Collections Assistant, North West Film Archive

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Manchester, UK
Salary Grade 5: £22,214 – £24,983  [updated following pay award from 1/8/17]
Apply by September 11, 2017

North West Film Archive:

Part of Manchester Metropolitan’s Library Special Collections, the North West Film Archive is the recognised public moving image archive preserving films made in and about the region – it is part of the Archives+ partnership, with a small specialist team and facilities, based in the splendid Manchester Central Library, and looking after some 50,000 items of film and video. Offering a variety of access services to users in the academic, public and commercial sectors, the Archive will mark its 40th anniversary in 2017, and is looking forward to meeting the challenges of an increasingly digital future. Partnerships and collaborations, with for example heritage organisations, the BFI and broadcasters, are key to successful operations, and the quality of the work of the NWFA is recognised regionally, nationally and internationally.

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Archival Internship, Museum of Chinese in America

Internship (Fall 2017)
Part-Time (20 hours/week)
New York, NY

The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is seeking 3-4 part-time (at least 20 hours per week) Archival Project Interns in Fall 2017.

The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is the leading institution dedicated to preserving and presenting the history and culture of Chinese in America. Located in the heart of New York Chinatown, MOCA’s Collections & Research Center provides unique access to the images, papers, oral histories and artifacts which document the story. Continue reading

Head of Video Department, The MediaPreserve Post

Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania

The MediaPreserve, a division of Preservation Technologies L.P., provides high-quality reformatting services for archival audiovisual materials of all types and formats. Using expertly-modified legacy equipment as well as current technologies, our staff of engineers, librarians, archivists and preservation specialists work with each client to customize a preservation program based on an institution’s needs and infrastructure. Our staff is committed to ensuring all materials are transferred and documented according to professional standards and best practices throughout the process so that our client receives the best quality deliverables for preservation, editing and access purposes. Continue reading