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Type P
Entered 10/9/2017
Company Missouri History Museum - St. Louis, MO
Position Film Preservationist
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URL http://mohistory.org/node/59312
Epsilon-Dalzell Premier Film Preservationists

The Missouri History Museum seeks temporary full-time Film Preservationists for a grant-funded project. This project runs from October 2017-September 2020.

Duties and Responsibilities

Completing secondary inspection—including further observation; measurements and documentation of damaged or deteriorating film; and remediation and repair of damage, cleaning, leading and labeling film) on film currently vaulted off site
Creating new catalogue records and creating artifact condition reports for the film collection in the Museum’s Collections Management System, Mimsy
Processing backlogged film—including inspecting, leading and labeling, cleaning, housing and rehousing canisters
Updating shipping and receiving digital inventory in Excel
Other duties as assigned

Qualification Requirements

Bachelor's degree in broadcasting, film/video production, history, or related field
MA or Certification from a recognized film preservation program
Experience performing film inspections, preservation, and restoration in a film archive, audiovisual library, or recognized film processing/restoration laboratory or media center
Ability to operate all types of equipment associated with reviewing, inspecting, and preserving film
Thorough knowledge the film editing process and current best practices in film preservation processes
Ability to plan, organize, and carry through on film preservation projects
Accurate recording of data, excellent verbal and written communication skills
Self-driven and be able to work with minimal supervision
Ability to handle large, heavy and fragile materials; reach shelves up high and down low; utilize stairs (mobile and stationary), and operate a pallet lifter

Deadline to Apply: Open until filled.

Letter of interest, resume and employment application required to be considered. Please submit to: hradmin@mohistory.org (Employment application can be downloaded and saved from www.mohistory.org under the “Jobs” tab. See the link: Click here for a copy of the MHM Employment Application.)

Candidates may also respond to: Missouri History Museum-HR P.O. Box 11940 St. Louis, MO 63112-0040