DIGITIZATION PROJECT MANAGER
Gilcrease Museum, operated through The University of Tulsa, seeks a qualified individual that can successfully implement and direct the museum’s digitization and electronic cataloguing efforts that will ensure the museum’s collection of archival material, fine art and anthropology objects are preserved for future generations and made increasingly accessible to the public. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing an operations plan for digitizing collection material, establish and maintain a categorization methodology that allows key-word and subject search and retrieval from the digital asset management system, supervise paid and volunteer staff, provide monthly progress reports, and manage the day-to-day operations of the digitization project, and periodically teaches a class for The University of Tulsa’s Master’s degree course in Museum Science and Management.
Minimum Qualifications-Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in computer science or a closely related field, and two (2) years of responsible experience administering a digitization project; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must be familiar with The Museum System (TMS), basic Microsoft Office software including Outlook, Excel and Word. Extensive experience with computer-based digital image storage and retrieval systems; training and experience in museum, library and/or archival operations; proven skills in organizing and categorizing digital and physical assets; knowledge of standards and guidelines for digitizing cultural heritage materials; and knowledge of American Association of Museums best practices for the care and maintenance of collections.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and the name, address, and phone number for three references to: The University of Tulsa, Office of Human Resources, 800 S. Tucker Drive, Tulsa, OK 74104 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 918-631-3543. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until this position is filled. The University of Tulsa is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. TU offers a competitive benefits package, including 100% tuition benefit after one year of employment.