The Black Film Center/Archive is looking to hire an archivist.  Please visit the human resources page or contact human resources with inquiries.  Pass along to all who might be interested.



5572 – Archivist, Communication and Culture

Job Summary: Identifies, collects, processes, manages, and preserves all archival documents and audio-visual collections of the Black Film Center/Archive. Trains and supervises graduate research assistants, part-time staff, and volunteers charged with maintaining the Black Film Center/Archive website, database, blog, and e-newsletter; assists the archivist with processing collections; and engages in outreach activities and programs to faculty, students, staff, and the general public. Collaborates with the director on grant proposals and extra-mural funding; curates exhibitions and displays; and conducts workshops and presentations regarding the collection/preservation activities of the Archive. Coordinates and schedules all faculty assigned to teach courses at the BFC/A and supports classes with audio-visual materials derived from our collections.


Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required.

REQUIRED: Masters degree in library science/archive administration and two years of professional experience in a relevant field.

Mastery of the collection, preservation, and management of archival materials, particularly audio visual materials; knowledge of audio visual materials and equipment; and experience using Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and EAD.

Applications accepted until March 1, 2012, or until position is filled.

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