DescriptionThis position reports to the Director of Curatorial Services and is responsible for directing the digitization of the Museum's collections and the subsequent management of these materials. Content to be digitized includes the Museum's accessioned collections of artifacts and archival materials and the entire oral history collection, as well as archival footage and photographs, digital exhibit media, and video lecture content. The Assistant Director for Digital Collections works closely with the Museum Technologist, who chairs the Digitization Work Team, and serves as a key member of the team. This position also supervises two Processing Archivists
The ideal candidate will have a master's degree from an ALA-accredited program with a concentration in archives management (required) and at least five years experience in a related field. In addition, demonstrated knowledge of collections management systems (KE Emu preferred), proven success in implementing digital asset management solutions and workflows in a complex environment, and an understanding of legal issues around digital asset use are required. Finally, supervisory experience and strong interpersonal and communication skills are a must.
Interested candidates should apply online or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.
Published: Thursday, December 17, 2015 21:04 UTC
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