Job Posting – Visual Resources Curator, American University,Washington, DC

Visual Resources Curator (11708) – American University, Washington, DC

Position Title: Visual Resources Curator (11708)

Position Number: 11708
Department: Art
Salary Range: commensurate with experience
Work Hours per Week: 35

Open date: 6/25/2014
Band: Senior Coordinator/Senior Analyst
Position Type: Full-time Staff

For full details and application process please go the AU website; all applications must be completed online:

Position Description:
The Visual Resources Center Curator oversees the Department of Art Visual Resources Center (VRC), its equipment, and staff. The position works in the department and across the College of Arts and Sciences and the University at large with faculty engaged in developing digital humanities initiatives.  The VRC Curator administers new media resources, trains and supervises employees, provides training for faculty in use of digital media, and works with faculty on curriculum development with new media. The VRC Curator is also responsible for specifying and acquiring technical equipment.

Educational Requirements:
Master’s degree in Library Science or related field required
BA in Art History preferred.

Minimum requirements:

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in visual media management
  • Intermediate knowledge of Mac and PC environments required
  • Must demonstrate the ability to adapt to and master new technologies in digital image management and instructional support
  • Experience with visual database management systems
  • Excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work in a team environment