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Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
BRIAN TAVES <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 1 Mar 1994 11:33:11 GMT
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          Job Announcement - Two Positions
               To contract with  the  Library  of Congress  to  complete  a
          grant-funded two  year  project  to  provide increased access  to
          dance collections. Products of  the  project  (MARC  records  and
          finding aids) will  be added  to national bibliographic utilities
          and Internet gophers.
             1)  Full Time Expert Consultant, Dance-Moving Image Cataloger,
          Contract Position, one year renewable contract, salary $30,000 NO
             To   arrange   and   describe  moving   image  collections  of
          dance-related materials; survey  major  television collection  to
          determine dance content; create item-level MARC records that meet
          national  cataloging  standards;  participate  in  creation   and
          implementation  of   project   cataloging  guidelines;   evaluate
          collections   for  preservation  priority   (from   the   subject
          specialist perspective).
          Qualifications:  Background of  dance  history  and-or ethnology,
          especially in relation to visual documentation; knowledge of MARC
          format  and  experience  in  cataloging moving  image  materials;
          familiarity and experience working with AMIM practices; knowledge
          of  and-or  experience  in  archival  practice  for  multi-format
          special collections; ability to  use personal computer (esp.  WP,
          Procite,  and  Minaret);  ability  to  work  independently  as  a
          contractor without supervision  or  extensive training, including
          writing  of  periodic progress reports; knowledge of preservation
             2)  Half-time Expert Consultant, Moving Image-Dance Processor,
          contract  position,  one-year  renewable contract,  salary  range
          $11,000, NO BENEFITS.
             To  carry  out physical processing of moving image  and  audio
          collections   of  dance-related  materials,  including  labeling,
          rehousing, rewinding and evaluation of physical condition; create
          preliminary inventories of collections; view materials for  dance
          Qualifications:  Knowledge of dance and  film history, especially
          related to the musical film and television history; knowledge and
          experience in  in  the  physical processing of  film  and  video;
          ability  to  use personal computer (esp.  WP,  Procite, Minaret);
          ability to work independently as a contractor without supervision
          or extensive training, including the  ability  to  write periodic
          progress reports.
               For   further  information,  contact  Vicky   Wulff,   Dance
          Specialist, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.,  20540,  (202)