Job Posts in Canada this week

Research Practicant (Volunteer), Ryerson University, Toronto

http://workinculture.ca/The-Job-Board/jobs/Research-Practicant

This is a training opportunity in a non-profit institution, for which we invite expressions of interest. This experiential learning and training practicum comes with the usual flexibility of volunteering practices. The volunteer will be paired with one or two staff mentors under the supervision of the Director, and will be involved in research related to World War I, including war diaries, paintings, and literature. The selected student will have a designated station in the Modern Literature and Culture Research Centre at 111 Gerrard Street, where s/he can also work on his or her course projects. S/he will be involved with a team of students and research associates. A letter will be provided upon completion. Priority will be given to Ryerson students.

Digital Media Content Co-ordinator, National Ballet School, Toronto

http://workinculture.ca/The-Job-Board/jobs/Digital-Media-Content-Co-ordinator

The incumbent will oversee the School’s audiovisual requirements including: shooting footage; editing audio/video; exporting and burning DVDs; duplicating archival footage; maintaining the NBS media archives; uploading footage for broadcast; producing materials for archives/webcasts; maintaining AV equipment. In collaboration with other departments, creates/records/edits/delivers video content for marketing, promotional and educational purposes.

Graduate Program Assistant, York University, Toronto

http://workinculture.ca/The-Job-Board/jobs/Graduate-Program-Assistant

This position supports the Department of Theatre in the Faculty of Fine Arts, soon to be the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design. This is a part-time position consisting of 25 hours per week.

This position is responsible for providing administrative support to the Graduate Program in the Department of Theatre. Acts as a resource person to the Graduate Program Directors, faculty, graduate students, and potential applicants to the program, following academic regulations and established procedures.
Minimum 2 years recent related experience, including communicating with students at the graduate level (e.g. relaying information on a variety of matters related to academic programs, student academic records, enrolment, front-line public contact, etc.), in a student service area, preferably in a post-secondary environment.

Job Posting: Digital Collections Archivist / Project Manager, Archives of African American Music and Culture, Bloomington, ID

https://jobs.iu.edu/joblisting/index.cfm?jlnum=12616&search=2

Working collaboratively with the Director and Head of Collections for the Archives of African American Music and Culture (AAAMC), the Digital Collections Archivist/Project Manager is responsible for planning, implementing and/or supervising digitization projects pertaining to legacy collections, and managing born-digital audio, video, image and text collections. This work involves appraisal and preparation of analog time-based media materials for reformatting; evaluating proposed acquisitions of born-digital collections and developing procedures for the migration, description, and management of files; managing access to digital/online collections; managing digital imaging projects; and assisting with and providing administrative support for AAAMC projects including publications, website development and maintenance, public programming and services.

Job Postings in Canada this week

Archiviste Visuel, TFO Media Group, Toronto

http://groupemediatfo.org/emplois/archiviste-visuel/

Évaluer le visuel d’archives à des fins de réutilisation. Tenir à jour la banque de données du matériel d’archives, vidéos et photos. Créer les métadonnées nécessaires dans le système de gestion de chaîne « Louise ». Valider le matériel suggéré par la production. Effacer les visuels qui ne sont plus nécessaires. Vérifier les droits avec les responsables du service des droits d’auteurs. Effectuer toutes autres tâches connexes.

Director, Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto

http://www.rcip-chin.gc.ca/emplois-jobs/voir-view/detailler-detail-eng.app?id=2580&

Xpace is seeking a Director who will work with Xpace staff, Volunteers, Interns and the OCAD Student Union, to manage, plan and execute gallery operations, internal and external collaborations and strategic development. The Director will work to develop and execute projects that offer students and emerging artists and designers the opportunity to develop and challenge their careers in art and design. Xpace’s goal is to facilitate and nurture experimental and developing practices in art and design. As Director you will work with the Xpace team to develop and maintain an environment that supports this mission. Additionally the Director will be responsible for overseeing the organization of annual fundraisers, operation/programming budgets, monthly/annual reports and our annual publication VOLUME.

