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  • Monday, November 14, 2022 7:33 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)


    (November 14, 2022)

    Position Title - Archivist

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Director of Archives

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $56,000 - $65,000

    Job Title: Archivist

    Reports to: Director of the Archives

    Department: Archives

    Date: October 2022

    Starting salary: $60,000 - $64,000, commensurate with experience

    Desired Hiring Date: December 2022

    Job Summary:

    The Riverside Church in the City of New York is seeking an experienced Archivist to help build the Archives Department by elevating its collections and making it an invaluable resource for the Riverside community. Reporting to the Director of the Archives, the Archivist is responsible for archival processing, research and reference services, grant project management, and outreach and educational services. The Archivist will work to make the mixed media collection accessible to a variety of patrons, including Riverside staff, lay leaders, and congregants, as well as external researchers and the general public.

    The Riverside Church Archives serves as a repository for Riverside’s institutional records and those of its predecessor churches, the Norfolk Street Baptist Church, the Fifth Avenue Baptist Church, and the Park Avenue Baptist Church. The collection includes photography, moving images, audio recordings, publications, committee minutes, clergy sermons and papers, membership records, and records of church programming and events. The Riverside Church also stewards a collection of rare books and Bibles as well as fine arts, decorative arts, architectural art, three-dimensional artifacts, and other materials of enduring historical, artistic and cultural value.

    From its roots in the early 19th century to the present day, Riverside’s influence and activities – documented in its archives, artifacts, and edifice – have played and continue to play an integral part not only in the history of liberal Christianity, but in the larger story of American history. The Archives is dedicated to ensuring Riverside’s history of social justice and action, cultural and community endeavors, and commitment to open and inclusive theological thought and expression is made available for research. The Riverside Church Archives aims to promote scholarship, elevate the church’s core stories, offer new pathways of engagement and dialogue, and bridge the past to the present in relevant and innovative ways.

    Essential Job Responsibilities:

    • Process Riverside’s archival and fine arts collections to make them accessible to the public.
    • Create inventories, catalog records, and finding aids of the collection utilizing archival metadata and description standards in Riverside’s content management system, CollectiveAccess.
    • House, label, and prepare collection for preservation and archival storage.
    • Interface and coordinate with external professionals to photograph, preserve, conserve, and appraise the collections.
    • Assist in the in-house and external digitization of the collection.
    • Conduct in-depth research on Riverside’s collections and history.
    • Manage and answer Riverside’s patron reference requests via Riverside’s reference ticketing system LibAnswers.
    • Provide access to the collection by overseeing the reading room and assisting patrons in their research.
    • Participate in the planning and implementation of archival programming and events.
    • Create online content about Riverside’s collection and history as a form of outreach, including but not limited to online galleries and timelines, research essays on specific topics, and biographies of relevant entities.
    • Lead outreach efforts by conducting educational courses, presentations, webinars, and instructional sessions for both the archives department and other Riverside ministries.
    • Assist in the development, planning, and installation of exhibits.
    • Participate in the development and implementation of policies and standards for the archives.
    • Apply to and manage grant projects.
    • Supervise student interns and volunteers.
    • Other responsibilities and special projects as assigned.

    Experience and Education Requirements

    • Masters degree in Library Science, or Masters in history or related field with coursework in Archival Management
    • 3-5 years related experience working with archival or museum collections, particularly processing collections and reference work
    • Knowledge of the archival and preservation needs of a variety of materials, including paper documents, photographs, audio-visuals, fine arts, rare books, and artifacts
    • Experience conducting reference work and interfacing with the public and patrons
    • Demonstrated knowledge of archival standards and best practices
    • Proficiency with archival content management systems, databases, and reference ticketing systems; experience with CollectiveAccess and LibAnswers preferred
    • Excellent research skills, with the ability to extract information from both primary and secondary sources
    • Excellent organizational and analytical skills with aptitude for detailed work
    • Ability to work both independently and part of a team
    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

    * Expected to work in a hybrid remote work environment at least two times a week in the office.

    TRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No employee, or applicant for employment, shall be discriminated against in any term or condition of employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are constantly striving to make our organization anti-racist. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values. As an employee, you become part of that mission. We expect this same commitment from our staff.

