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AV Archives Assistant

Position

AV Archives Assistant (full-time)

Location

Norfolk, Virginia

Application Date

January 07, 2019

Job Link

https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2204039&B_ID=56&fid=1&Adid=&ssbgcolor=&SearchScreenID=708&CountryID=3&LanguageID=2

Job Contact

onac@petaf.org

AV Archives Assistant 

Position Objective: To assist the Audio-Visual (A/V) Archives Manager with the arrangement, description, and usage-rights management of digital and analog audio-visual materials to ensure long-term preservation and accessibility.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Archive digital photos and videos according to the established practices for PETA’s A/V Archives
  • Append detailed metadata to digital files to enhance searchability
  • Ensure that usage rights for A/V material is verified and documented
  • Handle photo requests and usage rights inquiries from various departments and from PETA and its affiliates
  • Assist with A/V projects using material from the archives
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Position Requirements:

  • Degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of general cataloging principles and best practices for digital media
  • Experience with Mac operating systems
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to handle multiple projects under tight deadlines in a professional manner
  • Proven ability to exercise discretion when working with confidential material
  • Commitment to the objectives of the organization

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

Division: PETA Foundation

Location: Norfolk