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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 Museum of Motion Pictures will be the world's premier institution dedicated to the art and science of movies. Located at Wilshire and Fairfax in Los Angeles, the Museum will be simultaneously immersive, experimental, educational, and entertaining. More than a museum, this dynamic film center will offer unparalleled experiences and insights into movies and moviemaking.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws , including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.  
EOE Statement

The Academy Museum 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 Museum.
Accordingly, the Academy Museum 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 Museum utilizes programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy Museum is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy Museum's commitment to diversity.

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