Job is Expired Records Management Intern

Lambi Fund of Haiti

Job deadline Open Until Filled   Job salary Not specified   Job type of library Other

Job Description

Internship Description: The Lambi Fund of Haiti seeks the assistance of a part-time, temporary Records Management Intern to develop a digital library of its existing records that will enable user-friendly access to a large, broad set of electronic materials. This position will report to the Program Associate and the Digital Outreach Manager.

Hours: Approximately 5-10 hours per week.

Wage: This is an unpaid position, but it may be eligible to fulfill an internship requirement.

Location: This position requires telecommuting (working remotely from home), with occasional face-to-face or virtual meetings with Lambi Fund staff. As such, the Records Management Intern is required to have access to the Internet, and may set a work schedule to best accommodate his or her needs.

Internship Duties:
• Collaborate with Lambi Fund staff to understand the scope of existing records
• Design a record categorization and naming schema appropriate for the organization
• Collect existing records from a variety of electronic sources across the organization
• Organize and archive existing records

Required Qualifications:
• Master’s Candidate in Library and Information Science or similar degree
• Completion of at least one graduate-level course in records management or archival work
• Strong communication and organizational skills, as well as attention to detail
• Strong computer skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel
• Self-motivated and ability to work independently

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience collecting and cataloging large material sets
• Familiarity with SharePoint and/or SugarSync
• Experience working for a non-profit organization
• Interest in sustainable agriculture or Haiti
• Working knowledge of French and/or Haitian Creole

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to Kate Dill, Program Associate, at kate@lambifund.org.

Description of Community

Organization Information: The Lambi Fund of Haiti is a 501(c)(3), tax exempt not-for-profit organization with staff in New York, Denver and Port-au-Prince. Our mission is to assist the popular, democratic movement in Haiti, with the goal of helping strengthen civil society as a necessary foundation of democracy and development. We channel financial and other resources to rural, community-based organizations that promote the social and economic empowerment of the Haitian people.

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor's Degree

Other Education Credentials

• Master’s Candidate in Library and Information Science or similar degree
• Completion of at least one graduate-level course in records management or archival work

Language Skills

  • French or Haitian Creole is Preferred

Application Requirements

Cover letter and resume

HR Contact Information

Kate Dill, kate@lambifund.org

Links

http://www.lambifund.org

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Not specified

Salary

Not specified

Hours per week

5.00

Evenings

Not specified

Weekends

Not specified

Benefits

No Benefits

Date Posted

September 19th, 2012

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