Job Posting: Senior Digital Image Curator, History of Art at University of California, Berkeley

Link to job posting here, or visit jobs.berkeley.edu and search for posting no. 20193.

Responsibilities
The Visual Resources Center in the History of Art Department seeks an energetic and detail-oriented individual to serve as a Senior Digital Image Curator. The position is responsible for digitizing, cataloging, archiving, and all other aspects of the department’s digital image management program, under the general supervision of the Director of the unit. The Senior Image Digital Curator works closely with the faculty to determine and fulfill image needs for teaching and research. The position involves researching and acquiring images, cataloging, and supporting the teaching and research activities of the faculty, including providing support for image and permissions acquisition for scholarly publishing. It also involves technical support and training in software used for image management and presentation. In addition the position will support and collaborate in digital humanities initiatives undertaken by department faculty and students.

Required Qualifications
— Bachelor’s degree in Art History or related field and/or equivalent experience
— Demonstrated experience in a Visual Resources Library or related facility
— Proficiency with Windows and Mac platforms; MS Office; Photoshop; databases
— Demonstrated experience with digital imaging and presentation technologies
— Excellent written and verbal communication skills
— Demonstrated skills in the areas of customer service; organization and attention to detail; adapting to a work environment with frequent interruptions
— Demonstrated ability to take initiative, solve problems, and prioritize work effectively
— Demonstrated ability to work flexibly, independently, and collaboratively with colleagues, faculty and students in a rapidly changing service-oriented environment with shifting priorities

Preferred Qualifications
— Master’s Degree in Art History or Library and Information Science
— Two-three years’ experience in a VRC, museum, or archive in a curatorial role
— Reading knowledge of at least one foreign language
— Experience with cataloging databases
— Working knowledge of VRA Core 4.0; CCO, controlled vocabularies
— Working knowledge of copyright issues
— Experience with digital research methodologies in support of Arts and Humanities faculty

Salary & Benefits
Fulltime, Hiring Range: $53,884 – $76,000 depending upon experience.

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
http://atyourservice.ucop.edu/forms_pubs/misc/benefits_of_belonging.pdf

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