Job Posting: Visual Resource Manager, U Mass Boston

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Visual Resource Manager
University of Massachusetts Boston

The Visual Resource Manager is responsible for the administration,
maintenance, and development of the Art Department’s visual resources
which include subscription-based assets such as ARTstor, an expanding
local collection of digital images, as well as analog holdings of
150,000 35mm slides, video tapes and CDs. The Manager will: be
responsible for acquisition of visual images; implementing quality
control for image editing and color calibration; establishing
cataloguing procedures and metadata protocols that allow for timely
accessibility of images; development of image storage with appropriate
archival and backup policies; selection and maintenance of image
delivery systems; establishment and maintenance of records related to
all areas of the image collection; management of budget and procurement;
oversight and troubleshooting of presentation equipment (computers,
digital projectors, sound and light systems, slide projectors) and
software (PowerPoint, ARTstor OIV, etc.); hiring and training of staff
and students as required; training of faculty in current methods of
educational technology including the use of ARTstor, other digital image
databases, and web 2.0 technologies; direction of faculty to university
resources for support of course websites and training in educational
technology; collaboration with the library, IT, and other relevant
university offices in the development of university-wide visual
resources, including grant application; and regular periodic
communication with the Chair and faculty.

BA degree with a strong background in art and/or architectural history.
Master’s in art history, architectural history, library science, or
related field preferred. Three years of progressively responsible
experience in a visual resources collection in a university, museum, or
other curatorial environment, or an equivalent combination of education
and experience.

Please apply online with your resume, cover letter, and list of three
professional references:

UMass Boston is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Title IX

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