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Sunday, May 16, 2010

P/T - Archivist Assistant - he Julliard School

Juilliard has an opening for part-time archives assistant (25 hours
per week).  Please see details below:

Position Title:  Part-time Archives Assistant

Institution:  The Juilliard School
: New York, New York
General Information:  The Juilliard School seeks a part-time Archives
Assistant (25 hours per week).

The Juilliard School Archives is the official repository for the
administrative records and historical documents of the School. As
such, it contains the documents of the School's predecessor
institutions, the Institute of Musical Art and the Juilliard Graduate
, as well as collections of personal papers relating to former
School administrators and faculty members.

Reporting to the Archivist and the Vice President for Library and
Information Resources, responsibilities include:

Process archival materials using standard archival procedures.
Prepare detailed finding aids in print and electronic form and other
access tools as needed.
Perform preservation and conservation-related tasks in conjunction
with processing work.
Assist Archivist with reference work, and other activities as needed.

Minimum Requirements:
Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library science program with
course work in archival administration; or an equivalent combination
of education and experience.
Knowledge of archival principles.
Knowledge of and interest in the performing arts.
Ability to work independently.
Knowledge of conservation and preservation approaches.
Strong commitment to library service.
Strong organizational skills.
Strong interpersonal skills, and demonstrated written and oral
communication abilities.
Ability and willingness to lift heavy archival containers.

Preferred Background:
Experience working with paper-based materials and photographs.
Background in music, drama, or dance.
Cataloging experience.

Application: The Juilliard School has an ongoing commitment to the
principles and practices of diversity and inclusiveness throughout the
community and strongly encourages applications from candidates who
would enhance the diversity of the School's administration.

Please send cover letter with resume and names of three references to: