The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) in Philadelphia seeks a Manager of Digital Imaging. This position is responsible for providing essential support for the conservation staff through creating and managing critical conservation photographic documentation. This position is also responsible for a wide variety of production oriented digitization projects, including preparation of estimates, as well as oversight of aspects of digital capture for CCAHA, including advanced photo/studio equipment maintenance and calibration, basic IT and PC/Mac networking duties; software management; ordering of supplies and equipment; timely capture of before/after treatment photos; timely capture of collection digitization imagery; image processing/printing; storage and retrieval of image files; and safe and proper handling of a wide variety of valuable and fragile materials.
B.S. in photography plus professional experience in technical digital imaging is desired. Required skills include mastery of high-end digital equipment, studio lighting, Photoshop, Bridge, PDF applications and color management. Experience with Nikon and Hasselblad interfaces, tethered shooting environments, metadata creation, archiving systems, computer and network IT are a plus. Extreme attention to detail and sensitivity to the handling of fragile artifacts are critical. Experience in a museum or conservation lab environment is beneficial. Proven supervisory and communication skills. Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits.
Send cover letter and résumé to Jim Hinz, Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts, 264 South 23rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.
Education Level: Bachelors degree.
Posted: 09/28/2012 Expires: 10/28/2012