Washington, DC: Museum Specialist (Art), National Gallery of Art

Washington, D.C.
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Created: April 7, 2016


This announcement has an application limit of 50 applications and will close to the receipt of applications once this limit has been reached. Therefore, applicants should apply as soon as possible. If the 50 application limit is never reached, then the job announcement will close at 11:59 pm Eastern Daylight Saving Time on Friday, April 8, 2016. Applicants need to ensure they provide ALL supporting documentation at the time they apply to the vacancy.

This position is located in the Division of Imaging and Visual Services (DIVS), under the Office of the Deputy Director.

Facilitates external and internal requests for NGA collection images. Provides general support for the NGA images Web site, and coordinates related internal work order requests.

Organizing and maintaining storage files for physical photographic materials including examining condition of, re-labeling and re-filing returned photographic images as required.

Performs data entry related to the fulfillment of image requests in the NGA images back-office application, the DIVS work order system and other applications. Data entry includes recording client information, order charges, payment details, object and other information. The incumbent acts in the roles of production assistant and performs the functions of asset discovery and delivery of work orders. Reviews NGA collection loan requests and ascertains status of image availability using the software applications Extensis Portfolio and TMS.

Maintains necessary levels of technical knowledge, produces highly accurate work within deadlines and maintains collegial relations with supervisors, co-workers and staff.

Responds to requests for images via e-mail, telephone, fax and other means. Provides operational assistance for the use of the NGA Images website.

Advanced skills are required in the NGA Images software applications - the public facing website and back-office Capture Office Online. This includes demonstrated skill in the use of the applications to enter, update and validate data.


Published: Thursday, April 7, 2016 05:04 UTC

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