OVERVIEW The Baltimore Museum of Art is seeking an experienced Manager of Digital Asset Services to help expand public access to the artworks in the BMA’s care by establishing and managing the Museum’s Digital Asset Management System and related services, including photography, rights, and reproductions for educational, promotional, or commercial use both inside the museum and by outside audiences.
RESPONSIBILITIES Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Advise on and negotiate image rights for BMA publications, advertisements, and social media posts • Maintain and manage Piction, the Museum’s digital asset management system, and train staff members about how to use and access it. • Work with the Registrar’s Office to maintain and update eMuseum, the Museum’s publicly-accessible, online collections database. • Work with external partners to make the BMA’s collection more accessible via digital databases and web-based projects. • In partnership with the Museum’s Photographer and members of Conservation Department and Registrar’s Office, develop a dynamic monthly photography schedule for artworks in the Museum’s care. • Serve on the BMA’s Time-Based Media Working Group. • Supervise the work of the Senior Photographer and the Image Services and Rights Coordinator. • Create and monitor annual and project-specific budgets.
This full time, exempt position reports to the Eddie C. and C. Sylvia Brown Chief Curator.
QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor’s degree in Art History, Digital Humanities or Library Science; Masters degree preferred • 3-5 years of professional experience with digital asset and collections management systems, • Knowledge of and interest in US copyright law, including fair use practices • Detail oriented, with an ability to work on several projects simultaneously • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment • Exceptional written and oral communication skills • Ability to absorb and retain information quickly • Experience working with TMS, Piction, and eMuseum preferred • Experience working with galleries and artists preferred • Art handling experience preferred
Leadership Competencies • Communicates Effectively – actively seeks and actively listens to input from others • Adapts and Innovates – remains resilient, flexible and open to change • Builds trust – earns the confidence of trust in others by consistently demonstrating honesty, integrity, and authenticity • Develops Talent – builds and manages the division/department in order to meet Museum goals, objectives and budgets • Ensures Accountability – determines objectives and goals and develops plans to achieve those goals.
BENEFITS The BMA is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply. We offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. For this exempt position we offer medical, dental, vision, prescription, 403b retirement plan with match, long term disability, flexible spending account, museum and restaurant discounts, and reduced fee gym membership. We also offer accrued vacation, holidays, personal days, floating holidays, and sick days.
SALARY - $66,300
APPLY Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this posting describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role.
Please send cover letter, CV/resume, and salary requirements via email to HR@artbma.org with “Digital Asset Manager” Last Name and First Name in the subject line. Incomplete application materials will not be accepted. No phone calls please.
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Published: Thursday, September 28, 2023 15:17 UTC
Last updated: Thursday, September 28, 2023 15:17 UTC