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Student Employment and Internships: Archives Student Worker – Digitization Projects
Reports to: College Archivist and Special Collections Librarian
Department: Hoover Library
Scope: Assist Archivist with the digitization of various archival materials.
Operate Zeutschel overhead book scanner to digitize various archival materials, including but not limited to college publications, course catalogs, photographs, and newspapers.
4-8 hours a week, M-F, must have availability between 8:30am-3:30pm
Current student at McDaniel
Comfortable with computers and technology
Able to engage in a repetitive task
Highly detail-oriented and independent
Discretion and reliability in sensitive and confidential matters are vital
English, History, or Art History Major or Minor
Strong interest in Archives, Digital Archives, Digital Humanities, Library Science, or Museum Studies
This position requires sitting or standing for long periods of time, as well as some bending and stooping. This position does have some limited lifting involved but not more than 15-25 pounds at a time. Quite a bit of finger/hand dexterity is involved in regards to handling the archival materials, and the ability to use a keyboard and mouse is required. The overall setting of the job is in an area conducive to a normal office environment with minimal exposure to adverse conditions.