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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

TEMP F/T - Scanning Tech - Museum of the City of NY

Museum of the City of New York

Type of Library

Job Description
• Prepare documents for scanning
• Purge duplicate, ancillary and trivial files
• Make photocopies of nonstandard-sized or hard-to-read papers
• Locate cover sheets
• Use separator sheets to create unique records and as identification for varying document types
• Import images, enter data, and perform quality control on images linked to the collections management system and/or DAMS.
• Undertake scanning and 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.
• Communicate with the Digital Project Coordinator regarding questions or
difficulties encountered in the course of work.
• Follow establish security protocols (lights, door, locking up, air flow, other).
• Maintain organized and clean work stations.
• Use equipment responsibly and safely.

Required Experience
Highly computer literate, including Microsoft Excel and Access, and experienced working with complex databases such as collections or digital image management systems. Experience working with digital images, including scanning, Photoshop, ACDSee, XnView, and PowerPoint desirable. Accurate, detail oriented, organized, interested in learning new skills.

Education Requirements
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience


Job Type


Human Resources Department
Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10029 USA
Phone: 212-534-1672
Fax: 917-492-3960

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