Film Archivist

Full time

Created: January 22, 2014
Bloomington
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Description

Reporting to Director of IU Libraries’ Film Archive:  provide reference services and research consultations, support to faculty, students, staff, community at large; assist with collection development, management, inventorying; inspect and prepare films for patron use, digitization and projection; assist with grant proposals and project management; manage and develop preservation projects, online exhibits, collaborative national collection related projects; assist with prioritizing of cataloging/conservation/preservation of film collections; keep abreast of developments related to moving image archiving, digital collection management and related issues; contribute to developments in the field of moving image archives through active professional engagement and research, presenting and publishing in appropriate venues.

Qualifications: Required: ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS) or equivalent education or experience;  demonstrated knowledge and understanding of film, video, digital moving image formats and preservation issues; ability to work in team environment and build working relationships with campus colleagues;  excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work well with diverse populations of faculty, students, researchers, academic colleagues; experience in collection development and broad knowledge of information resources for moving image collections; experience in moving image archives including motion picture film-handling experience; excellent communication skills; ability to meet requirements of tenure-track librarian position.

Salary and Benefits: Salary competitive and commensurate with experience and education; benefits include university healthcare plan, university-funded base retirement plan, 100% university paid group life insurance plan,  generous paid time off plan.  This tenure-track academic appointment includes eligibility for sabbatical leaves.

To apply: For full consideration, applications must be received prior to February 17, 2014.  For complete copy of posting with additional responsibilities, qualifications, etc., go to  www.libraries.iub.edu/index.php?pageId=1410.   Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com.

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