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Digital Media Assistant (less than half time position), Harvard University / Harvard Library, Cambridge, MA


Access Services actively supports mission of the Harvard Library by delivering a high standard of service; cultivating a welcoming environment that is supportive to academic research and inquiry; stewarding the university collection; and connecting the academic community to the vast array of library resources. We support the teaching and scholarly mission of the University through collaborative partnerships with the community of students, scholars, and professionals at Harvard and beyond.

We are hiring part-time staff to join the Digital Reserves team based in Widener Library. This position will report to the Digital Reserves Manager. The position is scheduled for 14 hours a week. The schedule for the position is flexible but hours must fall within Monday – Friday, 9am – 9pm.

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Create access to digital media, as requested by instructors.

· Use an open-source video transcoder to convert video from DVD and Blu-Ray formats.

· Upload properly-encoded media files to a cloud-based staging area.

· Work within an LMS (Learning Management System) and Panopto to post links to media files.

EEO Statement:

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.


Basic Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent work experience required
Facility with standard office software (Microsoft Word and Excel, email, calendaring applications, etc.) required
Additional Qualifications

Ability to successfully deliver excellent customer service and prioritize service needs in a busy, dynamic public service environment
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Full/Part Time

Part Time


$15.00 / hour

How to apply:

To apply, send cover letter and resume to [email protected]