Archivist Intern/Assistant

Approximate Date of Posting: February 28.2017

Position: Archivist Intern/Assistant

Location: Parkridge, Illinois


Schedule/Hours: Hours are negotiable (16-35 per week)

Time Frame:  May 2017 or sooner if available

Compensation Paid/Unspecified

Source: Indeed


Accessioning material into the archive

Processing accessions into the archival collection

Adding and updating material to the electronic catalog system.

Assisting the archivist in answering reference questions

Digitizing photographs and audio materials.

Assisting the archivist with other duties as needed.

Office support and other departmental duties as needed.
This is a paid position starting May 2017 or sooner if available. Hours are negotiable (16-35 per week).

Required Experience:
Experience with manuscripts and handling delicate material.

Experience or training accessioning and processing archival documents preferred.

Organizational skills and ability to meet established deadlines.

Is self-motivated, can work independently with direction.

Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint software (mail merges, formulas, sorting, slide shows).

SharePoint knowledge desired, but will train.
Education and/or Experience
Third or fourth year college student or recent college graduate pursuing or intending to pursue a graduate degree in history or library science, focusing on archival studies.


Deadline: Unspecified


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