The Archives Cataloger, reporting to the Digital Archives Manager, performs duties that require working knowledge of archival management principles to organize, describe and promote access to historical materials.
Process and catalog physical records and their digital equivalents
Gather and enter metadata, perform quality control, ingest, and catalog digital assets that are available in an enterprise-wide Digital Asset Management system
Conduct performance history research and additional performance history data entry
Other duties as assigned
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
Background in music and solid understanding of orchestral repertoire highly desirable
At least one year of relevant cataloging or processing experience in archives
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.
Highly proficient with databases and MS Office suite, especially Excel and Word.
Ability to plan, organize, and execute multiple projects and activities with a high degree of initiative and independence; communicate progress via collaborative tools like Slack, Google Sheets, or SharePoint.
Advanced research proficiency with demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
Audiovisual digitization and/or command line experience preferred
About Los Angeles Philharmonic
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.