Digital Media Manager – Balboa Park Online Collaborative

The Balboa Park Online Collaborative (BPOC) is a nonprofit organization that strives to foster a
culture of innovation and collaboration among nonprofit organizations through technology.
BPOC provides thought leadership and technical services to more than 27 museums and
cultural organizations with a focus on innovative audience engagement solutions, cost-effective
opportunities, exceptional customer service, and creating a reliable infrastructure that
demonstrates value to our clients. Our partners range from small non-profit organizations of a
staff of one to a large organization with over 100 staff and volunteers. BPOC is located in
beautiful Balboa Park, San Diego, one of the nation’s largest urban parks.

BPOC seeks a Digital Media Manager to assist in the management and production of a diverse
range of digital projects, delivered to websites, kiosks and mobile, that improve public access to
the rich content found in Balboa Park’s museums, including subjects such as History, Art,
Science, Transportation. The successful candidate will be a dynamic, business-minded,
proactive individual with strong project management, technical, and communications skills.

The Digital Media Manager will work closely with the Director of Digital Media on all aspects of
management, coordination, and implementation of digital projects from research, planning,
content production, through quality assurance and evaluation. This position is responsible for
the digitization of objects and time-based media and video and audio content production. The
candidate will work closely with project teams of content experts, programmers, and others as
needed. BPOC is a fast-paced, creative and demanding environment that offers great rewards
and the opportunity to work on high-profile, public-access projects. Additional responsibilities
include creating proposals, work estimates, budget development and management, strategic
planning and strategic visioning for how museums engage with technology to serve their audiences.

Please visit our website for more information about the position:
http://www.balboapark.org/bpoc/blog/job-openings-bpoc#.U2r_WfldXoF

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About Vivian Kung Haga

Vivian Kung Haga is a consultant for museums and cultural institutions. She was formerly the Director and CEO at the Balboa Park Online Collaborative and led the organization through its transition from a project under a foundation to a separate nonprofit. She has experience in cultural institutions as an administrator, curator, and educator. Before joining the Balboa Park Online Collaborative, she was at the Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego for over nine years, first as their Director of Education and then as their Deputy Director. She oversaw the daily operations of the museum, as well as Information Technology, Operations, Facilities, Accounting, Human Resources, Visitor Relations, the Museum Store, and Marketing. She also led the Museum in cutting-edge technology, accessibility, and visitor experience initiatives including a collaboration with the University of California, San Diego, and the National Institution of Information and Communication Technology in Japan. This three-way collaboration led to the creation of an innovative touch table interface built on an open source framework that allows visitors to become curators. The project, My Gallery, won gold in the Honeysett & Din Student category at the 2012 MUSE awards for AAM. A second gold in the Honeysett & Din Student category was awarded in 2014 for the Japanese Friendship Garden Haiku Hunt project. Prior to her tenure at the Museum of Photographic Arts, she was a consulting Curator for ArtReach International, a traveling exhibition company, and for The Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, Tennessee. She was also the Assistant Curator at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens where she curated exhibitions, produced traveling exhibitions, and assisted in the publication of several catalogs. She held positions at Cleveland Museum of Art, where she was part of the team that created the Cleveland Museum of Art's first audio tour of over 300 messages. She also has experience in the private gallery field. Her first museum position was as an intern at the San Diego Museum of Art. She has a MA in the History of Art from Ohio State University and a BA in Art History from the University of California, San Diego. She also serves on the advisory board for the Horizon Report: Museum Edition.