Film Archivist

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Responsibilities: 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: Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at: Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Jennifer Chaffin, Director of Human Resources, Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library 201, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. Phone: 812-855-8196; Fax: 812-855-2576; E-mail: For more information about Indiana University Bloomington, go to Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Indiana University has a strong commitment to principles of diversity and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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