Archives Cataloger - LAC Group

Location: USA - NY - New York

LAC Group seeks an Archives Cataloger for a prestigious media/entertainment organization in New York (Manhattan). This is a full-time employment role that will include benefits.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform original cataloging of file-based archive holdings on various subjects. Process involves describing content using a concise, formatted and detailed description; researching names, dates, locations and events to ensure accuracy; adding keywords from controlled vocabularies to increase findability and cross-referencing in multiple MAM/DAM and physical inventory databases.
  • Quality control of previously-cataloged content, including updating older cataloging styles, correcting details, and normalizing data in multiple MAM/DAM systems and libraries.
  • Continue to refine the Archives controlled vocabulary, terminology and style guides.
  • Provide assistance with research as needed and aid other catalogers in resolving difficult cataloguing problems.
  • Assist in developing a robust taxonomy for migration to current and future MAM/DAM systems.
  • Provide cataloguing metrics.
  • Maintain integrity of related assets database.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience cataloging content description in a MAM/DAM system.
  • Ability to create meaningful, yet concise subject headings.
  • Experience managing file-based workflows.
  • Understanding of, and interest in, metadata modeling, the management of current schemas, and implementing standards.
  • Degree in Library & Information Science, or a related field.
  • Knowledge of sports, especially Boxing, Tennis, and Football.
  • Knowledge of ontology and experience in creating taxonomy relationships.

LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Affirmative Action Employer who values diversity in the workplace.