Communications Electronic Media Manager

New York City
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Created: June 6, 2014


 Communications Electronic Media Manager
Job ID:  9800
Department: Ph.D. Program in Art History
Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Closing Date: August 2, 2014 (Search extended)

Campus Specific Information
The PhD Program in Art History at The Graduate Center of The City University of New York is dedicated to the development of scholars, teachers, museum curators, art critics, and other arts professionals. Under general supervision of the Executive Officer of the PhD Program in Art History, the Communications Electronic Media Manager responsibilities include:
- Manage electronic and multi-media communications.
- Provide technical and database expertise related to Digital design and technical specifications.
- Manage and update Art History Digital Collection LAMP platform database, consisting of 200,000+  images.
- Coordinate the efforts of internal and external professionals to implement and disseminate electronic media projects.
- Direct cataloging/data entry of visual media for collection's database.
- Coordinate the efforts of updating the Art History Ph.D. Program website and designated social media.
- Respond to long-range planning inquiries related to computer imaging and its application to Art History Ph.D. Program.
- Develop catalog policies and standards and adheres to communications and branding standards;.
- Conduct workshops for faculty/students in digital presentation techniques.
- Provide timely fulfillment of faculty/student requests for images and other visual media.
- Oversee scheduling, operation and maintenance of departmental projection equipment for use in centralized research or distributed teaching environments.
- Supervise annual instruction of graduate fellows in cataloguing and scanning images.
- Conduct tutorials for students in preparation for dept/conference presentations.
- Collaborate with the Graduate Center Library and Digital Humanities Initiative where appropriate.

General Duties
- Manages electronic, online and multi-media communications, providing editorial, technical and production expertise.
-Consults with client staff to assess needs and determine design and technical specifications
-Plans communications messages, formats, and designs which meet clients' needs and have impact with the intended audience(s)
-Coordinates the efforts of internal and external professionals to implement and disseminate electronic media projects
-Creates and maintains databases, archives, and other content associated with electronic media projects
-Develops production policies and standards and adheres to communications and branding standards
-Supervises staff as needed
-Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree and six years' related experience required.

Other Qualifications:
A desirable candidate should have the following:
- Bachelor's degree in Library Sciences or Art History
- At least 6 years of experience in managing collections of Visual Resources
- Proficient in web design/technologies and digital communications
- Strong communications skills with ability to interact effectively across the university
- Knowledge of a Graduate Art History program

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