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Sunday, June 6, 2010

F/T - Media Asset Librarian - MSG Media

Job Title: Media Asset Librarian
Job Number: 2010-456
Location: MSG Media
Department: Production
DatePostedExternal 06/01/2010

Job Description:
The Media Asset Librarian is responsible for establishing, managing, and maintaining a new and highly functional videotape Library Operation. Manages all archival and newly-produced game and program tapes by assuring detailed and accurate input of tape information and metadata into the library software system, building a robust searchable database that efficiently identifies and retrieves tape material to support staff requests, program production, and development initiatives. Labels and barcodes all media assets to create an organized shelving and tape checkout/return system. Interfaces with the "MAM" digital archive based at RNC, identifying and delivering important video assets to the archive. Assists with the retrieval and delivery of material from the digital archive to MSG. Manages tape retention policies and onsite space limitations by purging, recycling, and utilizing offsite storage facilities. Works with RNC on the periodic implementation, upgrades, and maintenance of the library software. Manages inventory and distribution of tape stock. Partners with various internal departments to support their needs. Assists in the delivery of videotape to external content providers, film labs, and storage facilities. Participates in special projects and performs other tasks as assigned.

Job Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor`s degree in Library Science, preferably in video or film. Must have one to two years of television or video library experience. Will have a solid understanding of sports television process from production to on-air, with knowledge of current and historical sports with a passion for local sports teams. Must be skilled in database management with high attention to detail. Must have excellent written, verbal, organizational, and time management skills. Will also be a team player with the ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented, ever-changing environment. Will possess the ability to develop good working relationships with internal departments, existing clients and vendors. Must be computer proficient with advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Access. Prior experience with MAM systems and FileMaker Pro, a plus. Must be flexible to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed. 

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