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Animation Project Cataloger 


Job Summary:

The Animation Project Cataloger is responsible for cataloging a large collection of drawings and animation cels related to the animated feature film Arabian Knight (also known as The Thief and the Cobbler).

This is a temporary (for about 7 to 12 months) part-time (20-24 hours per week) position in the Graphic Arts Department of the Margaret Herrick Library and reports to the Production Art Librarian.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create catalog records in the Academy’s Adlib database.
  • Folder and box materials.
  • Assess materials for conservation.
  • Assist with the selection of materials for weekly conservation photography orders.
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor of Art in Film Studies or Art, preferably working toward a Master’s degree.
  • Prior library or archives experience, preferably in a special collections environment.
  • Practiced in handling fragile materials.
  • An interest in the history of animated film and familiarity with the mechanics of hand-drawn animation.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Pleasant personality and ability to work successfully with colleagues.
  • Attention to detail and orderly work habits.
  • Self-motivation, dependability, efficiency.
  • Strong communication skills and fluency in English.
  • Ability to lift and move moderately heavy boxes up to 20 lbs.
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Position Animation Project Cataloger  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 12/5/2018  
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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