VISUAL RESOURCES SPECIALIST, University of UtahPosted: September 7, 2006
DEPARTMENT OF ART & ART HISTORY
VISUAL RESOURCES SPECIALIST
Visual Resources Specialist. The full-time staff position involves
oversight of the department image resources (slide, electronic, web site) in
a Mac environment and serves faculty (24 full-time, approx. 20 part-time).
Salary and benefits competitive.
Responsibilities: consult with faculty to plan and implement transition
from analog to digital teaching; develop and manage digital resources and
metadata schema; establish technical and archival protocols; maintain analog
collections and archival image resources; assist faculty in use of image
databases including ArtStor; supervise student assistants.
Qualifications: BA in art history required, MA preferred; MLIS a plus.
Minimum 2 years experience in analog and digital image resource management
in academic or analogous work environment; familiarity with digital
standards and current digital environment including copyright issues.
Proven experience with graphics software (PhotoShop, Dreamweaver) and
hardware (slide scanner, flatbed/transmissive scanner, copystand, and film
and digital cameras) and the ability to use basic office software
applications (FileMaker Pro, Word, Excel, etc.) is required. Reading
knowledge of at least two foreign languages desirable. Demonstrated success
in initiating, managing, and completing projects. Superior attention to
detail and accuracy essential.
Dept. web site: www.art.utah.edu. Applications
will be reviewed starting 1 November and until position filled. Start date
negotiable. For further information, please visit www.hr.utah.edu, click the Jobs link, and keyword search the
position by title. In addition to mandatory online application through
Human Resources, submit letter of intent, résumé, names and contact info of
3 professional colleagues to Chair of VRS Search Cmte, University of Utah,
Dept. of Art/Art History, 375 S. 1530 E. Rm. 161, Salt Lake City, UT
The University is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from women,
persons of color, and members of other historically underrepresented US
ethnic groups, and provides reasonable accommodation to the known
disabilities of applicants and employees.