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Posting # 05900P

Title: Moving Images Cataloger
Position Number: 00045807
Rank: PAO-2RS
FTE: 100%

Summary: Creates original and enhances existing bibliographic and authority metadata records with expertise in moving image materials including film, videotape, and born-digital files. Reviews and proposes local cataloging policies and workflows relevant to film materials and advises management in metadata activities related to moving image materials. Establishes, verifies and corrects access points in the film database. This position has an important role in implementing, developing and training cataloging policy and workflows for the moving image collection.
NOTE: This position is for a 3 year funded project.

Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required
Bachelor’s degree in Film Studies, Communications, Library Science, or relevant field, three years of metadata creation experience in an academic environment, and experience creating original records in MARC or PB Core.Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Knowledge of film and moving image resources. Demonstrated working knowledge of international and national metadata content standards and tools such as Resource Description and Access (RDA), The International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) Moving Image Cataloguing Manual, or Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS). Working knowledge of at least one metadata structure standard or schema (e.g., PB Core, Dublin Core, MODS, MARC, EAD, TEI, etc.). Ability to work collaboratively in an environment of continuous change, meet deadlines, and maintain a high level of productivity and accuracy. Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, including the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with supervisors, peers, and trainees and work cooperatively in a team environment.
Preferred: Master’s degree preferred.

Physical Requirements: Ability to work on a desktop computer for extensive periods and push and pull a book cart. Must be able to locate and obtain material and carry a reasonable selection of materials between places where they are stored and places where they are used.


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