Media Archivist (full-time)
Bloomington, Indiana USA
August 01, 2021
|Title||Assistant/Associate Librarian, LIBR (Media Archivist)|
|Appointment Status||Tenure Track|
|Department||IU Bloomington Libraries|
|Position Summary||The IUB Libraries seek a knowledgeable, collaborative, and team-oriented Media Archivist to work within the IU Libraries Moving Image Archive (IULMIA) to preserve and provide access to the collections.
The successful candidate will be joining a thriving Moving Image Archive that: actively collects and preserves our moving image heritage; supports Bloomington campus curriculum and student projects; creates and assists with training and education efforts; collaborates on global media preservation initiatives; oversees and manages the Media Digitization and Preservation Initiative for film and is a destination for international research projects. Reporting to the Director of the Moving Image Archive, the Media Archivist will process collections and will work with researchers and faculty to provide access to collections. Through active participation in professional programs and organizations related to moving image preservation, this position will provide leadership within the archive and within the field.
The Indiana University Bloomington Libraries supports a safe and inclusive environment for all members of our diverse communities. We are committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.
•ALA-accredited graduate degree in library or information science; candidates with advanced degree in a relevant subject area and appropriate experience in academic setting will also be considered.
•Demonstrated knowledge in handling, inspecting, and identifying motion picture film and other media.
•Demonstrated knowledge of film and media preservation required.
•Knowledge of media digitization process, best practices, and workflows.
•Knowledge of basic metadata and cataloging schema for moving image material.
•Excellent organizational, communication, and presentation skills.
•Understand and promote the Libraries’ culture of diversity and inclusion, and support the values outlined in the Libraries Strategic Plan (https://libraries.indiana.edu/strategicplan), and the Libraries’ Diversity Strategic Plan (https://libraries.indiana.edu/file/diversity-strategic-plan-20162017pdf)
•Ability to meet the requirements of a tenure-track position at the IU Libraries. (https://libraries.indiana.edu/file/promotion-and-tenure-criteria-iub-li…)Preferred:
•Experience in teaching or instruction.
|Department Contact for Questions||Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Jennifer Chaffin, Director of Human Resources, Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library 205, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 – Phone: 812-855-8196 – Fax: 812-855-2576 – Email: email@example.com.|
|Salary and Rank||Salary range of $50,000-$83,000, commensurate with experience and education|