African American History Archivist (PT), Western Reserve Historical Society

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Cleveland, OH

Responsibility: Responsible to the Archives & Special Collections Manager for the collection, preservation, and processing (including arrangement and preparation of finding aids) of manuscripts connected to ethnic, religious, cultural, and social communities as they relate to the Western Reserve, as well as for outreach activities associated to the maintenance and growth of the African American Archives Program.

Classification: This position is classified as part-time professional, and non-exempt from overtime. Continue reading

Head of Library and Special Collections, The George Eastman Museum

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Rochester, NY
Application Closes December 15, 2017

Department: Richard and Ronay Menschel Library

Reports To: Bruce Barnes, Ph.D., Ron and Donald Fielding Director

Start Date: January, 2018

Posting Dates: November 17 – December 15, 2017

The George Eastman Museum seeks a forward‐thinking, energetic information professional to direct the Richard and Ronay Menschel Library, home to a world‐class collection of books, rare books, manuscripts, ephemera, and oral history recordings devoted to photography and moving images. The library serves as a research resource to museum staff, graduate and undergraduate students, visiting researchers, and the local community.  The Head of the Library and Special Collections will develop and implement strategies, policies, procedures, and staffing to facilitate researchers’ onsite and online access to the library’s holdings Continue reading

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

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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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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