12.0187 job with AMICO

Humanist Discussion Group (humanist@kcl.ac.uk)
Tue, 1 Sep 1998 23:32:45 +0100 (BST)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 12, No. 187.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

Date: Mon, 31 Aug 1998 10:35:37 -0500
From: David Green <david@ninch.org>
Subject: Fwd: Position Available: AMICO

August 31, 1998


>Date: Wed, 26 Aug 1998 12:28:06 -0400 (EDT)
>From: "J. Trant" <jtrant@amico.net>
> *********************************************
> * Art Museum Image Consortium (AMICO): *
> * Coordinator of Member and Client Services *
> *********************************************
> Position available October 1, 1998
>The Art Museum Image Consortium (AMICO) is a growing not-for-profit
>association of institutions with collections of art. AMICO members are
>jointly building a digital multimedia library documenting their
>collections, and making it available for educational use. Full details
>about AMICO and its activities are available at http://www.amico.net.
>Reporting to the Executive Director, the Member and Client Services
>Coordinator is AMICO's primary contact with staff of member institutions
>and with users of the AMICO Library. The incumbent also helps formulate and
>present policy recommendations to the AMICO Board.
>The Member and Client Services Coordinator works with members to facilitate
>their contributions to the AMICO Library, conducts new member orientation,
>and coordinates data enhancement projects at AMICO. The incumbent supports
>AMICO Working Committees (currently Rights, Technical and Users and Uses)
>helping set their agendas and carry out their work. The Member and Client
>Services Coordinator is responsible for formulating programs which respond
>to members needs, working closely with members who initiate such programs,
>and recruiting others to participate. AMICO programs include member use of
>the AMICO Library.
>The Member and Client Services Coordinator also promotes the AMICO Library
>(primarily to university, public and school libraries and art teachers) and
>handles liaison with users of the Library. This includes recording the
>concerns of clients and translating them into requirements for members, the
>Library, and its distributors. In this capacity, the Coordinator will
>develop AMICO promotional materials and organize and/or present programs at
>professional conferences and other venues where clients can be reached.
>AMICO is seeking an professional with experience in the provision and use
>of electronic resources in a museum or library . The incumbent should have
>strong team building, communication and writing skills and be very
>comfortable working in an electronic environment. Experience or knowledge
>of some of following areas is desirable: use of structured data resources
>in research and educational programs; knowledge of rights issues,
>preferably though experience as an artist and/or with artist's or museum
>rights; editorial and/or database quality control; user and/or program
>evaluation training and/or experience; academic training in art history or
>a related field; and familiarity with national and international cultural
>heritage information standards.
>Interested candidates are requested to submit an application by September
>15, 1998, including a full Curriculum Vitae, summary of relevant
>experience, and statement of salary expectations, to:
> Jennifer Trant
> Executive Director
> Art Museum Image Consortium
> 5501 Walnut Street, #203
> Pittsburgh, PA
> 15232
> Email: jtrant@amico.net
>J. Trant jtrant@archimuse.com
>Partner and Principal Consultant www.archimuse.com
>Archives & Museum Informatics
>5501 Walnut St., Suite 203 ph. + 1-412-683-9775
>Pittsburgh, PA USA 15232 fax + 1-412-683-7366

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