Job Posting: Metadata & Cataloging Specialist

Dumbarton Oaks is (seeking a Metadata and Cataloging Specialist for its Image Collections & Fieldwork Archives (ICFA) ( For this position, Dumbarton Oaks seeks a collaborative, user-focused information professional dedicated to providing access to analog and digital collections through metadata creation and data management. The Metadata and Cataloging Specialist will play a leading role in devising and implementing metadata migration strategies associated with ongoing digitization efforts. Reporting to the Manager of the ICFA, the Metadata and Cataloging Specialist will work closely with the Byzantine Assistant Curator and the Archives Specialist to provide greater access to the ICFA’s holdings by establishing intellectual control over its multi-media collections.

For a detailed position description and list of requirements, please see: To apply, please send a resume and letter of application detailing relevant qualifications to or fax to 202-337-5940. The position remains open until filled.

Located in the Georgetown area of Washington, DC, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection is an institute of Harvard University dedicated to supporting scholarship internationally in Byzantine, Garden and Landscape, and Pre-Columbian studies through fellowships, symposia, exhibitions, and publications. The ICFA supports scholarship in Byzantine, Pre-Columbian, and Garden and Landscape studies by acquiring, organizing, preserving, cataloging, and providing access to images in various media; documentation, both textual and visual, of archaeological surveys and excavations; and papers of noteworthy scholars in the three disciplines