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Title: Rare Materials Scanning Technician
Location: New-York Historical Society (N-YHS)Reports To: Elsa Lamphere
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Division: Readex a Division of NewsBank inc.
Date: March 25, 2013
Job summary:Scanner for the capture, initial image QC and file management of
digital images at the New-York Historical Society
1. Scans images from a pamphlet collection in order to create high quality
searchable images for our customers
2. Includes correct target at (start or end) of item scan
3. Check/qcs all images captured and ensures 100% of our digital images meet
established quality standards.
4. Stores images with established file naming rules
5. Checks and cleans equipment; Operator is responsible for cleaning machine on
a weekly and sometimes daily basis
6. Provides images for transfer from N-YHS or pick-up by staff at the Chester,
VT location (FTP or hard drive); performed as back-up to the Rare Materials
Scanning technician & Site Coordinator
Requires that candidates have demonstrated experience handling rare and fragile
materials, previous digital scanning experience, have a strong work ethic with a
demonstrated history of meeting quality and productivity expectations; are able
to perform repetitive operations; have strong attention to detail and be a
creative problem-solver; proficient in a Windows environment; and thrive in an
environment of change.
Candidates must also have: demonstrated ability with Excel spreadsheets;
familiarity and ease at working with computers, including strong file management
skills; strong attention to detail; good keyboarding and proofreading skills,
ability to work effectively as a team member, including good interpersonal and
communication skills. Bachelors degree preferred.
WAGE: $20.00/hour full time hours with benefits included.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information; seeing to perform assigned
duties; sitting or standing for extended periods of time; dexterity of hands and
fingers to operate a computer keyboard and other office equipment; kneeling,
bending at the waist, and reaching overhead, above the shoulders and
horizontally, to retrieve and store files and supplies; lifting objects under 50
This position is housed in an office setting; exposure to dust, humidity and
This Position Description reflects the assignment of essential functions for
this position. It does not identify or restrict the tasks that otherwise may be
assigned. It should not be construed as any type of employment contract.
To Apply: Send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
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