Organizational Archivist Prairieship Intern - Paid

Conner Prairie Fishers , IN 46037

Posted 2 months ago

Position Purpose

  • To create an active, accessible Institutional Archive, build standardized procedures for continued growth, and generate a searchable resource (finding aid) for institutional records

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Pull together files from around the institution that relate to Conner Prairie's organizational history (e.g. marketing records, board meeting minutes, publications relating to exhibits, etc.)

  • Organize records into a manner that is useful for institutional research

  • Create standardized record retention policy for future archiving, including a list of documents that should be saved from each department

  • Create a finding aid for archived materials

  • Put together boxes for un-housed documents and create permanent box labels

  • Begin the digitization process on key documents and mark materials that should be digitized in a future project

  • Create records in PastPerfect for archived materials

  • Add key terms to records in the database to aid with searches

Length of Internship/Hours:

  • Maximum of one (1) year or three hundred (300) hours at the rate of $10.00/hour. This will likely take place as a 40 hour a week position, Monday through Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm. Until the 300 hours are completed.

Benefits:

  • Professional development; training and orientation

  • $500.00 travel stipend

  • Practical professional experiences

  • Free parking and general admission to Conner Prairie

  • Free admission to Conner Prairie events

  • Discounts at the Conner Prairie Store and caf

  • Recommendation letters from staff and documentation of hours served

Qualifications

  • Able to work independently

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness

  • Monitors own work to ensure quality

  • Completes work in a timely manner

  • Strives to increase productivity and works quickly

  • Able to synthesize complex or diverse information

  • Digitization experience

  • Preferred: Ability to lift boxes up to 30 lbs

  • Preferred: knowledge of PastPerfect

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