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Job Openings at WGBH in Boston

WGBH is hiring for two positions in Boston:

Project Manager – Reporting to the Associate Director, the Project Manager will manage and execute ambitious digitization projects including the PBS NewsHour Digitization Project, Riverside Church WRVR Digitization Project, and Peabody Awards Digitization Project. In this role, the Project Manager will have complete oversight and accountability over staff assigned to these projects. The Project Manager will also be responsible for overseeing contractor/vendor and project collaborator work related to these projects. The Project Manager will coordinate with other departments and colleagues in the foundation as necessary, including legal counsel, MLA developers, and Project Finance. The position will lead the decision-making and issue resolution on these projects, ensuring the overall success of the projects, that projects stay on schedule and deliverables are achieved.

Archivist – The Archivist is responsible for the application of professional archival principles and practices to the Peabody Awards Digitization Project, the Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellowship, and various other assignments involving the WGBH Media Library and Archives and the American Archive of Public Broadcasting. Responsibilities include coordinating QC and ingest of digitized video and audio files; communicating with partners; managing metadata; and supporting long-term preservation of files on LTO tape.

You can apply to these positions through the WGBH site. The Project Manager position is #P-03704, and the Archivist position is #P-03713.

Both of these are full-time, benefited project contract positions, initially scheduled for one year with possibility to extend.

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