Apply by October 13, 2014.
The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) is seeking an experienced digital imaging professional to lead its nationally-recognized Imaging Services program. The Director of Imaging Services reports directly to the Executive Director and is a member of NEDCC’s senior management team.
The Imaging Services department receives a steady amount of work from large to small institutions as well as private clients whose primary concerns are quality and care in handling. The department has grown rapidly and is currently staffed with five technical photographers and produces a significant portion of NEDCC’s program fees. NEDCC is equipped to digitally reformat any type of 2-dimensional object and currently specializes in oversize materials, transparent media, works of art on paper, photographs, manuscripts, fragile materials, and X-ray film. The new director will be expected to explore and develop additional specialty services to meet the needs of the library, archives, and museum communities.
Applicants should have: 1) detailed knowledge of, and hands-on experience in, all aspects of digitally imaging two-dimensional collections, 2) strong communication skills in listening to clients’ needs and clearly articulating proposed specifications, 3) excellent relationship-building skills, 4) strong production-management and supervisory skills to lead the staff in achieving the highest quality results in strict accordance with the best practices for digital capture and preservation, and 5) a solid educational and/or experiential foundation.
How To Apply:
NEDCC is an equal opportunity employer. Salary and benefits are competitive. This position will remain open until filled. To apply, please send cover letter and resume in PDF to Bill Veillette, Executive Director, at email@example.com.
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October 13, 2014
About this Organization:
Founded in 1973, NEDCC is the first independent conservation laboratory in the United States to specialize exclusively in treating collections made of paper or parchment, such as works of art, books, photographs, maps, manuscripts, etc. NEDCC is incorporated as a nonprofit in order to provide its services at cost to collecting institutions. Its mission is to improve the conservation efforts of libraries, archives, historical organizations, museums, and other repositories; to provide the highest quality services to institutions that lack in-house conservation and reformatting facilities or those that seek specialized expertise; and to provide leadership in the preservation, conservation, and imaging fields. Its services include book, paper, and photograph conservation; digital reformatting; surveys and consultations; disaster assistance; and workshops and conferences. NEDCC is located in a renovated historic mill building in Andover, Mass., twenty-five miles north of Boston. For more information, please visit www.nedcc.org.