JOB OPENING: CONTRACT CATALOGUER, Audio Preservation
(SAN FRANCISCO, CA)
Other Minds, Inc. (www.otherminds.org)
Other Minds (OM) is one of a very few international avant-garde music
organizations based in the United States and maintains a highly regarded
annual festival (now in its 12th year), a CD label, a weekly radio program
(Music from Other Minds) on KALW-FM, and a substantial website
(www.radiOM.org) that offers hours of free access to new music concerts and
interviews for listeners around the world interested in contemporary music.
radiOM represents a part of our efforts to preserve and make publicly
available over 50 years of live music, interviews, and lectures by some of
the most innovative artists and composers of the 20th century. [Please visit
https://radiom.org/history.php <file://localhost/history.php> for more
information on the project]
OM seeks a cataloguer to help design and implement a cataloging system for
our archive that meets the needs of the organization as well as the needs
and standards of partner organizations and institutions who will be
accessing the material in the future.
- An MLS degree or the equivalent in training and experience
- Experience cataloging sound recordings or other music materials
- Knowledge of current archival practices and standards, trends in access to
- Experience with database management
- Excellent interpersonal, analytical, written, verbal, organizational, and
- Music degree and knowledge of classical and new music a plus
Position is full-time, approx 35 hrs per week, duration of 1-2 years, then
on a consultant basis as needed.
Rate to be determined based on experience. This is a grant-funded project
and we welcome competitive bids.
Send a cover letter, résumé, and references to:
EMAIL: [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
Please write ³Catalogue Search² and your surname in the subject line.
Send attachments as a PDF or Word document, or paste all information in the
body of your email.
FAX: 415 934 8136, "Attn: Catalogue Search².
POST: Other Minds, 333 Valencia St. #303, San Francisco, CA 94103-3552
"Attn: Catalogue Search².
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