    To apply, please go to https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=0d8733da-b366-4dfb-b6f7-63f667960575&ccId=19000101_000001&lang=en_US

  • Thursday, November 10, 2022 9:12 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Assistant Project Coordinator, Special Archive

    (November 10, 2022)

    Position Title - Assistant Project Coordinator, Special Archive

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Manager, Special Archive

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $66,000 - $75,000

    Job Information

    Resume Due Date: November 23, 2022

    Functional Job Title: Assistant Project Coordinator- Special Archives

    Department/Division: Office of the President

    Work Location: 2 Broadway

    In order to protect our employees and continue to provide safe and reliable service to our communities, as of November 14, 2021 we are requiring all new MTA hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. MTA will consider exceptions for religious and medical reasons, where appropriate. “Fully vaccinated” means you must have both doses of a 2-dose vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the second dose or have received 1 dose of a 1-dose vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the dose. Proof of your vaccination status in the form of a CDC vaccine card must be submitted prior to your start date.


    Earnings Potential: $59,506 - $78,102

    Hay Points: 323

    Overtime Eligibility: Not eligible for paid overtime in accordance with FLSA


    Using specialized knowledge and training, this position will assist in the responsibilities of the Special Archive & Library to preserve and make accessible its various historical collections. The collections include the papers of Robert Moses covering his chairmanship of the Triborough Bridge & Tunnel Authority (aka, TBTA or MTA Bridges and Tunnels), engineering drawings and files, corporate records, artifacts, film footage, architectural models, and print and digital photographs. The position will conduct research to provide MTA Bridges and Tunnels' internal departments, including the Internal Security Dept. (ISD), Maintenance, Office of the President, and engineer colleagues, with information and records relating to the planning and construction of the Authority's seven bridges and two tunnels, as well as other major events and decisions in its history from 1933 to the present. The position will also involve cataloging new acquisitions and collections of documents, artifacts, and photographs, and conducting as-needed basic preservation methods. This will ensure that the Special Archive continues to document new developments and events in TBTA history and provide future leaders and managers with the information necessary to make decisions.

    Under the guidance of the Manager of Special Archive & Library, the position will be responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive and centralized digital photograph acquisition and preservation program, in conformance with industry standards, primarily for the thousands of photographs taken for major maintenance and construction projects. In coordination with engineer colleagues and the Quality Assurance Unit, the position will educate engineers, architects, and consultants on the standards for digital photos and the specific means by which they will be acquired. This will allow future employees to have a reliable repository for their photographs which in turn will permit them to better comprehend the details of construction projects and the decisions that preceded them, as well as enable TBTA to celebrate milestones and anniversaries.

    The position may also assist in other activities of the Special Archive & Library, such as creating historical exhibits, contributing to employee newsletters, and providing tours to students and employees.


    Bachelor’s Degree in history (or related fields) and four (4) years professional experience as an archivist, with knowledge of archival and/or library best practices

    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

    Minimum of 3 years working as an Archivist

    Minimum of 2 years working with born-digital photographs, and hands-on experience using meta data and application of Dublin Core standards

    Knowledge of the life-cycle of records.

    Familiarity with professional concepts such as provenance, and the organization of institutional records

    Knowledge of the preservation requirements for different records' formats, both physical and digital

    Knowledge of best practices in cataloging and organizing data

    Knowledge of best methods to acquire digital photographs-understanding of different methods of backing up digital files

    Understanding of the life-cycle of digital photographs

    Knowledge of software and hardware platforms to manage digital photos

    Ability to juggle multiple simultaneous requests in a timely manner

    Ability to conduct meticulous, detail-oriented historical research

    Ability to maintain proper paperwork documenting compliance with internal policies

    Ability to communicate technology language and concepts to a non-technological audience

    Excellent research skills, outstanding written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

    Ability to manage time, competing deadlines, carry out long-term projects, and ability to work independently.

    Ability to communicate in written and spoken English

    Ability to organize and prioritize archival material


    Master's degree in History or Library Science with a concentration/certification--i.e., formal training, in managing archival records

    Facility with social media platforms and usage.

    Knowledge of New York City history a plus.

