Archivist at the Arab Image Foundation

Start Date: June 15, 2014
Full-time basis

Role
The Archivist will be trained by the AIF Collection Manager.
Tasks will include but not be restricted to:
Cleaning photographs in preparation for scanning
Referencing photographs
Archiving images in storage envelopes and boxes
Maintaining the collection inventory
Receiving new photograph collections.

Profile
Applicants should have a good knowledge of photographic processes and experience handling photographs and/or fragile objects
Applicants should have notions of preventive conservation and/or restoration
Applicants must be extremely patient, meticulous and attentive to details
Exceptional organizational skills are required
Ideal candidates should have an academic background in preventive conservation, archival studies, librarian studies, photography, or related fields.

To apply
For more details on the position, or to apply, please send a CV and cover letter to , before in an e-mail with “Archivist” in the subject header.
Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
Please note that applications that do not include a cover letter will not be considered.