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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:
>NIELS BOHR LIBRARY & ARCHIVES
>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.