Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Now Hiring: Student workers for LSTA Grant to Digitize Public Health Materials


OHSU HC&A is looking to hire 2 students for a grant-funded project.  The project involves the digitization of public health materials from the late 19th and early 20th century and assisting with data curation.  The recruitment period will be open for the next 2 weeks with interviews anticipated in December/January.

More details on the grant can be found here.

For more details on the position, please see below:
Functions/Duties of Position

  • Assist with processing and digitizing collections for grant-funded project.
  • Conduct research relevant to collections.
  • Page, shelve, and shift collections.
  • Assist with data curation.

Job Requirements

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate Program (minimum 6 credit hours), OR Graduate Program (minimum 4.5 credit hours).
  • Attention to detail combined with ability to balance multiple responsibilities.
  • Strong experience using desktop PCs and Windows XP/7/8, including Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, etc.) and Internet/WWW.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; tact and discretion in communication.
  • Ability to repeatedly lift and move objects weighing 20-50 lbs.; pushing and maneuvering loaded book trucks; bending and stooping
  • Ability to handle rare and fragile library materials.
  • Demonstrated interest in archives and/or special collections.
  • Previous library work experience.
  • Experience with scanning equipment and software.
  • Enrollment in MLS or library technician program.
  • Undergraduate or graduate training in history or a related field.

Additional Details

OHSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status. Applicants with disabilities can request reasonable accommodation by contacting the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148.

How To Apply

Apply here online. Be sure to upload a resume and a cover letter.

Please search for “IRC50566” exactly to find this position on the OHSU HR website.

Best regards,

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