General Archives Student Assistants
General Archives Student AssistantsRequisition Number:
88000:LIBRARY ADMINISTRATIONWork Location:
Lexington, KYSalary Range:
$8.20-$8.20Type of Position:
StudentPosition Time Status :
Must be currently enrolled at UKRequired Related Experience:
sitting for periods of time working on computer, able to lift objects 10-20 lbsShift:
8:30-5:00 15-20 hours a weekJob Summary:
The archives student assistant is responsible for arranging and describing historic materials – including documents and photographs. Duties will include: inventorying records, evaluating items for preservation concerns, rehousing materials when necessary, entering information into a database, and assisting in the development of finding aids.Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:
Attention to detail, legible printing, and filing skills. The student should have the ability to follow department procedures and policies and to work without close supervision. It is expected that the student assistant will maintain a regular work schedule. Must have respect for the intrinsic value of archival materials.Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :
Basic computer proficiency with a working knowledge of Microsoft applications, Photoshop, scanning software and hardware, as well as an understanding of database management.Deadline to Apply:
03/05/2021University Community of Inclusion:
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