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Special Collections Seeking Summer Student Clerks – 3 available positions

April 8, 2016

IMG_7989UTSA Libraries Special Collections is seeking three student clerks for the summer.  Positions are located at both UTSA’s Main Campus and the HemisFair Park/Institute of Texan Cultures Campus downtown. 

Interested students may apply by submitting a resume and cover letter indicating which position(s) they wish to be considered for to specialcollections@utsa.edu.

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Job Title: Southwest Voter Registration Education Project Student Clerk (Reporting to Project Archivist)

Location: Main Campus, ITC occasionally

Start Date: 6/1/2016

Student employees must be enrolled on a half-time or greater basis during the current or next scheduled semester.

Job Description: With training from the Project Archivist the student will carry out tasks relating to the processing, digitization, and paper conservation of the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project Records. Activities include uploading digitized audio and video to digital collections portal; editing and creating descriptions for audio and video; assisting with map flattening; and other duties as determined. Student may work on other collections if needed.

Qualifications: Graduate student preferred. May consider undergraduates with demonstrated relevant library or museum experience. Strong attention to detail and willingness to perform repetitive tasks. Ability to work under minimal supervision. Willingness and ability to work in conditions with occasional exposure to dust and mold. Familiarity with Microsoft Excel, scanners and image editing software a plus. Spanish language literacy preferred.

Work Schedule: Flexible during office hours, Monday-Friday.

Hours per Week: 15

Wage: $9/hr.

How to Apply: Submit resume and cover letter or any questions regarding the position to Special Collections at specialcollections@utsa.edu.

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Job Title: Student Clerk (reporting to University Archivist)

Location: HemisFair Park Campus/ITC (downtown San Antonio) and Main Campus

Start Date: 6/1/2016

Student employees must be enrolled on a half-time or greater basis during the current or next scheduled semester.

Job Description: With training from the University Archivist, carry out basic tasks in the Special Collections department. Activities may include scanning and entering metadata for photograph or digital collections; re-housing and creating inventories of collections; and other duties as determined.

Qualifications: Strong attention to detail and willingness to perform repetitive tasks. Some lifting required. Willingness and ability to work in conditions with occasional exposure to dust and mold. Familiarity with Microsoft Excel, scanners and image editing software a plus. Preferred candidates will be able to work at both our HemisFair Park Campus in the Institute of Texan Cultures (801 E. César E. Chávez Blvd.) in downtown San Antonio and our Main Campus locations.

Work Schedule: Flexible during office hours, Monday-Friday.

Hours per Week: 15

Wage: $9/hr.

How to Apply: Submit resume and cover letter or any questions regarding the position to Special Collections at specialcollections@utsa.edu.

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Job Title: Student Clerk (Reporting to Digital Archivist)

Location: Main Campus, multiple locations

Start Date: 6/1/2016

Student employees must be enrolled on a half-time or greater basis during the current or next scheduled semester.

Job Description:  With training from the Digital Archivist the student will carry out tasks relating to preservation and access of digital archival materials. Activities may include editing and creating descriptive and/or technical metadata; uploading digital objects to our online access system; creating inventories of digital collections; managing project documentation; and other duties as determined.  This position will also be heavily involved in creating descriptive information for our San Antonio Light Photographs Collection.

Qualifications: Strong attention to detail and willingness to perform repetitive tasks. Ability to work under minimal supervision. Willingness and ability to work in conditions with occasional exposure to dust and mold. Familiarity with Microsoft Excel/Access preferred.

Work Schedule: Flexible during office hours, Monday-Friday.

Hours per Week: 15

Wage: $9/hr.

How to Apply: Submit resume and cover letter or any questions regarding the position to Special Collections at specialcollections@utsa.edu.

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