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.
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 cataloging problems. Assist in developing a robust taxonomy for migration to current and future MAM/DAM systems. Provide cataloging metrics. Maintain integrity of related assets database.
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.
New York, NY