Temporary Archives Graduate Student - Saint Mary's College-California in Moraga California

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Saint Mary's College-California

Moraga, California

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary’s reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.


This temporary position will work 37.5 hours per week  from July 1 – August 31, 2013 and 20 hours per wekk from September 1-30, 2013

Provides skilled, knowledgeable support for a campus images digitization project.  Several thousand original images will be identified, tracked, and sorted in-house and then digitized by a vendor.  Under the direction of the Campus Archivist, responsibilities involve retrieving, collating, sorting, and labeling images for digitization and re-filing originals after digitization. Responsible for creating and maintaining both tracking data and cataloging/metadata and for uploading digital files into the archival database management system. 

Experience and Qualifications:

 Knowledgeable about archives principles, practices, and procedures either through coursework, practical experience, or both.  Requires a meticulous and detail-oriented focus.  Strong organizational skills and experience with digitization a plus. Experience with online searching, data entry, and Excel spreadsheets. Must be able to lift and carry boxes of up to 40 pounds and be able to work both individually and as part of a team. Job involves sitting, bending, and standing and working in close quarters.

Salary Information

Depends on Qualifications


 Please apply on-line at http://jobs.stmarys-ca.edu.1) Include a cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications and are prepared to support the mission of the College2) A resume 3) The name and contact information for three (3) professional references.  Candidates who become finalists will be expected to sign a consent authorizing a broader inquiry which may include reference checks, a motor vehicle check, and a third party background check.Saint Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.

Keyword Phrases

  • Temporary Archives Graduate Student
  • Catholic, Lasallian, liberal arts college
  • De La Salle Christian Brothers
  • committed to the educational benefits of diversity
  • Libraries
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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