The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints- Archival Processing

Approximate Date of Posting: March 7, 2017

Position: Archival Processing 

Location:Salt Lake City, UT

Company/Organization The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints-Library Division of the Church History Department

Schedule/Hours: Full-time

Time Frame:  anticipated to last one year (12 months

Compensation Paid

Source: Indeed https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=aca577af9c69ac7a&q=Paid+Library+Internship&tk=1bak661b81d58dpt&from=ja&alid=581b34e30cf2afb8b41c57d9&utm_source=jobseeker_emails&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=job_alerts

Description:

Assist the Library Division of the Church History Department in cataloging oral history interviews and other archival records.  This is an exciting and unique opportunity for someone interested in pursuing a career in archives.  We are looking for a motivated, energetic, and detail-oriented individual to join our team!

This is a paid internship, which is anticipated to last one year (12 months). This position is a full-time (40 hours per week) hourly, nonexempt position. The candidate must be currently enrolled in, or recently graduated from (within the last 12 months), an undergraduate- or graduate-degree program.  Preference will be given to History, Library Science, English, or other language degree students or graduates.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Intern will learn and be exposed to:

–          Cataloging in MARC21 using Aleph library software

–          Authority control

–          Archive  and manuscript processing

The Archivists Intern will be responsible to fulfill the following tasks:

–          Create catalog records (using MARC21 and Aleph) for oral history interviews

–          Edit oral history interview transcripts

–          Review catalog work of others

Intern will work under the direction of the oral history cataloging coordinator and will receive training and/or day-to-day direction from her.

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

–          Current pursuit of, or completion of, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in History, Library Science, English, or other language degree, or related field

–          Great writing and typing skills.

–          Strong organizational, time management, and written and verbal communication skills

–          Organized, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments

–          Creative and flexible

–          Ability to work in a team, as well as independently

–          Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Available to work 40 hours per week, during regular working hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.

WORTHINESS QUALIFICATION

Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.

Website: https://careers.lds.org/search/public/jobdetail.aspx?jobid=178909&bid=326&tid=x_faa1c569-2634-4e28-94e1-7f174448b48f

http://careers.lds.org.

Deadline:  03/17/2017

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