Master's degree in audiovisual archives and preservation
BA or MA in a subject field relevant to the special collections’ collecting areas.
Minimum three years’ experience working in audiovisual archives, preferably within a research institution.
Proven experience working with different audiences, including researchers, students and donors. Strong collaborative skills.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Knowledge of and practical experience with a variety of audio, video, and motion picture film formats; strong understanding of production processes; experience with and understanding of best practices for the transfer of analog media to accepted digital file formats for preservation; knowledge of standard procedures for handling, examining, describing, and assessing moving image and sound collections; demonstrated understanding of archival theory and practice; experience with audiovisual surveys and condition assessment processes and procedures; experience training and supervising staff; excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Experience with instruction in a special collections environment.