Associate Collections Cataloger, Getty Research Institute


Entered 12/17/2008
Company Getty Research Institute
Position Associate Collections Cataloger
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Associate Collections Cataloger, Getty Research Institute
Requisition: 3103
The Special Collections Cataloger (limited term) is responsible for the arrangement and description of special collections materials related to the visual arts, with an emphasis on cataloging video art. Responsibilities may also include metadata creation for digitization projects. Special collections include archives and manuscripts, drawings, prints, rare photographs and architectural collections, as well as a vast archive of video art and associated papers that spans the early history of the medium.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS degree with specialization in cataloging or archival studies strongly preferred; academic background in art history or related field, advanced degree preferred; excellent writing skills; strong organizational skills; ability to work independently with attention to detail; reading knowledge of at least one language other than English preferred; experience cataloging moving-image or other non-book materials, and in the arrangement and description of archives and special collections according to national and international standards (including AACR2, AMIM, MARC, DACS, EAD, ISAD(G), etc).

This is a limited-term appointment through June 2010. Send resume and cover letter to J. Paul Getty Trust, Attn: Human Resources/KS, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1681 or e-mail resume and cover letter to, and indicate “Associate Collections Cataloger” in the subject line. EOE.

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