Digital Asset Manager, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst MA


The Digital Asset Manager is responsible for creating and implementing strategy to leverage digital assets in support of the campus's communications goals. Develops communications tools and identifies opportunities to utilize digital assets to promote the campus on multiple platforms. Serves as liaison to campus community and is accountable for developing and executing digital asset strategy that includes creation, distribution and presentation of digital images consistent with the university-wide brand position. Provides photographic support and technological expertise to produce and make available high quality images that promote a positive image of the campus.


1. Bachelor's degree in photography/photo journalism, library science, archive management, communications or related field with 3 years of digital asset management experience or associates degree in photography/photo journalism, communications or related field (or professional certification in photography/photo journalism) with 5 years of digital asset management experience.

2. Specific experience with evaluating and implementing technical solutions or digital asset systems required.

3. Exceptional organizational and analytical skills.

4. Digital photography experience.

5. Experience to include processing, retouching, archiving images, and mastery of all technical functions.

6. Ability to think creatively, work under deadlines and handle multiple projects on an on-going basis.

7. Strong project management skills.

8. Portfolio required.

9. Working knowledge of Digital Asset Management System required.

10. Flexible schedule in order to cover after hours and weekend events as necessary.

Additional Information:
HIRING SALARY RANGE: $37,300 - $46,700

NORMAL STARTING SALARY: $37,300 - $42,000


The University of Massachusetts is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, the University of Massachusetts is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the University of Massachusetts to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Application Instructions:
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To apply, please submit a letter of interest, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references. The application deadline is March 10, 2014.

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