Archives Cataloger (Part-Time)

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Job Description

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association is currently seeking an Archives Cataloger (Part-Time).

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 Archives Cataloger performs 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 Archives Cataloger reports to the Digital Archives Manager.

Position Elements

  • Process and catalog archival records to be featured or referenced as part of the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s upcoming centennial celebrations

  • Digitize collections for ingest into an enterprise-wide Digital Asset Management system, including gathering and entering asset metadata to enable extensive search capabilities

  • Conduct performance history research and perform data entry as needed

  • Other duties as needed

Position Requirements

  • At least one academic year of completed study in a Masters in Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree program from an American Library Association (ALA)‐accredited library school or M.A. with concentration in Archival Studies or Digital Curation

  • At least one year of archival cataloging or processing experience

  • Understanding of nationally accepted standards, tools and best practices for archival digitization and preservation of a variety of physical formats, such as applying and assessing metadata in a digital asset management system or performing quality control on digitized assets.

  • Advanced computer proficiency, including experience with databases

  • Ability to plan, organize, and execute multiple projects and activities with a high degree of initiative and independence.

  • Advanced research proficiency with demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Knowledge skills.

How to Apply

Complete the online application here:

Complete the application with all pertinent information. At the end of the application, a confirmation page will appear when your submission has been successful.

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

An Equal Opportunity Employer: 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, religious creed (including religious dress and religious grooming), sex (including pregnancy, perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition or information, genetic information, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. Consistent with the law, the Association also provides reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and employees in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, for pregnant employees who request an accommodation with the advice of their health care providers, for pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions; for employees who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking; and for applicants and employees based on their religious beliefs and practices.

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