Project Digital Asset Manager- National Museum of Women in the Arts- Washington, D.C.

Job Announcement

Organization: National Museum of Women in the Arts

Position: Project Digital Asset Manager (3-year contract)

Department: Library and Research Center Position

Summary: The Project Digital Asset Manager will work as part of the project team responsible for the implementation and use of NMWA’s Digital Asset Management System (DAMS). The selected individual will assist the Library Director in creating policies and procedures, workflows, and user guides to use with the DAMS and future digitization projects. This individual will review and organize all images on the network drives, attach appropriate metadata, and begin digitizing items for public use online. This is a three-year contract position.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Image deduplication and organization
  • Metadata creation
  • Digitization
  • Create policies and procedures
  • Collaborate cross-departmentally and train staff on asset management


  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Coursework in art, museum studies, or art history and/or knowledge of women artists preferred. Masters in Library Science focusing on digital curation and/or archiving preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging technologies in cultural institutions, including digitization and web-based services
  • Demonstrated success working with digital asset management solutions and workflows
  • Demonstrated work in metadata creation and familiarity with metadata standards
  • Enthusiasm for creating order from disorder and make workflows efficient.
  • Solid technical background with managing technical projects and/or hands-on technical experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, service orientation, and attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills and experience with standard computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

Please submit applications by emailing cover letter, résumé, and salary requirements to Successful candidates will be subject to reference and background checks. The National Museum of Women in the Arts is an equal opportunity employer. The National Museum of Women in the Arts brings recognition to the achievements of women artists of all periods and nationalities by exhibiting, preserving, acquiring, and researching art by women and by teaching the public about their accomplishments.

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