INTERN - TEMPORARY PART TIME 12-16 HRS/WK - MAIN/GENEALOGY, HISTORY & TRAVEL
PURPOSE OF JOB:
This position serves to build the Local History and Genealogy programs by supporting staff in digitizing, creating metadata and processing of historical collections.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Supports the library?s digitization efforts by creating descriptive information for digital images, scanning historical materials and editing images according to established standards.
2. Assists library staff in doing accurate, in-depth research on historical topics.
3. Assists with preservation efforts by maintaining Library collection by identifying and solving problems with Library materials; performing cleaning of Library materials; creating phase boxes for books, rehousing documents and placing photographs and slides into sleeves and creating finding aids for archival collections.
4. Utilizes computer applications and Library equipment, maintains current knowledge of system wide and location specific procedures, processes, policies and operations. Utilizes e-mail, voicemail and other Library technology to maintain open channels of communication.
Interaction with staff, customers, agencies or vendors.
1. Associate?s degree or one to three years? of formal training beyond high school.
2. Ability to express self effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing.
3. Ability to troubleshoot computer and office equipment.
4. Acts with the customer in mind using information gained from interacting with the customers. Meets the expectations and requirements of external and internal customers. (Customer Focus)<http://cmlsi.
HIGHLY PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES:
1. Progress toward a degree in library science, history or related field.
2. Experience in museum or library science program with emphasis in archival work.
3. Knowledge of Internet and database services, and library digital software such as CONTENTdm or PastPerfect.
4. Gathers information from appropriate sources and makes a decision. Considers data, analysis, wisdom, experience and judgment in making sound decisions. (Decision Quality)<http://cmlsi.
5. Proficient in the knowledge and skills required to perform the job at a high level of performance. (Functional/Technical Skills)<http://cmlsi.
6. Works hard and is energized by challenges. Seizes opportunities and acts upon them. (Action Oriented)<http://cmlsi.
7. Manages time effectively and efficiently. Focuses time and effort on priorities and across a range of activities. (Time Management)<http://cmlsi.
8. Works well with staff and volunteers to help maintain a cooperative work environment. (Peer Relationships)<http://cmlsi.
The following is the common technology used in this position and is not all inclusive.
Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and other Library related software applications.
No direct reports.
Frequency of travel: Rare.
May require driver?s license and personal vehicle. Periodic evening and weekend hours.
Work requires physical effort in the repetitive handling of materials or boxes and tools or equipment of up to 30 pounds in non-strenuous work positions and/or continual standing or walking at least 60% of the time.
The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms, libraries, and residences or commercial vehicles (e.g., use of safe workplace practices with office equipment, avoidance of trips and falls, observance of fire regulations and traffic signals, and/or working in moderate outdoor weather conditions).
The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
Copyright ? 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004 by Robert W. Eichinger and Michael M. Lombardo. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. This work is derived from the FYI FOR YOUR IMPROVEMENT? Coaching and Development Guide developed and copyrighted by Robert W. Eichinger and Michael M. Lombardo for Lominger Limited, Inc. Without the prior written permission of Lominger Limited, Inc., no part of this work may be used, reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means by or to any party outside of Columbus Metropolitan Library, except as required by law.
Columbus, Ohio, United States
11.88 - USD
DESIRED WORK SCHEDULE (REQUIRED)
Flexible schedule between 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. weekdays and/or Saturday. Must be available to work 12-16 hours weekly. This is a temporary position scheduled to close 12/21/2013.