[Videolib] Fwd: job opening

Gary Handman (ghandman@library.berkeley.edu)
Thu, 15 Mar 2007 11:57:59 -0700

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>hi Gary -- it was great seeing you the other day! here's the job I'm
>recruiting for -- Janice
>
>
>Media and Digital Assets Librarian
>San Francisco Campus
>Full-Time 37.5 Hours/Week, Exempt
>Job #1806
>February 2007
>
>The College
>Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts (CCA) is an independent
>art college with undergraduate programs in architecture, design, fine
>arts, visual studies and writing. The college also has graduate programs
>in architecture, curatorial practice, design, fine arts, visual criticism
>and writing. The college is a dynamic and interdisciplinary community with
>a strong commitment to diversity and to being on the forefront of
>contemporary thought and culture. CCA consists of campuses in Oakland and
>San Francisco, and currently enrolls 1,600 full-time students.
>
>Summary
>The Media and Digital Assets Librarian will serve the information needs of
>students and faculty working in the media arts, and assists users of
>digital art and design resources and related technologies. The librarian
>will oversee development and maintenance of the media and visual resources
>collections and will supervise staff in these areas. The position requires
>presence at the Oakland campus 3 or 4 days per month.
>
>Reports to: Director of Libraries
>Department: Libraries
>
>Responsibilities Include:
>
>Media Collections
>- Coordinate development of video collections to support the curriculum
>- Act as liaison for students and faculty working in film, video, and
>animation
>- Select and acquire videos and related literature
>- Assist with cataloging of videos
>- Perform, supervise, or outsource video dubs and transfers
>- Assist with preservation and cataloging of archival audiovisual materials
>
>Visual Resources and Digital Assets Management
>- Manage all aspects of ARTstor participation, including development of
>personal and institutional collections
>- Train and assist faculty, staff, and students in the use of ARTstor
>- Serve as leader in the transition from slide to digital image use
>- Coordinate digitization of images, usually through outsourcing
>- Supervise visual resource operations performed by the slide curator,
>visual resources assistant, and student assistants
>- Develop instructional aids for image access and use
>- Maintain Filemaker databases for media and visual resource access not
>achieved via the OPAC
>- Assist with the development of an institution-wide digital image repository
>
>General Librarian Duties
>- Provide reference and research assistance
>- Assist with instructional services
>- Participate in space planning and policy development
>- Gather statistics, prepare reports, and develop assessment instruments
>- Perform other duties as assigned
>
>Minimum Qualifications
>Previous work experience in a library, preferably academic. MLS or
>equivalent; or advanced degree in a relevant subject area. Knowledge of
>art and design history, contemporary trends, and the sources of
>documentation, with special emphasis on media and related genres.
>Demonstrable ability to be an expert ARTstor user, along with an interest
>in image and/or audiovisual cataloging. Familiarity with MS Office, Adobe
>Suite, iLife, and a database such as Filemaker. Supervisory experience
>desirable. Knowledge about photography and AV equipment also desirable.
>Excellent written and oral communication skills, good time management
>skills, and advanced organizational ability. Public service orientation is
>essential.
>
>Salary
>$40-50,000 annually, depending on experience and qualifications and
>includes a comprehensive benefits package.
>
>Application Instructions
>Applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, resume and the
>names and telephone numbers of three professional references to:
>
>California College of the Arts
>Human Resources (Job #1806)
>5212 Broadway
>Oakland, CA 94618-1487
>fax 510.594.3681
><mailto:employment@cca.edu>employment@cca.edu
>
>Application Deadline: Screening begins immediately and will continue until
>the position is filled.
>
>CCA is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from
>individuals who will contribute to its diversity.
>
>

Gary Handman
Director
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley
ghandman@library.berkeley.edu
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC

"In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life
presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles."

--Guy Debord

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hi Gary -- it was great seeing you the other day!  here's the job I'm recruiting for -- Janice


Media and Digital Assets Librarian
San Francisco Campus
Full-Time 37.5 Hours/Week, Exempt
Job #1806
February 2007

The College
Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts (CCA) is an independent art college with undergraduate programs in architecture, design, fine arts, visual studies and writing. The college also has graduate programs in architecture, curatorial practice, design, fine arts, visual criticism and writing. The college is a dynamic and interdisciplinary community with a strong commitment to diversity and to being on the forefront of contemporary thought and culture. CCA consists of campuses in Oakland and San Francisco, and currently enrolls 1,600 full-time students.

Summary
The Media and Digital Assets Librarian will serve the information needs of students and faculty working in the media arts, and assists users of digital art and design resources and related technologies. The librarian will oversee development and maintenance of the media and visual resources collections and will supervise staff in these areas. The position requires presence at the Oakland campus 3 or 4 days per month.

Reports to: Director of Libraries
Department: Libraries

Responsibilities Include:

Media Collections
- Coordinate development of video collections to support the curriculum
- Act as liaison for students and faculty working in film, video, and animation
- Select and acquire videos and related literature
- Assist with cataloging of videos
- Perform, supervise, or outsource video dubs and transfers
- Assist with preservation and cataloging of archival audiovisual materials

Visual Resources and Digital Assets Management
- Manage all aspects of ARTstor participation, including development of personal and institutional collections
- Train and assist faculty, staff, and students in the use of ARTstor
- Serve as leader in the transition from slide to digital image use
- Coordinate digitization of images, usually through outsourcing
- Supervise visual resource operations performed by the slide curator, visual resources assistant, and student assistants
- Develop instructional aids for image access and use
- Maintain Filemaker databases for media and visual resource access not achieved via the OPAC
- Assist with the development of an institution-wide digital image repository

General Librarian Duties
- Provide reference and research assistance
- Assist with instructional services
- Participate in space planning and policy development
- Gather statistics, prepare reports, and develop assessment instruments
- Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications
Previous work experience in a library, preferably academic. MLS or equivalent; or advanced degree in a relevant subject area. Knowledge of art and design history, contemporary trends, and the sources of documentation, with special emphasis on media and related genres. Demonstrable ability to be an expert ARTstor user, along with an interest in image and/or audiovisual cataloging. Familiarity with MS Office, Adobe Suite, iLife, and a database such as Filemaker. Supervisory experience desirable. Knowledge about photography and AV equipment also desirable. Excellent written and oral communication skills, good time management skills, and advanced organizational ability. Public service orientation is essential.

Salary
$40-50,000 annually, depending on experience and qualifications and includes a comprehensive benefits package.

Application Instructions
Applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references to:

California College of the Arts
Human Resources (Job #1806)
5212 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94618-1487
fax 510.594.3681
employment@cca.edu

Application Deadline: Screening begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

CCA is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals who will contribute to its diversity.

 

Gary Handman
Director
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley
ghandman@library.berkeley.edu
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC

"In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles."

--Guy Debord

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VIDEOLIB is intended to encourage the broad and lively discussion of issues relating to the selection, evaluation, acquisition,bibliographic control, preservation, and use of current and evolving video formats in libraries and related institutions. It is hoped that the list will serve as an effective working tool for video librarians, as well as a channel of communication between libraries,educational institutions, and video producers and distributors.