Associate Special Collections Cataloger, Getty Research Institute

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Associate Special Collections Cataloger, The Getty Research Institute
Requisition: 3193

This is a limited-term position through April 31, 2011. The Associate Special Collections Cataloger 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. GRI 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 span the early history of the medium.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLIS degree with specialization in cataloging or archival studies strongly preferred; academic background in contemporary 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 in archival processing and description as well as cataloging moving-image or other non-book materials according to national and international metadata standards (AACR2, AMIM, MARC, DACS, EAD, etc.); proficiency with OCLC Connexion and Archivists Toolkit or other data management systems.

To apply, send resume along with salary history and requirements to: The J. Paul Getty Trust, Attn: Human Resources/GRI Cataloger, 1200 Getty Center Drive Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90049. Or email and indicate “GRI Cataloger” in the subject line. EOE.

Veronica Leute
Human Resources Coordinator
The J. Paul Getty Trust
Phone 310-440-6102
Fax 310-440-7720

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