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Sunday, May 30, 2010

F/T - Photo Librarian - Associated Press

Photo Librarian
Posted: May 24, 2010

The Associated Press seeks a Photo Librarian for its New York City headquarters.


? Generate photo captions and metadata pursuant to AP standards ? Perform quality control of image and metadata work of others as necessary ? Perform filing duties and archive maintenance as required ? Perform historical research and image selection as required ? Other tasks related to the digitization and inclusion of images in the AP digital archive, as necessary


? BA required, degree in Library Sciences a plus ? Strong written communication skills ? Knowledge of photo caption styles and photo metadata (IPTC) ? Knowledge of world history with a focus on 20th century events ? Knowledge of film negative production and handling ? Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications ? Basic knowledge of FTP, email and other communications protocols ? Knowledge of photo copyright laws a plus

The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. Founded in 1846, AP today is the largest and most trusted source of independent news and information. On any given day, more than half the worlds population sees news from AP.

AP seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. We support all aspects of diversity and provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or status as a veteran in accordance with applicable nondiscrimination laws.

Please refer to job code LSH1005-613 when responding to this ad.
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Category: Education/Training/ Librarian
Location: New York, NY
County: New York County
ZIP Code: 10001
Pay Rate: Open
Job Terms: full time
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