The fundamental reason this classification exists is to manage the Museum's digital archives and media resources, to include developing procedures, standards, and instructions for creating, storing, integrating, and maintaining vital resources related to Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts collections. In collaboration with the collections, curatorial, public relations and information technology staff, the Collection Information Specialist will improve research, exhibits, education, collections management, and public access to Museum assets through the use of current information technology. The essential functions are: manages technologies and data, relating to the Museum's collections of art, archives, record photos (prints, slides, digital images), and digital images of objects and exhibitions; manages requests for rights and reproductions for collections objects from the public and other institutions; manages curatorial content on the Museum's website and social networking sites (i.e., Facebook, etc.); performs or assists with curatorial and collections management functions. The employee will report to the senior Museum Curator III (Art).
Bachelors of Art degree in Museum Studies, Art History or closely related field preferably with course work in database management or Information Systems. Two (2) years' experience with special collections or archives including cataloging and managing archival data. Note: Preference may be given to applicants with photography experience.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.