David Kordansky Gallery

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Monday – Friday (Part-time, non-exempt)

David Kordansky Gallery seeks an extremely organized and detail-oriented individual to fill the position of Archivist Assistant. This position is a part-time role (3–4 days per week) and may require flexibility for occasional additional hours based on the needs of the Gallery.



  • Support the Archivist in a range of tasks, including administration, inventory maintenance, artist record updates, publication assistance, and press requests

  • Assist in obtaining publications pertaining to gallery artists

  • Scan and format press and published texts

  • Maintain physical archives and book inventory in a clean, orderly, and safe manner

  • Promptly add books and ephemera to artist archives

  • Regularly input artist CV updates as requested

  • Unpack and inventory all incoming book shipments

  • Monitor client book dispersals

  • Assist Sales team with complimentary book stock

  • Update database records with public collection information and exhibition history, create new records as needed



  • Knowledge of contemporary art required

  • Bachelor’s degree in art history, studio art, or related field required

  • At least two (2) years of experience in a contemporary art gallery or museum required

  • Familiarity with contemporary art books in relation to gallery operations preferred

  • Proficiency in a Mac-based environment required, including: Google Suite; Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel); and the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign preferred)

  • Basic knowledge of databases such as ArtBase / FileMaker (or similar) preferred

  • Enjoys project management; skilled at completing tasks both independently and collaboratively with discretion and composure

  • Highly detail-oriented with exceptional organizational skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communicator; interest in editing

  • Demonstrated success in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

  • Extremely self-motivated, responsible, and efficient

  • Willing to perform occasional physical labor, such as moving heavy boxes of books

  • Fluent in English

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume with the subject line “Archivist Assistant” via email to No phone or walk-in inquiries, please.

Posted on December 31