Kalamazoo, MI: Research and Instruction Services Internship, Western Michigan University

We are looking for a library or information science student or recent graduate to serve as a temporary replacement in the Research and Instruction Services department at Waldo Library in Western Michigan University. The purpose is to give an early career colleague professional practice in an academic library so that they may gain experience on which to build their career. The intern will start with basic reference and instruction responsibilities, but has the potential to become more involved with various special projects as they arise, depending on skills and interests.

Dates: September 2016 – June 2017.

Hours: 15-20 hours a week, except for the last week in December, when the university is closed.

Salary: Hourly rate ranging from $18 to $23. Continue reading “Kalamazoo, MI: Research and Instruction Services Internship, Western Michigan University”

Montgomery, AL: Electronic Records Project Archivist/Governor’s Office Liaison Archivist – Senior Level, Alabama Department of Archives and History

The Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH) seeks a highly motivated, innovative, and collaborative Electronic Records Project Archivist to work on the Alabama State Electronic Records Project (ASERP).

The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) funded the three-year project to collaborate with the Office of the Governor to develop and improve electronic records transfer protocols and workflows. ASERP will increase institutional capacity for managing, preserving, and providing access to permanent electronic records.

The Electronic Records Project Archivist will be responsible for the appraisal, acquisition, description, management, policy-formation, and preservation of born-digital and imaged records with legal, historical, evidential, research, or administrative value created and maintained by the Office of the Governor during the administration of Governor Robert Bentley, from January 2011 through January 2019. This work will be completed in cooperation with ADAH appraisal staff, IT staff, collections management staff, reference staff, and members of the Governor’s staff. The Electronic Records Project Archivist will also be responsible for ensuring that the developed electronic records policies, principles, standards, and best practices from the project are adaptable to other state agencies and can be incorporated in ongoing appraisal, preservation, and access functions at the ADAH. Continue reading “Montgomery, AL: Electronic Records Project Archivist/Governor’s Office Liaison Archivist – Senior Level, Alabama Department of Archives and History”

Middleton, WI: Page II – Substitute Youth Services/Main Level Help Desk, Middleton Public Library

Immediate opening at the Middleton Public Library for a detail-oriented, energetic person with a strong interest in joining our team as a Page II-Substitute in Youth Services. The position includes a four-hour shift on a Saturday rotation (approximately one Saturday every 5 weeks) with the opportunity for additional hours as needed.

Responsibilities include assisting patrons with: readers’ advisory questions, LINKcat and database instruction, general library information, program registration. This position is also responsible for general operational procedures such as opening and closing and other youth services and help desk tasks as assigned. Continue reading “Middleton, WI: Page II – Substitute Youth Services/Main Level Help Desk, Middleton Public Library”