Whitney Museum of American Art
(New York NY)
The Frances Mulhall Achilles Library, Whitney Museum of American Art, seeks a candidate to fill a part-time, grant-funded position for a Project Archives Assistant who will follow the Whitneys established policies and procedures for processing archives.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Processing institutional archives (materials include paper documents, photographs, and varied ephemera) and apply appropriate professional standards following DACS rules;
Have a high level of understanding and experience using Archivists Toolkit (AT), for data entry;
Train and supervise interns to work with AT;
Create finding aids
Respond to archives reference questions both in-person and remotely from both Museum staff and outside researchers
Able to lift 40 lb. boxes
Requirements: MLS or MLIS degree; archives certificate preferred; experience using Archivists Toolkit is a must, Encoded Archival Description, XML and familiar with MARC/AMC, DACS and VRA standards; strong written and verbal communication, people, and organizational skills.
If interested, please email your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:
EOE. No Calls Please.
New York Foundation for the Arts - 2 years ago