Job Posting: Animation Cataloger (part-time), Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences, Santa Clara CA

The Animation Project Cataloger assists library staff members to sort and create an inventory of holdings being assembled from assets related to an animated feature film. This is a part-time position in the Graphic Arts Department of the Margaret Herrick Library reporting to the Production Art Librarian.  The work itself takes place at an off-site storage facility in Santa Clarita, California.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Create entries in an Excel spreadsheet, working with library staff to sort and process more than 60 pallets of drawings, cells and related ephemera.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS • Bachelor of art in film studies, art, art history or animation, preferably working toward a master’s degree.
• Familiarity with the mechanics of hand-drawn animation.
• Strong computer skills.
• Prior library or archives experience, preferably in a special collections environment.
• Pleasant personality and ability to work successfully with colleagues.
• Attention to detail and orderly work habits.
• Self-motivation, dependability, efficiency, and comfortable working closely with others.
• An interest in the history of animated film.
• Practiced in handling fragile materials.
• Fluent English-language communication skills.
• Able to lift and move moderately heavy boxes (20 lbs.).
• Stand on a concrete floor for long periods.
• Ability to use a pallet jack.

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