Academic Library / Archives Assistant – Interlochen Center for the Arts – Interlochen, MI

Academic Library / Archives Assistant

Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen, MI

Interlochen Arts Camp is offering 2 positions in its Academic Library and 2 positions in its Archives for Summer 2013. Please see the descriptions below.

Academic Library Intern

This is a great internship opportunity for someone interested in librarianship as a career. This position serves the needs of the Interlochen Arts Camp, helping to provide campers, faculty, and staff with resources to support their arts specialty and personal interests while on campus. Duties include circulation, shelving, book processing, and implementing summer programs. Assist library patrons with finding information utilizing a variety of databases and the catalog. Other responsibilities include summer projects ranging from collections management to work on the library website. Candidates currently in an MLS program are preferred. Excellent customer service skills, technically savvy, enthusiastic-especially in regards to working with young adults, detail oriented, willingness to participate in a team environment. Salary $1,060.00 includes room and board

Archives Assistant

This is a great opportunity for those interested in an archival career. This position serves on the front lines of Interlochen’s young institutional archives initiative. This person will be providing much needed assistance in the organization of the archives, conducting inventories across campus, and assisting in the digitization and cataloging of print and photographic archival materials. Assist the archivist in a variety of capacities. Main job functions include handling, processing, and cataloging archival materials by providing standard metadata. Responsible for digitizing photographic collections and handling negatives, slides, and print photographic materials. This position will be sharing their time (40 hrs/week) between the Institutional Archives and Photo Archives. Other assignments depending upon the interests and skills of the intern. Candidates currently in an MLS or archival studies program are preferred, Proficient with technology, extremely detailed oriented, work well within a framework. Be willing to participate in a team environment. Salary $1,060.00 includes room and board.