General Archives Student Assistant
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POST DATE 8/17/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016
University of Kentucky
JOB DESCRIPTIONJOB SUMMARY
The archives student assistant is responsible for arranging and describing historic materials including documents and photographs. Duties will include: inventorying records, evaluating items for preservation concerns, rehousing materials when necessary, entering information into a database, and assisting in the development of finding aids.
SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES
Attention to detail, legible printing, and filing skills. The student should have the ability to follow department procedures and policies and to work without close supervision. It is expected that the student assistant will maintain a regular work schedule. Must have respect for the intrinsic value of archival materials.
DOES THIS POSITION HAVE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES*
Basic computer proficiency with a working knowledge of Microsoft applications, Photoshop, scanning software and hardware, as well as an understanding of database management.
DEADLINE TO APPLY
The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. Any candidate offered this position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.\\"]