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Entered 10/26/2017
Company Los Angeles Philharmonic Association - Los Angeles, CA
Position Assistant Archivist
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Description
Founded in 1919, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association's mission is to perform, present, and promote music in its varied forms at the highest level of excellence to a diverse and large audience, both at the Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Hollywood Bowl. The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association is dedicated to continuing its pre-eminent status in the music world of the 21st century.


Position Summary:

The Assistant Archivist performs archival duties that require working knowledge of archival management principles to organize, describe and promote access to historical materials, specifically those to be used for the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s upcoming centennial celebrations. The Assistant Archivist reports to the Digital Archives Manager.


Position Elements:

·Following national standards and best practices, develop local guidelines, procedures, and workflows to ensure consistent, secure, and long-term access to archive collections. Review and revise the documents on a regular basis.

·Identify priorities and determine appropriate approaches to processing collections and preparing them for use. Develop and document project plans and workflows to meet defined objectives.

·Process, catalog, and prepare collections to be featured or referenced as part of the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s upcoming centennial celebrations.

·Digitize collections for ingest into Digital Asset Management system, including gathering and entering metadata to enable extensive search capabilities.

·Assist with archival research and projects for Centennial celebrations as needed.

Position Requirements:

•Masters in Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree from an American Library Association (ALA)‐accredited library school or M.A. with concentration in Archival Studies, Digital Curation, Moving Images or Records Management.

•Demonstrated command of music history and familiarity with other performing arts.

•At least 3 years of experience processing collections in a variety of formats; creating and updating information in an archives collection management system; applying of metadata content/structure standards relevant to the archival control of digital objects (DACS, EAD, Dublin Core, PBCore).

•Broad knowledge of digitization standards and developments.

•Experience directing and overseeing the work of others.

•Ability to plan, organize, and direct multiple projects and activities; excellent analytical, and problem-solving skills.

•Understanding of nationally accepted standards, tools and best practices for archival processing, description and administration

•Excellent organizational and research skills with attention to detail and accuracy.

•Advanced experience with databases, data conceptualization and overall computer proficiency. Experience with scripting and command line processing is a plus.

•Excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal skills.


How to apply:

Complete the online application.

Complete the application with all pertinent information
At the end of the application, a confirmation page will appear when you have submitted your application.

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the FCIHO.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

It is the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Association does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state, or local law. The Association also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act.