Cataloger, HBO Archives

OVERALL SUMMARY:

Responsible for the cataloging of HBO content managed by HBO Archives.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform original cataloging of file-based archive holdings. 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 and physical inventory databases.
  • Ingest and upload newly received assets into multiple MAM/DAM and physical inventory systems; and provide a brief overview and status update reports.
  • Continue to refine the HBO Archives cataloging templates, terminology and How-To Guide.
  • Provide assistance with research as needed.
  • Assist circulation and licensing staff on an as-needed basis with internal and external client requests by researching and creating clipbins.
  • Attend presentations to help promote the HBO Archives collection. Help with other marketing initiatives, including the launch of new collections.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience cataloging in a MAM/DAM system.
  • Experience indexing subject headings within time-based content.
  • Experience managing file-based workflows.
  • Understanding of, and interest in, metadata modeling, the management of concurrent schemas, and implementing standards.
  • Degree in Library & Information Science, or a related field.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills.

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