Friends of the Libraries Special Collections, Archives, and Preservation Apprenticeship

University of Colorado Boulder Libraries

Norlin Library

Application Deadline

Apply By Nov 1st, 2019

Wages

Not Specified

Location

Boulder, CO

Hours

Not Specified

MLS

Not Specified

Minimum Education

Some College

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library

Academic

Job Description

Description: Gain practical professional experience in a fast-paced academic library. The CU-Boulder University Libraries is looking for a Special Collections, Archives, and Preservation Apprentice who will receive hands on learning in these three areas.  The work the apprentice performs will be based on the applicants interests, existing knowledge, and the current needs within the department.  This apprenticeship is a great opportunity to supplement your graduate studies with hands on experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide research assistance and assist in instruction in the Special Collections and Archives Reading Room.
  • Assist in enclosure making and simple conservation treatments for Preservation.
  • Begin processing archival collections.
  • May be asked to attend trainings, workshops, and meetings with ample opportunity for professional development.
  • Present on your experience at end of semester to wider library audience.
  • Other projects or duties are possible based on the interests of the applicant and needs of the library.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and productively.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills.
  • Currently enrolled as a library & information science graduate student for the duration of the apprenticeship.
  • Completion or current enrollment in a special collections, archives, or preservation related course.
  • Interest in pursuing a career in academic librarianship.

Additional Info & Requirements

Additional Information:

This program begins in late January and runs through May of the same year. The Apprentice is expected to complete approximately 100 hours sometime during CU’s spring semester of the 2019-2020 academic year (approximately 6-8 hours per week if stretched out over the semester). The Apprentice will be paid $15.00/hr, up to $1500 for the semester. Apprentice will need to work between 8-5 M-F.  No after hours or weekends available.

For full consideration, apply by November 1, 2019.

To apply, please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial Transcript

Send materials to lauren.stapleton@colorado.edu

Links

External Job Ad
https://www.colorado.edu/libraries/jobs-opportunities/friends-libraries-special-collections-archives-and-preservation-apprenticeship

HR Info

For full consideration, apply by November 1, 2019.

To apply, please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial Transcript

Send materials to lauren.stapleton@colorado.edu

Posted Sep 30, 2019