Publication Manager: RIPM’s New Preservation Series

RIPM (Répertoire international de la presse musicale / Retrospective Index
to Music Periodicals) publishes major online research tools for the study
of music and musical history. A not-for profit organization based in
Baltimore, RIPM works with a network of institutions, libraries, and
individuals in Europe , Asia and the Americas and functions under the
auspices of two international scholarly societies.  For more about RIPM,

RIPM is seeking a full-time staff member with knowledge of information
technology and musical history from Bach to Be-Bop. The successful
candidate will oversee the planning, development and production of
electronic publications in RIPM’s new Preservation Series. Its first
publication will provide access to European and North American music
periodicals; and, the second, to Jazz periodicals.

Knowledge of musical history, database structure, metadata and digitization
with emphasis on project management are required. A bachelor’s degree (in
music, computer science, or a related area); and either graduate-level
studies (e.g., musicology, library science), or pertinent work experience
are required.  Reading ability in one of more foreign languages, though not
required, is desirable.

This is a full-time position; salary and benefits are commensurate with
experience and skills, and similar to those offered in educational
institutions. A one-year contract is required.

Applications: send to info -at- with CV, cover letter and contact
information for three referees.


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