The PBS Wisconsin Digital Media Librarian internship is designed for students currently enrolled in a two or four-year college or technical program, and is meant to prepare students of color, and those from other underrepresented groups for a successful career in library sciences.
POSITION SUMMARY/JOB DUTIES:
- Integrate photos, videos, and documents from our existing file servers to a database.
- Collaborate with Design, Digital and Engineering colleagues to process, tag, and catalog assets that improve searchability and support institutional needs and policy.
- Assist with establishing a taxonomy to better classify our assets with well-defined metadata.
- Assess and analyze Digital Asset Management software solutions.
- Tag and catalog photos and videos according to tagging and metadata guidelines.
- Identify, sort, and remove duplicate photos from our system.
- Create internal best practices (how-to) guide instructing staff how to properly use the database.
- Perform other related duties as needed.
- Be a part- or full-time student enrolled at a college/university, or technical/vocational program.
- Working knowledge of image processing software and Adobe Creative Suites.
- Experience with taxonomy creation, metadata and tagging, converting, migrating, and bulk uploading of digital assets in a digital collection management system is preferred
- Familiarity with digital rights management for digital media, streaming, and social platforms is a plus
- Library Science majors preferred, but not mandatory
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
- Excellent organizational skills; the ability to effectively prioritize work and change focus while maintaining accuracy.
- A methodically consistent approach to reiterative tasks with acute attention to detail.
- Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
- Ability to be proactive, work independently and in teams.
HOW TO APPLY:
Apply online at https://studentjobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/listing/ by January 3, 2022. The job number is 500252.
All of the following must be received for your application to be complete:
- A comprehensive resume
- A detailed cover letter explaining how you meet the qualifications and why this internship meets your career development needs
- A list of two (2) professional references, including an email contact for each (references may be tied to your academic career)
Questions? Contact: Kate O’Connor, PBS Wisconsin, 821 University Avenue, Madison, WI, 53706;