Visual Resources Assistant for Cataloging and Digitizing
School of Art, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
Assist with transition from analog to digital. Catalog slides and digital images, maintain order records. Research information for cataloging using Internet sources, books, and other media. Maintain and update cataloging database, imaging software, and presentation systems. Scan images for addition to collection and for faculty use. Catalog and maintain small collection of videos, DVDs, CD-roms, books and periodicals. File slides and maintain organization in drawers. Assist faculty and students with use of collections, including online access to digital images. Monitor circulation of slides, media, and equipment. Maintain slide projectors and digital projection equipment in classrooms and on portable projection carts. Assist Curator with day-to-day operations of Visual Resource Center.
Assist faculty, staff and students with technical questions on equipment, image software, scanning, etc. Operate and troubleshoot projection equipment in classrooms. Install and update software and assist with Visual Resource Center website. Order and purchase items for collection, supplies, and equipment. Deliver and pick up slides and film. Mask, mount and label slides. Train and supervise student assistants. Create documents, labels, forms, etc.
College coursework in an area related to visual resources, such as art history, museum science, history, library science, or digital media. Experience cataloging in visual resource center or library, or museum registrar experience. Reading knowledge of one foreign language and ability to catalog in others.
Experience using databases, preferably Access and Filemaker Pro. Ability to use both Mac and PC platforms. Experience with scanning, producing, accessing, and using digital images. Knowledge of digital file formats and image quality. Experience with Powerpoint or other software for image presentation. Photography experience and customer service experience helpful
Apply online at http://www.depts.ttu.edu/personnel/applicant-information.aspx, position requisition #62054 (Senior Business Assistant).