Archives Assistant, 50th Anniversary Digitization Project
(July 28, 2023)
Position Title - Archives Assistant, 50th Anniversary Digitization Project
Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Archivist
Position Type - Part-time, term
Benefits - Yes
Hourly wage range - $25 - $30
Temporary part-time position based in New York, New York
$25 per hour, 15 hours per week, 40 weeks
Based in New York, Dia Art Foundation is committed to advancing, realizing, and preserving the vision of artists. A nonprofit founded in 1974, Dia collects the work of some of the most renowned artists of the last half century; presents long-term, site-specific projects; executes new commissions; and produces scholarly publications related to its exhibitions and collection.
The Archives Assistant supports the digitization and cataloging of archival materials to expand the breadth and depth of visual materials available to the institution, and enhances access and searchability in support of the Dia’s 50th-anniversary programming, publicity, and projects.
By scanning in accordance with preservation standards and adding descriptive metadata into NetX, the project ensures the preservation of key resources and will significantly amplify the Archives’ capacity to respond quickly to internal and external research requests.
The digitization project will focus on photographs that document Dia’s exhibitions and sites.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Education, Certifications, and Experience
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Working Conditions and Physical Demands
Work is performed in-person in the Chelsea office; typically, prolonged periods of sitting and use of computers and standard office equipment are required to accomplish work objectives.
Please note that to provide a safe workplace free of recognized hazards and to take every possible step to reduce the transmission of COVID-19 among our employees, Dia requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon hire, except for those who obtain an exemption due to a medical condition, a religious belief, or pregnancy.
Qualified candidates are invited to apply by completing the online job application and attaching a resume and letter of interest.
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 an equitable, inclusive, and neurodiverse workplace.
Apply at https://diaart.wufoo.com/forms/z17b6o6n1ck19ys/