Media Specialist Summer Student – PH23

Job title: Media Specialist Summer Student – PH23
Posted on: June 18, 2020
Job Description:

Student Contract Employment Opportunity
Port Hope Public Library
Media Specialist Summer Student

Port Hope Public Library requires a post-secondary student to develop staff training, virtual programming and procedure documentation. The Media Specialist Student will work with Library staff to create procedures that outline media productions, and use of Library equipment. This individual would be in charge of training Library staff on the use of audio-visual equipment especially the Podcast Studio. The Student will create Port Hope Public Library branded visual and podcast frameworks for future use by Library staff. The Student will aid Library staff in the production and distribution of audio-visual content for website and social media feeds. This individual will work with Library staff to migrate programs and services to online and virtual platforms accessible by the public.

Education, Skills and Experience
1. Completion of one year of post-secondary education
2. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
3. Proficiency with a MAC and Audacity software (Podcast Studio)
4. Experience with video production and websites

The position is for 10 weeks of employment on a flexible schedule which can include at home, on site and outreach hours. The position pays $18.00 per hour. To apply for the position please forward a resume and cover letter highlighting your expertise with various platforms.

Applications will be accepted by the undersigned until July 2, 2020 @ 5 p.m.
Alison Houston
Deputy Chief Librarian
Port Hope Public Library
31 Queen Street
Port Hope, ON L1A 2Y8

The Port Hope Public Library thanks all applicants for their interest in this position. However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posted as per Article 10 Collective Agreement between the PHPL Board and CUPE Local 749-01

Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and is used to determine eligibility for potential employment. The Port Hope Public Library Board is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request accommodations are available in the recruitment process for applicants with disabilities.

Employment Type: Temporary
Field of Work: Computer/Engineering
Required skills:

We need an individual with technical expertise to train staff in moving programs and services to virtual platforms. We have also have Podcast equipment and need someone familiar with MAC and Audacity to train staff on it's use. Any sort of graphic arts skills would be an asset.

Company information

Company Name: Port Hope Public Library
Contact Name: Alison Houston
Address: 31 Queen
City: Port Hope
Postal Code:L1A 2Y8
Telephone: (905) 885-4712
Apply Online URL:
Prefered method of contact: Email