    Other Information

    MTA Bridges and Tunnels is governed by the Civil Service Rules and Regulations administered by the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS).

    Also, as an employee of MTA Bridges & Tunnels you may be required to complete an annual financial disclosure statement with the State of New York, if your position earns more than $105,472.00 (this figure is subject to change) per year or if the position is designated as a policy maker.

    How To Apply

    Qualified applicants can submit an online application by clicking on the 'APPLY NOW' button from either the CAREERS page or from the JOB DESCRIPTION page.

    If you have previously applied online for other positions, enter your Username and Password. If it is your first registration, click on the CLICK HERE TO REGISTER hyperlink and enter a Username and Password; then click on the REGISTER button.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.

    The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.


  • Thursday, November 03, 2022 7:14 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Research & Instruction Librarian for History and Humanities 

    (November 3, 2022)

    Position Title - Research & Instruction Librarian for History and Humanities

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Director of Teaching, Learning, and Research Services

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $76,000 - $85,000

    Although this is not strictly an archives job, I hope you'll consider posting it as the person in this role works closely with archivists on primary source instruction.

    Reporting to the Director of Teaching, Learning, and Research Services, the Librarian for History and Humanities provides research and instructional services to students, faculty, staff, and alumni of the Barnard and Columbia communities whose research practices rely on the use of secondary sources as well as primary source materials and archives. They serve as the Personal Librarian for students majoring in History and selected programs within Consortium of Critical Interdisciplinary Studies (specifically American Studies), and additional Humanities subjects including: Classics, Ancient Studies, Germanic Studies, Jewish Studies, Medieval & Renaissance Studies, Philosophy, Religion, Islamic Studies and Slavic Studies as well as Education. The Librarian for History and Humanities works in collaboration with the Archives staff to develop curricular materials for the use of primary source artifacts in research and the use and engagement with archives and special collections at Barnard and elsewhere. They teach library research classes, provide research consultations, and act as the primary point of contact to the library for faculty and staff in the departments listed above. Along with other members of the TLRS team, the Librarian for History and Humanities also delivers instruction for the First Year Writing program.


    To Apply submit through the Barnard job website. Questions can be directed to Tatiana Bryant, tbryant@barnard.edu

  • Monday, October 31, 2022 9:45 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Company Archivist 

    (October 31, 2022)

    Position Title - Company Archivist

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.) - Executive Director

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $45,000 - $55,000

    Trisha Brown Dance Company (TBDC) is a post-modern dance company dedicated to performing and presenting the seminal work of Founding Artistic Director and Choreographer, Trisha Brown (1936-2017), and to enhancing public appreciation of her place in dance and visual art history.

    Established in 1970, TBDC has toured throughout the world presenting Brown’s work, teaching, and building relationships with audiences and artists alike. TBDC has a range of artistic initiatives; presenting Brown’s dances in a variety of spaces, indoors and out, proscenium and alternative; bringing Brown’s repertory to new audiences via licensing partnerships with other professional dance companies; expanding its educational programming; creating online programming; and placing The Trisha Brown Archives with major cultural institutions.

    TBDC seeks a Company Archivist to oversee archival ingest, access, and preservation workflows, and to facilitate the placement of Trisha Brown Dance Company holdings with major cultural institutions. In collaboration with all TBDC departments, the Company Archivist will assess and adapt existing policies for the care of archival resources; respond to inquiries and facilitate reference, reproduction, and exhibition loan requests; research rights issues and obtain license agreements for the use of archival materials; and liaise with acquiring institution(s) to comply with their expectations for delivery of holdings.

