Digital Assets Manager

Laguna Beach
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Created: December 7, 2012


POSITION TITLE: *Digital Assets Manager (part-time, short term project position)*

TERM: 15 hours per week for approximately 4 months, January 15 - May 31, 2013

SALARY: $20 per hour

DEADLINE: Resume, cover letter and contact information for three references should be submitted to jwormser(at) by 12:00pm on December 18, 2012. Interviews will be scheduled in early January.


Under the supervision of the Library Director, the Digital Assets Manager will participate in a project to digitize, catalog, and provide access to portions of a collection of approximately 12,000 images demonstrating decades' worth of student and faculty work which are part of the LCAD college archives. The materials will be uploaded to and cataloged in ARTstor's Shared Shelf system. The individual will create, review and standardize descriptive information for images that adhere to national professional descriptive standards and thesauri in Shared Shelf.


Applicants should have a M.L.S. degree or be enrolled the final year year of an ALA-accredited Master's degree program in Library and Information Science with significant course work and/or experience in digitization projects, cataloging, descriptive standards, and processing of visual and/or archival materials. Experience and/or coursework with digital assets management, particularly with a focus in academic or special library setting, is desirable.

Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate familiarity with ARTstor and its products or who have a background in studio art and/or graphic design.

Applicants should demonstrate the ability to work independently to meet project goals and deadlines, exercise considerable judgment and initiative, and work collegially with supervisor, peers, and other staff. Highly developed organizational skills, with great attention to detail, are also critical for this position. Applicants should possess a strong administrative aptitude with excellent record-keeping skills, including maintaining Excel spreadsheets and database management. Excellent communication skills, including spelling, grammar, and composition skills are also required.


Founded in 1961 as the Laguna Beach School of Art, LCAD has five undergraduate majors and a graduate department. We offer a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Drawing and Painting, Illustration, Graphic Design, Animation, and Game Art. The graduate program awards a Master of Fine Arts in Drawing and in Painting. More information can be found at


Jennifer Martinez Wormser, Library Director, Laguna College of Art + Design (jwormser(at) or 949-376-6000 x. 225)


Published: Friday, December 7, 2012 02:59 UTC

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