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STUDENT HOURLY POSITIONS

The Archive of Recorded Sound regularly seeks student workers for a variety of different tasks in the Archive. Specific postings will be added here as and when they are available. However, please feel free to email your resume to the Sound Archives Librarian at any time. We are particularly interested to hear from students who are eligible for the Federal Work Study Program. 

JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT - SEPT 2014

 ARCHIVE OF RECORDED SOUND --- STUDENT ASSISTANT NEEDED

HIRING DEPARTMENT:   Stanford University Libraries, Archive of Recorded Sound 

Job Type: Federal Work Study / Student Hourly

JOB TITLE: Archives Acquisitions Processing Assistant

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: 

            Archive of Recorded Sound (lower level of Music Library)
            Braun Music Center
            Basement, Room 8
            Mail Code: 3077

NUMBER OF POSITIONS:  2

HOURS:  5-6 hours per week

SALARY:  Hourly wage is $13.50

TERM:  Fall Quarter 2014

 SUPERVISOR: Benjamin Bates, Interim Operations Manager        

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Assists with the maintenance and shelving of archival collections; assists with preparation of items for preservation storage; assists with the processing of audio and video recordings and archival print materials including sorting, organizing, cleaning, shelving, and weeding duplicates from donated materials and maintaining acquisition statistics; assists with other facilities and collection maintenance duties as assigned including photocopying, scanning, and replacing enclosures..

QUALIFICATIONS:  Ability to follow instructions accurately and with attention to detail; ability to work reliably, steadily and independently; proficient in Windows environment and with Excel spreadsheets; good keyboarding skills; ability to handle fragile materials safely; ability to lift up to 40 pounds.  Knowledge of historical sound recordings desired.

TO APPLY:  Contact Benjamin Bates, bebates@stanford.edu