Tuesday, October 25, 2016

National Archives (NARA) Motion Picture Preservation Lab is hiring two Motion Picture Preservation Technicians.



The National Archives (NARA) Motion Picture Preservation Lab is hiring two Motion Picture Preservation Technicians.  The application period runs from 10/24/16 - 11/4/16.

In this position the employees will perform duties associated with inspection and repair of motion picture records, digitizing original archival motion picture holdings, managing digital surrogates and derivatives, creating technical and administrative metadata, producing physical media copies and preserving motion pictures.

Typical work assignments include:
  • Inspecting incoming and permanent motion picture holdings related to long-term motion picture preservation and digitization projects.
  • Working with a wide range of motion picture records, such as nitrate, acetate, polyester, black-and-white, color and originals and duplicates.
  • Creating administrative and technical metadata to document the digitization process.
  • Operating various equipment for the purpose of repair and/or motion picture conservation, such as synchronizers, splicers, scanners, audio/video digitization systems, color/correction editing software or outboard processors.
  • Using customer service skills to interact with a wide range of NARA personnel (e.g., archivists, managers and specialists).
Interested applicants should apply through USAJobs - https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/454181200/
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Criss Kovac
Supervisory Motion Picture Preservation Specialist
National Archives and Records Administration

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