    Principle Responsibilities:

    -Facilitates ongoing conversations about the placement of Trisha Brown Dance Company holdings and prepares collections for ingest by major cultural institutions

    -Coordinates the appraisal of archival materials and other Estate and TBDC holdings

    -Provides virtual reference services for Company staff and outside researchers

    -Responds to reproduction and loan requests and ensures the timely the execution of agreements

    -Collaborates cross-departmentally to research, record, and further develop record keeping standards, best practices, and a Company-wide records retention program

    -Organizes, catalogs, and preserves the Company’s digital and physical holdings according to establish policies and best practices

    -Researches and coordinates copyright statements, and obtains licenses for use of archival materials

    -Manages departmental budget, liaises with vendors, and facilitates payment of invoices

    -Collaborates on the preparation of grant applications and reports

    -Recruits, trains, and supervises archives interns and volunteer workers


    -ALA-accredited MLIS or equivalent degree, with concentration in archival studies

    -A minimum of three years’ experience as a professional archivist arranging and describing archival materials

    -Thorough understanding of professional standards and best practices for archives and records management

    -Knowledge of Mac OS platform required

    -Experience with physical and digital audiovisual materials and modern editing software is desired

    -Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills and a thorough and detail-oriented approach to all tasks

    -Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as well as to meet project goals and deadlines

    -Ability to lift and carry storage boxes weighing up to 30 lbs

    TBDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to building a culturally diverse staff and an inclusive work environment, and strongly encourages people of all backgrounds, abilities, gender expressions, ethnicities, races, sexual orientations, religions, and nationalities to apply.

    The Company Archivist will report to the Executive Director. This is a full-time position with employee benefits; including health insurance; with a salary range of $43,000 - $53,000 depending on experience.

    We’ve transitioned to remote work due the COVID-19 pandemic and are likely to keep a partially remote schedule once a return to on-site work is deemed safe.

    To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to Executive Director, Barbara Dufty, at b.dufty@trishabrowncompany.org.


  • Monday, October 31, 2022 9:42 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Technical Services Archivist 

    (October 31, 2022)

    Position Title- Technical Services Archivist

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Assistant Dean for Special Collections and the Gallery

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $56,000 - $65,000

    The Monsignor William Noé Field Archives and Special Collections at Seton Hall University invites applications for a full-time, indefinitely renewable Lecturer Library faculty position. We seek an archivist with cataloging experience who can oversee long term preservation and access to Seton Hall’s rare book and manuscript collections.

    The archives collects and maintains a manuscript collection that is particularly strong in the records of notable political figures and writers from the state of New Jersey. Special Collections holds a rare book collection with strengths in Irish history, Catholic doctrine and practice, and, to a lesser extent, modern American poetry and the American Civil War. Special Collections forms a single division with Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall’s art gallery, which curates and manages a permanent collection comprising not only art objects in many formats, but also specialized research collections in anthropology and other fields. It is a diverse collection serving a diverse population within and without the university.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for the arrangement and description

    of manuscript, institutional, print, photographic and related special collections, including the

    creation and publication of finding aids

    • Manage access and description of Seton Hall’s rare book collections, ensuring they are

    stored safely, planning for grow room for the collection, and using space efficiently

    • Identify digitization and conservation priorities in both rare book and manuscript collections
    • Accession archival collections and perform original cataloging of new rare books
    • Survey collections and create processing plans, identifying preservation and privacy


    • Create custom archival housings for fragile books and audio-visual formats
    • Maintain collections database in Archivesspace, and contribute catalog records to WMS

    and OCLC

    • Take cooperative role in managing storage space shared with Walsh Gallery, contributing

    archival expertise to issues that arise

    • Oversee and implement ongoing collections shift
    • Support outreach activities as part of collection management
    • Develop and implement digitization workflows and create metadata for digital projects
    • Supervise student workers, interns, and volunteers, developing project workflows and

    assessing day to day outcomes

    • Complete special projects as assigned

    Required Qualifications:

    • MLS or MLIS with concentration in Archives or Rare Books or recognized equivalent in

    experience or training

    • Knowledge of archival principles and practices, including Describing Archives: A Content


    • Experience processing archival collections
    • Minimum of two years’ experience cataloging rare materials in an academic research

    library or similar setting

    • Knowledge and awareness of emerging trends in cataloging and metadata
    • Experience with archival management software such as Archivesspace
    • Training in creating custom enclosures for rare materials
    • Ability to manage several competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
    • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and ensure regular workflows
    • Demonstrated interest in continued professional growth, maintaining knowledge or skills

    through involvement in professional organizations or continued education

    • Experience working collaboratively and independently with varied groups within a complex


    • Excellent interpersonal, organization, and communication skills
    • Ability to support the Catholic mission of the University.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Experience with space management, inventorying and shifting collections
    • Experience with digitization of archival materials
    • Knowledge of a second language, particularly Latin, Italian, Spanish, or French
    • Experience in museums, familiarity with museum practices and terminology

    Salary Grade:

    FA01 - Faculty



    Physical Demands:

    Must be able to lift 50lbs, walking/standing, pushing heavy book carts.

