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Part-time Temporary Archives Assistant

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Central Park Conservancy
USA

The Archives consists of physical and digital assets documenting the organization’s work since its founding in 1980. The collection includes photographs, documents, publications, and audio/visual materials that are used throughout the organization.  

Working onsite, this temporary part-time position will work under the guidance of the Archivist to ingest new assets into our digital asset management system (DAM), enhance existing metadata, and process physical materials including 35mm color slides, among other related tasks.

Summary of Essential Job Functions:

  • Process digital assets and create metadata using institutional standards and vocabularies
  • Review and enhance existing metadata
  • Conduct quality control and clean-up of assets in the DAM system
  • Process color slides
  • Assist in image selection and content creation
  • Assemble themed collections of digital assets
  • Other projects as assigned
Qualifications:

  • Current student in MSLIS program (or recent graduate) with at least one semester completed
  • Interest in archives, digital asset management, visual resources/photography, metadata and cataloging
  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications, especially Excel
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized, and methodical
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively

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Employer: Central Park Conservancy (@centralparknyc)
Location: USA
Posted Date: 07/10/2021
Expiry Date: 07/02/2022
Type: Part-Time
Categories: DAM User / Operator, Metadata / Taxonomy Designer
Ref: DN-JB-556
Added by: DAM News Administrator
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