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POST DATE 8/17/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

University of Kentucky Lexington, KY

Company
University of Kentucky
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
DU02063
AJE Ref #
575907242
Location
Lexington, KY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB SUMMARY

The archives student assistant is responsible for surveying, arranging, and describing historic materials documenting the University O Kentucky, including documents, publications, 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, typing, and filing skills. Knowledge of the English language at the level of a native speaker. 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*
No

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Basic computer and typing proficiency with a working knowledge of Microsoft applications, Photoshop, scanning software and hardware, as well as an understanding of database management.

DEADLINE TO APPLY
08/09/2016

PRE-EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

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.\\"]