Full-time, Regular Limited Term, 37.5 hours per week. Two-year position with possibility of extension.
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens seeks an enthusiastic and collaborative archivist to catalog and process portions of The Jay T. Last Collection of Graphic Arts and Social History and complementary prints and ephemera collections held by the library. Working as part of the Acquisitions, Cataloging and Metadata Services team (ACMe), the Project Archivist arranges, describes, and processes graphic materials items and collections and creates encoded finding aids and MARC records for the Library’s online catalog according to current national standards and best practices. In addition, the Archivist provides expertise in graphic materials cataloging, specifically prints, drawings, posters, advertisements, and other forms of ephemera. The Archivist describes graphic materials in item-level catalog records or collection-level finding aids and MARC records, and may transform metadata for items selected for digitization. The Archivist contributes to both the processing unit’s and the ACMe department’s policies, procedures, and the design of productive workflows. Reports to the Archival Processing Manager. Applications received before March 12, 2021 will be given first consideration. Please visit The Huntington Library website for a full description and application instructions: https://huntingtonlibrary.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/HuntingtonCareers/job/San-Marino/Project-Archivist---Jay-T-Last-Collection_R0000445
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: R0000445
About The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens is a cultural and educational institution of global significance. Building on Henry E. Huntington’s renowned collections, the Huntington today supports research and promotes education in the arts, humanities, and botanical sciences through the growth and preservation of its collections, through the development of a community of scholars, school programs and partnerships, and through display and interpretation of its extraordinary resources to the public.
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