This role would provide LPA with an hourly position to address many of these tasks, limiting the role of videographer ICs to off-site field work.
The new A/V Editor & Videographer would work directly with curators to prepare clips from archival materials and to create final edits of filmed work.
• Job Type: Part-Time Job
• Long Manhattan, New York
• Department: PRGMS- Public Programming
• Starting Salary: $50.00/Hr.
• Job ID: 11398
Audio and moving image materials (AMI) are an essential part of the collections at the Library for the Performing Arts (LPA). Additionally, documentation of performances continues to be a core function of the divisions at LPA. There is an ongoing workload of filming and editing generated by this activity that necessitates regular access to a skilled AMI editor and videographer.
This role would provide LPA with an hourly position to address many of these tasks, limiting the role of videographer ICs to off-site field work. The new A/V Editor & Videographer would work directly with curators to prepare clips from archival materials and to create final edits of filmed work.
Reporting to the Associate Director for Collections & Research, the Videographer will:
- Work with curatorial staff to edit footage of original documentation field shoots and residencies.
- Edit special collections audio and moving image content for use in NYPL public programs, classes and exhibitions and additionally support external loan and donor requests.
- Serve as resident videographer for programming in the Bruno Walter Auditorium in LPA.
- Serve as one of the available videographers for TOFT and Dance Division Original Documentation shoots.
- Liaise with Playback staff to deliver digital files for virtual programming.
- Create and embed captioning on A/V files as appropriate.
Required Education & Experience
- Bachelor’s Degree
- 10 years of professional work experience in performing arts film documentation and editing
- Expert knowledge of A/V editing software including Premiere.
- Proven experience documenting live dance and theatre performances to archival standards.
- Experience with captioning.
- Experience with sound mixing and synching.
Knowledge of non-English languages
All team members are expected and encouraged to embody the NYPL Core Values:
- Be Helpful to patrons and colleagues
- Be Resourceful in solving problems
- Be Curious in all aspects of your work
- Office setting
- Offsite work in performance venues.
- Limited physical effort is required
- Light lifting required
- Lifting up to 40 lbs. Required
- May require travel within NYC
On average 8-10 hours per week as needed
How to Apply
Job ID: 11398
Job Categories: Library. Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: film, library, media, NYPL, and performing arts. States: New York.
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