Approximate Date of Posting: March 28, 2018
Position: 2 Records Management Facilitators
Eligibility Enrolled or recently graduated from an ALA accredited MLIS program or related graduate program.
Location: Honolulu & Kauai, Hawaii
Company/Organization U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Marine Monuments of the Pacific Office
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Marine Monuments of the Pacific Office, located in Honolulu, Hawaii is looking for two Records Management Facilitators to assist in organizing our holdings. Our offices have extensive historical files spanning decades, which document the management, political history, and scientific research surrounding 22 national wildlife refuges and 4 marine national monuments throughout the Pacific. The collections consist of analog and digital records, maps, photographs, and other mixed media. One intern will be stationed at the Honolulu office and one will be offsite on Kauai.
Our Kauai offices and rustic bunkhouse are situated on wildlife refuges and offer an unrivaled view of native Hawaiian wildlife. There are nearby hiking trails, local shops, eateries, and a public library. Nearby beaches are accessible by bus.
Weekends, holidays, and off hours can be spent exploring Hawaii. Opportunities abound to kayak, surf, fish, stand-up paddleboard, swim, snorkel and enjoy the many beaches, parks, hiking trails, historical landmarks, and gardens.
Schedule/Hours: 40 hours per week However, the schedule is flexible and is negotiable depending on the needs of the office and interns.
Time Frame: 6-month Position begins between June 18th -June 25th, 2018.
Compensation The internship is unpaid, but we can offer free agency housing and use of a government car for transportation to and from work for the Kauai intern. Roundtrip airfare to and from Honolulu or Kauai, including reimbursement for luggage and transportation from the airport, if necessary
We are looking for conscientious, resourceful, and motivated information professionals to become our in-house experts. The records management facilitators will be responsible for following a records schedule, organizing and digitizing files, keeping a records inventory, and disposing of files accordingly. You will gain hands-on experience with electronic records, preservation, digitization, metadata, records management, and content management systems. You will also gain experience prioritizing tasks, collaborating with others, establishing guidelines, and training other staff in records management tasks.
Many responsibilities of the rotation will be distributed between the interns. The Honolulu interns will prioritize the big-picture potential of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service records room. For example, they will continue the goal of creating a sustainable filing system. They will also work together to digitize and purge records, as well as maintain the online catalog of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service references. Other tasks include digitizing maps, downloading content from CDs and DVDs, and generally working to decrease the volume of mixed media accumulated in the records room.
To apply, send an attached resume and brief cover letter to Kate Kirwan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please have the subject of the email state “RMF Kauai Application”
Marine National Monuments of the Pacific Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
300 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 5-231
Honolulu, HI 96850
Deadline: April 20, 2018.