1. Coordinates the work in a unit. 2. May perform a range of public and technical service functions. 3. Oversees, instructs and coordinates activities of staff. 4. Prepares, arranges, revises, photocopies, and distributes finding aids, guides, registers and other descriptive controls for manuscript collection. 5. Prepares and edits textual descriptions and other explanatory material for the registers, guides, inventories or lists. 6. Assists in establishing preliminary physical and bibliographic control of new accessions to a collection. 7. Performs clerical functions incidental to library activities.
Preferred Education: Reading knowledge of one foreign language. Experience training and monitoring the work of students.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Reading knowledge of one foreign language. Experience training and monitoring the work of students.
Required Skill/ability 5: Demonstrated ability with archival processes and procedures for accessioning, arrangement and description.
Posting Position Title: Archives Assistant 2
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated ability working in an archive or special collections library.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Music Special Collections Archives Assistant
Required Skill/ability 1: Excellent organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple assignments, to work independently and productively, to exercise initiative and judgment in identifying, resolving and referring problems, to organize varied tasks, set priorities in consolation with supervisor, adapt to change, and exhibit good attention to detail.
Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated ability with automated systems and computers, especially word processing, and database tools. Demonstrated ability with Microsoft Office. Ability to quickly learn, tools for project management as well as Voyager, ArchivesSpace and/or other bibliographic control systems and Aeon, and/or other special collections circulation system.
Required Skill/ability 2: Strong customer service orientation. Ability to work effectively with others in a production-oriented, team environment.
Six years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and high school level education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate's degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelor's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Internal Number: 64235BR
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