AUDIOVISUAL REDACTOR / EDITOR - United Nations, Tanzania, Deadline: May-07-2016

Posting Title:AUDIOVISUAL REDACTOR / EDITOR
Job Code Title:AUDIO REDACTOR
Department/Office:INTERNATIONAL RESIDUAL MECHANISM
Duty Station:ARUSHA
Posting Period:08 April 2016 - 07 May 2016
Job Opening Number:57978
Staffing ExerciseN/A

Special Notice
Extension of the appointment is subject to Extension of the mandate and/or the availability of the funds.
Org. Setting and Reporting
The positions are located in the Mechanism Archives and Records Section (“MARS”), Arusha branch, Registry, of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (“Mechanism”). The incumbents will work under the general supervision of the Archivist, Head of MARS, Arusha branch, and under the direct supervision of the Audiovisual Redaction Coordinator.
Responsibilities
The Audiovisual Redactors will work in close collaboration with the Audiovisual Archivist and other relevant stakeholders within and outside MARS to ensure the long term preservation and enhance the accessibility of the records of the ICTR and Mechanism. The responsibilities will include:

• Reviewing all archival audiovisual recordings of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (“ICTR”) courtroom proceedings to identify any sensitive information contained in the recordings. This includes closely reviewing all relevant judicial records, applying the established redaction procedures to the review process to ensure compliance with judicial orders and fully documenting the redaction process. 

• Identifying the specific timecodes of confidential information from the English language versions of the digital copies of the audiovisual records using digital audiovisual editing software and asset management systems to create redacted versions of the audiovisual records.

• Working in close cooperation with the French and Kinyarwanda Language Specialists on the Audiovisual Redaction Team, ensuring the conformity of the redactions made in all language channels of the audiovisual recordings.

• Editing out confidential information and applying audio distortion, noise reduction and other approved signal enhancement processes using audiovisual editing software to produce the redacted audiovisual recordings.

• Integrating the redacted audiovisual files into the information management systems of MARS, and updating the metadata accordingly. 

• Maintaining meticulous logs of all work completed and all redactions made and ensuring the integrity of the digital files. 

• Other duties, such as the digitization and data integration of the audiovisual exhibits and other records held by MARS, as required.
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

Teamwork:
- Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals
- Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others
- Places team agenda before personal agenda
- Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position
- Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings

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
Education
High school diploma or equivalent is required. Additional qualifications or training in the fields of audiovisual production, archives and records management, or information management is desirable.
Work Experience
A minimum of six years of experience in the fields of audiovisual archives management or audiovisual editing, recording or production or a related field is required. Familiarity with digital audiovisual formats and experience using professional audiovisual editing software is required. Experience in the redaction of legal material in an international judicial environment is desirable.
Languages
English and French are the working languages of the Mechanism. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Working knowledge of French or Kinyarwanda is desirable.
Assessment
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include a technical assessment exercise which will be followed by competency-based interview.
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