Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Archive Assistants

Interlochen Center for the Arts is looking to hire
Archive Assistants for the 2016 camp season. The dates of the contract are 6/20/16-8/8/16 and the stipend for the entire duration of the contract is $1,300. Housing is provided for the dates contracted (early arrival/late stay requests, if space is available, will be paid in full by the employee). All meals are included with your agreement- breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

This is a great opportunity for those interested in an archival career. This position serves on the front lines of Interlochen’s young institutional archives initiative. This person will be providing much needed assistance in the organization of the archives, conducting inventories across campus, and assisting in the digitization, cataloging of print and photographic archival materials, and assisting the archivist in a variety of capacities. Main job functions include handling, processing, and cataloging archival materials by providing standard metadata. Other responsibilities include digitizing photographic collections and handling negatives, slides, and print photographic materials. This position will be sharing its time (40 hrs/week) between the Institutional Archives and Photo Archives. Other assignments depend upon the interests and skills of the intern. Applicants currently in an MLS or archival studies program are preferred. This position requires for the applicant to be proficient with technology, extremely detailed oriented, able to work well within a framework, and willing to participate in a team environment.

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