Part-Time Digital Imaging Job, Brooklyn Museum


Position Digital Imaging Specialist
Department Digital Collections and Services
Requirements Bachelor’s degree. Highly computer literate, including Microsoft Excel and Access skills, and experience working with a complex database such as a collections or digital image management system. Experience scanning and working with digital images. PhotoShop skills. Accurate, detail oriented, organized, interested in learning new skills. Works well as a member of a team.
Physical Requirements Sit, stand, and bend as may be required for normal office functions; good visual acuity.
Responsibilities Under the direction of the Head of Digital Collections and Services and in collaboration with other members of the Scan Lab staff, scan analog materials; import images, create and enter metadata, and perform quality control on images in Luna DAMS. Undertake image management projects.
Assist staff with acquiring and managing images for Museum exhibition, publication, and public relations purposes; scan and process materials as necessary.
Assist with special projects, training, camera bank, imaging workflow, and departmental administration as needed.
Starting date immediate
Work schedule 13 hours/week, Monday-Friday, 9AM-5PM

To apply: Candidate should submit resume and a letter outlining her/his particular suitability to the position by email to Brooklyn Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants for positions are considered without regard to race, creed, color, country of origin, sex, age, citizenship, disability or sexual orientation. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply. The Immigration and Control Act (1986) requires that all hires be in conformity with the law.

Peter J. Wosh
Director, Archives/Public History Program
History Department
New York University
53 Washington Square South
Room 503
New York NY 10012
Phone: (212) 998-8601
Fax: (212) 995-4017

Peter Wosh

About Peter Wosh

Professor Wosh directs the program in Archives and Public History at NYU. Professor Wosh’s research has focused primarily on American religion, American institutional cultures, and archival management issues. His background includes work as an archivist in a variety of academic and nonprofit institutions, including: Director of Archives and Library Services, American Bible Society (1989-1994); Archivist/Records Manager, American Bible Society (1984-1989); University Archivist, Seton Hall University (1978-1984). He is the author of Privacy and Confidentiality Perspectives: Archivists and Archival Records, with Menzi Behrnd-Klodt (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2005); Covenant House: Journey of a Faith-Based Charity (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005); Spreading the Word: The Bible Business in Nineteenth-Century America (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1994); The Diocesan Journal of Michael Augustine Corrigan, Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, 1872-1880 (Newark: New Jersey Historical Society, 1987); as well as articles in various archival, historical, and library journals. Professor Wosh’s current research involves editing the published writings of Waldo Gifford Leland, a pioneering archival theoretician, for the Archival Classics series published by the Society of American Archivists.

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