Lake Placid, NY: PT Project Archivist (short-term), Lake Placid Public Library

Job Opening Title: Temporary Project Archivist

Employer Name: Lake Placid Public Library

Job Location: Lake Placid, NY

Application Deadline: 1/7/22

Salary Range: $1500-$2000

Link to job posting: https://lakeplacidlibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/Job-Posting-Project-Archivist.pdf

Years of experience required: MLIS or MLIS student

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: The Lake Placid Public Library seeks a temporary Project Archivist who will be responsible for digitizing items from the LPPL Archives Mary McKenzie Collection and collaborating with the Northern New York Library Network and the Rochester Regional Library Council in development of an open-source digital asset management system (DAMS). The Project Archivist will be responsible for preparing existing files for digitization; digitizing the materials; creating metadata for each item; and assisting in the export of metadata and uploading of exhibits to DAMS. The Project Archivist will work with volunteers, NNYLN and RRLC, under the supervision of the Library Director, but must be able to work independently.

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