Temporary Archives Assistant
(June 8, 2022)
Position Title- Temporary Archives Assistant
Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Archivist
Position Type - Part-time, term
Benefits - No
Hourly wage range - $20 - $25
Located in Beacon, New York, Dia Beacon presents Dia Art Foundation’s renowned collection of art from the 1960s to the present as well as special exhibitions, new commissions, and educational and public programs. Occupying a former box-printing factory on the banks of the Hudson River, the contemporary art museum spans nearly 300,000 square feet and features installations of works by some of the most significant artists of the last half century.
Supervised by the Archivist, the Temporary Archives Assistant will join the Archives at Dia Beacon for approximately 10–12 weeks to address immediate needs identified by the Archivist and to assist in laying the groundwork for ongoing research, processing, and digitization to support the processing and perseveration of photographic collections documenting Dia’s history of exhibitions, public programming, and artist projects.
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Please note that to provide a safe workplace free of recognized hazards and to take every possible step to reduce the transmission of COVID among our employees, Dia requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination and booster upon hire, except for those who obtain an exemption due to a medical condition, religious belief, or pregnancy.
Qualified candidates are invited to apply by emailing a letter of interest and resume to email@example.com with “Temporary Archives Assistant” as the subject heading.
Dia Art Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, national origin, ethnic origin, citizenship status, disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in its employment policies. In addition, Dia will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and supports a neurodiverse workplace.