Resource Worker for the Digital Repository (term-position)
Los Angeles, California United States
January 01, 1970
Resource Specialist for the Digital Repository
The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university a great place to work.
We are currently seeking a full-time Resource Employee to join the USC Digital Repository within the USC Libraries. The resource employee will assist with the digitization, preservation, and quality assurance of new and existing collections archived within the Digital Repository. The position would inspect, process, and restore/repair audiovisual materials and operate the equipment and software required to handle the materials, with an emphasis on quality assurance and quality control of digital video and audio files.
The successful candidate should have some video post-production experience; basic knowledge of video, film, and audio digitization and digital file formats; and some experience utilizing digital technologies for digital preservation and access.
This is a resource position with an anticipated end date of September 30, 2023. Resource workers are NOT eligible for USC benefits.
The hourly rate range for this position is $26.00 – $28.00. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
The USC Libraries actively support the discovery, creation, and preservation of knowledge. We develop collections and services that support and encourage the academic endeavors of faculty, students, and staff; build a community of critical consumers of information; and help develop engaged world citizens. USC has 23 libraries and information centers and the USC Digital Library.
The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
Required: o Familiarity with motion picture film and video/audio tape formats o Specialized knowledge pertinent to materials in collection(s) and archival equipment o Knowledge of digitization techniques and digital file formats o Proficiency with Windows 10 and 11 Operating Systems, Microsoft Office software suite