Founded in 1970 by a group of pioneering and independent filmmakers, Visual Communications (VC) has evolved from being the first Asian American media arts organization dedicated to creating accurate and sensitive portrayals of Asian Americans to becoming an artistic development institute for Asian American media creators. Visual Communications' mission is to develop and support the voices of Asian American & Pacific Islander filmmakers and media arts.
The Archives Program Associate will work on a variety of archival projects under the supervision of the Archives and Distribution Manager. He/She/They would work on the selection of VC Archival materials that includes photography, artwork, and other media art to be highlighted in various archival events through the year. Additionally, the holdings at Visual Communications include over 500,000 photographic images, 1000 hours of oral histories, and more than 3,000 moving image titles. This is a part time remote position working 15-20 hours a week from August through March.
All remote work assignments for the Archives Program Associate will relate to research assistance on various Visual Communications archival projects and exhibitions. Remaining work will be done in office as most work includes handling physical holdings within the archives which includes photography, artwork, and various media art.
Good organizational skills, detail oriented, excellent written and oral communication skills, ability to work independently and effectively given a limited time frame, ability to balance multiple tasks, dependable and punctual, basic computer and scanning skills. Associate will assist in organizing, preserving and researching photographs, original artwork, and related information from the archives.
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter, resume, and sample social media graphics to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please. All interviews will be conducted virtually.