Archivist

Kayne Griffin

Kayne Griffin is looking for an experienced Archivist to fill a full-time position. The position is one of primary importance at the gallery and entails managing a varied array of tasks and projects ranging from photography/video documentation, archive management, digital strategy coordination, and website/technology management.

The ideal candidate is highly organized, proactive, and articulate with excellent communication skills. The ability to work in a professional manner and handle confidential information with discretion is necessary. Attention to detail and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment are critical to this position. We are looking for someone who will bring a positive attitude to our team-oriented organization.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the gallery’s archive, collecting and filing artist press, correspondence, announcements, catalogues, and other materials

  • Update artist biographies and maintain physical and digital press kits

  • Oversee all photography and ensure professional photography of all completed artworks

  • Oversee image management including: scheduling, archiving, and distributing as needed

  • Oversee and implement inhouse photography and video documentation

  • Website upkeep

  • Organize, support, implement Digital Strategies initiatives as they relate to website, social media platforms, online exhibitons, and press materials

  • Work with offsite tech support in ensuring smooth technical operations at the gallery

Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years of experience working with archival collections, preferably in a gallery or museum setting.

  • Must be extremely detail-oriented and organized.

  • Possess excellent time management and written and verbal communication skills.

  • Photography and video producing and editing required.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat and Photoshop, as well as artwork inventory databases or other content management systems.

How to Apply

To be considered for the position, please submit, via email, a résumé with a cover letter. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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Posted on March 22