Job posting: Picture Library Associate, Granger Historical Picture Archive

Picture Library Associate (link)

Granger Historical Picture Archive, Brooklyn, New York

posted to the VRA listserv; apologies for duplication

Sector: Publishing

Position Level: Entry Level

Education: 4-Year Degree

Position Type: Part Time Permanent

 Application Deadline: 05/09/2016

Description

Historical picture library in downtown Brooklyn seeks an associate who is highly motivated, detail-oriented and exceptionally organized. This is a flexible position with a variety of duties, including cataloging images into our database, scanning, image editing and conducting picture research on behalf of clients. Visual literacy and a strong knowledge of world history and culture is highly desirable. Duties include: Daily operations of library, including: Corresponding with partner agencies and customers Maintenance of digital and physical archive Assisting clients with sourcing historic images for educational, editorial and commercial publications/projects Identifying new content and creating original catalog records and metadata for images Pulling and preparing material for scanning Picture research Scanning images as needed Qualifications: Strong computer skills including Windows, Photoshop, CMS and/or DAM software Strong knowledge of world history and culture Experience working in picture library or photo agency Background in photography, art history, library science or similar preferred


Application Instructions / Public Contact Information

Send résumé and cover letter to jobs@granger.com with the subject “Picture Library Associate.”

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