Visual Resources Curator with IT focus, SJSU, CA

Working Title: Visual Resource Curator

Learning Position Classification: Information Technology Consultant – Career
Valuing education and promoting life-long learning.

Reporting Unit: School of Art and Design

Bargaining Unit: California State University
Employees Union Requisition: 13029

Salary Range: $4,170/month – 8,536/month Student & Employee Success

Posting Date: 8/2/07 First Screening Date: 8/23/07 Placing our
highest priority on academic success and personal growth. Excellent
benefit package offered with this position http://www.sjsu.edu/hr/
benefits/index.html
http://www.calstate.edu/Benefits/Summaries/CSEA.pdf

About the Position: Excellence SJSU offers some of the nation’s
highest quality and yet most affordable and accessible programs in
art and design fields. With over 1900 students and nearly one hundred
faculty and staff members, the School of Art and Design offers
programs at the BA, BS, MA, and MFA levels in fields such as
animation/illustration, digital media art, industrial, interior, and
graphic design, photography, spatial and pictorial art, as well as
art education and art history. Setting the highest standards in all
we do. Integrity
The position of Visual Resource Curator manages, operates, and
develops the School of Art and Design’s Visual Resources Library.
The position will develop and maintain Collection relational
databases, develop and maintain all individual Art History and
foundation course websites as well as the Visual Resources Library
website, and digitize Collection material. The Visual Resource
Curator will train staff in software applications and equipment and
provide technical support to faculty and students during in-class
presentations. Being honest, fair and accountable for our actions.
Diversity
Respecting diversity and recognizing the strength this factor brings
to our community. The Visual Resource Curator is also responsible for
developing and maintaining classification and cataloguing systems and
practices, evaluating and acquiring visual material, and
collaborating with other campus departments with image collections.

Qualifications: Community We require a bachelor’s degree in an
Information Technology field or Art History or Library and
Information Science, or similar certified coursework. We also require
three years of experience setting up and maintaining databases and
some experience with website design and maintenance. Valuing
collaborative relationships. Candidates must possess a familiarity
with systems used for cataloguing and making catalog items
accessible. We prefer experience with FileMaker Pro, Portfolio,
Embark programs. Candidates must have knowledge of analog and digital
image production and have the ability to operate and maintain audio
visual equipment. Candidates will be expected to stay current in the
field of visual resource management and must have the ability to
develop new information technologies and adapt old ones as necessary.
Candidates must also have the ability to process contracts with
foreign distributors. Additionally the position requires excellent
communication skills, customer service and public relations skills.
Required Application Material: Submit a resume, letter of interest,
and SJSU employment application for this position.

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