Part-time Archives Assistant, Tufts Medical Center, Boston 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. This position is focused exclusively on processing and providing access to the records of the Tufts Medical Center.

Responsibilities include:

* Arrangement and Description: arranging and describing the historical records of the Tufts Medical Center and related hospitals; enhancing existing collection description; rehousing and basic preservation activities

* 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

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 email a cover letter and resume to Anne Sauer, anne.sauer@tufts.edu.

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