Assistant Director, Media Preservation
New York University - Bobst Library
Job posted to this site on September 7th at 4:17pm
Application Deadline: October 6th 2023
**Assistant Director, Media Preservation**
Leads all aspects of NYU’s Division of Libraries media preservation program. Implements preservation strategies and builds procedures and policies for the long-term care of moving image and sound materials held by NYU Libraries Special Collection, Avery Fisher Center, and NYU-TV. Initiates and coordinates media preservation grant projects. Oversees the operations of the Barbara Goldsmith Preservation & Conservation Department's audio, video, and film preservation studios and supervises the work of three full-time employees. Mentors student employees, and interns. *This position is fully onsite with some flexibility*
Master's degree in information science or a related field. Specialization in media preservation is preferred.
Experience coordinating a moving image or sound preservation program for three years or more.
Experience implementing nationally recognized guidelines for reformatting, handling, housing, and conservation treatment of motion picture film, video, and audio recordings.
**Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:**
Proven knowledge of preservation strategies for audio, video, and motion picture film materials. Understanding of the history of media production and technology. Proficiency in preservation/technical metadata standards and a foundation in digital preservation theory and practice.
Ability to actively collaborate with colleagues in different departments and fields. Demonstrate strong project management and creative problem-solving skills. Familiarity with rights management and intellectual property issues related to film, audio, and video collections.
Preferred candidates will also have knowledge of and experience with audio and video playback equipment and be familiar with the application ArchivesSpace.
In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $84,000.00 to USD $104,000.00. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and organizational considerations when extending an offer. This pay range represents base pay only and excludes any additional items such as incentives, bonuses, clinical compensation, or other items.
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Location70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012
$84,000 - $104,000 yearly
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