Digital Asset Manager
Carnegie Hall
New York City

Digital Asset Manager

Department: Archives

Reports to: Assistant Director, Archives

Job Code: DPM2

We seek a Digital Asset Manager to manage the day-to-day timeline and
establish a continued framework for Carnegie Hall's Digital Archives Project,
a comprehensive initiative begun in 2012 to digitize extensive paper and
audio-visual holdings documenting the Hall's close to 125-year history,
ensuring that they are preserved for future generations and made increasingly
accessible to the public. Manage vendor relationships,
perform quality control on results of digitization work, and monitor project
outcomes. Serve as Archives point person in coordinating
plans to create digital repository designed to house both the Hall's legacy
collections as well as newly-created digital content. The
manager has a pivotal role in cohesively integrating use of an enterprise
digital asset management system (DAMS) into activities related to Carnegie
Hall's use of digital assets, in collaboration with the IT/IS, E-Strategy and
Digital Media departments. Position is the point person for communications
with the DAMS vendor, and is key in managing the roll-out, development, and
use of the new system; ensuring the long-term storage of the Hall's digital
assets, and developing policies and procedures to sustain the
library. He/she will oversee the day-to-day administration
and use of the digital asset management system, while also working hands-on
with assets, data, and the system by directly contributing, organizing,
describing, and disseminating assets. The manager is
responsible for creating a comprehensive in-house user manual for the DAMS and
is the primary person to educate, train and promote the DAMS to Carnegie Hall
staff. Working collaboratively with staff across Carnegie
Hall, the manager develops and supports sustainable practices around the
digital asset lifecycle to ensure the availability and integrity of assets
related to the Hall and its history, collections, programs, and operations.

Qualifications: Master's degree in Archival Management or Library Information
Science. Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience,
including work with digital emphasis. Experience in the
care, handling, and preservation of a wide range of audiovisual
media. Demonstrated knowledge of principles and best
practices for analog and digital preservation and access.
Strong project management skills. Understanding of
databases, working knowledge of digital content formats, and proven experience
working with digital asset and content management
systems. Strong understanding of digital
asset lifecycle (capture, formats and codecs, color profiling, file
conversion, dissemination, etc.) Keen attention to detail
and strong organizational skills.
Excellent written and interpersonal skills, including the ability to
communicate effectively about the project with both technical and non-
technical staff and work as part of a team.

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