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Please provide contact information for 3 professional references.

    Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.


  • Sunday, October 30, 2022 8:03 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Special Collections Archivist

    (October 30, 2022)

    Position Title - Special Collections Archivist

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Executive Director of Library and Archives

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $45,000 - $55,000

    The Special Collections Archivist is responsible for processing and overseeing collections such as the Genentech Center for the History of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Collections, the BGI Nobel Laureates Collections. Defined as materials from prominent scientists or scientific movements that did not primarily take place at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory but showcase exemplary work in the fields specialized at the Laboratory, Special Collections traces the development of modern molecular biology over the course of more than 100 years. Prominent collections include materials from Nobel Laureates such as Sydney Brenner, Hermann J. Muller, Frances Crick, Carol Greider as well as the Matthew Meselson, Robert Olby, Norton Zinder, Janet Mertz collections and others.

    The position is a liaison between the Archives and the public, and is responsible for making the unique historical materials that constitute these collections accessible. Materials from the collection are also utilized by scholars, educators, and media publishers, as well as in-house by the CSHL Press, Public Affairs, and Development departments.This position works with interns and scholars and assists with outreach and the promotion of the archives’ special collections.


    - The archivist provides reference assistance to both internal (CSHL) and external patrons for the Special Collections. This includes answering reference questions, providing photocopies and digital copies of material from the collections, conducting in-depth research as requested from the Archives users, and providing publication quality images for textbooks, magazines, films, and other projects as needed.

    Collection Processing & Management:

    - Day-to-day activities include accessioning new material; fielding reference requests from both internal and external patrons; processing collections; writing and updating finding aids; digitization ingest; basic preservation tasks.


    - The position is responsible for broadening the Archives audience online through the use of Instagram, Twitter, and the Archives blog. This position also helps develop and implement exhibits in collaboration the Senior Archivist and Executive Director of Library & Archives. The position also creates posters and announcement flyers for Archives events, such as talks, meetings, and presentations.

    Development of New Collection Areas:

    - Along with the Senior Archivist and Executive Director of Library & Archives, the position will help develop and pursue new areas of collection development in conjunction with the Center for Humanities at the Library & Archives. The development of a Women in Science collection will be a dual responsibility of both the Senior Archivist and the Special Collections Archivist. Pursuing donations and acquisitions of the collections of prominent women scientists in medical and genetic biology and assisting in the planning and organization of events focused on Women in Science will be the initial goals for this responsibility.


    Masters in Library Science from ALA accredited institution.


    Minimum 1 years of professional experience in an archival setting performing tasks such as processing, arranging, describing, and providing reference for archival/manuscript collections.


    - Excellent oral and written communication skills.

    - Strong computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft software suite.

    - Strong knowledge of descriptive standards, such as Dublin Core, EAD and XML.

    -Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.

    - Ability to move 40lbs.

    Preferred Requirements:

    - Experience using a Content Management System such as ArchivesSpace.

    - Experience with a Digital Asset Management System.

    - Experience supervising interns and student workers.

    We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

    Interested candidates should apply for this position via the CSHL website at:


    Position Number: 00633-E

    For more information about CSHL, please visit us at: www.cshl.edu

    CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

    You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition to your employment at the Laboratory. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment. For those individuals, who are unable to receive a vaccine due to access issues, they will be expected to receive the vaccine upon arrival in New York.

    VEVRAA Federal Contractor

  • Thursday, October 20, 2022 6:58 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Special Collections Librarian for Public Services, Instruction & Outreach 

    (October 20, 2022)

    Position Title - Special Collections Librarian for Public Services, Instruction & Outreach

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Director, Special Collections & Librarian for Printed Books

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $76,000 - $85,000

    New York University Libraries is seeking Special Collections Librarian for Public Services, Instruction & Outreach, a tenure-track faculty position that will be responsible for overseeing the public services functions of the Special Collections reading room; coordinating general instruction, orientation and educational activities for students, faculty and other audiences, and for organizing and developing outreach practices to creatively and sustainably promote the breadth of holdings at NYU Special Collections to diverse audiences both internal and external to the University.

