ca. 1974 American Universities Field Staff Faces of Change film series : Bolivia Produced by Norman Miller and filmed by Hubert Smith and Neil Reichline Norman Miller Film Collection, National Anthropological Film Collection, Smithsonian Institution

Tape Vault/Media Archive Specialist


Tape Vault/Media Archive Specialist (full-time)


Thousand Oaks, CA USA

Application Date

August 31, 2021

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SALARY: $16 – $17 per hour

LAC Group seeks candidates for a Tape Vault/Media Archive Specialist position at our LAC Archiving facility in Thousand Oaks, CA, one of the premiere film preservation/archive vaults in the world. This is a full-time position with benefits.


  • Culling and curating vault collection of materials
  • System verification of assets
  • Use Xytech for inventory management


  • At least 1 year of prior experience working in a tape vault library, warehouse or media library
  • Previous experience using Xytech or a similar inventory management system


  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Punctual, commit to a regular schedule and be able to demonstrate excellent attendance
  • Flexibility in daily activities
  • Computer proficient and willing and able to learn and use various software quickly and efficiently
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Archive and library management interests
  • Read, write and speak English fluently and accurately
  • Physical demands:
    • Must be physically able to lift at least 50 pounds and to lift items for placement to shelves of varying heights
    • Must be able to stand, walk and be mobile through much of the day including repetitive motion.
    • Some activities associated with this position will include use of pallet jacks, pneumatic reachers, fork-lifts, etc. Not all employees will be required to use this equipment; however, if you have past experience, it will be considered a plus.
    • Must be comfortable with ladders and heights.