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Photograph Processor and Cataloger  

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POSITION AVAILABLE  NOVEMBER 2016

Job Summary:

The Photograph Processor and Cataloger works primarily under the direction of the Photograph Archivist with additional supervision from the Digital Archive Cataloging Librarian. The Processor and Cataloger identifies, organizes, processes, inventories, and files photographic gifts and special collections. The Processor and Cataloger also processes photograph duplication orders and assists the Photograph Archivist and Photograph Curator in general upkeep and various projects relating to the Photograph Archive. In addition, the Processor and Cataloger catalogs recently digitized materials, conducts research as needed, performs data cleanup of existing records, and develops and maintains taxonomies of subject and genre heading

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Identify, organize, process, inventory, and file photographic gifts and special collections.

  • Catalog images in Digital Image Gallery and AdLib.

  • Create InMagic and AdLib database records for collection processing.

  • Assist Digital Archive Cataloging Librarian with cleanup and other special projects related to data migration.

  • Process photograph duplication orders for library patrons, which includes working with Digital Studio, completing necessary forms and invoices, and refiling original photographs.

  • Conduct research related to cataloging and authority records.

  • Download digital images from current films, under supervision of Photograph Archivist.

  • Assist with department projects and general departmental upkeep.

  • Handle photographic and other archival materials with care, according to in-house guidelines.

 
Position Requirements
  • A master's degree in library or information science or a master's degree in Moving Image Archive Studies or significant progress toward either degree.

  • Experience cataloging in a digital asset management system or relevant coursework.

  • Knowledge of American film history, with a broad awareness of major film artists.

  • Ability to identify a variety of photographic processes and media.

  • Understanding of proper handling of photographic and archival materials.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a production-oriented, team environment.

  • Ability to communicate both simple and complex ideas effectively, both orally and in writing, to people with varying degrees of knowledge of archival theory and practice.

  • Attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Good penmanship and organizational skills.

  • Ability to lift and move moderately heavy boxes to and from high shelving.

     
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Education  
Position Photograph Processor and Cataloger  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 9/26/2016  
Location Beverly Hills  
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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