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Thursday, June 17, 2010

F/T (18 months project) - Project Archivist - MoMA, Gibert and Lila Silverman Fluxus Archives

New York, NY: Project Archivist, Museum of Modern Art


The Museum of Modern Art is currently seeking a Project Assistant  Archivist to process the Gilbert and Lila Silverman Fluxus Archives. The Silverman Fluxus Collection of art and archives is the foremost collection of its kind in the world, and with its donation the Museum has become the international center for the study of the Fluxus movement. The collection will become a key component of the MoM Archives and forms part of a pan-institutional commitment comprised by this gift. This is a grant funded position that is expected to last for approximately 18 months.

Following professional archival standards, the project Assistant

Archivist will be responsible for the following:
• Drafts a processing plan, in conjunction with Museum Archives staff
• Determines and acquires necessary archival supplies
• Processes the collection in keeping with standard professional  guidelines
• Performs simple preservation tasks, consult with the Museum’s conservation staff when necessary
• Creates a detailed finding aid including information on context and related collections as well as description of the material which will guide access to the collection by researchers
 NOTES: Local Residents Preferred (No Relo)
We require an archivist with solid experience, who can work independently. The archivist must be an art historian with a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in Art History and knowledge of the Fluxus movement. 1-3 years’ experience processing archival collections according to standard archival procedures is also required. Ability to work independently balanced with strong interpersonal skills.

Please submit resume and cover letter, which must include salary requirements, to Please reference the position title in the subject line.

The Museum of Modern Art is an
equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.
About the Museum of Modern Art
Founded in 1929 as an educational institution, The Museum of Modern Art is dedicated to being the foremost museum of modern art in the world.

Through the leadership of its Trustees and staff, The Museum of Modern Art manifests this commitment by establishing, preserving, and documenting a permanent collection of the highest order that reflects the vitality, complexity and unfolding patterns of modern and contemporary art; by presenting exhibitions and educational programs of unparalleled significance; by sustaining a library, archives, and

> conservation laboratory that are recognized as international centers of research; and by supporting scholarship and publications of preeminent intellectual merit. 

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