The following was posted recently to the METRO-L listserv:
Digital Images Manager – New York City
Our New York Client seeks an experienced specialist with skills to manage a digital image database of photographs for newly created position. This is an in-house customized system that is rapidly expanding both in content and usage.
The ideal candidate will have a strong combination of educational qualifications, demonstrated experience, competencies and knowledge in the following areas:
- Must have understanding of metadata and taxonomy constructs as related to controlled vocabularies within a digital asset management system.
- Must have knowledge of database content management principles.
-High-level computer skills and the incentive to keep pace with innovation.
-At least four years progressively responsible experience with the concepts used to organize and retrieve digital visual resource information.
-Familiarity with current digital library technologies, benchmarks, and best practices.
Other Essential Skills:
-Demonstrated aptitude to plan, coordinate, and implement effective programs, projects, and services.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentation and training skills.
-Organizational skills with the ability to handle complex analytical and detailed work with accuracy and precision.
-Interest in proactively assisting colleagues with numerous varied research queries for images.
-Able to work both independently or collaboratively in a multifaceted and fast paced context.
-Master’s degree in Library/Information Science.
-Bachelor of Arts degree in art or architectural history, or closely related discipline.
Sarah L Warner and Associates LLC
240 East 68 Street
New York, New York 10065 USA