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Thursday, April 24, 2014

P/T - Archivist, Felix Gonzalez-Torres Fdn (NY)

Archivist, The Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation – NY

The Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation is seeking a highly motivated, detail oriented, proactive and extremely organized individual for the position of Archivist.

Application deadline is 05/01/2014

The Archivist will conduct a comprehensive evaluation/assessment of the status and various locations of the Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation’s archival records and holdings, and advise on how to best consolidate and preserve its archives while making them accessible to Foundation staff and researchers alike. The Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation’s archives include exhibition and fabrication information, ephemera, manifestation samples and an extensive library. The Archivist will edit, preserve, and update the archives, and will assist in implementing long term storage for them. The Archivist will also be responsible for maintaining up to date records on the Foundation’s holdings of archival materials and processing and incorporating new materials into the archives as they are received.

In addition, the Archivist will be tasked with synthesizing information included in the archive; including recording connections between the archive and the artist’s body of work, and creating conceptually rigorous records around specific types of materials.
30-35 hours per week, potential for growth to full time.

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