Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Project Director, the Archival Assistant will
scan and catalog 3,000 photographs and documents from one of the Museum of
Performance + Design’s major collections.
Positions requires: Knowledge of archival and cataloging principles and practices as
demonstrated through relevant coursework and experience. Familiarity with LC Name
Authority File and Dublin Core. Ability to lift and carry 30 lb. boxes up and down stairs.
Strong attention to detail, ability to follow directions, conduct research, and handle
fragile objects with care. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and interest in
the performing arts, particularly modern dance. Ability to work independently and as part
of a team in a research library and museum environment.
About MP+D: The mission of the Museum of Performance + Design is to keep the
unfolding history of the performing arts in the San Francisco Bay Area alive. We collect,
preserve, and make accessible materials on performance and theater design to support
learning, appreciation, and creativity within a world-wide community of artists,
researchers, and the general public.
The Museum of Performance & Design is an equal opportunity employer and does not
discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, or against any person
seeking services or membership on the basis of the fact or perception of a person’s race,
color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, height, weight, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, domestic partner status, military and veteran status, marital
status, disability or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or HIV status (AIDS/HIV
status), or association with members of such protected classes, or in retaliation for
opposition to discrimination against such classes.
Position available: August 3, 2021.
Part-time temporary (@12 hrs per week for 10
Cover letter and Resume: Send or email (include only in body of text, not as an
attachment) by June 30, 2021:
Museum of Performance + Design
2200 Jerrold Ave. Ste T
San Francisco, CA 94124