Job Opportunity — Los Alamos, New Mexico

The National Security Research Center (NSRC) is hiring archivists or librarians with a background in archives, library science, physical sciences, history, or records management to help us digitize their holding and provide assistance on quality control and metadata development. Positions will be filled at either the Library Professional 1 or Library Professional 2 level, depending on the skills of the selected candidate. Responsibilities for each level are below.

Library Professional Level 1

The successful candidate will:

  • Digitize the NSRC’s collections. Archival media includes paper, microfilm, microfiche, motion picture film, video, and others.
  • Assist the NSRC Preservation Team Leader in entering metadata and indexing information about the digitized material.
  • Provide Quality Control for the digitized materials.
  • Assist the Archivist Team Leader accession new material into the NSRC’s collections.
  • Assist the Research Librarian Team Leader with customer research requests.

Library Professional Level 2

In addition to the duties outlined above, the (higher level title) will be required to:

  • Digitize the NSRC’s collections. Archival media includes paper, microfilm, microfiche, motion picture film, video, and others.
  • Create metadata/indexing information in collaboration with the NSRC Preservation Team Leader and NSRC Chief Librarian to assist in the retrieval of the material.
  • Provide Quality Control for the digitized materials as well as the metadata and indexing.
  • Independently accession new material into the NSRC’s collections.
  • Independently provide research librarian support to customers.
  • Write occasional articles and blogs about the material contained in the NSRC.

For more information about the positions, including qualifications and salary, please visit the Los Alamos National Laboratory website.

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