Moving Image Specialist


Clerk Grade 7/8
Temporary full time role for a period of up to 2 years

A unique opportunity to join one of NSW’s leading cultural institutions
Competitive remuneration and benefits
Flexible working conditions

The State Library of New South Wales is one of Australia’s oldest and most important public institutions. Collecting actively since 1826, the Library preserves and presents the social, cultural and scientific history of our State and our Nation for the benefit of all. Its rich collections, both physical and digital, alongside partnerships with the public library network across NSW and other vibrant collaborations enable Australians to examine their past and imagine their future. In short, the Library occupies a unique position at the very heart of our civil society.

About the Role
The Moving Image Specialist is responsible for the development of processing, preservation and rehousing workflows for film and video collections and provides key support for planning and implementing inhouse and outsourced digitisation projects. The role will see you undertake and coordinate a range of activities which enable identification, selection, preservation and access to the Library’s moving image collections.

To be considered for this role you will have the following essential skills:

Experience in applying archival principles, ethics and practices in the preservation, identification, and handling of archival analogue and digital film and video formats.

Experience in operating, maintaining and troubleshooting current and legacy film and video playback and digitisation equipment, systems and software.

Experience with different motion picture and film sound formats and knowledge of film and video history and post-production pathways.

To learn more about this opportunity please refer to the role description.

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