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Sunday, April 26, 2009

F/T - Photo Research Lib. - Granger Collection

Position Title: Photo Research-Librarian
Job Category: Archives
Employer Name: The Granger Collection
Salary Range: Competitive salary and benefits offered.
Street Address: 381 Park Avenue South
City, State, Country: New York, NY, USA

Contact E-Mail Address:
Contact Phone Number: No calls, please
Contact Website: The Granger Collection

Position Description/Responsiblities:
Historical picture library in New York City seeks a full-time Research Librarian who is highly motivated. Must be extremely attentive to detail and have exceptional organizational skills. This is a deadline-driven position with many varied duties, from researching pictures, to captioning and keywording.

Duties include:

-In-depth picture research

-Heavy client contact

-Creating original catalogue records for images

-Image processing and indexing

-Preparing images for digital production

-Filing, and more as the need arises

Desired Qualifications:

Interest in photography, including visual literacy
Strong knowledge of world history
Excellent typing and writing skills
Proficiency in Windows necessary
Some knowledge of Photoshop helpful
Foreign language skills a plus
Photo agency experience a plus
Web savvy self-starter and team player

Start Date: June 2009

Competitive salary and benefits offered. Congenial office. Perfect for a recent grad with an MLS or a library professional already working in the photo field. Send resume and cover letter to In subject field, enter: Photo Research-Librarian Position. No calls, please.

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