Archives Assistant (Graduate Student Worker), Simmons College Archives, Boston MA

SIMMONS COLLEGE ARCHIVES

 

JOB POSTING - PART-TIME POSITION

STARTING IN FALL 2013

 

TITLE:                          Archives Assistant (Graduate Student Worker)

 

HOURS:                     15 - 20 hours per weekbeginning Aug/Sept 2013 and continuing through at least May 2014

 

RATE OF PAY:          $12/hr

                                                                               

REPORTS TO:           Justin Snow, Library Assistant for College Archives

 

REQUIREMENTS:    Eligible students will be Archives Management concentrators in GSLIS and will have completed (or be enrolled in) LIS 438

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:          

1. Providing reference and public service to patrons and  monitoring the Archives Reading Room

 

2. Accessioning and processing archival and manuscript collections, including photographs and audio-visual materials, and preparing of database records using Archivists' Toolkit

 

3. Preparing and mounting exhibits

 

4.  Ensuring confidentiality of sensitive documents;

 

5.  Ensuring careful handling of unique collection materials;

 

7.  Assisting with Records Management program;

 

8.  Assisting with stack and office maintenance; and

 

9.  Performing other duties as requested.

 

 

CONTACT:               

Please submit a resume and writing sample (of less than 250 words) to archives@simmons.edu by August 7th

For more information, please email archives@simmons.edu

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