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 DIGITAL ARCHIVES ASSISTANT

Temporary/Hourly

AAPF is seeking an enthusiastic Researcher/Archivist to assist with an archival project to organize and digitize personal research/documents of Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw and AAPF. Reporting to the Program Coordinator, the Digital Archives Assistant will work to migrate materials from physical media to a digital format and stage them for long-term preservation and access for special collections. Additionally, the digital archives assistant will assist the Archives staff in the analysis and description of digital assets. 

 

This position is for immediate hire and requires two weeks of full-time work with the possibility of transfer to additional projects.

The Ideal Candidate should have:

  • Familiarity with Kimberlé Crenshaw's work

  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, and Adobe Acrobat

  • Experience in multidisciplinary research 

  • The ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a dynamic environment

  • Demonstrated knowledge of digital forensic tools and techniques

  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Organizing and cataloging physical documents in preparation of digitalization

  • Assist with digitalization of documents, and performing migration of materials from physical media to digital storage 

  • Engaging in research of digital archive practices

  • Assisting the in the analysis and description of digital assets

  • Analysis and description of digital files held in archival collections

  • Working directly with records creators to advise on record keeping practices that will facilitate the eventual transfer of their archives

  • Other duties as assigned

Application Process:

Interested candidates should apply by sending a completed application packet consisting of a resume, cover letter, and two references to info@aapf.org

 

Compensation for this role will range between $15-$18/hr depending on experience.

AAPF is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workplace that strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

AAPF does not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination with respect to race, religion, color, social or ethnic origin, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions), age, physical, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by local, state, or federal laws.