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Digitization Project Archivist, Millis Public Library, Millis, MA

Digitization Project Archivist

The Millis Public Library seeks candidates for a temporary, part-time position of Project Archivist. The Archivist will be responsible for the processing and digitizing items from the library's local history collection. This is a grant-funded position that reports to the Library Director.

Duties Include:

  • Manage digitization process of selected items in the library's Local History collections
  • Process records to archival standards and perform basic preservation functions when necessary
  • Improve digital access to collections through appropriate application of standards
  • Provide content for website, blog, and social media
  • Train and manage volunteers
  • Identify opportunities for future projects
  • Submit reports as requested by Library Director
  • Carry out other duties as assigned

Schedule

  • 10 hours per week
  • Flexible schedule during normal business hours

Qualifications

  • MLS or MLS Student
  • Specialization in history, archives, special collections, and/or cataloging.

Completion of the following courses preferred:

  • Organization of Information
  • Digital Archives and Preservation OR Special Library Service
  • Knowledge of digitization, library catalog systems, computer hardware, and software
  • Familiarity with the OAIS Reference Model
  • Familiarity with intellectual property rights

Salary

14.79/hour

How to Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter to Kim Tolson, Library Director at

ktolson@minlib.net

Position open until filled. No phone calls.

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