Digital Asset Management Technician
Job Location (City, State)
Harpers Ferry, WV
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Given Hispanic Access Foundation’s mission and vision we encourage those who culturally identify as Latino/a to apply; however we do not discriminate with regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, personal appearance, marital status, familial status, family responsibility, pregnancy or other pregnancy-related conditions, childbirth, disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, religion or political affiliation, or any other status protected by federal or state law, local ordinance or Executive Orders. The Hispanic Access Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Harpers Ferry, WV
Project Title: Digital Asset Management Technician (2 open positions)
Project Type: In-person
Duration: 4 months (16 weeks) starting summer 2023
Housing: Must be secured by the intern. A housing stipend of $800 per month will be provided.
Project Background: Harpers Ferry Center (HFC), the media and design center for the National Park Service has a 20+ years of Exhibit Project and Production files in different states of organization and condition. This includes:
30+TB of files located on a single NPS server. Many file types and formats are out date or no longer compatible with modern operating systems or software. In some cases files can be converted, in other cases cannot and are considered end of life and can be deleted.
Over 100+ of AV closeout files still sitting on removable external storage waiting to be transferred to consolidated storage.
Project Records mixed with Digital Assets that significantly reduced discoverability.
HFC is seeking to access, organize, and transfer files to asset to a DAM system and pull project files to move into a records location. We are also seeking to access license and use rights records that connect with assets found in our collection.
70% – Analyzing, organizing, and preparing files to moving into other storage systems.
20% – Working with HFC Media Teams to understand file naming and folder structures and how they connect to past projects to determine a transfer and disposition schedule (what is to be saved, moved, or deleted)
10% – Working within HFC’s digital asset management systems to add metadata to existing and new assets.
Fellows will work and communicate with a Hispanic Access Program Manager during their fellowship. Fellows will be expected to participate in scheduled conference calls, webinars, and meetings conducted throughout their term. Fellows will capture photos and/or videos for reporting purposes and submit 3-5 blog posts highlighting their experience and development.
Highly organized with strong communication and listening skills.
General understanding of file types and opening and viewing media files.
General understanding of archiving and file naming principles.
Ability to work in Microsoft Office applications with a focus on Excel and Word. Ability to work independently.
Familiarity with Mac OS operating system and Adobe Creative Suite Applications.
Undergrad or grad student in data management, media asset management, archiving, records management.
US citizen or permanent resident
Must be 17 years of age or older
Must have a driver’s license.
Stipend + Benefits:
$1,200 biweekly based on a 40 hour work week
$800 monthly housing stipend provided
Up to $400 in travel funding for relocation to and from internship location.
$50 biweekly commuting stipend provided
Hispanic Access Foundation (Hispanic Access) is managing the recruitment for these positions. All applications should be submitted through Hispanic Access’ MANO Project application page. A resume and two references will be required for submission. Your application or resume should include professional and educational experience, along with any awards, technical skills or volunteer activities. Application questions or issues may be directed to Yashira Valentin Feliciano (email@example.com).
Applications for this position are considered on a rolling basis.
Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement:
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and/or hiring process should contact Hispanic Access Foundation directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
National Park Service Mission:
The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.
Hispanic Access Foundation Mission:
Hispanic Access Foundation (Hispanic Access) is a 501(c)(3) national nonprofit organization that connects Latinos and People of Color to partners and opportunities improving lives and creating an equitable society. Hispanic Access’s vision is that all Hispanics throughout the U.S. enjoy good physical health, a healthy natural environment, a quality education, economic success and civic engagement in their communities with the sum improving the future of America.
Please apply through this link: http://www.manoproject.org/internships?gnk=job&gni=8a78839f86c423890186ccf868981f9e&gns=Job+Board
Hispanic Access Foundation (MANO Project),
Stephanie Pereira, Program Associate