Archives Assistant (Part-Time)

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Job 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 Project Archivist performs archival duties that require working knowledge of archival management principles to assist Archives’ patrons and to organize, describe and promote access to historical materials. The Project Archivist reports to the Digital Archives Manager and assists with all aspects of reference, arrangement and description and preservation of materials in all formats.

Position Elements:

  • Accessioning collections
  • Digitizing collections for ingest into Digital Asset Management system
  • Evaluating and systematizing data in Archives’ cataloging system to prepare for migration into new collections management system
  • Processing and indexing physical and digital collections
  • Assisting in research requests as necessary
  • Additional departmental duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • MLS or MLIS degree from ALA-accredited institution with concentration in Archival Studies
  • At least 1 year of professional archival experience 
  • Understanding of nationally accepted standards, tools and best practices for archival processing, description and administration
  • Excellent organizational, communication and research skills with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent computer proficiency (Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, experience with databases)
  • Excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of classical music and classical music industry is a plus

How to Apply

Complete the online application by clicking here.

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

See the full position description here.

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