2018 Summer Archives Technician- TX

Approximate date of posting May 14, 2018

Position: Archives Technician

Eligibility Bachelor’s Degree. Preferred: Master’s degree in library/information science or a related field, preferably with archives concentration. Will consider candidates with considerable coursework completed in the archives concentration.

Location: San Antonio, TX

Company/Organization  Trinity University; Coates Library

Schedule/Hours  Full-Time

Time Frame June 4th End Date: August 24th

Compensation: $18.00 Per Hour

Source: https://archivesgig.wordpress.com/2018/05/14/san-antonio-tx-summer-2018-archives-technician-term-trinity-university/

Description: The Coates Library seeks applications from highly motivated, innovative, and collaborative professionals to join our library in a summer 2018 term position as archives technician. Working exclusively in Special Collections and Archives and reporting to the university archivist, the archives technician will be responsible for digitizing a wide array of analog collections and university publications, theses, and other print materials according to best practices.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Organize project materials to be digitized, including photos, memorabilia, scrapbooks, slides, negatives, videotapes, and film reels
Photograph 3D objects and create master and derivative archival image files
Digitize film, negatives, photos, and slides
Operate various scanning and audio-visual digitization equipment
Follow specific procedures for processing, digitization, editing, and preservation of project materials
Crop, clean, and color-correct photos in Photoshop
Perform other job-related duties as assigned
Skills Preferred:
·Knowledge of digital preservation theory and practice, including best practices, current technologies, relevant metadata, and file format standards
·Experience with or demonstrated aptitude to learn digital preservation management software(s)
·Excellent analytical, interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills
·Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, including working with people with diverse backgrounds
·Strong desktop computer skills: Windows or Mac, Excel, Photoshop, File Management
·Knowledge of and interest in photography, video, and audio
·Ability to lift and shift boxes weighing up to 50 pounds

How to Apply: https://inside.trinity.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/temporary/16456

Submit a Letter of Interest, Application for Employment or Resume and a list of three professional references to contact below:

Deadline: May 18, 2018

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