The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) is hiring a full-time photographer to join the Imaging Services department. The Photographer will be responsible for digital reformatting of the extensive, diverse and unique collections held by NEDCC’s institutional and private clients. These include virtually all photographic media, particularly nitrate, acetate, and glass-plate negatives, X-ray film, and direct positives like daguerreotypes and ambrotypes; bound and loose manuscript material; rare books and illuminated manuscripts; and oversized items such as maps and blueprints.
Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline; experience in the handling of rare and fragile paper-based materials; 1-3 years’ experience digitally reformatting archival and special collection materials or works of art; proficiency in the use of imaging hardware, particularly digital medium format and SLR camera systems, and flatbed or film scanners; meticulous attention to detail.
To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three references as a single PDF file to Terrance D’Ambrosio, Director of Imaging Services, at tdambrosio (at)nedcc(.)org.
April 29, 2016