The Baltimore Museum of Art is seeking an experienced Project Archivist for the successful execution of an archives processing and digital preservation policy project. This is a grant-funded, 12-month, full-time, temporary position in the Library and Archives Department of The Baltimore Museum of Art.
RESPONSIBILITIES Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Following national standards and best practices for archival description, process and arrange institutional records, recommend and implement appropriate preservation procedures, work with Archivists’ Toolkit, and prepare MARC records.
- Train and supervise volunteers and interns.
- Working with staff throughout the Museum, develop an institution-wide digital preservation policy. Create procedures specifically for the preservation of born-digital and digitized archival records.
- Promote the progress and results of the project via social media, professional conference presentations, and/or articles in professional journals or newsletters.
- Remain competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contacts with colleagues, and attending professional development courses and training.
This full-time, temporary, exempt position reports to the Head Librarian & Archivist in the Education Division.
- Masters of Library Science
- Demonstrated experience with standard archival principles and practices
- Knowledge of current digital preservation trends, tools, and best practices
- Certification from the Academy of Certified Archivist preferred
- Experience with Archivists’ Toolkit
- Familiarity with basic preservation standards for audiovisual, photographic, and paper-based archival collections
- Knowledge of art history preferred
- Strong attention to detail and ability to plan, prioritize work and meet deadlines
- General fitness for lifting archive boxes up to 30 pounds and moving loaded carts
The BMA is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. We offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. For this exempt, temporary position we offer medical, dental, vision, prescription, 403b retirement plan, long term disability, flexible spending account, flexible and condensed scheduling, museum and restaurant discount, and reduced fee gym membership. We also offer accrued vacation, holidays, personal days, a floating holiday, and sick days annually.
Please send a cover letter and resume via e-mail to HR@artbma.org with “Temporary Project Archivist” and your first and last name in the subject line. Incomplete application materials will not be considered. No phone calls please.
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has an archives specialist job opening in its Chief Records Officer (CRO) unit. The duty station is at Archives II in the Washington suburbs (College Park, MD). Applications are due September 26. The announcement is here: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/381006000 Continue reading
Sept 17, 2014-Colloquium with Rich Reyes-Gavilan, DCPL Exec Dir
What does the future hold for the District of Columbia Public Libraries?
CUA LIS students, faculty, alumni and friends were treated to an intriguing talk by Richard Reyes-Gavilan, at the kickoff of the Fall Colloquium Series held Monday, September 15, on campus .
Mr. Reyes-Gavilan shared with the audience the challenges the 26-campus library system faces and the innovative, creative solutions to deal with budgets, buildings, infrastructure, and partnerships with the public and charter schools. He discussed the transformation the library is going through to serve D.C. residents and how the library will bring literacy in unexpected places.
Reyes-Gavilan also announced for the first time in public the upcoming 50 X 15 program soon to be launched — an online rapid-fire suggestion box for staff.
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HIRING SALARY RANGE: Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
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