Learning Zone Intern, OCAD University, Toronto

http://bc.tbe.taleo.net/BC5/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=OCADU&cws=1&rid=498&source=Indeed

This temporary placement is targeted to graduating students and recent graduates of a Library Technician program. Under the supervision of the Learning Zone Librarian, the incumbent will assist with the provision of information services and with general operations, on a part-time and occasional basis, in the Learning Zone at OCADU.

Marketing and Graphic Design Associate, the Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto

http://www.rcip-chin.gc.ca/emplois-jobs/voir-view/detailler-detail-eng.app?id=2575&

Working directly with operations and curatorial staff, the Marketing and Graphic Design Associate
designs and executes the Museum’s promotional and marketing program. Reporting to the Executive Director, they develop core marketing materials and facilitate the Museum’s public and media relations, online visibility, as well as provide design support for the Museum’s ongoing philanthropic, promotional and audience development projects and partnerships.

Binding / Processing Assistant, Carleton University, Ottawa

http://clients.njoyn.com/CL2/xweb/Xweb.asp?tbtoken=ZVpdQR0XCB0CEXEuJS5ALiReQlQmCFVPdGBEcFAvcUgjJix6E2ZaWkFvW0MZdmRzBwkbURZWTXMqWA%3D%3D&chk=dFlbQBJe&CLID=53443&page=jobdetails&JobID=J1014-0787&brid=86018&LANG=1

Under the direction of the Maintenance, Binding and Processing Supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for assessing the condition of library materials and processing them for in-house mending, for commercial binding, or for review by Reference Services; processing all formats of library material for binding and entering data into ABLE (Binder’s database) and working in close co-operation with the Maps, Data & Government Information Centre (MADGIC) to assess and process government documents, atlases and maps for binding; end processing of Library materials; processing revisions to catalogue records as directed by supervisor; providing office support; preparing and updating documentation related to duties; performs other duties as assigned.

Job Post: AV Archivist, Smithsonian Institution Archives of American Art, Washington

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/385071100

This position is located in Archives of American Art at the Smithsonian Institution. The employee applies current archival principles, concepts, standards, best practices, and methodologies to identify and assess the Archives’ archival audiovisual recordings….

Must have knowledge of American art and cultural history, particularly contemporary art and artists that employed audiovisual technologies into their artwork or documented contemporary art events, happenings, exhibitions, and artists’ interviews.

Job Posting: Audio-Video Preservation Fellowship, San Francisco

This is a one-year fellowship, 20-25 hours per week, paid but with no specific salary information.

The Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) is accepting applications for its Preservation Educational Resources Fellowship. The Fellow will work for a period of one year within the Preservation Department, assisting with the development of  a suite of educational resources designed to assist individuals and organizations alike in taking initial steps to assess and establish a preservation plan for their audiovisual materials….

We wish to work with a library, archives, film production or history student/recent graduate who aspires to learn about preservation planning and archival audiovisual formats and who demonstrates the strong desire to help us advance the field of moving image preservation.

Duties will include:

  • Researching existing audiovisual preservation tools and educational resources

  • Assisting with the research and acquisition of various samples of audiovisual formats

  • Assisting with the identification and documentation of conditions that can impact the well-being of audiovisual materials (during both storage and also playback)

  • Participating in, and providing support for, the production of educational resources (including print materials, instructional videos, and web content).

Skills acquired will include:
Knowledge of audiovisual preservation best practices and familiarity with the field of media preservation. A thorough understanding of the preservation of audiovisual materials (including equipment, format identification, proper care and handling and cleaning techniques, and playback and storage best practices).

Experience desired:

  • Video or audio production or post-production

  • Training in preservation or archives (particularly video or audio preservation), library education/ experience or current training in audiovisual archives or museum studies.

If interested, please send a resumé and cover letter to the BAVC Preservation Department at preservation@bavc.org

Bay Area Video Coalition

2727 Mariposa Street, 2nd Floor

San Francisco, CA 94110