Friday, August 1, 2014

Audiovisual Technician, G-5. MICT, The Hague. Open until 2 August 2014

United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals Audiovisual Technician, G-5 (The Hague) DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS : 02 August 2014 DATE OF ISSUANCE : 04 July 2014 OFFICE : Registry/Archives and Records Section JOB OPENING NUMBER : 2014/MICT/REG/MARS/009 United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity Organizational setting and Reporting: This position is located in the Archives and Records Section, The Hague Branch, Registry, under the supervision of the Chief Archivist / Deputy Chief Archivist. Responsibilities: The incumbent will perform the following duties: · Support MICT audiovisual preservation strategies by assisting with the evaluation of audiovisual records and the identification of at-risk materials. Participate in preservation enhancement strategies and digitization and migration programs. · Gather and analyze data and make recommendations for the development and implementation of policies, standards and guidelines for the management of Tribunal and MICT audiovisual records and archives. · Receive and accession the audiovisual archives of the ICTY and ICTR Tribunals in both physical carrier and digital format, ensuring that processing activities adhere to best practice procedures and that the physical arrangement and intellectual control comply with established standards. · Support the provision of access to audiovisual archives. · Other duties as required. Core Competencies: · Professionalism – Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. · Client Orientation – Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors on-going developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client. · Technological Awareness – Keeps abreast of available technology; understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office; actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology. QUALIFICATIONS Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Additional qualifications or training in audiovisual production or information management or a related field would be desirable. Work Experience: At least 5 years of experience in audiovisual archives management or audiovisual editing, recording or production. Knowledge of audiovisual archives and records management procedures including professional international standards and best practices is required. Knowledge of audiovisual technologies and experience working with professional grade equipment, and digitization and migration practices is required. Familiarity with audiovisual analogue and digital formats and experience using professional audiovisual editing software is required. Ability to conduct research and provide recommendations on audiovisual archival management trends would be desirable. Languages: English and French are the working languages of the MICT. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of French and/or BCS would be desirable. Assessment Method: There may be a technical test and/or a competency-based interview. Special Notice: The appointment is limited to the Mechanism. Appointment of the successful candidate on this position will be limited to the initial funding of the post. Extension of the appointment is subject to the extension of the mandate and/or the availability of funds. Appointments of staff members in the United Nations are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General. HOW TO APPLY: NOTE FOR INTERNAL CANDIDATES: 1) Staff at the G-4 and G-5 levels are eligible to apply; the requirement for one year post occupancy is applicable. 2) Interested staff members must complete the UN Personal History Profile (PHP) form obtainable via personal Inspira accounts (in PDF format). Please submit all documents including the PHP, a Cover Letter, and the last two e-PAS’s ELECTRONICALLY AS ONE DOCUMENT to the in-box. Please indicate the job opening number in the subject line. 3) Applicants may have to sit the Administrative Support Assessment Test (ASAT) as per OHRM instructions. NOTE FOR EXTERNAL CANDIDATES: 1) External applicants must complete the UN Personal History Profile (PHP) form obtainable from the ICTY website ( and forward electronically AS ONE DOCUMENT to the in-box. Please indicate the job opening number in the subject line. Applicants may have to sit the Administrative Support Assessment Test (ASAT) as per OHRM instructions.

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