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Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2009 11:46:51 -0500

From: Melanie Brown <[log in to unmask]>

Subject: Part-time employment - Archives Assistant

To: [log in to unmask]

>The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is offering an 18-month grant funded

>position as an Archives Assistant. AIP is located near the University of

>Maryland College Park campus, close to the College Park Metro station.

>Please see below for details: 



>American Institute of Physics 

>One Physics Ellipse 

>College Park, MD 20740 


>POSITION: Archives Assistant


>HOURS: 20 hours per week, flexible schedule


>WAGES: $12 per hour 


>AVAILABLE: January 2009 


>DESCRIPTION:  The Center for History of Physics at the American Institute of

>Physics in College Park, MD seeks a part-time assistant for a digital

>project in the Niels Bohr Library & Archives. The assistant will work with

>an archivist to digitize and put on the Web a manuscript collection. Tasks

>will include preparation of documents prior to scanning (removing staples

>and other fasteners, slip-sheeting items with acid-free paper, reboxing or

>refolding as needed), preparing shipments to the scanning vendor, and

>checking the quality of the scanned items after receipt from the scanning

>vendor. This is a grant funded position with a possible term of one and half



>QUALIFICATIONS:  Minimum of Bachelors degree or previous experience

>required; preference to a student currently enrolled in a Masters degree

>program in archival studies.  The ideal candidate should have previous

>experience in collections processing, and have proofreading skills and

>attention to detail.


>Knowledge of science is not required.


>Must be able to lift 40 pound boxes of library materials.

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