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Audio/Video/Film Reference Specialist (Suzzallo/Allen)

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Open until 11:45pm, 29 June, 2014. Posted 29 May, 2014


Media Center, Suzzallo/Allen Libraries

Job Title:

Audio/Video/Film Reference Specialist

Date Posted:

29 May, 2014

Closing Date:

11:45pm 29 June, 2014

Number Available:



$11.15 hourly

Start date: September 2014


Up to 19 hours per week.
Schedule to be determined.


  • Under the direction of the Head, Distributed Media Services, assists with selecting, accessioning, describing, researching rights, promoting, and digitizing audio, video, and film collections.
  • Assists with the creation of online finding aids, guides, and exhibits for these collections.
  • Assists in the creation and maintenance of internal documentation related to audio/video/film workflows.
  • Offers instruction to students, staff, and faculty on the use of media access and digitization equipment.
  • Assists with hosting events and creating material that promotes audio/video/film and video games collections in the Libraries.
  • Contributes to other projects as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience with audio and/or video production software, including at least one of the following: iMovie; Final Cut Pro; Audacity; Logic; ProTools; BlackMagic Media Express; BWF MetaEdit; FFmpeg.
  • Experience with editing digital media.
  • Familiarity with and interest in audio, video, film, and/or video game collections.
  • Evidence of excellent communication, listening, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work independently.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Experience or coursework with library instruction or reference.

Other Details:

For more information about the Media Center and the position, see www.lib.washington.edu/media/ or contact John Vallier at: vallier@uw.edu.

Application Process:

  1. Complete a UW Libraries student job application form. To ensure compatibility and consideration, complete the application form using Adobe Reader*.
  2. Submit the following materials by uploading them to the Library student employment online dropbox:
    1. Cover letter
    2. Application form
    3. Resume

    Selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.

    *Some programs, including versions of Mac Preview, are not fully compatible with PDF forms.

    For additional information or questions regarding student job opportunities, or for assistance with the application process, please contact the Student Employment Coordinator, UW Libraries:
    Erik Dahl