Library Clerk- Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Library Clerk
Tulane UniversityNew Orleans, LA
This position will assist in enhancing access to University Archives’ extensive holdings. Duties will include creating an online guide; arranging,describing,and performing basic preservation techniques; helping develop other access tools such as finding aids, web pages, etc.;and supporting reference regarding the collection.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES TYPICALLY NEEDED TO PERFORM THIS JOB SUCCESSFULLY:

  • Ability to learn archival practices such as arrangement, description, digitization, and other skills as necessary
  • Reading and writing skills sufficient to describe and promote the collection
  • Ability to identify and handle fragile material with care
  • Computer experience
  • Good organizational skills

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience working with archival material

Minimum Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Work experience in a library, archives or museum
  • Coursework in library or archival science
  • Experience with digitization, arrangement and description, creating archival finding aids
  • Experience with digital asset management systems, and/or archival management systems
  • B.A. degree or higher