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Digital Programs Student Assistant

Term/Start Date: Early February

Job Description: The Digital Programs Student Assistant will digitize archival objects (such as manuscripts and letters), perform color correction of scanned images using Adobe Photoshop, and may search for images in library databases such as ARTstor. He or she will work on other projects as assigned.

Approximate Number of Hours: 4-10 hours/week (or more as available), flexible; department is open 8:30AM-4:30PM, 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, and have an eye for detail in visual images. No prior library experience is required. Basic understanding of Adobe Photoshop and experience working with digital images preferred but not required.

Hourly Wage: $9.00

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

Address: swalden@amherst.edu

Application Deadline: 2/3/14 by 4pm