Film Archivist-LAC Group
LAC Group is seeking a Film Archivist to work at a major federal institution in the Washington, D.C. area. The Film Archivist will work with rare and archival materials including audio-visual materials. This is a full time (40 hours a week; Monday-Friday) position with benefits and is expected to go for 15 months starting June 2019. Work must be performed on-site and the selected candidate must be able to pass a background check.
Perform item-level processing of audio-visual material including preservation re-housing, and collection and entry of item and collection-level metadata including descriptive and technical. Work with agency staff to determine the optimum final arrangement of the material and produce finding aids to help researchers. Produce a final report of methodologies, workflows, and other work performed.
MLS/MLIS (Master’s of Library/Information Science) preferred; Degree in related field ideally in archives Three (3) years minimum experience in performing similar work to that described in the responsibilities Experience with multiple descriptive standards such as DACS, the Moving Image Cataloging Manual, PREMIS, METS, MODS, or EADS Demonstrated evidence of detail-orientation and organization skills; Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; Ability to work cooperatively and interact positively with others; Ability to work independently with limited supervision; Ability to stoop, bend, walk, and reach heights of six (6) feet. Must be able to pass a background check.