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Project Archivist, Millis Public Library, Millis, MA

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


Preferred Qualifications Include: 

  • MLIS or MLIS Student
  • Specialization in archives management
  • Completed coursework in archival standards and best practices
  • Knowledge of digitization, library catalog systems, computer hardware, and software
  • Familiarity with the OAIS Reference Model
  • Familiarity with intellectual property rights


Duties Include: 

  • Managing digitization process of selected items in the library's Local History collections
  • Processing records to archival standards and performing basic preservation functions when necessary
  • Improving digital access to collections through appropriate application of standards
  • Training and managing volunteers
  • Identifying opportunities for future projects
  • Submitting reports as requested by Library Director
  • Carrying out other duties as assigned


Schedule:

10-15 hours per week
Flexible schedule during normal business hours
Compensation:
14.79/hour, non-benefited position


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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