    As a member of the Special Collections department, this position reports to the Director of Special Collections, and collaborates closely with the staff of Archival Collections Management (ACM), the Barbara Goldsmith Preservation & Conservation Department, Collections and Content Services (CCS) and Teaching, Learning and Engagement (TLE). This role will be responsible for exploring innovative approaches to successful public service within a Special Collections context, providing effective and equitable reference and research services while maintaining the integrity of the materials within the collections.

    The Special Collections Librarian for Public Services, Instruction & Outreach will manage the day-to-day operations of the reading room; directly supervise three full-time Special Collections Reference Associates, and provide support and supervision for undergraduate and graduate student workers.

    Under the supervision of the Director of Special Collections, this position will ensure consistent, equitable and effective public services to a global research audience, including undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars. They will work closely with departmental colleagues and those in ACM, Conservation and other allied departments to develop policies, protocols, and workflows for user-driven requests, including digitization. The Special Collections Librarian for Public Services, Instruction & Outreach will also serve as the lead liaison for Aeon, managing workflows and communication in regard to appointment and reproduction requests, delivery of materials, and will maintain accurate statistics for reporting purposes.

    The Special Collections Librarian for Public Services, Instruction & Outreach will be responsible for

    developing and implementing policies and procedures for reference and research interaction to support a multi-disciplinary user base;

    designing and leading a sustainable introductory instructional program focused on archival and special collections research to support the pedagogical needs of faculty, aimed at both graduate and undergraduate students;

    collaborating with colleagues in Communications and Community Engagement as well as departmental colleagues to create and maintain a sustainable outreach program to increase knowledge and use of the collections by a more diverse audience;

    participating in library-wide committees, activities and working groups, especially those involving public service, engagement and outreach, instruction, and communication.



    Minimum of one graduate degree (master’s level or higher) required for consideration. A second graduate degree is required for tenure. One of the two graduate degrees must be an MS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution in library and/or information science.

    Minimum of five years professional experience working in a special collections public services context.

    Familiarity with archival and bibliographic description.

    Familiarity with preservation, collection management and security practices related to the care of special collections materials.

    Experience with instruction within a special collections, archives or library context.

    Experience with building and maintaining sustainable programs for outreach and/or communication and engagement.

    Experience managing, hiring and/or supervising staff, which can include student workers, interns, etc.

    Demonstrated commitment to inclusion, diversity, belonging, equity and accessibility.


    Experience with Aeon and ArchivesSpace or related archives content management tools.

    Familiarity with current US copyright laws and intellectual property rights for cultural heritage materials within a library context.

    Demonstrated participation in relevant professional organizations.

    About NYU Libraries

    The Division of Libraries values diversity among its faculty, is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented communities. We are proud of our organizational culture and are committed​ ​to​ ​building​ ​and sustaining​​ a​ ​diverse,​ ​inclusive,​ ​and equitable​ ​organization​ that supports a sense of belonging for the staff and communities we serve. For more information regarding the Libraries’ commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Belonging, Equity, and Accessibility (IDBEA), see the Libraries’ Mission & Values Statement, our Diversity and Inclusion Values Statement, and our Commitment to Anti-Racism.

    Salary/Benefits: Faculty status, attractive benefits package including five weeks annual vacation. Minimum starting salary of $81,000.

    Application Instructions

    We would love to hear from you! To ensure consideration, submit your CV and letter of application, including the contact information of three professional references to http://apply.interfolio.com/110750. NYU Division of Libraries requires all candidates for this position to supply a statement demonstrating their dedication to inclusion, diversity, equity, belonging and accessibility as part of their application. Access the Diversity Statement prompt here https://nyu.box.com/v/diversity-statement.

    Preference will be given to applications received by November 4, 2022.


