HBO Temporary Assistant, Archives

HBO - Santa Monica, CA (30+ days ago)4.2


The HBO Archives team is seeking a Part-Time Temporary Assistant. Preference is a currently enrolled Graduate student in the final year of an ALA-accredited Library Science or Archive Program. The ideal candidate is hardworking with a positive attitude, interested in a studio archive profession, detail-oriented, able to work independently or as part of a team, and has previous internships or professional experience.

Duties vary but could include:
Inventory, process, and catalog a collection of costumes, props, and/or art
Contribute to development and revision of procedures documents and workflows
Participate in the development of a metadata schema or a controlled vocabulary
Perform a data mapping exercise and complete a data normalization project
Design and implement a digital preservation project plan
Attend department meetings, shadow manager, attend executive level meetings

Recommended experience and/or coursework (depending on project):
Experience using an asset management system or other structured database
Experience handling museum or archival collections
Demonstrated interest in working for a studio or corporate archive
Experience using Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel