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Thursday, September 12, 2013

F/T - Digital Resource Mgr, Artifex (NY)

Digital Resource Manager/Archivist, Artifex Press – NY

Artifex Press, a publisher of digital catalogues raisonnés, is looking for a Digital Resource Manager/Archivist to oversee its growing digital image collection and to execute a strategy for future publication and archival needs.The Resource Manager/Archivist will report to Artifex Press’s President and work collaboratively with the Editors of Artifex Press’s several catalogue raisonnés projects. Current publications include Chuck Close, Jim Dine, Sol LeWitt, and Agnes Martin.
• Manage Artifex Press’s digital image collection and corresponding metadata
• Develop policy and strategic planning for acquisition of digital materials
• Responsible for all image production, including scanning and image correction
• Liaise with external institutions, galleries, artists, collectors, and others to procure permissions for image use
• Serve as chief copyright agent
• Upload images to Artifex catalogues with proper credits in collaboration with Catalogue Editors

• Minimum 3 years relevant work experience in academic, museum, gallery, or publication setting demonstrating increasing responsibility in any of the following areas: managing digitization projects and platforms, creating and overseeing digital resources, developing online information resources
• Strong organizational skills, with attention to detail, accuracy, and thoroughness
• Project management experience
• Ability to communicate effectively and to prioritize multiple, conflicting demands
• Knowledge of current trends and technology for digital collections and cataloguing
• Strong production skills, including image correction and scanning
• Experience with procuring permissions for image use
• Knowledge of copyright law/best practices
• Experience with supervision of digital collections and cataloguing support staff

Qualified applicants, please submit a cover letter and resume to, Subject line: Archivist.
Artifex Press is an Equal Opportunity Employer.