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Electronic Records Accessioning Assistant (LTE) | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Electronic Records Accessioning Assistant (LTE)

Part-Time, Wisconsin Historical Society

Electronic Records Accessioning Assistant (LTE) | Wisconsin Historical Society
Job Information
Location(s)Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53703
DivisionDivision of Library-Archives
CountyDane
ClassificationLibrary Services Assistant LTE
Working TitleElectronic Records Accessioning Assistant
Type of EmploymentPart-time, 10-20 hours per week, between 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m., Monday-Friday.
Salary$11.00 to $15.00 per hour based on previous experience.
ContactSarah Grimm, Electronic Records Archivist; sarah.grimm@wisconsinhistory.org
Deadline to ApplyApplications will be accepted until the needs of the department have been met. Top candidates will be contacted for the next steps in the interview process.

Introduction

Located on Library Mall in downtown Madison, The Wisconsin Historical Society, Library-Archives Division, is recruiting for an Electronic Records Accessioning Assistant.

This is a part time LTE position of 10-20 hours per week, performing work to assist electronic record staff with the preparation and management of digital collections that are being accessioned by the State Archives.  Work days are Monday through Friday.  Work hours are flexible between 8am and 5pm, with preference for scheduled work time until 4pm multiple days of the week.   

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Job Duties:

Under the general supervision of the Public Records supervisor, this position assists the Electronic Records Archivist with tasks involving the preparation of electronic file formats for records series that are being preserved by the State Archives.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to learn and use computer applications, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Access, Excel) and open source tools for the processing of digital collections and project documentation
  • Must be detail oriented and able to work accurately on repetitive tasks
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to take training from computer software and classroom sessions
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Accurate grammar, spelling, punctuation, and proof reading skills

Special Notes

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment to determine if the circumstances of any conviction may be related to the job.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires employers to hire only individuals who are eligible to work in the United States. Upon reporting for work, an individual will be expected to present proper evidence establishing employability.

How to Apply

Submit a cover letter and current resume identifying relevant education and experience to the Electronic Records Archivist, Sarah Grimm sarah.grimm@wisconsinhistory.org

Application materials will be accepted until the needs of the department have been met. Top candidates will be contacted for the next steps in the interview process.

The Wisconsin Historical Society is an equal opportunity employer.