GSLIS posted some new jobs that might be of interest to the Panopticon community. Here are the highlights. More jobs are posted at http://my.simmons.edu/gslis/archives/gslis/gslis_jobs_and_opportunities/index.shtml
Digital Photograph Cataloger – Salve Regina University, Newport, RI
Non-Exempt Position Description
This is a part time temporary position available immediately through August 31, 2008. University hours of operation are 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Flexible scheduling is acceptable. Rate of pay is $15/hour with maximum of 30 hours per week. All applicants must apply on line at http://www.salve.edu/offices/hr/index.cfm
DEPARTMENT: University Relations
REPORTS TO: Web and Electronic Communications Coordinator
BASIC FUNCTION: Organization of digital photographs in asset management system.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Describe digital photographs in Salve Regina’s new digital asset management system and ensure the consistent application of metadata standards to new object records.
Interest in working with photographs.
Basic Computer knowledge and willingness to learn procedures for data entry involving digital asset management system.
Strong attention to detail and ability to recognize multiple associations pertaining to university photographs.
Strong memory and ability to focus.
Must be able to work cooperatively and take direction.
Strong written communication skills.
Familiarity with metadata and experience working in a library, archives, or museum setting preferred.
LICENSES, TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT:
Valid driver’s license required.
The incumbent is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.
SOME REQUIREMENTS MAY EXCLUDE INDIVIDUALS WHO POSE A DIRECT THREAT OR SIGNIFICANT RISK TO THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF THEMSELVES OR OTHER EMPLOYEES.
THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IN NO WAY STATES OR IMPLIES THAT THESE ARE THE ONLY DUTIES TO BE PERFORMED BY THE EMPLOYEE OCCUPYING THE POSITION. EMPLOYEES WILL BE REQUIRED TO PERFORM OTHER JOB-RELATED DUTIES REQUESTED BY THEIR SUPERVISOR.
PT Digital Collections & Archives Assistant – Tufts University
*Tufts University’s Digital Collections and Archives is seeking part-time processing and reference assistant. *
The position pays $12.00 per hour.
Assistant will process collections and cover the front desk, answer reference questions assigned to her/him, as well as digitize collections.
Duties will include processing projects (rehousing, arranging, writing descriptions, and data entry), and digitization work (scanning and cataloging of digital material), greeting visitors to the reading room, paging materials, answering reference requests, as well as assisting with exhibits.
We are looking for students who will work at least for all of 2008.
For more information, please contact Susanne Belovari at email@example.com or at (617) 627-3737.
DCA is easily reachable by taking the Red Line to Davies Square and Tufts shuttle (or a 10 minute walk). There is also a shuttle transporting students between Tufts University, Medford campus, and the MFA (and thus Simmons) every couple of hours. The DCA is the steward of the University’s permanently valuable records and collections created in any format, ensuring their permanent preservation and accessibility. The DCA supports the Tufts Digital Library, the University-wide Records Management Program, and the University Archives and Manuscript Collections. For more information, visit the DCA website at http://dca.tufts.edu/.