Job Posting: Digital Assets Manager, Portland Art Museum, Portland, ORPosted: October 31, 2014 | |
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The Portland Art Museum invites applications for the position of Digital Assets Manager. If you are a detail oriented, well organized team player, we are interested in hearing from you!
At the Portland Art Museum, our mission is to engage the public with art and film of enduring quality, to facilitate dialogue with diverse audiences, and to collect, preserve, and educate for the enrichment of present and future generations.
This position is full-time (30-40 hours per week) and is grant funded for one year with a salary of $40,000 annually. Please note, the Museum’s intention is to continue the role beyond the grant, but funding is not guaranteed.
Reporting to the Collections Information Manager, the Digital Assets Manager (DAM) oversees the day-to-day administration of an enterprise-level digital asset management system (DAMS). In this position you will organize, describe, and disseminate digital assets that relate to our encyclopedic collection of almost 50,000 works of art. Working collaboratively with interdepartmental team members, you will develop and support sustainable practices around the digital asset lifecycle to ensure the long-term availability and integrity of a wide variety of assets.QUALIFICATIONS
Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent combination of experience and knowledge highly desirable.
Knowledge of museum purposes, organization, and programs. Previous museum experience a strong plus.
Demonstrated experience with databases, digital asset and collections management systems, web technologies, user support and services, and project management.
Experience with metadata mapping, extraction, and embedding tools, such as Adobe Bridge, Adobe Lightroom, Camera RAW processors, and DAMS products.
Understanding of digital asset lifecycle: capture, formats and codecs, metadata, color management, file conversion, dissemination, etc.
Excellent organizational, analytical, time-management, and problem-solving skills necessary.
Excellent written, oral, and visual communication proficiencies necessary. Must be able to explain technical issues to non-technical users.