The Studio Museum in Harlem Archives consists of the institutional history of the Museum. It contains records of groundbreaking exhibitions, the foundational Artist-in-Residence program, and ongoing programs and relationships with the community of Harlem and beyond. The Archives reflect the emergence and ongoing representation of art by artists of African descent locally, nationally, and internationally.
The Archivist will work under the direction of the Director of Collection and Exhibitions and in collaboration with the Associate Curator, Permanent Collection, Registrar, and Collections Database Manager to manage and further develop the long-term care and accessibility of the Archives. The Archivist will continue the folder-level organization of historic assets; provide access to materials as requested for research, publications, the website, and collection care preparations in support of the reopening of the Museum; and coordinate established record retention policies. They will manage Archives fellows and interns.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Internal (excluding direct chain of command)
Travel Requirements: ☐ Yes ☒ No
Physical Demands: ☒ Yes ☐ No
Please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include "Archivist" in the subject line. No phone calls or faxes, please.
Please note that while careful consideration will be given to each submission, the Museum will only be able to contact those applicants whose knowledge, skills, and work experience best fit the requirements of the position.