Collection Information Specialist (Regular Full-time)
Reporting to the Collection Information Coordinator, the Collection
Information Specialist will contribute to the improvement of the data in
the Collections Management System. They will have the opportunity to work
closely with staff throughout the Museum, including curatorial,
exhibitions, registrar, rights & reproductions, conservation, risk
management, web & digital media, and others to assist with a variety of
collection information projects.
Some duties include: assists Head of Collection Information and Collection
Information Coordinator with assessments of data standards and evaluation
of procedures; develops an understanding of LACMA’s use of the TMS database
system in order to provide informed feedback for the best use of the data
and fields; assists with creation of documentation of procedures and
standards; performs data entry/cleanup as assigned; develops techniques and
processes to accomplish quick and accurate data entry/cleanup; runs Crystal
reports, tracks and documents progress on projects; provides support to
staff as needed.
The qualified candidate will have a degree in Library Science, Art History,
Museum Studies, or related field, previous experience with a TMS database
and prior experience working in a museum environment. The successful
candidate will have knowledge of data standards for collection management,
familiarity with museum practices, experience with user support, training
and familiarity with Crystal Reports.
Please submit resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org to apply