Media Archivist (full-time)
Portland, OR United States
June 07, 2023
Application instructions for this and all current OPB employment opportunities are available at OPB’s careers page.
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We’re recruiting a Media Archivist! As a member of the Media Operations team, you will get to be involved in supporting the content that OPB creates while making sure it’s preserved for future generations. In this role, you will work with both digital and physical media assets. If you have experience with digital asset management systems and you’re interested in working on a collaborative team, we would love to see you apply!
Reporting to the Director of Media Operations and working closely with technology and content teams and the archives steering committee, the Media Archivist is responsible for establishing and maintaining archival workflows for arrangement and description, preservation, and access; providing expertise with and guiding development of appraisal, accession, and retention policies; collaborating with technology and media asset management teams to manage and preserve digital assets; and overseeing and proactively advising content creators and other teams across OPB on cataloging, metadata, and naming convention strategies and enhancement efforts. This position acts as part of the media asset management (MAM) governance committee, to approve, create and maintain consistent workflow designs and business solutions in the MAM system.
How to Apply
For application instructions, please visit OPB’s careers page. You will be asked to create an account, upload your cover letter and resume and answer a few position-related questions. Once you click “submit” you cannot make changes to your application.
Your application materials are due by 8:59 PM Pacific Time on June 7, 2023.
OPB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.