Records Cataloguer

Job details

13 June 2024
Job type
Paxus Jobs

Job description

Our large governement department is requiring the meticulous and methodical skills of a Records Cataloguer. You will be working at a beautiful Inner West location and learning the best way to use Metadata. The position is responsible for recording metadata from physical analogue photography assets into a formatted excel spreadsheet which is then linked via a digital asset management system.


  • Accurately cataloguing a large collection of physical analogue photography assets which have been digitised and will be handed to you by the scanner operator for metadata capture.
  • Working with fragile photographs that need to be recorded digitally.
  • Transcribing metadata from physical assets into a detailed Microsoft Excel master spreadsheet
  • Matching physical assets to data reordered on historical spreadsheets and transcribing this data to the master spreadsheet
  • Performing a range of file management functions to facilitate ingestion of metadata into the Digital Asset Management system.


  • Arts, culture or heritage experience.
  • Capability to ensure cataloguing meets specifications and standards appropriate for material being digitised.
  • Excellent expertise cross referencing historical documentation
  • Exceptional visual literacy
  • Experience from a library or museum
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks that require a high level of attention and critical thinking.

To be considered for the role click the 'apply' button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Jennifer Bohm on 02 9464 5518 or email: [email protected] and quote the above job reference number.

Paxus values diversity and welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people living with a disability. If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process, including the application form in an alternate format, please contact me on the above contact details.