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MUSKIE: Archives and Special Collections Summer Assistant (S9818B)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

The Archives and Special Collections Assistant will assist in the day to day operations of the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library and provide administrative support to its staff.

This student must pay attention to detail, have strong organizational skills, and be able to multi-task.

Specific responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

  • Photocopying
  • Data entry
  • Filing papers
  • Labeling boxes and folders
  • Assisting with patron requests
  • Retrieving and re-shelving material

The Basics


Department: Muskie Archives
Supervisor: Pat Webber
Office Location: Muskie Archives
Email: jwebber
Pay Grade: B
Hours: 5-15
Workers: 2

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities

Requirements


Desired: Education: Some college Experience: Work in an archives, library or historical setting, and/or cataloging experience.

Reporting


Reports to: Director of Archives and Special Collections Supervises: No one Coordinates/works closely with: Other archives staff members and researchers.

Responsibilities


Physical requirements: The Assistant will need to climb a stepladder and lift boxes of records and other moderately heavy objects up to 30lbs. Machines and equipment used: Computer and photocopier

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