KFB Archivist Internship, KY Farm Bureau Federation, Louisville KY

KFB Archivist Internship, KY Farm Bureau Federation, Louisville KY

KFB Archivist Internship,  KY Farm Bureau Federation,   Louisville KY- Louisville KY

The internship does have stipend: $250/week for 10 weeks. Open to other majors that would have an interest in the position.   Deadline for applying for our internship is March 22, 2016.

Archivist Intern Position Description:  

Specific Responsibilities:

Part-time archivist to establish an organizational archive for Kentucky Farm Bureau focusing on cataloging, digitizing and making accessible collections of historical documents and other media.

Essential Functions:  Organizing and preserving electronic, paper and multimedia collections

•Creating finding aids and content summaries to facilitate access to the collections

•Responding to research inquiries

•Support digital preservation activities

•Create and coordinate online and physical exhibitions including social media products

•Perform report cataloging, historical research, storage management, and special event operation

•This list of essential functions is non-exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary.

Other Responsibilities:

•Assist and cooperate with Federation personnel when requested

•The duties described above are general in nature and may not completely cover all aspects of this position.

Minimum Requirements:

•The ideal candidate will possess a balance of traditional (paper-based) archival proficiency and forward-looking passion for next generation digital archiving solutions.

•Pursuing a degree Library and Information Science or related field.

•Applied knowledge of archival processing and preservation principles.

•Strong grounding in digital preservation tools, challenges, and best practices.

•Strong customer service orientation.

•Ability to work independently and effectively.

•Demonstrated ability to write proficiently.

Time Requirements:

•Available May – July 2016

•Approximately 20-30 hours per week

•Some evening work and in-state travel possible

Location of Job:  Louisville KY

Company Address:
PO Box 2700
City : Louisville
State : Kentucky
Zip Code : 40250

Contact Name:  Todd Bright

Contact Email Address:  todd.bright@kyfb.com 

Contact Phone:  (502) 495-5000