Banim Bonim (Land of Promise - 1924) Hebrew University Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archive (link:

Specialist, Production Art


Specialist, Production Art (part-time)


Beverly Hills, CA United States

Application Date

December 02, 2022

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SALARY:  $21 per hour


Job Summary

The Specialist, Production Art is responsible for processing and cataloging production art and other graphic art materials. This is a part-time (20-24 hours per week) position in the Graphic Arts Department of the Margaret Herrick Library and reports to the Supervising Archivist, Graphic Arts.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Organizing and processing new and old collection
  • Creating original catalog records in Axiell Collections
  • Assessing materials for conservation, housing collections, and performing metadata cleanup

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor of Art degree in film studies, history, or art history required
  • Master of Library & Information Science (MLIS) degree preferred
  • Prior library or archives experience, preferably in a special collections environment
  • Knowledge of, and interest in, film history and research required
  • Understanding of archival principles
  • Familiarity with preservation techniques and condition assessment
  • Fluent English-language communication skills
  • Practiced in handling fragile materials

Personal Characteristics

  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and organized and orderly work habits
  • Flexibility regarding work assignments
  • Efficiency, and dependability working both independently and collaboratively
  • Excellent penmanship

Physical Demands

  • Ability to sit at a computer and enter data for long periods of time
  • Ability to retrieve and refile heavy boxes from shelving units using ladders and stepstools

If hired, we require all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious accommodation is needed as determined on a case by case basis.