Archivist, Sperone Westwater
Sperone Westwater is looking for an experienced Archivist to fill a full-time position.
Maintain the gallery’s archive, collecting and filing artist press, correspondence, announcements, catalogues, and other materials
Update artist biographies and maintain physical and digital press kits
Manage the gallery’s extensive library – including cataloguing new books and periodically evaluating books for deaccession – and have a broad knowledge of available resources for gallery artists
Conduct research on the provenance, exhibition history and literature for available works and facilitate outside research requests
Oversee physical and digital visual resource materials and handle image requests, including digitization as needed.
Must be extremely detail-oriented and organized
Possess excellent time management and written and verbal communication skills
Be able to prioritize in a fast-paced environment
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat and Photoshop
Bachelor of Arts degree and a solid knowledge and interest in modern and contemporary art are required. Master’s degree in art history or information science is a plus.
Two years of experience working in a museum or art gallery required.
Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Generous benefits package.
Hours are Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 6 pm.
Please submit a resume and a cover letter detailing your previous experience and why you are interested in the position to firstname.lastname@example.org.