15.624 job at ArtSTOR

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 15, No. 624.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Wed, 01 May 2002 06:48:37 +0100
             From: NINCH-ANNOUNCE <david@ninch.org>
             Subject: ArtSTOR Job Opportunity: Director of Metadata and Cataloging

    News on Networking Cultural Heritage Resources
    from across the Community
    April 30, 2002

             ArtSTOR Job Opportunity: Director of Metadata and Cataloging

    >Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2002 11:24:42 -0400
    >>From: "Marmor, Max" <MCM@mellon.org>
    >Dear colleagues,
    >I am pleased to share this job posting with you. This message is being
    >cross-posted to serveral listservs; please pardon any duplication, and
    >please note that this message will appear at different times on different
    >lists, depending on listserv management protocols.
    >Max Marmor
    >Director of Metadata and Cataloging
    >The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation seeks a Director of Metadata and Cataloging
    >for its ArtSTOR initiative, which will make digital images of art works and
    >related scholarly materials available for nonprofit educational, cultural,
    >and scholarly purposes.
    >Reporting to the Executive Director of ArtSTOR, the Director of Metadata and
    >Cataloging will: develop metadata standards for a wide range of collections
    >(taking into account existing standards, the nature of collections in
    >ArtSTOR, and the needs of ArtSTOR's primary users); develop guidelines and
    >document best practices for the development of metadata; analyze and
    >evaluate metadata in collections that may be included in ArtSTOR; oversee
    >and coordinate the work of catalogers creating, revising, or enhancing
    >metadata for ArtSTOR collections and create a quality control process for
    >such work; collaborate with other staff in the development of the ArtSTOR
    >database architecture and features of the software environment; and serve as
    >ArtSTOR's principal liaison to metadata standard developers and cataloging
    >authorities in the educational, cultural, and scholarly communities.
    >The Director of Metadata and Cataloging will have: at least a Bachelor's
    >degree with coursework in computer science, library science, or museum
    >science; 3-5 years in the development or application of metadata standards
    >in the library or cultural community as a cataloger, archivist, or museum
    >professional; demonstrated knowledge of the development of metadata
    >standards in the library or cultural heritage communities; demonstrated
    >experience working with a range of software applications supporting the
    >development of metadata; familiarity with library bibliographic standards
    >and metadata standards such as Dublin Core, VRA Core, CDWA, and OAI; and
    >experience managing others and the ability to work as part of a team in a
    >quickly evolving environment to complete projects in a timely and
    >professional manner.
    >Preferred: Familiarity with Luna Imaging, Inc.'s Insight software, and an
    >advanced degree in library, computer, or museum sciences.
    >ArtSTOR is an initiative of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, a nonprofit
    >organization that makes grants in the areas of higher education and
    >scholarship, arts, culture, population, public affairs, and conservation and
    >the environment. The Foundation is an equal opportunity employer that
    >offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits, and excellent working
    >conditions. For more information on the Foundation, please see our website
    >at www.mellon.org <http://www.mellon.org>.
    >Applications, including a cover letter, resume, and salary history, should
    >be sent to:
    >Joan Hayes
    >The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
    >140 East 62nd Street
    >New York, NY 10021
    >Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. No telephone
    >calls please.
    >Mail submissions to arlis-l@lsv.uky.edu
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    > http://www.arlisna.org//membership.html
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    >Questions may be addressed to list owner (Kerri Scannell) at: scannel@uky.edu


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