and include plans, photographs, and ephemera related to the development of Storm King’s physical site and sculptural collection.
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Storm King Art Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, height, weight, pregnancy or marital status in employment or the provision of services and is an equal access/equal opportunity employer.