Department/Office: INTERNATIONAL RESIDUAL MECHANISM
Duty Station: ARUSHA
Posting Period: 08 April 2016 - 07 May 2016
Job Opening Number: 57978
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
Extension of the appointment is subject to Extension of the mandate and/or the availability of the funds.
Organizational 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.
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.