Archives Technician, National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), Smithsonian Institution

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Full-Time
Suitland, MD
$44,941 to $58,428 per year
Apply by Oct 30, 2017

  • This position is located in the Archives Center, Museum Assets and Operations Division, Cultural Resources Center, National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), Smithsonian Institution. The employee is responsible for assisting with the arrangement, description, preservation, cataloging, and access to NMAI’s moderately large archival collections. He/she also frequently provides guidance, advice, and instructions to Archives Aids and other Archives Technicians when they need technical assistance, as well as makes recommendations on how to improve the efficiency of the work.

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Archives Technician, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

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Full-Time
Washington, DC
Application closes when 200 applications received, or October 10, 2017

  • ATTENTION: Due to the large number of qualified applicants for positions of this type, this job announcement will close at 11:59 pm Eastern Time on either: (A) The closing date listed above or (B) The date that 200 applications are received; whichever occurs first. If the announcement closes on the date that 200 applications are received, all applications submitted by 11:59pm that day will be given consideration, including those in excess of 200. Continue reading

Research Assistant in Time-Based Media Art Conservation, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Two Positions
Part-Time (~14 hours/week; Jan – Jul 2018)
New York, NY
Apply by October 1, 2017

The Metropolitan Museum seeks two research assistants to contribute to a conservation assessment of the Museum’s time-based media art (TBMA) holdings and the current practices for collections care. The position is open to current graduate students or recent graduates who will work with Museum staff and a contract conservator to gather cross-departmental data that will guide the development of standard procedures in areas such as acquisition and condition reporting. In addition, the individuals will assist with the documentation of TBMA works in the collection. The positions are part-time, approximately 14 hours per week over a seven-month period starting in January 2018.
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Archivist, Smithsonian Institution Archives of American Art

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Full-Time
Washington, DC
Application closes when 100 received or by October 6, 2017

 

Summary

This position is located in the Washington, DC office of the Smithsonian Institution’s Archives of American Art (AAA). Founded in 1954, the Archives of American Art fosters advanced research through the accumulation and dissemination of primary sources, unequaled in historical depth and breadth, that document more than two hundred years of our nation’s artists and art communities.

ATTENTION: Due to the large number of qualified applicants for positions of this type, this job announcement will close at 11:59 pm Eastern Time on either: (A) The closing date listed above or (B) The date that 100 applications are received; whichever occurs first. If the announcement closes on the date that 100 applications are received, all applications submitted by 11:59pm that day will be given consideration, including those in excess of 100. Continue reading