Thursday, February 5, 2015

CNN archives manager job posting



CNN has an immediate opening for the Manager of the CNN Archives in Atlanta

Job Title: Manager, CNN Archives
Job Category: Editorial
Job Location: United States - Georgia - Atlanta
Job Type : Full Time

Duties: The CNN Archives Manager handles day-to-day metadata and research operations of CNN's video archive. The manager runs CNN's 24x7 video reference desk and oversees the video research needs of CNN Worldwide. Major responsibilities includes scheduling and resource allocation, training, quality assurance of services provided by the archives staff, and trouble-shooting complexities of a news video archive. The manager oversees long and short term video research and cataloging projects, and serves as a liaison with other CNN departments on video-related matters. The manager is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the video catalog through oversight of metadata accuracy, including controlled vocabulary and rights management. The manager hires, supervises and develops the archives staff consisting of archive librarians, the Metadata supervisor and archivists. Other responsibilities include compiling statistics, developing and reporting metrics, and contributing to Library policies and procedures.

Qualifications: Master's degree in Library or Information Science. Five years of experience as a professional librarian in an image archive, including experience in a news, broadcast or media production environment. Two to three years of supervisory experience. Expert knowledge of video or image cataloging and media asset management. Demonstrated ability to lead teams and manage projects skillfully. Position requires a high level of leadership and initiative, a creative approach to problem-solving, and the ability to collaborate and work successfully with cross-departmental teams. Requires an awareness of developments in the image archiving field, and a working knowledge and experience in core library skills including research, cataloging, and indexing. Current events awareness and the ability to perform under pressure and with tight deadlines a must. As CNN is a 24x7 news operation, schedules require evening, weekend and overnight shifts, so flexibility is a must..

If interested, please submit an application via the Turner jobs website: http://bit.ly/1CIGjQT.  

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.

CNN Worldwide is a portfolio of two dozen news and information services across every available platform to more than 2 billion people, in more than 200 countries and territories. With editorial operations around the globe, the people who work here are on-the-ground connected and committed to telling the world’s stories with accuracy and immediacy.

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