Bismarck, ND: PT Archives Imaging Technician (term), State Historical Society of North Dakota

Job Opening Title: Archives Imaging Technician

Employer Name: State Historical Society of North Dakota

Job Location: Bismarck, ND

Application Deadline: 12/16/2022

Salary Range: $15.00 per hour

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Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Summary of Work
The Archives Imaging Technician will prepare and scan photographs, documents, and other print materials found within archival collections to create high-quality digital scans for preservation and access purposes. This position may also digitize and process microfilmed newspapers.

Duties and Tasks
The successful applicant will follow proper handling guidelines to prepare materials for scanning and adhere to established standards while operating a variety of scanners and scanning equipment. This position performs minor editing of images (such as cropping and rotating), captures preservation (TIFF) and access (JPEG) file versions, and uses standardized naming conventions when saving or transferring files. The position may also assist in newspaper digitization projects by scanning microfilm using a Mekel Mach12 scanner and processing digitized content using QuantumProcess software.

Minimum Qualifications
Requires a high school diploma or GED.
Ability to complete repetitive and meticulous tasks with attention to detail.
Must be self-motivated.
Familiarity with scanning procedures and related technologies.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office products.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience scanning a large number of documents and/or photographs in a professional setting.
Experience using a variety of scanners, including large format scanners.
Experience with Photoshop or similar photo editing software.

Application Procedures
All applications for open State Historical Society of North Dakota positions must be made via the State of North Dakota Careers site. Paper submissions are not accepted. Application information package must be submitted online by 11:59 PM on the closing date listed on the job posting.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State Historical Society regrets it does not provide Sponsorships.

Application materials, including resume and cover letter, must clearly explain how experience and education relate to the minimum qualifications and job duties. Applicants who experience difficulties during the application process should contact or 701.328.3290.

Learn more about the State Historical Society of North Dakota:

Applicants should contact Erica Houn at 701-328-2327 or in advance of the closing date for more information or if the applicant is requiring accommodations during the application, recruitment, or selection processes. TTY users may use Relay North Dakota at 711 or 1-800-366-6888.

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