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Processing Assistant, Archival Center, Winchester, MA

The Town of Winchester seeks a temporary paid Processing Assistant for a short term project in its Archival Center.

The selected candidate will gain experience with a number of archival duties including formatting finding aids and inputting them into the Center's Past Perfect online database, scanning and cataloging photographs, creating metadata/descriptions for individual items, and assisting with other processing tasks as directed.

This is a short-term project position (65 hours) to be worked between November 2107 and April 2018. Hours are flexible within Town Hall open hours (Monday-Friday).

Qualifications:

  • currently pursuing or recently completed MLS or MLIS degree with a concentration in Archives Management
  • Working knowledge of archival arrangement, description, and metadata
  • Experience with data entry/records creation

$15/hour; no benefits

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Archives@winchester.us. The position will remain open until filled.

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