  • Sunday, October 16, 2022 6:02 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Archivist/Curatorial Information Manager 

    (October 16, 2022)

    Position Title- Archivist/Curatorial Information Manager

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Chief Curator/Deputy Director

    Position Type - Full-time,permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $56,000 - $65,000

    Mission Statement

    The Norman Rockwell Museum illuminates the power of American illustration art to reflect and shape society, and advances the enduring values of kindness, respect, and social equity portrayed by Norman Rockwell.

    As a center devoted to the art of illustration, the Museum also exhibits the works of contemporary and past masters in an ongoing series of compelling artist showcases. Set on a picturesque 36-acre estate in the hometown of America’s favorite artist, the Norman Rockwell Museum is one of the crown jewels of the Berkshires.

    Equity Statement

    NRM embraces the values of diversity, equity, access, and inclusion to create a successful workplace and a more equitable society. Our mission embodies these values. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of identities, experiences, backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the more successful the organization, its employees, and our work in the world will be. Norman Rockwell Museum is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to equity and inclusion. We make every effort to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Norman Rockwell Museum is a drug-free workplace.

    The Position

    Under the direction of the Deputy Director/Chief Curator, the Archivist/Curatorial Information Manager maintains the daily operations, procedures, organization and preservation of the Norman Rockwell Museum’s collection of archival materials, which include the extant papers, photographic collections, first published uses, audio/visual materials, and objects relating to twentieth century American illustrator, Norman Rockwell, as well as materials relating to other noted artists who achieved recognition in the field. Responsibilities include processing and preserving diverse archival collections; establishing and maintaining records; creating, consolidating, and standardizing finding aids; establishing a long-range conservation plan; management of archives databases; care of Rockwell’s personal library; and oversight of the Museum’s extensive Library of illustration-related books, recordings, and film-based materials. The Archivist/Curatorial Information Manager will work with Museum staff to create appropriate collection and access policies, as well as processing and accession guidelines for the Archives. This includes an access policy, retention policy, and digital preservation policy. This position is also responsible for image services and copyright management related to archival collections and their usage in publications or online platforms, exhibitions, and digital programs, and by outside parties.

    In addition, the Archivist/Curatorial Information Manager is responsible for the management and development of the Museum’s digital collections and Collections Management System, EMu, and its online component, IMu. On behalf of the Curatorial Department, the Archivist/Curatorial Information Manager establishes protocols and policies relating to the system, and serves as the liaison with the Axiell Company, CompuWorks, and the Museum’s Digital staff in relation to the management of this program, or others that may be instituted in the future. Related responsibilities include updates and maintenance of records; oversight with Curatorial and Digital staff of the expansion and integration of database capabilities; the acquisition and ingest of new archival materials; and the continual maintenance of all collections database records—including bibliographic records, exhibition records, catalog raisonne records for Rockwell and illustrator Frank E. Schoonover, and related records; image and copyright management; and staff training in the use of the database as needed.


    • Ensure the long-term preservation of all Archival materials; monitor collection conditions and any preservation and arrangement needs
    • Establish, update, and maintain all Archives department policies and procedures
    • Survey, appraise, and recommend archival collections for acquisition; act as a liaison to donors of archival materials
    • Provide planning strategies and oversight for the processing of archival collections, and implement best practices for data entry, cataloging, and digitization
    • Plan, manage, and evaluate archival digitization projects, including the oversight of multi-year grant funded projects
    • Establish protocols and supervise visits to the Archives from visiting scholars, students, and the general public; provide access to collection in person and remotely.
    • Coordinate access to archival materials and images for Museum departments and projects, exhibitions, publications, and in response to any other internal photographic requests, including providing materials for press purposes.
    • Manage and coordinate incoming photography inquiries and as well as rights and reproductions in tandem with external copyright agencies and guidance as needed
    • Provide educational experiences relating to archival collections and practice to students and other groups. Work with students to inform and educate youth, college students, and others about the Museum’s archival collections. their historic value, and usage
    • Write blog posts and articles, and develop exhibitions, to provide greater access to archival collections
    • Identify Archival projects for funding and assist with grant writing and reporting
    • Act as a liaison to outside entities such as auction houses, galleries, and other professional organizations
    • Lead and oversee work relating to the Museum’s Collections Management System, EMu, and its online component, IMu. Establishes protocols and ensures accuracy relating to the documentation of information. Serves as the Curatorial Department leader and liaison in working with staff, the Axiell Company, CompuWorks, and others in relation to the theoretical and technical details of this program.
    • Maintain digital best practice standards and consistency among all object/artwork records. Lead digital preservation planning for digitized collections and born-digital materials.
    • Arrange, oversee, and provide access to the Museum Library collections
    • Assess and recommend IT (software and hardware) needs related to both archival and collection management database operation and other special digital projects to curatorial and digital staff.
    • Hire and supervise interns and grant-funded Archives staff
    • Provide reporting and Archives budgets
    • Performs other tasks as needed


