Job Opening Title: Ephemera Processing Student Assistant
Employer Name: Center for Sacramento History
Job Location: Sacramento, CA
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2022
Salary Range: $16/hour
Years of experience required:
Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Position Summary:
The Center for Sacramento History seeks a part-time student worker to help process historical papers and photos into the Center’s Ephemera Collection. Under the supervision of an archivist, the student worker will assess individual pieces of ephemera, identify which series they belong in, catalog them in ArchivesSpace, and rehouse them into archival folders, photo sleeves, and boxes.
We are looking for someone who is detail oriented, able to carefully handle historical documents, and interested in working with archival material. The student worker will be trained to use ArchivesSpace and in archival cataloging best practices.
• Ability to commit at least 12 hours a week, up to 20 hours a week
• Currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate school
• Self-reliance and punctuality
• Experience with data entry and databases
• Interest or experience in archival work
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Please note that this job may require lifting boxes up to 20 pounds.
Hours: Flexible schedule of 12-20 hours/week during office hours (8:30 am-5 pm, Mon-Fri).
Reports to: Senior Archivist
To apply: send resume and cover letter to Kim Hayden, email@example.com
About the Center for Sacramento History:
Founded in 1953, the Center for Sacramento History (CSH) educates and enriches the public by collecting, preserving, and making accessible the region’s vast cultural heritage. CSH is a division of the City of Sacramento and is funded by both the city and Sacramento County. We are the official repository and research center for historical city and county government records, and we house collections from individuals, families, businesses, and community organizations that chronicle the history of the Sacramento region.