POSITION TITLE: *Digital Assets Manager (part-time, short term project
TERM: 15 hours per week for approximately 4 months, January 15 - May 31, 2013
SALARY: $20 per hour
DEADLINE: Resume, cover letter and contact information for three references
should be submitted to jwormser(at)lcad.edu by 12:00pm on December 18, 2012.
Interviews will be scheduled in early January.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the supervision of the Library Director, the Digital Assets Manager will
participate in a project to digitize, catalog, and provide access to portions
of a collection of approximately 12,000 images demonstrating decades' worth of
student and faculty work which are part of the LCAD college archives. The
materials will be uploaded to and cataloged in ARTstor's Shared Shelf system.
The individual will create, review and standardize descriptive information for
images that adhere to national professional descriptive standards and thesauri
in Shared Shelf.
Applicants should have a M.L.S. degree or be enrolled the final year year of
an ALA-accredited Master's degree program in Library and Information Science
with significant course work and/or experience in digitization projects,
cataloging, descriptive standards, and processing of visual and/or archival
materials. Experience and/or coursework with digitalassets
management, particularly with a focus in academic or special library setting,
Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate familiarity with
ARTstor and its products or who have a background in studio art and/or graphic
Applicants should demonstrate the ability to work independently to meet
project goals and deadlines, exercise considerable judgment and initiative,
and work collegially with supervisor, peers, and other staff. Highly developed
organizational skills, with great attention to detail, are also critical for
this position. Applicants should possess a
strongadministrative aptitude with excellent record-keeping
skills, including maintaining Excel spreadsheets and database management.
Excellent communication skills, including spelling, grammar, and composition
skills are also required.
Founded in 1961 as the Laguna Beach School of Art, LCAD has five undergraduate
majors and a graduate department. We offer a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in
Drawing and Painting, Illustration, Graphic Design, Animation, and Game Art.
The graduate program awards a Master of Fine Arts in Drawing and in Painting.
More information can be found at www.lcad.edu.
Jennifer Martinez Wormser, Library Director, Laguna College of Art + Design
(jwormser(at)lcad.edu or 949-376-6000 x. 225)
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