New York, NY: Assistant Archivist, School of Visual Arts

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Created: April 7, 2016


Working closely with the Archivist, the Assistant Archivist helps to accession, arrange, describe, preserve and manage the Archives' collections. The Assistant Archivist plays a key role in helping to oversee the Archives' various digital initiatives, including developing the implementation of CollectiveAccess, Archive-It, and other tools to describe, preserve, and present archival holdings in digital form. She/he contributes to department planning and strategic development, provides public services and outreach through consultation, instruction and presentation. Additionally, the Assistant Archivist oversees the Archives when the Archivist is out of the office and helps to manage student assistants.

The Glaser Archives is dedicated to preserving and making accessible design works of artistic and historical significance. Materials in the Glaser Archives include sketches and original artwork, posters and print samples, photographs and other unique items that document graphic designers' careers and creative processes. The SVA Archives document the School's rich history, from its groundbreaking subway poster campaign to its rich exhibition history to history and development of academic departments and curriculm. Holdings include posters and other publications, photographs, audio and video recordings and departmental records.


Published: Thursday, April 7, 2016 05:06 UTC

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