The Office manager will act as the first point of contact for the company, greeting guests, directing mail, arranging staff travel and routine clerical tasks. This position is also features some HR responsibilities, payroll, book keeping, and staff schedules.
The Shipping Manager will be responsible for handling, packing, and receiving materials
to and from clients, some of which may be very fragile (ie, LPs, films, etc). They will
also be expected to maintain the current equipment inventory and transport original
media and equipment between facilities and from various clients along the east coast.
For the summer of 2018, we will offer two six- to eight-week paid internships, one in audiovisual preservation and one in data rescue and recovery. During this period, the interns will gain an understanding of the processes of audiovisual and data preservation reformatting, and have the opportunity to contribute to a particular area of preservation work of their choosing. The internships will each result in a professional level project. Past interns have conducted preservation research and documentation, created shipping and storage guidelines, participated in conservation treatments of materials, and more.
Applicants new to the trade will work with senior staff and Production Supervisor for training
and supervision; experienced applicants will be expected to work independently after training
on our systems; understanding of basic audio signal flow recommended, but not required.
- Prepares audio media for digitization
- Aligns playback and record parameters
- Digitizes media
- Gathers and logs technical, process, and descriptive metadata
- Takes photographs of audio media
- Discs (mostly 78rpm)