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

    • Positive attitude and excellent relationship skills
    • Provide direction and motivate performance
    • Ability to supervise staff, including assigning work, evaluating, and providing training
    • Customer service driven and team player
    • Excellent decision-making skills, judgement, and adaptability
    • Ability to maintain professional composure when dealing with a variety of circumstances
    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with visitors, staff, emergency personnel across diverse cultures.
    • Demonstrate good judgment and handling of sensitive or confidential information
    • Proficient with computer equipment and systems including Microsoft Office applications and payroll platforms
    • Understanding of a variety of security and safety devices and controls
    • Ability to develop policies, write routine correspondence, procedures, and reports
    • Good organizational skills


    MLS or MA in history or a related subject area, plus archives management certificate and/or equivalent experience. Minimum of five years of work in an archive setting.

    Knowledge of archival formats such as DACS, EAD, and Dublin Core. Experience working within a museum setting and/or familiarity with diverse archival collections. Strong written and oral communication skills. Knowledge of archival processing standards and procedures. Knowledge of archives management technology and access systems. Project management experience necessary.

    Compensation: Exempt Status, $60,000 - $65,000


    Send Resume and Cover Letter to Employment@nrm.org

  • Monday, October 10, 2022 7:47 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)


    (October 10, 2022)

    Position Title - Archivist

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.) - Lead Archivist

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $56,000 - $65,000

    The Winthrop Group has an immediate opening for a dynamic Archivist to work in New York City with a corporate client. This position offers the opportunity to participate in the ongoing development of a business archives for a 95+ year-old company.

    Key Responsibilities

    Under the supervision of a Winthrop Lead Archivist, the Archivist will:

    Process and catalog selected analog and born-digital records for ingest into the client’s CMS (Alfresco)

    Apply knowledge of electronic records and best practices to support efficient search, discoverability, and digital preservation of client’s records

    Add to an existing taxonomy utilizing defined vocabularies

    Conduct research and develop content for specified topics

    Perform regular quality assurance reviews to ensure accuracy of work completed

    Provide reference and research support for the client’s corporate archivist

    Meet weekly and submit progress updates to client

    Participate as an active member of a team


    MLS/MLIS with a concentration in archives or other graduate degree with Certificate in Archival Studies or ACA certification

    Minimum of 2-3 years of experience with electronic records management and processing/cataloging archival records (paper and digital)

    Proficiency using Microsoft Excel and collections management systems

    Research and content development experience

    Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and efficiency in order to meet deadlines

    Discretion and ability to handle confidential records and proprietary information

    Excellent written and oral communication skills

    Interest in continually expanding usefulness of services provided by the archives

    Willingness to evaluate outcomes and adjust work in response to shifting priorities

    Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with a team and work independently

    Ability to lift boxes weighing up to 40 lbs.

    Knowledge of basic preservation techniques for analog and digital materials

    Experience and/or interest in management consulting and/or business archives

    Work Environment

    The Archivist will work a minimum of three days per week in an office located in Manhattan’s Garment District. Once onboarded, there is a possibility of working remotely for 1-2 days per week. The individual must be comfortable working alone when necessary. Winthrop archivists must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination and booster and abide by all client policies and CDC guidelines relating to the pandemic.


    Competitive salary ($52,000 - $60,000) based on experience and qualifications with strong benefits package. Winthrop full-time employees receive annual funds for professional development. This position will run through December 31, 2022 with the likely renewal of a 12-month contract extension (January 1 - December 31, 2023).


    To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references to careers@winthropgroup.com with the subject line “Archivist – New York City.”


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