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Archives Assistant (Part-Time)
Los Angeles Philharmonic Association

Los Angeles, CA

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association is currently seeking a:

Archives Assistant (Part-Time) 

Founded in 1919, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association's mission is to perform, present, and promote music in its varied forms at the highest level of excellence to a diverse and large audience, both at the Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Hollywood Bowl.  The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association is dedicated to continuing its pre-eminent status in the music world of the 21st century.

Position Summary:

The Archives Assistant serves as a support person to the Digital Archives Manager and the Director of the Archives and Hollywood Bowl Museum and assists with all aspects of reference, arrangement and description and preservation of materials in all formats.

Position Elements:

  • Provide reference assistance to LA Philharmonic staff and external researchers

  • Create catalog entries for archival holdings

  • Generate indexes and finding aids for archival collections

  • Scan photographs, correspondence and other materials requested by internal and external uses

  • Assist with general upkeep of collections

  • Other departmental duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in music, arts or history

  • Minimum 2-3 years experience in arts or cultural organizations, preferably in archives, libraries, and collections management; knowledge of archival practices and procedures highly desirable

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Refined analytical and research skills

  • Excellent computer proficiency (Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, experience with databases)

  • Demonstrate ability to represent the Association in a professional manner both on the phone and in person. 

How to apply:

Complete the online application by clicking here.

  • Complete the application with all pertinent information

  • At the end of the application, a confirmation page will appear when you have submitted your application. 

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the FCIHO.


Deadline: 05-10-2017

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