Job Postings: Video and Audio Technology Specialist and Film Library Technician, New York University, NYCPosted: August 20, 2014
Position Title:Video and Audio Technology SpecialistFT/PT:FTPosition Summary:Manage the technology infrastructure for Avery Fisher Center for Music and Media Center’s video and audio collections and services. Design, implement, and maintain quality control over procedures and training for permanent and part-time staff, to ensure they have the knowledge and skills to assist the public in the use of the Center’s technology and facilities. Design and implement routines and projects to optimize conservation, preservation, and long-term use of the Center’s collections, including but not limited to digital reformatting of audio and video materials for purposes of access, conservation, and preservation.Qualifications/Required Education:Bachelor’s DegreePreferred Education:College major or coursework in music, cinema, or art; Graduate degree in audio/video preservation.Required Experience:Minimum three years experience managing complex workflows in a customer service environment; Experience with audio and/or video engineering and preservation.Preferred Experience:Library work experience. Understanding of academic culture, with the ability to interact cooperatively with a diverse population of faculty, students, and professional colleagues.Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (include unique competencies, certification, licenses, etc.):Hardware and software for the production and end use of audio and video; Preservation best practices for audio and video recordings, including metadata capture; Analog to digital conversion workflows; Use of library information systems; Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; Basic office computing applications; Ability to work collaboratively within a large multi-departmental organization.
Position Title:Film Library Technician IV
SupOrg – Division Equivalent:TS1035 – Tisch School of the ArtsFT/PT:FT
Position Summary:Provide technical support for assigned area of operation in the Department of Dramatic Writing, Tisch School of the Arts. Operate a wide variety of television, media, new media, and computer technology equipment including specialized equipment requiring significant training. Instruct students and faculty on operating equipment; conduct individual and group training workshops, and demonstrate use of equipment. Advise students and faculty on equipment that would best meet their technical needs. Perform skilled maintenance and repairs on complex equipment and parts.Qualifications/Required Education:High School diploma and some relevant technical training or equivalentPreferred Education:relevant certificationRequired Experience:2-3 years of related experience. Experience providing customer support in a production-related environment.Preferred Experience:Experience in film and/or television production or equipment rental facility.Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (include unique competencies, certification, licenses, etc.):Knowledge of and ability to operate a wide variety of production equipment. Skilled at troubleshooting and performing moderately complex repairs. Ability to train others in equipment use.