Digital Media and Public Scholarship Specialist, Hemispheric Institute
Job ID: 2021-7741 Type: Office of the Associate Vice Provost, Academic Affairs (WS2195) # of Openings: 1 Category: Libraries New York University
Work with NYU departments, faculty, and students, as well as external collaborators and partners organizations, in order to promote research and learning and extend the reach and utility of the Hemispheric Institutes digital media collections and platforms, including the Hemispheric Institute Digital Video Library, HemiPress, and HemiTV (events platform). Effectively engage and educate the Institutes broad constituencies at NYU and beyond about Hemispheric Institutes digital resources, and effectively disseminate these resources to a growing community through events, pedagogical materials, and targeted communicational strategies. Expand access to Hemi digital media collections for NYU researchers, and outside collaborators in order to facilitate the creation of public scholarship based on Hemi collections and initiatives. Create and implement effective communications strategies to meet these goals.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree in the Humanities, Social Sciences, or related field
Preferred Education: Master's Degree in the Humanities, Social Sciences, or related field
Required Experience: 3+ years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must include experience working directly with digital assets and archives and communicating to universities audiences as well as diverse national and international constituencies.
Preferred Experience: 1+ years Experience in the creation of pedagogical and curricular materials based on digital/archival collections.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Excellent communication and writing skills. Experience creating, managing, and growing digital media assets and archival collections. Written and oral fluency in Spanish, including the ability to translate documents from or to English as appropriate. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, including the ability to manage multiple projects with national and international partners concurrently. Proficiency in standard office productivity software.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Broad knowledge or understanding of Latin American or/and Latinx culture, and politics, both with an Americas-wide frame and within specific local contexts. Experience developing and implementing social media campaigns. Working knowledge of video preservation methods and formats. Basic proficiency in website content creation with any of the major Content Management Systems. Demonstrated ability to lead teams to accomplish archive-related projects.
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