Resume

Eric T. Reber
eric.thomas.reber@gmail.com
Resume

  • Grant writing and organizational development for nonprofit organizations
  • Developing organizational budgets and establishing development objectives
  • Writing and delivering presentations
  • Experienced in the use of library databases
  • Serials collection management
  • Provides reference and bibliographic instruction
  • Digital image database collection development; entailing editing and cataloging images for SCAD’s Visual Resources Center
  • Digital assets management

Work History

Digital Asset Archivist, Georgia-Pacific, Atlanta, GA 2015 – Present

  • Organize, catalogue, and classify existing digital assets
  • Serve as the central point of contact for the Retail business for digital assets, assisting internal and external partners with locating and retrieving assets
  • Work with internal partners to create a retention schedule for digital assets
  • Work to ensure the long-term storage, organization, distribution and retrieval of digital assets
  • Maintain a thorough and up-to-date understanding of digital file formats, electronic records management, and digital asset management
  • Prepare and maintain finding aids and coordinate cataloguing using best practice
  • Manage the cataloguing of audio, video, multimedia, and textual digital materials related to the retail brands’ marketing campaigns
  • Support the overall Digital Asset Management (DAM) initiative by helping to define procedures for a sustainable workflow for the digital asset management infrastructure
  • Work with the teams that support the Retail Consumer Business to ensure that DAM tools are used to their highest potential
  • Work with internal partners to plan the installation, upgrades, and maintenance of DAM infrastructure

Digital Assets Archivist, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 2011 – 2015

  • Leads effort to create a new Digital Asset Management System to distribute University Relations digital assets to university, managing project from evaluation to implementation including creating a master timeline, implementing and monitoring project plan, collaborating with IS&T and Library Archivist to evaluate technology options, gathering and writing technical and user group requirements for RFP process if needed, and assisting in development of strategic communication plan for new system adoption
  • Provides initial and on-going system training for users of DAM across campus; responds to user questions/requests
  • Performs system administration duties, such as user rights management, assigning passwords, troubleshooting system problems, creating user reports; defines and documents user work flows; provides reports to management on usage and usability; supports on-going system enhancements
  • Coordinates collection of assets for input; ensures effective organization of assets in system; maintains asset documentation, coordinating updates with Creative Services and Communications teams; performs back-up of assets as required
  • Creates, edits and enhances asset metadata; reviews and tests metadata created by outside vendors, participates in the creation of a metadata “dictionary”
  • Oversees design and updates of access page to user website
  • Initiates regular communication with asset management vendors and IS&T liaisons, troubleshooting any issues and escalating problems as necessary

Reference Librarian, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA 2011

  • Explains and assists in the use of print and electronic information resources
  • Provides bibliographic instruction, library orientations and research workshops to individuals and classes
  • Prepares reference and instructional materials in print and electronic forms
  • Participates in collection development and serves as a liaison to one or more college departments
  • Participates in assessment and development of library services
  • Participates in library and College activities as applicable
  • Participates in local and national library organizations

 Visual Resources Image Cataloger, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA 2008 – Present

  • Provided digital imaging services for SCAD’s faculty and student body
  • Scanned and edited images using Photoshop CS3
  • Uploaded images into digital image database
  • Researched and Provided all associated metadata for images uploaded (Getty Vocabulary)
  • Engaged in self directed collection development for SCAD’s digital image database.
  • Provided virtual and live reference services for library patrons -Provided library instruction for SCAD’s incoming freshmen in the “First Year Experience,” course

Serials Assistant, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA 2005 – 2008

  • Received and processed all serials for the art school’s library
  • Managed bindery orders, receiving bindery shipments and cataloging serials when serials were bound into hard cover books
  • Provided reference services
  • Provided library instruction for SCAD’s incoming freshmen in the “First Year Experience,” course

Education

B.A. in Liberal Arts
Focus in cultural studies and studio art
Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

Masters in Library and Information Science
Valdosta State University,  Valdosta, GA

Memberships

  • Member of the Art Libraries Society of North America
  • Member of the Visual Resources Association