The University of Louisville (UofL) Libraries, William F. Ekstrom Library, seeks a motivated and creative individual to fill a tenure-track position as Curator, Photographic Archives. Reporting to the Head of Special Collections, the Curator, Photographic Archives will oversee an internationally renowned collection of documentary history, commercial, and fine art photographs comprising over two million images. The Curator, Photographic Archives will promote and provide access to the collection through exhibitions, lectures, publications, and programs to local, regional, and national audiences. The Curator will become familiar with the regional photographic community and cultivate relationships with potential donors, and will engage faculty, students, and community partners in aligning the Photographic Archives programs with the University of Louisville’s mission and strategic plan.
The Curator, Photographic Archives has primary responsibility for administering the Photographic Archives, setting priorities for acquiring, preserving, processing, and digitizing collections, participating in departmental management and decision making, and staffing the Special Collections public service desk. The Curator will also identify external funding sources and prepare proposals.
For information about the position requirement and application instructions, see http://louisville.edu/library/jobs/curator/.