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Posted: 11/30/2010

Employer
ARAB IMAGE FOUNDATION
Collection Management

The Arab Image Foundation (AIF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the collection, preservation and study of photography and other visual material from the Middle East, North Africa and the Arab Diaspora. Established in Beirut in 1997, the foundation currently holds a collection of more than 300,000 photographs, from the mid nineteenth century through today. Since its inception, the AIF has produced fourteen exhibitions and seven publications in partnership with international museums, galleries and cultural institutions. The collection has also provided an invaluable resource for artists’ projects, curatorial initiatives and academic research.


Position
Scanning Technician
ST!
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Lebanon, YT
LB
Details
tbd
 

The Arab Image Foundation is currently looking for a Scanning Technician to work with the Foundation’s photographic archive and scanning photographs from its collection.

Job Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will organize the project workflow with the collection manager and carry out the digitization of photographic collections. He/she must possess excellent organization skills, a strong work ethic, meticulous attention to detail, and the ability to work as a team player. The candidate will be required to draft two project status reports, one during the project and one at the completion date.

Qualifications:

• Experience in working with archival photographs and in analog and digital photographic processes.

• Experience with digital color management, color correction, and monitor calibration.

• Excellent knowledge of Adobe Photoshop 4.

• Experience with professional image scanning software and previous scanning experience on professional or archival scanning equipment.

• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office.

OPen until
none given

How to apply
Please send a detailed cover letter explaining your interest in the position, along with your CV by email to info@fai.org.lb. The closing date for applications is the 10th of January. Successful applicants will be contacted soon after to schedule an interview.
Zeina Arida
Phone: (009) 613-373
Fax: (009) 613-373
ADDRESS
Starco CenterBloc C, 10th floor, Suite 1002Omar el-Daouk Str
BCD
Beirut, YT 12123
LEB

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