Part-Time Digital Asset Management Coordinator - Ford House

Posted on 1/25/2023

Part-time, up to 29 hours/week
$22.00 to $25.00/hour, non-exempt
1-year, temporary position

Position Description

As a member of the Material Culture department, the Digital Asset Management Coordinator is responsible for implementing and overseeing our digital asset management system. The DAM Coordinator works closely with multiple teams to intake assets, categorize and organize assets, and manage user access. They will also develop overall workflow and taxonomy of managing all digital assets.


Develop and maintain archiving standards including metadata criteria, file naming and storage systems, operating procedures, and retention policies.

Administer and provide quality control and continual optimization of asset management processes and digital asset management (DAM) system.

Develop workflows for asset ingestion, categorization, naming conventions, permissions management, version control, delivery, and expiration to internal and external users.

Work with the Communications department to organize and manage brand and production assets like marketing pieces, collateral materials, audio, video, and photography files.

Work with Collections Manager and Archivist to ensure digital archives files are preserved, compliant, and accessible, and develop and implement strategy for analysis, retention, storage, and/or digital conversion of physical assets.

Work with various departments to make assets and information available to internal and external audiences.

Physical and Environmental Demands

Ability to sit at a computer terminal for long periods of time.

Skills and Requirements

Successful completion of background and credit check.

Understand the technical needs of digital asset management.

Ability to organize and manage volumes of various assets – photography, videography, audio files, design files, etc.

Ability to think through the complexities of categorization, naming conventions, tagging, version controls, etc. to ensure all assts are easily accessible and organized properly.

Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of digital asset management experience or equivalent experience such as 4 years of experience without degree.

Ability to maintain confidentiality in all professional matters.

Good organizational skills and attention to detail.

Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite.

Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.

Visual acuity and ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to establish and maintain effective relationships with coworkers, visitors, vendors, and others in the workplace, and to work cooperatively and productively as a member of a team.

Ability to operate electronic equipment such as cameras, iPads, and scanners.

Work Schedule & Other Information

This is a part-time, temporary position without benefits. · The position is funded for 1 year.

Ford House is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or certain state or local laws.

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary

Pay: $22.00 - $25.00 per hour


  • Day shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Grosse Pointe, MI 48236: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

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