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Special Collections Student Clerk Positions Available for Summer 2017

April 16, 2017

UTSA Libraries Special Collections is seeking 3 student clerks for the summer semester. Positions are located at UTSA’s main campus and the HemisFair Park/Institute of Texan Cultures Campus downtown

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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.


 

Job Title: Student Clerk (reporting to the Manuscripts Archivist)

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

Start Date: 6/1/2017 (position is for summer only)

Student employees must be enrolled on a half-time or greater basis during the semester of employment.

Duties and Responsibilities: With training from the Manuscripts Archivist, carry out basic tasks in the Special Collections department. Activities may include re-housing and creating inventories of collections, photocopying and scanning, creating and entering metadata for digital collections, assisting with exhibit preparations, and other duties as determined.

Qualifications: Graduate student preferred. May consider undergraduates with demonstrated relevant experience. Strong attention to detail and willingness to perform repetitive tasks. Ability to work under minimal supervision. Some lifting of boxes required. Willingness and ability to work in conditions with occasional exposure to dust and mold. Familiarity with scanners, image editing software, and Microsoft Excel a plus. Neat handwriting is required.

Work will primarily be performed at Main Campus, but availability to work occasional hours at Hemisfair Campus/ITC (801 E. César E. Chávez Blvd.) in downtown San Antonio is desirable.

Work Schedule: Flexible during office hours, Monday-Friday

Hours per Week: 15

Wage: $10/hr

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

 


 

Job Title: Student Clerk (reporting to University Archivist)

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

Start Date: 6/1/2017

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

Duties and Responsibilities: With training from the University Archivist, carry out basic tasks in the Special Collections department. Activities may include re-housing and creating inventories of collections, photocopying and scanning, creating and entering metadata for digital collections, assisting with exhibit preparations and social media posts, and other duties as determined.

Qualifications: Graduate student preferred. May consider undergraduates with demonstrated relevant experience. Strong attention to detail and willingness to perform repetitive tasks. Ability to work under minimal supervision. Some lifting of boxes required. Willingness and ability to work in conditions with occasional exposure to dust and mold. Familiarity with scanners, image editing software, and Microsoft Excel a plus. Neat handwriting is required.

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: $10/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 Rare Books Librarian)

Location: Main Campus, John Peace Library

Job Description: With training from the Rare Books Librarian the student will carry out basic tasks in the Special Collections department. Activities may include paging, photocopying, and re-shelving materials; cleaning, processing, and re-housing incoming materials; assisting with collection preservation/conservation (Paper repairs, creating protective enclosures and mylar jackets), and other duties as determined.

Qualifications: Strong attention to detail and willingness to perform repetitive tasks. Manual dexterity.  Some lifting required. Willingness and ability to work in conditions with occasional exposure to dust and mold needed. Familiarity with Library of Congress subject headings.  Experience with scanners and image editing software a plus.

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

Hours per Week: 15

Wage: $10/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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