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Working independently, the Library Assistant 5 will perform advanced tasks and oversee the digitization of unique and sometimes rare library and community materials. Library Assistant 5 will manage the digitization lab, processes, equipment, and student workers, as well as participate in the development and success of a digital preservation program.

To apply, go to CWRU’s Careers page here.


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Case Western Reserve University has an opening for an Archivist, Scholarly Resources & Special Collections – Librarian 3.

For further information and to apply, click here: https://employment.case.edu/psp/ERECRUIT/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=7319&PostingSeq=1

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Volunteer needed to help the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland assemble, catalogue, and preserve our historical archive.

The Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland supports families whose children receive treatment at area medical centers by providing a home-like environment and essential resources and services.  We operate a 55-family House, Family Rooms in four local hospitals and an online family resource link, RedTreehouse.org.

In 2019 we will be celebrating our 40thanniversary of serving  families here in Cleveland.  We have years of material and are seeking a volunteer with experience in archiving to help organize and preserve the history of the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland.

If you are interested please contact me.

Deb Hopkins, Outreach Coordinator, Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland, o: 216.229.5757 x1105, m: 630.740.4855, e: dhopkins@rmhcleveland.org

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Application deadline is this Friday, January 30th.

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Hawken School is looking for a part-time, temporary project archivist.  Hours are flexible, and could be 12 hours per week for 6 months, or, longer hours per week for a shorter duration.

The current archives include primarily paperwork, publications, and photos. There is nothing of a “legal” nature in this set of information.

Several boxes have been partially organized, and there are about 20 boxes that still need to be sorted. Photos will need to be reviewed by alumnae then scanned and added into the digital archives.

We are seeking someone to:

*   Evaluate the current organizational structure, and offer “best practices” recommendations for organization and extent of collections (for example, how many yearbooks should be kept per school year?
*   Continue to sort and document boxes
*   Create a process for storing and documenting planned and unplanned additions to the archives
*   Create a process and finding aid; recommend a system for check in/check out of materials
*   Recommend resources and coordinate conversion of various medium (VHS, old film, etc.)

Hawken School: founded 1915, located in Chesterland, Ohio. Please see www.hawken.edu<http://www.hawken.edu/> for more information about the School.

Interested candidates may submit a letter of interest and resume to: hawkenemployment@hawken.edu<mailto:hawkenemployment@hawken.edu> attention Gina Walter, Director of Strategic Marketing. We respectfully ask for email rather than phone call.

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Temporary Digital Projects Assistant – Research Department, Cleveland Fed

Position Summary:

  • Executes document and information preservation projects in the Bank’s Research Library using digital tools and established protocols and standards.
  • Provides technical expertise and planning input to digital and preservation projects.
  • Execute information and document preservation projects.
  • Create, organize and edit digital files to meet project objectives.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot specialized software.
  • Monitor accuracy and consistency of data to ensure completeness of projects.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.
  • Adhere to the Bank’s attendance policies through regular and prompt attendance.
  • Requires following vaguely defined procedures. Decisions are made with complex reasoning. Decisions affect the department and may affect the entire Bank.

Problem Solving Skills:

  • Interpersonal communication: Requires communicating well with people at different levels, frequently sharing information with others while listening to and understanding their points of view.


  • 1 year of related work experience or digital preservation coursework.
  • Familiarity with document scanning software and hardware and image editing software (e.g. Photoshop).
  • Familiarity with general document preservation standards.
  • Ability to perform independent research

Additional Information:

  • This position temporary, lasting approximately 12 months.
  • The work schedule for this position is Monday – Friday with flexible start and end times ranging between 7:30 am and 5:30 pm; working 35 – 40 hours per week.

Please apply on-line at http://www.clevelandfed.org/about_us/career_center/index.cfm

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Click the image below for a larger view of the announcement.  The deadline for applications is October 15th.



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