[Videolib] Video Library Internship (Fall 2009)

From: Laura Fu <lauraf@answersmediainc.com>
Date: Mon Aug 03 2009 - 07:25:01 PDT

My apologies for any cross-postings!! You are welcome to share this with any students or recent graduates you know. This is a PAID POSITION.


Job Title: Video Library Intern
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois
Department: Video Library, AnswersMedia, Inc.
Hours per Week: Approx. 3 days/week (24 hours)
Duration: September - December, 2009
Pay: Daily Production Flat Rate (TBD)

Description: The Video Library Intern will assist the Video Assets Manager in creating and maintaining a growing library of physical and digital video assets. Duties will include but not be limited to library data entry, tape labeling, logging, fulfilling search requests for staff and organizing video assets. Our library is undergoing a transfer to a computerized database. Other assigned tasks may include research, transcription and basic studio assistance.

The library intern may also be asked to assist with the interactive department. Experience or interest in web development, site testing, internet research or knowledge in CMS, web technologies or programming is a bonus but not essential.

Interns are also required to assist at the front desk answering phones, greeting guests and helping with client services, which includes ordering food, preparing lunches and snacks, and other duties as assigned.

Schedule: This internship will run the duration of the fall. The approximate start date is in September, and the approximate end date is in December. Dates are flexible for the qualified applicant. Interns are expected to have availability 3 days a week from 8:30-5pm.

Minimum Requirements: The ideal candidate will be a detail oriented team player who has a sincere passion for video asset management or special collections, a working knowledge of television and/or video production and superb database searching and computer skills. Some experience in a library setting is essential. The library intern may be required to lift up to 20lbs. Applicant must be a current student or recent graduate.

Preferred Requirements: Extra consideration will be given to those with experience in a video library setting and/or current master of library students. Experience with ScheduALL or Nesbit software is a plus. Please do not apply if you are looking for work in production; this is a library/information center internship.

To Apply: Please send cover letter, resume and links to your portfolio if applicable to: Laura Fu, lauraf@answersmediainc.com<mailto:lauraf@answersmediainc.com> . Current library students or recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Please specify in your cover letter if you will require school credit. Credit will be provided if necessary. Phone calls, faxes and post office mail will not be accepted.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Laura Fu
Video Assets Manager

400 W. Erie
Chicago, IL 60654
P: 312.421.0113 ext.5160
F: 312.421.1457


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.
Received on Mon Aug 3 07:26:37 2009

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