Visual Resources Librarian for Islamic Art and Architecture, Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture - Harvard University in Cambridge Massachusetts

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Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Reporting to the Public Services Librarian, this position is responsible for research support, collaboration, and outreach for visual materials in the field of Islamic art and architecture to faculty, students, and researchers. Visual materials collections include digital images and slides for teaching as well as other formats documenting all aspects of Islamic art and architecture in the Fine Arts Library including historic photographs, postcards, and ephemera. Additional responsibilities include implementation of appropriate and forward-looking image metadata schemes, digital access, and participation in collection development and management. Works closely with the Bibliographer in the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture and the Photographic Resources Librarian in the Fine Arts Library and the faculty and staff of the Aga Khan Program.

Qualifications (Please see the complete job description at our employment website):
-Master's degree in library and/or information science or equivalent experience; Or advanced degree at the master's level or higher in the history of art and architecture related to the study of the Islamic world, or the equivalent combination of education, experience and/or background etc.
-3-5 years related professional library experience required
-Knowledge of at least one Middle Eastern language (Arabic, Persian, Turkish)

Keyword Phrases

  • Masters Degree in Library Science
  • Islamic Studies
  • Speak Arabic, Persian or Turkish (at least one)
  • Islalmic Art and Architecture
  • Proficient in Middle Eastern language
  • Masters in Architecture
  • Middle Eastern Studies
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: 3-5 years
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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