Visual Resources Curator - Cornell UniversityLocated in Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell University is a bold, innovative, inclusive and dynamic teaching and research university where staff, faculty, and students alike are challenged to make an enduring contribution to the betterment of humanity.
The College of Architecture, Art and Planning's Knight Visual Resources Facility (KVRF) is looking for a Visual Resources Curator to assist in the administration of Cornell University’s collection of 450,000 slides, videos, and growing collection of over 20,000 digital images of architecture, fine arts and functional arts.
In collaboration with the Director and the Assistant Director of the KVRF, the Visual Resources Curator will work with the faculty and facility staff to implement and integrate digital technologies into the teaching and research programs of the College and University. Assist in the development and implementation of text and image databases to manage and provide access to the collections. Initiate collection development. Research and catalog new material using applicable, appropriate metadata standards. Provide reference assistance and user orientation to the visual collections. Assume administrative responsibilities when the director and the assistant director are absent.
BA with an undergraduate major in art history, architectural history, or history with 3-5 years related experience, or equivalent combination. MA in architectural history or art history with library or visual resources experience, or M.L.S. with undergraduate major in architectural history or art history, or equivalent strongly preferred.
To be considered an applicant, apply on-line through the Jobs at Cornell web site at
http://www.ohr.cornell.edu/jobs position #05753.
Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.