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Job Title:Audio Transfer Specialist
Agency:Library of Congress
Job Announcement Number:150127
$52,668.00 to $68,465.00 / Per Year
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 to Tuesday, June 16, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:
Open - Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Culpeper County, VA
WHO MAY APPLY:
Anyone may apply - By law, employment at most U.S. Government agencies, including the Library of Congress, is limited to U.S. citizens. However, non-citizens may be hired provided that immigration law and other legal requirements are met, and the Library determines there are no qualified U.S. citizens available for the position.
The Audio Transfer Specialist creates digital preservation and access files of selected materials and performs post-processing functions consistent with established best practices and standards for archival preservation. Performs digital preservation on the recorded sound collection materials at the Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation encompassing a wide variety of analog and digital formats. Provides assistance, service, and information to curators, technical staff and visitors to the Packard Campus in addition to interacting with vendors, contractors, and engineers as required. Performs validation of audio files to ensure compliance with established standards. Uses a digital audio workstation to compare file types, perform checksums and verify accuracy and file integrity. Assists in the resolution of complex program or technical issues and problems. Under the guidance of senior specialists, assists in reformatting preservation transfers of audio materials.