The Princeton University Art Museum seeks a Collections Systems Specialist who will be responsible for the analysis and manipulation of complex cultural heritage data sets stored in two Museum systems of record: the collections information system, The Museum System (TMS), and the digital asset management system, ResourceSpace. Reporting to the Museum Application Developer, the successful applicant will be a member of the Art Information and Systems division of the Communication and Information department, a team of museum information professionals engaged in collections and exhibitions data creation, modeling, infrastructure design, and access. The team is responsible for supporting museum staff and other stakeholders in the use of centralized information, and for delivering collections and exhibitions information to multiple endpoints in support of the Museum’s mission. This is a new 30-month term, full-time, benefits eligible position that will begin immediately and has the possibility of extension. Remote work is a possibility.
Primary responsibilities will include data extraction, data batching, report writing, and advanced SQL query development, as well as supporting the integration of collection data between TMS, the Museum's API, and ResourceSpace. Other tasks include the documentation of data extraction and QA routines, and the implementation of periodic TMS system upgrades. Responsibilities of the Collections Systems Specialist: * Design and maintain scalable processes to support the extraction, transformation, and delivery of collection data to the Museum’s downstream products and public-facing digital platforms * Model and implement processes for the regular delivery of access copies of digital images from ResourceSpace to cloud storage * Craft scripts for the import of large data sets into TMS in support of exhibition and special cataloging projects * Serve as the primary contact for and designer of custom data reports for Museum-wide users as well as faculty and students * Prepare and implement TMS system upgrades * Collaborate with the members of the Art Information and Systems division on strategic planning and product development * Other duties as required For additional information about the position, and to apply: https://main-princeton.icims.com/jobs/10953/collections-systems-specialist/job _______________________________________________ You are currently subscribed to mcn-l, the listserv of the Museum Computer Network (http://www.mcn.edu) To post to this list, send messages to: firstname.lastname@example.org To unsubscribe or change mcn-l delivery options visit: http://mcn.edu/mailman/listinfo/mcn-l The MCN-L archives can be found at: http://email@example.com/