New York, NY: Assistant Archivist, School of Visual Arts
School of Visual Arts
New York City
Working closely with the Archivist, the Assistant Archivist helps to
accession, arrange, describe, preserve and manage the Archives' collections.
The Assistant Archivist plays a key role in helping to oversee the Archives'
various digital initiatives, including developing the implementation of
CollectiveAccess, Archive-It, and other tools to describe, preserve, and
present archival holdings in digital form. She/he contributes to department
planning and strategic development, provides public services and outreach
through consultation, instruction and presentation. Additionally, the
Assistant Archivist oversees the Archives when the Archivist is out of the
office and helps to manage student assistants.
The Glaser Archives is dedicated to preserving and making accessible design
works of artistic and historical significance. Materials in the Glaser
Archives include sketches and original artwork, posters and print samples,
photographs and other unique items that document graphic designers' careers
and creative processes. The SVA Archives document the School's rich history,
from its groundbreaking subway poster campaign to its rich exhibition history
to history and development of academic departments and curriculm. Holdings
include posters and other publications, photographs, audio and video
recordings and departmental records.
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