Content Archivists & Content Technicians

Ottawa
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Created: March 16, 2011

Description

LAC Group is seeking Content Archivists and Content Technicians for several short-term projects. The duration of the projects, which will take place in several cities throughout the United States vary in length from a few weeks to several months. Archivists, Librarians, Technicians and other information specialists with strong backgrounds in electronic content are strongly encouraged to apply. The work must be done on-site in each locale.

Responsibilities: * Consolidate existing content-inventory records (whether electronic or paper) * Work with client to locate, identify materials and coordinate scheduling. * Gather, update, export, and upload existing inventory records to the Content Inventory Project (CIP) web-based database * Create electronic records for content that has not been inventoried yet using the CIP inventory form * Work with project manager to migrate existing records to CIP (likely using XML and other relevant tools) * Write 1-page summary with photos assessing the collection and estimating time needed to complete the inventory * Write 2 reports detailing steps taken and recommendations for the local station(s) to follow in order to participate in this project * Complete each organization's electronic inventory at the item level of public-content media archives (tools may include FilemakerPro, Excel, web-based forms, etc.) * Deliver completed inventory to host organization

Minimum Qualifications

* Must have experience or ability to work in a production/quota-based environment * Must have knowledge of XML, metadata used in video and audio files, various file formats, broadcast and production standards for A/V files * Must have experience in public radio/TV production, A/V file formats, moving-image archives, audio archives, and/or PBCore metadata standards * Must be able to use Excel, FilemakerPro, and other technological tools in order to complete the inventory * Must be able to work efficiently and independently * Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively with local station CIP project managers * No compensation for travel or relocation expenses will be provided * Local candidates only. Must have reliable transportation

Work Hours: Work will be performed within regular business hours (between the hours of 9:00am and 5:00pm Mon - Fri local time). Content Archivists will have supervisory responsibilities for the Technicians at each location

Locations: Seeking Archivists/Librarians who meet the above qualifications in the following areas:

* Albuquerque, NM * Columbia, SC * Conway, AR * Dallas, TX * Duluth, MN * Fort Meyers, FL * Miami, FL * St. Paul, MN

TO APPLY: In order to be considered please visit: http://bit.ly/ContentArchivistsandTechnicians. Please indicate which location you are applying for in your cover letter. Only local candidates will be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and must be received by 5:00 PM Pacific on Thursday, March 24th.

To view all of our currently open positions please visit: http://lac-group.com/lac-group/careers/

LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer who values diversity in the workplace.

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How to apply

Contact:

Patty De Anda Gates


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