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Re: [ARSCLIST] Audio/IT job opporunity in Oral History
The salary rate is monthly.
Head, UCLA Digital Library Program
390 Powell Library Building
(310) 206-5337 fax
----- Original Message -----
From: Graham Newton <gn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Friday, April 8, 2005 8:29 pm
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Audio/IT job opporunity in Oral History
> I would sincerely hope someone dropped a leading digit in the
> salary range for
> this job offer.
> If they didn't, it sure looks like an offer for almost slave labor
> to me that
> doesn't even make minimum wage in most places.
> I would be embarrased to post something like this!
> ... Graham Newton
> Stephen Davison wrote:
> > UCLA Oral History and Digital Library Programs
> > Job Opportunity
> > Please feel free to forward
> > Programmer/Analyst III (4538)
> > Name of unit
> > Digital Library Program
> > Salary
> > $4,057 - $7,306
> > Schedule
> > 40 hrs/wk; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mon. through Fri.; working hours
> may include some evenings and weekends.
> > Application period
> > Open until filled.
> > Description of Unit
> > The UCLA Digital Library Program (DLP) serves as the catalyst
> for the creation, management, and delivery of digital content in
> support of the UCLA Library mission and goals. The program reports
> to the AUL for the UCLA Electronic Library and currently consists
> of 4 academic personnel and a cadre of project-based casual staff.
> In addition, several staff members in other units have regular
> working relationships with the Digital Library Program to provide
> expertise in usability, copyright, and descriptive metadata. The
> Digital Library Program is also supported by the Digital Library
> Architect and a team of technical staff in Library Information
> Systems and draws on the advice of content experts in the Library.
> > Duties
> > Reporting to the Head of the Digital Library Program (DLP), in
> coordination with the Head of the Oral History Program (OHP), work
> closely with both Digital Library and Oral History Program staff,
> providing expert technical advice and support in all areas of
> recording, processing, reformatting, compression, and streaming of
> audio and video. Building on UCLA Digital Library tools and
> architecture, and working with staff of the Oral History and
> Digital Library Programs, and Library Information Technology,
> design and implement systems for the effective management and
> dissemination of OHP interviews online, both locally and via the
> Internet. With minimal supervision, develop project plans and
> schedules to enhance the OHP digital publishing system, track the
> projects, and ensure successful implementation. Maintain expert
> knowledge of current standards and practices in digital audio and
> video, especially as applied in spoken word recording, digital
> libraries, oral history program
> > and
> > delivery over networks. Develop appropriate best practices for
> digital audio and video recording, editing, storage and playback
> of OHP digital audio files based on standards. Develop and
> maintain the digital streaming environment for public access to
> OHP digital collections. Provide expert advice and support for all
> Digital Library projects with audio and video content. Work with
> metadata experts in DLP and the Library Cataloging and Metadata
> Center to develop and maintain appropriate metadata standards for
> digital audio and video collections.
> > Qualifications
> > Bachelor's degree or equivalent in audio and/or video
> engineering, or computer science, or a related field preferred.
> Demonstrated audio and/or video-related experience. Ability to
> master emerging technologies and adapt in a rapidly changing
> technological environment. Ability to work independently to
> organize and complete projects. Demonstrated ability to create
> solutions that are technically sound, practical, and reliable.
> Knowledge of audio and video file formats (e.g. WAV, AIFF, AU,
> MOV) and encoding, transmission and compression standards (e.g.
> PCM, MPEG). Skill in creating multimedia streaming environments
> using commercial software such as Real Networks, Windows Media,
> Quicktime. Skill in creating web pages and structured texts using
> markup languages (e.g. HTML, XML) and web technologies (e.g. CSS,
> video streaming, coordinated multimedia delivery). Knowledge of
> relational database design and function prefe
> > ed. Skill
> > in programming or scripting database-driven web applications
> preferred. Knowledge of metadata standards for digital library
> projects preferred. Skill in creating XML documents and XSLT
> preferred. Continued employment contingent upon completion of
> satisfactory background investigation. Please include salary
> history with resume when applying for this position.
> > UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA compliant
> > Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only
> individuals who are legally authorized to work in the United
> States as established by providing documents specified in the
> Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
> > Off-campus applicants may apply by sending a UCLA Application to
> > UCLA Library
> > Charles E. Young Research Library
> > Library Human Resources Office
> > 11617 YRL, Box 951575
> > Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
> > If applying in person, come to
> > Library Human Resources Office
> > 11617 Young Research Library (YRL)
> > Telephone 310.825.7947
> > Please reference Job Req. No. (4538).
> > ------------------------
> > Stephen Davison
> > Head, UCLA Digital Library Program
> > 390 Powell Library Building
> > sdavison@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > (310) 267-5135
> > (310) 206-5337 fax
> > http://digital.library.ucla.edu
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