ACT is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides a broad array
of assessment, research, information, and program management solutions in the
areas of education and workforce development. Each year, ACT serves millions
of people in high schools, colleges, professional associations, businesses,
and government agencies--nationally and internationally.
Learn more at act.org!
ACT's archives offers foundational support to the company from providing
documentation in patent infringement cases to facilitating text and data
mining for research.
Typical work-related activities include:
Assessing the current state of the print and online collection.
Recommending, planning, and initiating the conversion and migration to digital
Identifying and implementing the designated database and platform for storage,
accessibility, and searchability functions.
Applicants must be currently enrolled and actively pursuing a Master's or PhD
degree in Library or Information Science, or Informatics, and must have
completed one year of the Master's degree program or two years of the PhD
program. Applicants must have knowledge of digital preservation of archival
materials and principles and practices for item description/metadata.
Familiarity with EAD, METS, XML, PREMIS, and other data structure standards
relevant to archival control of digital collections, as well as project
Complete applications MUST be submitted by close of business (5:00PM CST) on
March 29, 2013.
Total compensation for the nine-week position will be $6,750.00, less
To view complete announcement and apply, go to [ACT
and search for requisition number 2903.
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