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erika.katayama
07-18-2013, 06:52 AM
Collections Specialist



Company Name:

Smithsonian Institution/Archives of American Art



Job Function:

Education



Entry Level:

No



Location(s):

New York, New York, 10010, United States







Posted:

July 17, 2013



Job Type:

Full-time



Job Duration:

Indefinite



Min Experience:

5-7 Years



Required Travel:

10-25%



Salary:

$64,729.00 - $84,146.00 (Yearly Salary)






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Job Description


Grade 11, Trust positionFull Time
The Archives of American Art is the nationís largest repository of documentation of the visual arts and culture in the United States. The Archivesí mission is to collect, preserve, and make available for study records, original papers, photographs, diaries, sketchbooks, and oral history interviews. On the subject of art in America, AAA is the largest archives in the world, holding more than 20 million documents.
As collector for the New York region of the United States, the incumbent conducts a systematic campaign to acquire the most important personal papers and organizational records in the region for the study of art in America. Using critical and professional judgment, he/she is responsible for the selection, the description and the scholarly appraisal of collections through a close examination of their contents. The incumbent serves as Archivesí authority in the region consulting with and advising researchers, including curators, art historians, graduate students and others.
Applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Helia Moore Sepulveda at moorehe@si.edu (moorehe@si.edu) by August 9, 2013. To learn more about the Archives of American Art, visit our website at www.aaa.si.edu (http://www.aaa.si.edu/).


The Smithsonian is an equal opportunity employer.