Approximate Date of Posting: April 5, 2017
Position: Local History & Genealogy Intern
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Company/Organization Columbus Metropolitan Library – Main Library
Schedule/Hours: 20-24 hours weekly; Flexible schedule between 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. weekdays and/or Saturday
Time Frame: This is a temporary position scheduled to close 9/30/2017.
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Description: This position serves to build the Local History and Genealogy programs by supporting staff in digitizing, creating metadata and processing of historical collections.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Supports the library’s digitization efforts by creating descriptive information for digital images, scanning historical materials and editing images according to established standards.
- Assists library staff in doing accurate, in-depth research on historical topics.
- Assists with preservation efforts by maintaining Library collection by identifying and solving problems with Library materials; performing cleaning of Library materials; creating phase boxes for books, rehousing documents and placing photographs and slides into sleeves and creating finding aids for archival collections.
- Utilizes computer applications and Library equipment, maintains current knowledge of system wide and location specific procedures, processes, policies and operations. Utilizes e-mail, voicemail and other Library technology to maintain open channels of communication.