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Job opportunity with our sister organization, the American Pomeroy Historic Genealogical Association.
ARCHIVAL DIGITIZATION ASSISTANT
The American Pomeroy Historic Genealogical Association (APHGA a.k.a. American Pomeroys) is seeking an Archival Digitization Assistant (ADA) to handle the digitization (scanning, post-processing, quality control, and progress tracking) for selected collections of archival records including documents, photographs, and museum objects.
Under the supervision of the APHGA’s Archivist/Librarian, the ADA will follow Archives policies for handling physical assets including photographs and artifacts, meet standards for digitization, and collaborate on project activities and progress.
The successful applicant will have experience in digitization, archives, or photography, will be detail-oriented, and able to handle historical materials with care. She/He/They should be an effective communicator, be able to work within existing processes, and interact collegially with a variety of people
Assist the Archivist/Librarian with systematic digitization of the collection and maintain digitized
materials. Organize and label image files with established naming conventions and metadata.
Perform quality checks of scanned documents for readability (for example: correct orientation; all pages
scanned; document is not slanted, wrinkled or torn; etc.).
Work may include bulk reformatting and creating both preservation and access copies of digital surrogates.
Candidates with a background in digital archives may also have the opportunity to work with content
management systems and public-facing repositories to assist in making digitized collections available to
Track metrics on digitization progress and provide project updates.
Review digital records to verify quality standards and subject content linking to corresponding collection
Other related duties, as assigned.
A minimum of an Associate’s Degree.
Excellent computer skills including intermediate-level EXCEL and Windows 11 and knowledge of file management principles.
Experience scanning material
This is a part-time, non-exempt position working onsite in our Syracuse, NY office 24 hours a week (on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays) from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with a 30-minute, unpaid break each day.
Employee benefits include annual vacation and sick days, paid and floating holidays, and access to optional
$17.00 an hour
Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com by Friday, June 30, 2023. Go to americanpomeroys.org to learn more about the APHGA.
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