Help choose our Co-Moderator for the 2014-2016 term!
Have a look at what our three candidates have to say in the comments on this post.
Cast your ballot here.
Voting closes Wednesday, April 30th, 11:59 pm.
The results will be announced on Thursday, May 1st.
Account Manager, International
New York City
Artstor is a nonprofit organization with a mission to use digital technology to enhance scholarship, teaching, and learning in the arts and sciences. We bring together 1.8 million high-quality images for education and research and offer the tools to catalog, manage, and distribute digital media collections. Artstor is headquartered in New York, NY.
The Account Manager, International will share responsibility for expanding subscription support for the Artstor Digital Library and Shared Shelf beyond North America. This position requires some travel (approx. 20%) and demands a self-motivated, flexible, organized team player who thrives in a dynamic environment.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Work with the Director of International Outreach to meet and exceed subscription targets and revenue goals on an annual basis.
- Effectively demonstrate digital products and tools, providing librarians and faculty members with useful information and strategies for promoting Artstor as a campus-wide resource and platform.
- Work with the team members to meet and exceed participation and revenue goals on an annual basis.
- Communicate Artstor’s mission, messages, and fees to potential customers.
- Respond to inquiries, update customer information management tool and pipeline, negotiate basic terms of License Agreements, give remote demonstrations and set up trial access.
- Represent Artstor at conferences and other events deemed appropriate for this community.
- Keep up-to-date on various Artstor initiatives and developments and communicate these initiatives to potential participants.
- Additional special projects as assigned by managers and other senior staff members.
- 1-3 years of experience in international sales and/or business development
- Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (Library Science, Business, or Art History);
- Demonstrated success selling digital content or software solutions to librarians and other decision makers in higher education.
- Excellent communication skills in a variety of settings.
- Attention to detail and accuracy.
- Ability to work well as a team member.
- Comfortable with technology, including familiarity with metadata structures, trends, and Web development, as well as project management experience.
- Exceptional organizational skills.
- Able to perform independently, be self-motivated, juggle multiple tasks with a positive attitude, and adapt to constant change.
- Strong commitment and interest in the use of images in an educational setting.
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
- Familiarity with the international library consortia.
- Business development, marketing, and/or academic library experience.
- Working knowledge of image management software and database technology.
- Experience with customer relationship management software (Talisma, Sales Force, or other).
Artstor is an equal opportunity employer. Artstor offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and a collegial working environment. Nominations and applications, including a cover letter, resume, and salary history should be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. No telephone calls please.
Getty Foundation Multicultural Undergraduate Summer Internship–Library, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CAPosted: April 16, 2014
|Please circulate this posting to any undergraduates who might be interested in art librarianship!
In order to increase diversity in the professions related to museums and the visual arts, the Getty is offering a summer internship in the Library at Art Center College of Design to undergraduate students of culturally diverse backgrounds.
The James Lemont Fogg Memorial Library at Art Center is a visual arts library designed for the aspiring practicing artist and designer. The Library intern will work in all departments of the Library, gaining experience in librarianship, archives, digital image curatorial work, public services and mentoring students. The intern will spend time in reference services, circulation, archives, cataloging, and digital imaging. The intern will develop a special project, such as choosing a subject for collection development, curating a display in the Library, or planning a special program for Art Center students.
All interns will attend a day-long gathering sponsored by the Getty Foundation and will submit a report to the Foundation at the end of program. A stipend of $4,000 will be provided for a full-time, ten-week period beginning in June and ending no later than August 22, 2014.
The internship is a full-time (40 hours/week) position, with a salary of $4,000 for a consecutive ten-week work period beginning no sooner than June 2 and ending no later than August 22, 2014.
Full post here.
Destination D.C.: Developing Your 2014 ARLIS/NA Conference Experience
Lunchtime Chat: Friday, April 18th, 2014
11am Pacific, 12pm Mountain, 1pm Central, 2pm Eastern
Please join us for an informal and informative discussion about the ARLIS/NA community and our upcoming conference! Learn more about fun things to do in D.C., tips for getting the most out of your conference experience, resources available for first-time attendees, and how to get involved in ARLIS/NA. This pre-conference Lunchtime Chat with Roger Lawson and Megan Halsband (Program Co-Chairs) and Anne Simmons and Kathy Woodrell (Local Arrangements Co-Chairs) is your chance to ask questions, share advice, and get ready for our meeting!
Chat link: https://mtholyoke.adobeconnect.com/ris-alice
Chats are free and anyone may attend. Chat transcript will be posted after the chat.
Art Library Students and New ARLIS Professionals (ArLiSNAP) seeks candidates for its next Co-Moderator.
To learn more about this exciting opportunity, read this post, and comment to apply. The deadline is Friday, April 18th.