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Job Opportunities: Museum Sector

12/05/15

Details of available jobs in the Museum Sector

The IFI Irish Film Archive is seeking a Digital Collections Assistant, 2 year (fixed contract).

The role of the Digital Collections Assistant (DCA) is to assist the Digital Collections team with the administration, processing and collections management of digital collections; in particular those coming in from partner organisations i.e. IFB, BAI, Arts Council, Dept for whom the IFI provides archiving services. The DCA will work closely with the Digital Collections Manager & Digital Collections Management Officer to implement the Archive’s Digital Preservation and Access Strategy; particularly in the area of tape ingest, ensuring international standards of best practice are applied in caring for the IFI’s digital collections, and that new policies and procedures harmonise with existing collections management policies.

Deadline for application: 27 May, 2015

Full details on the IFI website: http://www.ifi.ie/about/jobs/digital-collections-assistant

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National Gallery of Ireland seeks Art Educators in Residence (Short-Term, Paid)
National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square W, Dublin 2
The National Gallery of Ireland (NGI) wishes to appoint two Art Educators for week long residencies for summer 2015.
The gallery wishes to collaborate with an art educator(s) to run two, week long residency programmes in the Millennium Wing Studio situated in the main gallery. The residencies will form part of the overall extensive summer public programme of talks, tours workshops and projects. The opportunity is open to professional artists or art teachers with significant experience who wish to expand their practice and develop a focused art educational project in a National Cultural Institution. Applicants should have experience working with a broad demographic as the residency will require engaging children and families, youths and adults in keeping with NGI’s life-long learning policy. Applicants must also be aware of National Child Safety Policies and Health and Safety Guidelines.
Two separate residencies will be available, the first in July (13th – 17th) and the second in August (10th – 14th).

Interested parties should submit an application including the following information to education@ngi.ie no later than 12 noon on Tuesday June 1st:

– Name, address, email, telephone number, website (if applicable), teaching Council Registration number (if applicable)
– Referees x 2
– Relevant experience (one page Max)
– Bio (200 words max)
– Brief Statement of Interest in the residency including potential plans if selected based on your specific skills and qualifications (300 words max)
– Links to any previous projects of interest OR selection of key images and info on ONE PROJECT (one page max)
– Indicate which week(s) you are available for the residency
Applications must be submitted as ONE PDF document with NGI Art Educator in Residence in the subject of the email. Incomplete/Incorrect or late applications will not be considered.
PLEASE NOTE. Short-listing will apply. This is a two-stage application process. Short-listed candidates will be asked to submit a detailed proposal for the residency and an interview process will follow.

For further information contact education@ngi.ie or phone (+353) 01 6633509 www.nationalgallery.ie/aboutus/Careers/Art_Educator_in_Residence.aspx.