Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Internship - Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

2011 Summer Archives Assistant

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The MFAH is seeking a Summer Archives Assistant to aid in the daily
operation of the museum's archives. Half of the assistant's hours will
be devoted to processing manuscript collections. Work will be conducted
in accordance with standard conventions. The remaining half of the
assistant's hours will include developing an online exhibition based on
processed materials, providing reference services and assisting with
other duties necessary to the operation of the Archives Department. The
Summer Archives Assistant is invited to attend behind-the-scene tours
and lectures hosted by the Education Department.

Requirements: Current enrollment in accredited Masters in Library
Science or Archives Studies program. Completion of basic archives course
at graduate level or prior work experience in archival or special
collection setting. Knowledge of MARC, DACS, LCSH and AACR2r strongly
preferred. Experience using OCLC beneficial. Art history background
preferred. Word processing and database skills. Ability to lift
twenty-five pound boxes and climb ladders.

Application: Please submit a letter of application, current resume, an
official college transcript, a sample of writing or work, and a letter
of reference to:

Lorraine A. Stuart


Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

P.O. Box 6826

Houston, TX 77265-6826

Work schedule: Ten-week position, June 6 through August 12, 2011. (Some
flexibility in starting and ending dates.) Hours are 9am - 5pm, M-F.

Salary: Total salary for ten weeks is $3500.

Deadline for application: April 8, 2011

Interviews with final candidates residing out-of-state will be conducted
by phone.

For additional information write to

Lorraine A. Stuart

Archives Director

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

(713) 639-7733


Amy S. Mobley, CA / Archivist

Phone 713.639.7819 / Fax 713.639.7740 /

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, P.O. Box 6826, Houston, TX 77265-6826