Employment Opportunities

Art Librarian and Archivist

Posted on: April 4, 2019
Schedule:
Part time, 8 hours/week
Reporting: 
Curator/Senior manager of exhibitions and development

Job Description:
The art librarian and archivist works within the Robert A. Roth Study Center to organize Intuit’s scholarly resources and make them available to audiences by appointment. Intuit's Robert A. Roth Study Center is a non-circulating collection with a primary focus in the fields of outsider and contemporary self-taught art. Its holdings contain an extensive and growing library of books, catalogs, periodicals, slides, photographs, videotapes, and archive materials. As a public resource that complements the museum’s educational mission, Intuit’s study center is open to students and scholars interested in pursuing further research into intuitive, self-taught, and outsider art and artists. The archivist maintains Intuit’s institutional archives and assists the curator in maintaining the Henry Darger Archives and Henry Darger Room Collection.

Duties:

  • Manage Intuit’s library functions, including its relevant online subscriptions.

  • Catalog and process new acquisitions.

  • Manage and appropriately accommodate requests for access to the study center.

  • Maintain the organization of the study center resources.

  • Serve as staff liaison for the study center to the Board’s acquisition and collections committee.

  • Steward the study center policies.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in library science.

  • Five years or commensurate experience in a museum or relevant specialty library.

  • Facility with Microsoft Office applications.

Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to intuit@art.org. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.


Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals, including women, traditional minorities, persons identifying as LGBTQ or other, and those with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.