Job No: 509911
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois
Title: Digital Project/ Research Metadata Assistant
Department: Milner Library
This position will assist in a variety of tasks for the Step Right Up: Digitizing Over 100 Years of Circus Route Books project, funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Hidden Collections Grant. The Digital Project/ Research Metadata Assistant will be responsible for metadata/cataloging and research activities related to the Circus Route Books digital collection. The job entails working with a variety of software and platforms requiring great attention to detail and sound judgment. Duties include, but are not limited to, research, editing bibliographic and Wikipedia/Wikidata records, name authority record templates, and contributing to a digital storymap exhibit.
This position will be permitted to work remotely.
TBD - approximately 28 hours per week
Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
1. Ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis, both oral and written.
2. Ability to use a computer in day-to-day work (i.e. type on a keyboard and use a mouse).
3. Ability to maintain a high level of concentration.
4. Ability to conduct or attend meetings in various locations on and off campus.
5. Ability to occasionally lift heavy objects.
6. Ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time.
August or September 2020
Commensurate with experience and qualifications
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