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posted March 29, 2011

Blood Audio & Video

George Blood Audio & Video, a Philadelphia company specializing in audio and video preservation digitization, is looking for a registrar, permanent, full-time registrar, to start immediately.

Prior experience with A/V materials preferred. Duties include: helping clients prepare item-level object and metadata inventory and with shipping inquiries; overseeing shipping/receiving of materials and digital surrogates; performing brief preservation assessment of original materials upon their arrival at George Blood Audio/Video; contacting client to resolve any shipment discrepancies and/or project specifications; managing vault monitoring storage conditions and location of media; tracking materials through digitization workflow; coordinating media preparation with production manager. Would work with staff programmers to develop tools for managing media; participate in monthly staff meetings; report to George Blood, owner.

Send cover letter, resumé, three references, contact information via e-mail attachment to: Cassandra Gallegos, Preservation Administrator: Cassandra@georgebloodaudio.com

George Eastman House

The George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film has an opening for a full-time curator of motion pictures, a senior management position reporting to the Director. The curator is responsible for the management, interpretation, and maintenance of the Motion Picture Collection of the George Eastman House; develops the motion-picture collection; designs concepts for exhibitions and public programs showcasing the collection; creates grant proposals and programs that support department operations; oversees reservation and maintenance activities for the collection and related materials; serves as the Director of the L. Jeffrey Selznick School of Film Preservation; represents the George Eastman House at national and international events to promote the Museum’s collection. The curator of motion pictures may also teach in the Museum’s Selznick school and hold an appointment as an adjunct through the University of Rochester English Department Film Studies Concentration.

Position requires an advanced degree (PhD preferred) in film or related field, with in-depth knowledge of the full range of motion pictures. The ideal candidate would have at least five years of motion picture collection management experience; considerable knowledge of museum curatorial and collection-management practices; excellent management skills; grant writing, research, and communication skills; proven ability to foster relationships with collectors, donors, and other institutions.

Salary commensurate with experience. Resumé and letter of interest to jobs@geh.org.

Shutterstock Seeks Two

Due to the growth of its footage collection, Shutterstock is hiring a director of video acquisition and a product manager. The director of video acquisition will expand the collection, acquire content, work with key contributors, and shape Shuttercock’s growth.
The product manager will take charge of Shuttercock’s online presence for footage buyers, working with the development team and business managers, and should have a background and skills that combine video, Web development, and business.
Information about the jobs is online: director of video acquisitionproduct manager, video.

LAC Group

LAC Group is hiring a highly qualified and experienced media taxonomist on behalf of a Manhattan media company. The job entails creating documentation for managing taxonomies and thesauri and developing and implementing metadata and media strategies. Apply online.

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