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Friday, January 28, 2011

F/T - Metadata Creator - Museum of the City of NY

Position: Metadata Creator FT

Department: Collections Management

The Museum of the City of New York is seeking a museum cataloger /

metadata creator to provide and maintain descriptive metadata for
collection objects and their digital images.

Under the direction of the Director of Collections Access and reporting to

the Digital Project Manager, the cataloger will perform original
cataloging to create item level records in the museum’s database and
correct existing records.  The cataloger will work in a team environment
and assist in quality control, proofreading, and assigning controlled
vocabulary terms to catalog records. Other related duties will be required
as assigned.


BA, with emphasis on
art history, American history, American studies, museum studies, or a related field preferred 
Cataloging experience
Demonstrated accuracy and detail-orientation
MLS or equivalent education / experience  
Ability to work well with a team


Experience with
digital projects
Experience cataloging visual resources and / or cultural objects

Experience handling collection objects


The Museum offers an attractive comprehensive benefits package including a

defined benefit pension plan.
 Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirement to The Museum
of the City of New York
, Attention: Human Resources Department, 1220
Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 or email to

The Museum of the City of New York is an
equal opportunity employer