Library Assistant (Contract)

| Santa Monica
About the Library Assistant (Contract) at Headspace:
Headspace is seeking a creative and detail-oriented Library Assistant (Contract) to join our Digital Asset Management (DAM) team. The Library Assistant will play a crucial role in the execution of uploading, tagging and cataloguing creative assets while assisting in the setup of the Headspace Digital Asset Management system. Working under the Sr. Digital Asset Manager and Digital Librarian, the Library Assistant maintains a strong commitment to customer service, is extremely detail oriented, persistent in maintaining the organization of Headspace content while meeting DAM project objectives and requirements. Storytelling, meditation and a keen interest in health and wellness should be your passion. Ideally you have experience working with cataloguing and tagging creative assets, you have a broad skill base, a willingness to tackle problems and learn along the way.

How your skills and passion will come to life at Headspace:

  • Responsible for the tagging, cataloguing and processing of DAM assets.
  • Assist with the organization and processing of content and related resource materials.
  • Upload material to DAM, server and cloud storage.
  • Work independently on assigned projects to improve access to content, assess digital readiness, initiate and complete digitization projects, and ensure preservation of records in all formats.

What you’ve accomplished:

  • Previous library experience; research and cataloging experience, basic understanding of library principles and practices; familiarity with DAMS
  • Familiarity with asset management and controlled vocabulary systems.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to follow detailed instructions and work independently.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of digital asset management and archival principles
  • Familiarity with cataloging, LCSH, LC Classification and authority control
  • Experience with metadata schema and standards; knowledge of controlled vocabulary thesauri
  • A strong public service orientation assisting archives users from diverse backgrounds in collegial, collaborative, and diverse environments

How to get started:
If you’re excited by the idea of seeing yourself in this role at Headspace, please apply with your CV and a cover letter that best expresses your interest and unique qualifications.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • MicroservicesLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

Headspace is located in the heart of Santa Monica on Michigan and Cloverfield. Bergamont train station is right behind our office.

What are Headspace Perks + Benefits

Headspace Benefits Overview

Unlimited Time Off
Lifetime Headspace Subscription
$500/year learning and development budget
$75 gym stipend
Daily catered lunch and fully stocked fridge
Parking
Full Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage
Voluntary Coverage
Basic Life AD&D
Flexible Spending Account
401k
Commuter Benefit

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
$75 gym stipend each month
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Unlimited Paid Time Off Poilicy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
$500 Conference budget
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

Quarterly Hackathons. Optional group meditations daily. Competitive salaries. Unlimited PTO. Daily catered lunch.

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