Part -Time Helper - Communications

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US-MA-Woods Hole

Job Summary

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently seeking a Part-Time Helper with a working title of Digital Media Assistant to join the Communications department. This is an on-site role. This is a temporary, casual, non-exempt position and is eligible for casual benefits.


The Digital Media group within the Communications department manages digital media assets and produce video, photo, and multimedia content for the Institution.  This position will assist the team with reviewing, documenting, and migrating digital media content from external hard drives to a digital video server. Documentation will be used as metadata to create departmental catalogs that will identify what the content is. Migration will be used to file the digital media content on our digital server.


Essential Functions

  • Connecting external hard drives into a Mac OS computer to ensure it can mount
  • Identify, analyze, and review the media formats and metadata on the drives
  • Entering identified metadata into excel or google doc spreadsheet
  • Adhere to naming convention(s) as instructed by the digital media group
  • Restocking physical hard drives



  • As deemed necessary by supervisor


Education & Experience


  • Currently working towards a High School diploma is required

Special Requirements

  • High attention to detail and reading comprehension
  • Proficient with MacOS and various external hard drive formats 
  • Experience with Excel and or google sheets
  • Good communication skills
  • Proficient with digital video and photo assets preferred


Physical Requirements


Physical duties for this position include but are not limited to, ability to lift less than 20 lbs. independently.



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