Gates Archive Internship
Summary: Gates Archive is the private archive of the personal and philanthropic collections of our principals. Committed to creating a culture of learning and belonging, we are a team working to build an archive with a focus towards digital-forward processes.
Gates Archive is seeking two interns to gain experience working with archival materials. This opportunity is designed for interns to work with the Gates Archive team to acquire the skills essential for professional practice while contributing to the work of the organization. These are paid internships, scheduled to begin in July 2023 with full or part-time options. Interns will gain experience working in all archive program areas and may have the opportunity to complete a bounded project in an area of interest.
This position requires the ability to work onsite with our Seattle, WA based team with some flexible work from home days.
This position entails a background check.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the core responsibilities.
Work closely with and under the direction of the Gates Archive team to:
Skills and Abilities:
Education and Experience:
Enrolled in or a recent graduate of a program of graduate or undergraduate study in Archival Studies, Library & Information Science, or related field such as History, Public History, Communications, or Computer Science.
Pay rate: The hourly rate for this internship is $25. Interns will be advanced 40 hours of sick time as of their date of hire.
Deadline for applications: Review of applications will begin on April 6, 2023. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but priority will be given to applications received by the date the review begins.
To apply, submit a résumé and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Program Manager-Records Management, Sound Transit
Seattle, WA (must live in Washington, includes primarily remote work options)
Salary range: Salary range is $60k to $130k, with a midpoint of $95k. New hires typically receive between minimum and midpoint, however, we may go slightly higher based on experience, internal equity and market.
Sound Transit builds and operates regional transit service in the urban areas of Pierce, King, and Snohomish Counties in the State of Washington. The Program Manager-Records Management manages programs of work related to the development and implementation of the agency's records and information management initiatives. Under limited direction and working with a team, develops and implements systems, services, and processes to secure official agency records and ensure actions for short term, long term, and permanent retention, disposition, and access. Develops and coordinates periodic program compliance reviews and devises strategies to maximize business effectiveness and legal compliance.
Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in library science, archival science, business administration, public administration or closely related field and four years of experience in program support and project delivery with records management or enterprise content management projects to include exposure in content management, document management, or information architecture; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred Licenses or Certifications: ARMA or AIIM certification
Come join our team! Please click the link below for the full job announcement and instructions on how to apply: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/SOU1036SOUND/JobBoard/dcc5dbea-875e-4cd1-bfd2-8e046cecc54f/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=aca4be4a-9a7f-4dc6-9bb7-8842d7631553
Reed College seeks an organized and collaborative person to be our next Digital Archives Specialist, Digital Archives. This position builds and maintains digital collections of rare and unique materials, both digitized and born digital, for Special Collections and Archives in the Library. This position performs high-quality digitization according to accessibility and preservation standards, applies descriptive metadata, and uploads digital materials to discovery platforms. Collections include archival records and other materials comprising the historical and cultural records of Reed College, including theses, rare books, artists' books, early writing and printing, maps, photographs, and manuscripts. The Digital Archives Specialist works closely with other staff in the library and the college to implement best practices, develop workflows, and enable the discovery and use of digital collections.
*This position reports to the Director of Special Collections and Archives under the division of the Dean of the Faculty, and primarily works on campus interfacing with faculty, staff, and students.*
Reed College offers an exceptional benefits package, including comprehensive and cost-free medical and dental insurance for you, and a 60% discount on medical and dental insurance for your dependents, 403(b) retirement plan with a 10% employer contribution (after one year of service), educational assistance for employees and their children, 22 days of paid vacation, paid holidays, half-day Fridays in the summer, and many other campus amenities. This is a full-time, non-exempt role with work hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a one-hour unpaid lunch. The hourly rate for this position is $21.63 - $24.00 per hour.
Who You Are
What You’ll Do
Reed College is committed to building a culturally inclusive community and a work environment that respects and inspires every person. Your unique skills, work history, cultural contributions, and lived experiences are essential to building this community. Members of historically marginalized groups including women, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), those with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, those who have served in the military, and members of other underrepresented communities are invited to apply.
Western Libraries Archives & Special Collections (A&SC) and the Center for Pacific Northwest Studies (CPNWS) at Western Washington University are now accepting applications for the 2023 James W. Scott Research Fellowships, established to promote awareness and use of archival collections at Western and to forward scholarly understandings of the Pacific Northwest. Up to $1000 in funding is available to scholars who propose to undertake significant research using archival holdings at CPNWSon Western’s campus. Applications are accepted from individuals currently engaged in doctoral programs as well as individuals who have finished the Ph.D.
Scott Fellowships have supported a wide range of research topicsincluding: settler violence and colonialism, and past, present, and future approaches to teaching local and regional history; sense of place as it relates to communities, policy, and planning; the development of state and national political party platforms from 1960 to the present; environmental history and cleanliness in 20th century America; the 1930s “Red Scare” and local/national anti-Communist, “super-patriot” trends; the role of media culture in creating a “local” identity during the 1930s-1960s; women’s roles in anti-nuclear protest; and the history of audio-visual media production in the region. More information about candidate qualifications and application requirements is available on the A&SC website.
Applications for the award will be reviewed after January 31st, 2023, and we would like to draw as many qualified applicants as possible.
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As of May 16, 2019 NWA has adopted the NWA Policy for Acceptable Job Postings. Please review the policy to learn what required elements are needed for a successful job post. The following three rules must be adhered to for job postings to be shared on the NWA website and through NWA social media channels:
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2. Positions must have a salary or salary range listed.
3. Unpaid positions are discouraged. If an internship is unpaid then it must adhere to the United States Department of Labor's Internship Programs Under the Fair Labor Standards Act and follow the Society of American Archivists' Best Practices for Internships as a Component of Graduate Archival Education. Volunteer positions must follow the Society of American Archivists' Best Practices for Volunteers in Archives.
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Best Practices for Archival Term Positions: written by the Term Labor Best Practices Working Group, this document presents best practices for administrators, hiring managers, and supervisors to put into action when planning for and employing archival term positions. At the foundation of this document is the recognition that temporary labor is detrimental to employees, as well as to sustainable and holistic collection stewardship.
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