Digital Asset Manager

at The Huntington Library (view profile)
Location San Marino, California
Date Posted July 24, 2019
Category Non-Profit
Job Type Temporary/Term-Limited
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Twitter Handle @TheHuntington


Job Description:

Department: Information Technology

Reports To:  Vice President for Information Technology

Classification: Full-time, Regular Limited Term, 37.5 hours per week.  Three-year position with possibility of extension.


The Huntington is committed to broadening access and deepening engagement with our unparalleled collections. Digital technologies are a critical tool for opening up the vibrancy and enduring relevance of wide-ranging library, archival, and visual materials. To that end, we are embarking on an exciting and transformational initiative to scale up and professionalize our digitization and digital asset practices in a holistic and strategic manner. We are forming a new Digital Team, a partnership between the Library and Technology and Information Services, that includes resources in conservation, cataloging and metadata, imaging, project management, and digital asset management. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a dynamic team and exciting new initiative at an early stage.

Under the supervision of the VP of IT, The Digital Asset Manager will be the primary project manager for the implementation of an institution-wide Digital Asset Management (DAM) system at The Huntington, ensuring that our digital asset management system can serve the needs of a diverse set of constituents and also power our digital ambitions. This position will be responsible for overall institution-wide digital asset governance and will consult with and develop interoperable solutions for constituents across the institution, including from our world-class library, art collections, botanical collections, and operational divisions.

Following implementation, the DAM Manager will become the primary administrator for the institutional DAM system and will project manage integration projects to leverage the DAM system to full potential.  The successful candidate will have experience with database administration, metadata schemas, data governance policies, rights and reproduction, and project management and possess a passion for the arts and humanities.


A full position description and application information are available online.