The Librarian reports to the Director of Programming for the Pac-12 Networks and involves working closely with relevant staff at Pac-12 Enterprises, the Pac-12 universities and outside resources. The Librarian is currently based in Walnut Creek, and long-term based in San Francisco after the Pac-12 Studio opens in July 2012.
Day-to-day supervision of content and music libraries/archives (spanning all digital and physical media) for Pac-12 Networks and Pac-12 Digital Network
Working closely with relevant staff at Pac-12 Enterprises, help develop and maintain a sophisticated content management system for the ingestion, storage, recall and delivery of media assets and their associated metadata
Oversee the creation of logical and sustainable naming conventions used in the identification, storage, tracking and retrieval of media assets
Working closely with relevant staff at Pac-12 Enterprises, help develop and manage databases and digital systems to record, archive and exploit all statistical data (on student-athletes, teams, etc.) from Pac-12 Conference athletic events and from 3rd party databases
Researches classic games, documentaries and syndicated programming and helps to develop storylines
Help locate, secure and acquire archival content relevant to the Pac-12 Conference.
Experience in the development of stable and secure systems, software and facilities to support the ongoing operations of a digital asset/content management system in a complex media company
Experience developing and launching successful multi-platform media initiatives, ideally with hands on experience with sports content at a sports or news cable outlet
Understanding of and experience with live remote production, studio based production and post-production, as it relates to media asset management
Deep understanding of legacy tape formats and file based digital formats
Experience with metadata architecture, data ingestion, systems design and process management
Thorough understanding of technical broadcast standards and delivery specs necessary for high quality media storage and delivery
Understanding of emerging technology, file based work flow, non-linear editing systems, cyber security, evolving infrastructures, acquisition formats supporting HD content, budget development and management, capital planning and project management
Experience with databases and digital systems that enable the recording, archiving, retrieval and management of large quantities of statistical data.
Strong written and verbal communication skills with an ability to express technical ideas clearly and persuasively to internal and external technical and non-technical constituents
An understanding of the operational and technical requirements for distributing content internationally
Highly organized, with the ability to work under pressure and handle multiple projects while effectively meeting deadlines
Full appreciation of the values/culture of Pac-12 Enterprises and Pac-12 Conference, with the ability to excel within these environments and interact with all constituents (Conference, universities, Enterprises, etc.) in a highly effective manner
Exceptional values including impeccable personal and business ethics
Excellent reputation in the media relations industry
A strong professional drive and entrepreneurial spirit
Intense work ethic
Passionate about Pac-12 Sports with a good understanding of Pac-12 conference history
Effective interpersonal skills; good judgment and ability to interact with different levels of management and teams
Demonstrated ability to prioritize under time constraints and work successfully in a fast-paced environment
Experience working in a culturally diverse organization and supporting the values held by our unique employees, clients, sponsors, university faculty, and fans
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet Explorer
Some travel may be required
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Programming.
Ideally, experience with college sports content and distribution.
Ideally, experience at a stand-alone, start up or early stage media company.
Unsolicited Resumes and Ideas
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