Open Regular Full-Time Positions
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Current Open Regular Full-time Positions
JOB TITLE: Cataloging Assistant, Full-time Temp.w/Benefits
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Job Description: Cataloging Assistant will work on the grant-funded development of the Boston Furniture Archive, an online database of furniture produced in and around Boston between 1630 and 1930. This staff member will work on content development for the Archive to create and edit object records and digital image files. Specifically, the Cataloging Assistant will review object files currently archived in the Winterthur Library and identify Boston furniture in trade publications; use spreadsheet software to create or revise catalog entries for these objects, including maker, place of origin, date, materials, attributes and construction techniques, description, and history of ownership; and upload the spreadsheets to the Archive using CONTENTdm. The Cataloging Assistant will also scan photographic prints and/or other images of furniture and edit them for online publication.
Job Responsibilities: Develop database records for objects in the Decorative Arts Photographic Collection (DAPC). Review DAPC files for cataloging worksheets and photographs. Update DAPC spreadsheet records to reflect contents of object files; this will include composing narrative object descriptions based on photographs. Scan photographs. Perform minimal image editing (dust removal, levels adjustment) using Photoshop software. Develop and improve catalog entries for published sources (such as auction catalogs and trade periodicals). Transcribe information in cataloging worksheets into spreadsheet template. Compose narrative object descriptions based on photographs as necessary. Generate digital image files related to published sources. Scan published sources. Perform minimal image editing (dust removal, levels adjustment) using Photoshop software. Cleans up object records (catalog entries and images) in database. Copy edit entries as needed. Other tasks in support of the Boston Furniture Archive. Expected End Date: July 29, 2018
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Education: Minimum: BA/BS in art history, history, anthropology, or related discipline Preferred: MA in art history, history, or related discipline. Experience: Minimum: Strong computer skills, including experience working with spreadsheets and using, editing, and/or creating cataloging or database systems. Meticulous attention to detail. Excellent organizational skills. Strong writing ability. Excellent communication skills. Willingness to follow instructions carefully and communicate regarding the same. Capacity to work independently and in a team. Neat handwriting. Knowledge of professional museum standards and experience in museum procedures, including methods of documentation. Ability to research efficiently on decorative arts topics. Sufficient stamina to work at computer for extended periods, with appropriate breaks. Ability to lift and reach objects overhead. Ability to maneuver in small and tight spaces. Climbing and balancing on ladders to reach objects and supplies. Occasional stooping, kneeling, and crouching to reach materials. Preferred: Basic knowledge of the standard vocabulary and terminology relating to American decorative arts. Experience working with Photoshop or other photo editing software. Minimum: One year of experience using, editing, and/or creating computerized cataloging systems, databases, and/or spreadsheets. One year of experience working in a museum and/or library setting. Preferred: Experience working on museum or library cataloging projects using controlled vocabularies. Experience scanning and editing high-resolution digital image files. This position is largely computer-based. The employee will work with flatbed/or overhead scanners, which may require standing for extended periods of time.
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JOB TITLE: Computer Programmer & Support Specialist
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: This employee will be responsible for the design, development, documentation, analysis, creation, testing or modification of computer systems or programs, including prototypes, based on and related to user or system design specifications. This employee will work directly with our Network Engineer to help design, purchase, install, configure and maintain all network devices, including all switches, routers, firewalls, hubs and wireless devices. He/she will assist the Network Engineer in maintaining Citrix, Exchange, SQL databases, Windows, HyperV and Linux servers. He/she will work with Lan Administrator to help administer active directory, group policy, software update services, DNS, WINS, DHCP and domain infrastructure. He/She will also work directly with Webmaster to make information available on internal and external web sites. Principle responsibilities include the following:
1. Design, develop, document, or modify computer programs based on and related to user or system design specifications.
2. Help vendors to work on and maintain Winterthurís many Databases, including SQL
3. Work directly with Network Engineer to help maintain infrastructure.
4. Work directly with WEB master to pull information from internal systems and present the information to the internal web
5. Work with all of Winterthurís programs, including Siriusware, Great Plains, Raisers Edge, KE Emu and Vertua.
6. Work with LAN Administrator in maintaining user access to all needed systems
7. All other tasks as assigned by Director
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Preferred Education: Bachelors degree in Computer Science, IT or related field Minimum Education: High School Diploma plus 5 years programming experience Minimum Experience: 3-5 yearsí programming with .Net, ASP.net, and C . Some hands on experience on the hardware side. Preferred Experience: Demonstrated experience with 2008 administration, T-sql programming, reporting services, Crystal Reports, 2008 Reports, ms-dos and basic windows administration. Helpful if also has knowledge in Cisco switches, Linux, Hyper V, MAC and windows operating systems. Knowledge and Skills- 1. Must have experience in .Net, ASP.Net and C , 2. Prefer some experience in any of the following: SQL Server, 2008 administration, T-sql programming, Microsoft reporting services, Crystal Reports, 2008 Reports and basic windows administration. 3. Other programming languages 4. Helpful to have technical knowledge of LAN and computer hardware and software Ė specifically, knowledge of Cisco switches, Linux, Hyper V, MAC and windows operating systems Work Environment and Essential Functions- 1. Valid driverís license and successful completion of Defensive Driving course. 2. Should be able to lift up to 50 pounds. 3. Must be available to work some weekends and evenings as needed
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