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Digital Archival Assistant, Digital Management Services (DMS) 

Description Job Summary
The Digital Archival Assistant supports ingest, cataloging and distribution of assets within the DMS platform.

Duties and Responsibilities
•Support digitization, ingest and delivery of assets in digital and media asset management systems; assist Digital Archivists with preservation activities as needed
•Monitor and route DMS help requests and issue reports submitted by Academy users to the DMS JIRA ticketing system
•Support user onboarding and training
•Assist with implementation and monitoring of data governance and processes
•Work cross-departmentally with Academy curators and archivists to manage efforts to preserve, describe and make accessible digitized and born-digital archival materials
•Assist DMS Manager with documenting policies, procedures and workflows for managing digital collections and communicating policies to Academy staff
•Assist DMS Manager with data mapping, validation and migration; and quality control and testing of systems as needed
•Assist Digital Archivists, DMS Manager, and Academy staff with requests for digitization and monitoring progress of project workflows
Position Requirements •Degree in archive studies or library information science or equivalent industry experience preferred
•Knowledge of motion picture history preferred
•2+ years experience with digital asset and/or collection management systems
•Demonstrated knowledge of digital and moving images, motion picture and video history and technology; and principles of archival collection management
•Sound technical knowledge and hands-on experience with collections and digital asset management systems
•Familiarity with still image, audio, video and digital file formats
•Familiarity with digital preservation and digitization processes
•Familiarity with metadata standards, types of metadata, and prior cataloging experience
•Extremely detail-oriented and experienced with standard computer word processing and database software
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment where consultation, flexibility, collaboration and cooperation are essential
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Digital Archival Assistant, Digital Management Services (DMS)  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 9/23/2016  
Location Los Angeles  
About the Organization The Academy is the world's preeminent movie related organization, comprised of 8,000+ accomplished men and women working in cinema. We recognize and uphold excellence in the motion picture arts and sciences, inspire imagination, and connect the world through the medium of motion pictures.

EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating, managing and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is vital to the Academy. Accordingly, the Academy enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. And, to help foster diversity, the Academy utilizes programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy’s commitment to diversity.  

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