Technical Research Assistant, Repository Services Department, Archive Scribe Operation

The Repository Services Department is seeking a Technical Research Assistant to support digitization of
books through the UNC Libraries Internet Archive Scribe operation. This position will require 20 hours of
work per week and will last from January 1, 2020 through May 15, 2020 with a salary of $1,336.42 per

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with curators across UNC Library collections TR
  • Page materials from across UNC Library collections, including Wilson Library Special Collections
    and the Music Library
  • Prepare materials and documentation for Scribe digitization
  • Work with Library conservation staff to ensure materials are safe for digitization
  • Ensure materials are properly stored and reshelved according to library protocols

Desired Qualifications:

  • Interest in digitization, preservation, library collections
  • Attention to detail
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team, manage multiple tasks, and focus on
    individual responsibilities
  • Demonstrated ability in the use of information technologies and familiarity with Windows Office
    applications (especially Word and Excel), Adobe Creative Suite, email, Internet and online

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience handing rare, delicate, or fragile materials
  • Experience working with Library systems including Sierra and aeon.

To apply, please respond via email and attach cover letter and CV or resume to:

Julie Rudder
Head, Repository Services Department