Under the direction of the Manager of Image Licensing, the Digital Archivist is responsible for the recording and cataloging of visual collection information and serving as a liaison to the MFA Photo Studio. Essential functions include: assigning scan numbers to all new digital images created by the MFA Photo Studio; cataloging all information in Artemis to provide the museum with access to the visual collection for research and ordering purposes; archiving all digital images produced from new photography and special projects; entering records for events, sites and constituents into TMS; proofing digital images in TMS Artemis for Museum objects and life and times photography; working with MFA photography staff to archive life and times photography related to installation, events, constituents and site documentation; cataloging external photography of objects and life and times used for curatorial and educational research, exhibition planning, public relations and publications; working with MFA Studio and Intellectual Property Coordinator to monitor the studio schedule for the timely completion of photographic orders.
Requirements: BA in Art History or Library Science; 3 to 5 years of related experience; knowledge of digital file formats, video formats and database systems; superb organizational skills; ability to multitask while sustaining a high level of accuracy; must be adept at working on PC and Mac platforms; strong relationship management skills.
For consideration, please submit your cover letter and résumé to: firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also submit your materials via postal mail to: Human Resources Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115.