Ringling Museum Seeks Chief Archivist

Organization Name: Chief Archivist

Organization Contact Name: Kaitlin Foss

Organization Contact E-mail: employment@ringling.org

Organization Contact Phone Number:(941) 3595700

Type of Opportunity: Job

The Chief Archivist directs and manages the operations for The Ringling Archives, which includes the Museum Archives and the Archives of Circus History. The Archivist is responsible for the access to, professional care, daily management, and maintenance of the archives including its organization, preservation, and storage.

MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program with an emphasis in archives and 3 years of relevant experience.

Knowledge of standard archival theory and practice, preservation concepts, principles, and methodologies, local research tools, and finding aids.

Knowledge of and/or experience in developing digital collections and employing digitization practices to enhance archives and special collections.

Knowledge of current metadata standards used for describing digital materials, such as image, text, sound, and video.

Knowledge of and experience in using archival and museum collection management systems and/or content management systems.

Ability to move and/or lift up to 40 pounds with or without accommodation.

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting.

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An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

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