Postproduction Archivist and Workflow Coordinator, MIT

Job Description

POSTPRODUCTION ARCHIVIST AND WORKFLOW COORDINATOR, Office of Digital Learning- Academic Media Production Services (AMPS), to be responsible for the operation of the AMPS media asset management and archiving systems, including metadata creation, file management, and storage.  Will ensure the integrity of the archive and oversee the design and development of information systems by defining needs and overseeing the development and/or modification and integration of software/tools for organizing and maintaining the archive; develop and implement policies and procedures; train editors in archival systems and practices; preserve, maintain, and restore materials; receive and catalog additions to the archive and provide ongoing system support and maintenance; inventory the collection; and reconcile and organize data and reports. May also provide video editing services.
Academic Media Production Services provides comprehensive video services to the MIT community.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  bachelor’s degree; at least two years’ professional experience in video, film, television, or multimedia, preferably in digital media archiving; strong communication skills; ability to work as part of a media production team; strong understanding of video postproduction workflows; familiarity with digital and analog video formats and equipment; knowledge of nonlinear video editing and multimedia and design software, including Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Avid, Adobe AfterEffects, Motion, Compressor, and/or Photoshop; knowledge of both Macintosh and Windows operating systems and data organizational systems; and ability to participate in strategic planning for and stay abreast of new developments in video technology products, services, and trends.  Must be able to create and manage optimal workflow system; handle complex, deadline-driven projects; manage time effectively; and handle detail-oriented tasks.  Experience with LTO tape and/or MetaSan systems preferred.  Job #10326

This is a temporary, one-year position with the possibility of renewal.

revised and reposted 7/21/14

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, or disability.

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