General Archives Assistant, Tufts University Digital Collections and Archives, Medford MA

Tufts University's Digital Collections and Archives has an opening for a part-time student assistant available immediately. Applicants must be students currently enrolled in the Archives Management program with
a graduation date after May 2014, and be available to work 3 days per week, Monday-Friday, 8:30-4:00.

Responsibilities include:

   *   Reference: researching and responding to requests by phone and email; welcoming and overseeing researchers in the reading room; fulfilling scanning and other digitization requests for patrons; retrieving and reshelving materials
   *   Arrangement and Description: arranging and describing collections; enhancing existing collection description; rehousing and basic preservation activities
   *   Exhibit design and preparation
   *   Occasional administrative and office support tasks

Candidates should be capable of working fairly independently in a fast-paced archives environment and comfortable juggling multiple tasks and demands. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. This is a student position, so training will be provided, but relevant work experience is a plus.

Interested students should send a cover letter and resume to

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