The polls are now open for ArLiSNAP Co-Moderator Elections!

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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.


Artstor Library Relations – International Account Manager – NYC, NY

Artstor

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.

Qualifications:

  • 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: careers@artstor.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, CA

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.

Qualifications Eligibility 

Students must:

  • Be of African American, Asian, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, or Pacific Islander descent;
  • Be currently enrolled undergraduates who have completed at least one semester of college by June 2014 (students who are enrolled in a second BA or BS program are not eligible);
  • Reside or attend college in Los Angeles County; and
  • Be a United States citizen or permanent resident.

Full post here.


Friday Lunchtime Chat: Destination D.C.

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.


Reminder: post your candidacy to be the next ArLiSNAP Co-Moderator!

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.


Assistant Visual Resources Curator– School of Visual Arts

DATE AVAILABLE: May 2014
JOB TITLE: Assistant Visual Resources Curator
DEPARTMENT: Visual Arts Library
REPORTS TO: Visual Resources Curator
STATUS: Exempt

POSITION OVERVIEW: Assists Visual Resources Curator in the daily operation of the Visual Resources Collection.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and provide access to digital image collection.
  • Provide support to faculty and student in the Visual Resources Collection.
  • Assist the curator in the daily operation of the Visual Resources Collection.
  • Maintain image database, organize and manage electronic images.
  • Oversee image processing (scanning of digital material, creation of metadata, and uploading of images and metadata to our local database).
  • Assist with ongoing digital image conversion projects; familiarizing faculty with MDID2, ARTstor, and other image resources.
  • Assist with inquires regarding scanning, Photoshop, PowerPoint and other VR related software and equipment as needed.
  • Troubleshoot image databases and working with Library Systems staff and campus IT to resolve technical issues.
  • Supervise and train student staff.
  • Occasional general maintenance of analog collection.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Art History, Fine Arts, Design, or other relevant field.
  • Knowledge of contemporary art–or be able to demonstrate an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong knowledge of digital imaging technologies, scanning, FileMaker Pro, PhotoShop, Excel, PowerPoint, PC and Mac Platforms
  • Mature and professional demeanor.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with a diverse group of people.
  • High organizational aptitude and attention to detail.
  • Previous visual resources, library, art history, or gallery experience; working knowledge of data standards used for cataloging works of art and/or general office experience a plus.

School of Visual Arts has been a leader in the education of artists, designers, and creative professionals for more than six decades. With a faculty of distinguished working professionals, dynamic curriculum, and an emphasis on critical thinking, SVA is a catalyst for innovation and social responsibility. Comprised of more than 6,000 students at its Manhattan campus and 35,000 alumni in 100 countries, SVA also represents one of the most influential artistic communities in the world. For information about the College’s 31 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, visit sva.edu.

Find out what it’s like to work at SVA visit: www.sva.edu/about-sva/working-at-sva .

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to working@sva.edu. No walk-ins please.

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

Full post here.


Photo archives opportunities

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