[REVISED] New Albany, IN: Paid Archival Processing Intern, Floyd County Library

Job Opening Title: Archival Processing Intern [updated]

Employer Name: Floyd County Library

Job Location: New Albany, IN

Application Deadline:

Salary Range: $13-$15/hour

Years of experience required: 0

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Archival Processing Internship at The Floyd County Library
[UPDATED # OF HOURS] Part-time (approx. 10 hours per week for 3 months)

Summary: Under guidance of Special Collections staff, assist in processing and cataloging archival collections and records.

• Survey, arrange, and describe historical records, photographs, and archival collections
• Perform basic research needed to create collection descriptions
• Identify conservation needs and perform basic preservation tasks
• Digitize select materials
• Assist with patron requests as needed

Experience and Qualifications:
• Graduate student or recent graduate of a Master’s degree program in library and information science, public history, or a related field
• Interest in local history and cultural heritage management
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Google Docs Editors suite, and Adobe Acrobat
• Detail-oriented, ability to work independently and in a team, and willingness to learn
• Coursework in archival practice and metadata standards (preferred)
• Familiarity with library systems and content management systems (preferred)

Send resume, cover letter, and two references to Allison Kilberg (akilberg@nafclibrary.org). Internship can be used for credit in degree programs, if desired.

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