Photo Archivist (part time)

  • Part-time

Company Description

Interlochen Center for the Arts is the recipient of the National Medal of Arts and the only organization in the world that brings together: a 2,500-student summer camp program; a 500-student fine arts boarding high school; opportunities for hundreds of adults to engage in fulfilling artistic and creative programs; two 24-hour listener-supported public radio stations (classical music and news); more than 600 arts presentations annually by students, faculty and world-renowned guest artists; a global alumni base spanning eight decades, including leaders in arts and all other endeavors. For information, visit Interlochen online at


Interlochen Center for the Arts includes:

Interlochen Arts Academy

Interlochen Arts Academy, a fine arts boarding high school, offers the highest quality artistic training combined with comprehensive college-preparatory academics. The Academy also offers post-graduate opportunities.

Interlochen Arts Camp

Young artists from around the world gather at Interlochen each summer to learn, create and perform alongside leading artists and instructors. Programs are offered to students in grades three through twelve.

Interlochen College of Creative Arts

Adult artists thrive on opportunities to learn and express themselves creatively. The College of Creative Arts offers programs in a variety of arts disciplines.

Interlochen Public Radio

Classical Music: 88.7 FM, Interlochen; 88.5 FM, Mackinaw City; 94.7 FM, Traverse City and 100.9 FM, East Jordan/Charlevoix

News Radio: 91.5 FM, Traverse City; 90.1 FM, Harbor Springs/Petoskey; 89.7 FM, Manistee/Ludington

Streaming online at  Through two listener-supported broadcast services, Interlochen Public Radio (IPR) connects northwest Michigan with arts, news and culture on a global scale. IPR also gives significant focus to local and regional news, information and artists.

Interlochen Presents

Interlochen brings dozens of world-renowned artists to northwest Michigan, enhancing the region’s position on the global arts map. Interlochen presents more than 600 events each year by students, faculty and guest artists, making Interlochen one of the nation’s largest arts presenters.

Job Description

Interlochen Center for the Arts, one of America’s most prestigious institutions for arts education, performance and fine arts presentations, seeks a part time Photo Archivist for our Marketing and Communications Department. We have two core educational programs: Interlochen Arts Camp, serving 2,700 students in grades 3-12, and Interlochen Arts Academy, the nation’s premiere fine arts boarding high school with an enrollment of 470-500.

The Photo Archivist will catalog historical and contemporary images for distribution online, for sale to students, parents and alumni, and for promotional use. 

  • Manage Interlochen’s photo archives
  • Upload historical and contemporary photos to SmugMug
  • Oversee gallery creation and approval process with arts directors
  • Locate images, scan, upload and create photo galleries
  • Respond to parent, student and alumni inquiries (email, phone and in-person visits)
  • Provide images for marketing and alumni office use


Strong organizational skills; excellent interpersonal skills, experience with common word processing, email, and other office applications. Photography experience or experience in a library setting a plus.

Additional Information

Compensation and Benefits: 

This is a part time hourly position commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Process:

Interested candidates need to complete the online application by clicking the "I am interested" green button, please be sure to attach your resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references when applying.

Materials submitted will be held in strictest confidence. The search will remain open until filled with a priority deadline of resume review beginning May 28, 2013.