The Oberlin College Library and Archives invites applications for the position
Digital Projects Intern. This is a temporary, part-time intern position
working up to 20 hrs/week. Exact schedule to be determined at time of offer.
The term of the position will be through December 21, 2012, with the
possibility of extension through June 28, 2013.
Responsibilities: The position will support preservation and digital access
activities supervised jointly by the Assistant Archivist and the Special
Collections and Preservation Librarian (working 50 percent of time in each
Essential Job Functions: Carry out the work on designated digital projects
through scanning, digital photography, or the management of outsourced
projects to vendors; contribute to the maintenance of digital images and the
creation of related metadata in CONTENTdm or FileMaker Pro databases; assist
regular professional staff in selecting images and mounting descriptive
information for online presentations and finding guides; work with the
Administrative Assistant and Professional Staff in completing orders of
digital images of collection items for patrons and members of the campus
community; and, work in the stacks to identify documents/objects that require
modest methods of preservation and digital capture.
Marginal Job Functions: Undertake special projects and other duties as
Requirements: Masters in Library Science, or substantial course work completed
towards a Masters degree in Library Science. Competency in digital photography
and Photoshop software.
Desired Qualifications: Undergraduate coursework in History and Art History.
Knowledge of metadata standards in the library and archives communities,
digital imaging, and CONTENTdm. Experience with at least one digitization
project in a Library or Archives.
Compensation: $12.00 per hour / No benefits.
To Apply: Interested persons must submit cover letter, resume, and the names
of three references to Ken Grossi, College Archivist, Oberlin College
Archives, 148 W. College Street, Oberlin, OH 44074 by September 21, 2012;
electronic submissions preferred, send to: [log in to unmask]
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