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|Company||Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences - Los Angeles, CA|
|Position||Moving Image Cataloger|
The Moving Image Cataloger works in the Academy Film Archive under the supervision of the Head Cataloger. Primary duties include reviewing, indexing and approving records of recently processed items, developing cataloging policy, collaborating with other staff to process and describe collections.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Perform descriptive cataloguing, subject indexing and authority control using a relational database
• Enter basic data and clean up legacy data
• Work in teams with archivists, preservationists, curators and interns to process collections.
• Create data reports for archive staff
• Develop and maintain professional skills by participating in continuing education and professional activities such as conferences, workshops and committee work
• Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other staff, visitors and catalogers at other archives.
• Previous experience working with relational databases and familiarity with new technologies
• Experience cataloging moving image material in a library or archival setting.
• Familiarity with controlled vocabularies such as Library of Congress Subject Headings, Thesaurus for Graphic Materials, and Getty Art & Architect Thesaurus.
• Knowledge of cinema history and current archival and library cataloging practices and standards.
• Masters in film and/or library studies
• Excellent attention to detail
• Familiarity with Adlib Archive/Library/Museum collections management software is a plus
• Minimum of two years professional experience preferred.
Education Masters in film and/or library studies.
Position Moving Image Cataloger
Open Date 10/26/2017
About the Organization The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a global community of more than 7,000 of the most accomplished artists, filmmakers and executives working in film. In addition to celebrating and recognizing excellence in filmmaking through the Oscars, the Academy supports a wide range of initiatives to promote the art and science of the movies, including public programming, educational outreach and the upcoming Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, which is under construction in Los Angeles.
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