Department Name: Digital Programs Department, Frost Library

Job Title: Digital Programs Student Assistants

Term/Start Date: Late March

Job Description: The Digital Programs Student Assistants will digitize archival objects (such as manuscripts, letters, and books), perform color correction of scanned images using Adobe Photoshop, keep Excel spreadsheet records up to date, and perform quality control of other students’ work. They will work on other projects as assigned.

Approximate Number of Hours: 6-10 hours/week (or more as available), flexible; department is open 9:00AM-4:00PM, M-F

Requirements: Able to work productively with minimal supervision and a high degree of accuracy, respond well to feedback, follow directions, and ask intelligent questions. Must have good communication skills, be punctual, have an eye for detail in visual images, and be able to keep accurate and thorough documentation. No prior library experience is required. Basic understanding of Adobe Photoshop and experience working with digital images preferred but not required. Seniors graduating in May 2017 will not be considered for this opening.

Hourly Wage: $11.50

How to Apply: Email letter of interest in 500 words or less and attach résumé or describe any previous work experience of any kind.

Contact Name: Sarah Walden McGowan

Address: swalden at amherst dot edu

Application Deadline: Tuesday 3/14 by 4:00 pm