Collection Information Specialist (Regular Full-time), Collection Information and Digital Assets
Reporting to the Collection Information Coordinator, the Collection Information Specialist will contribute to the improvement of the data in the Collections Management System. They will have the opportunity to work closely with staff throughout the Museum, including curatorial, exhibitions, registrar, rights & reproductions, conservation, risk management, web & digital media, and others to assist with a variety of collection information projects.
Some duties include: assists Head of Collection Information and Collection Information Coordinator with assessments of data standards and evaluation of procedures; develops an understanding of LACMA’s use of the TMS database system in order to provide informed feedback for the best use of the data and fields; assists with creation of documentation of procedures and standards; performs data entry/cleanup as assigned; develops techniques and processes to accomplish quick and accurate data entry/cleanup; runs Crystal reports, tracks and documents progress on projects; provides support to staff as needed.
The qualified candidate will have a degree in Library Science, Art History, Museum Studies, or related field, previous experience with a TMS database and prior experience working in a museum environment. The successful candidate will have knowledge of data standards for collection management, familiarity with museum practices, experience with user support, training and familiarity with Crystal Reports.
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