Position Number: 900840
Department or Office: Library & Information Services
Level: Level C (Specialist)
Reports To Position #: 001230
Date Prepared: 04-04-2012
Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT 05753
Student Employment Information
Work Study: Yes
• Run weekly recordings in a variety of venues on-campus, perform basic video editing on recorded lectures and publish edited recordings in all appropriate formats: physical media, web, file server, etc.
• Occasionally assist patrons with, and troubleshoot, various media equipment, films and screening rooms and equipment
• Respect and adhere to policy and law regarding recordings and copyright.
• Required to work during exams, as well as evening and weekend hours
• May be required to work a set weekly schedule
• Flexibility and commitment to a work schedule and duties
• Expectation of a highly efficient use of self-directed time and appropriate decision making skills
• Expectation of modeling appropriate behavior and policies to other students at all times
• Required expertise, through ongoing training, in various skills to provide backup for Media Services staff
• Other duties as assigned
Key Relationships/Interpersonal Skill:
• With certain groups within the Middlebury College Community, including Film/Media faculty and staff, Media Services, Circulation staff, Helpdesk, alumni filmmakers and donors, and outside guests at special events
• Department of Public Safety and Facilities Management as it relates to LIS and Library security and safety
Library and Information Services is part of an educational community and shares in the responsibility for supporting teaching and learning as part of the College mission. We are committed to the following.
• Proactive, responsive, respectful, professional, customer service
• Collaboration within the organization, across the college, and beyond
• Effective and open communication
• Understanding the work of our customers
• Flexibility to innovate and adapt to a changing environment
• Ability to quickly and efficiently learn new concepts, programs, systems, and functions in a changing tech environment
• High quality recordings of lectures and events that are recorded, edited, and published timely, professionally, with good audio and video, including attention to lighting.
• Supportive, friendly and responsive staff in the Library and throughout campus
• Gain knowledge of users’ needs and expectations
• Current Middlebury College student
• Expectation of continuing training in all areas of video production
• Previous experience in videography (recording, editing or publishing) a strong plus.
• Experience with using video or audio editing software a strong plus (e.g. iMovie/iLife, Final Cut, Avid, Adobe Premiere, etc.)
• Knowledge of still cameras, as well as audio recorders a strong plus.
• Film/media, art, theater or music coursework or experience a plus.
• Familiarity with common media formats (VHS, DVD, Laserdisc) required
• Good communication skills required
• Ability to work responsibly with expensive film materials and equipment required