Employing undergraduate and graduate students to better address the multifaceted archival and technology needs of the SoA, the Visual Resources Collection provides valuable opportunities for hands-on training in digital collections management. There are four separate but interrelated positions available for detail-oriented students who are dependable and resourceful, friendly and professional, with a willingness to learn and also help colleagues and constituents.
To inquire about VR Assistant positions, Email the VR Curator.
Hours: By arrangement between 9 a.m and 8:30 p.m. M-F
Images staff help digitize, catalog, organize, and research images. Will be scanning slides, photographing images from books, and working with EmbARK, ARTstor, and Almagest. He/she will work on finding aids, perform research online and in the SoA library for new images to serve the curriculum, update the Online Resources List, and help assemble online exhibitions.
Hours: By arrangement between 9 a.m and 8:30 p.m. M-F; 1-2 weekend days per term
Recordings staff help digitize audio and video. This means importing analog media into the computer, editing files (cutting, splicing, scrubbing), exporting to different formats, and cataloging. He/she will add metadata to digital files, assist in online access and exhibitions, and update the Recordings part of the website. Will also be involved in recording events.
Hours: By arrangement between 9-5 M-F
Student Work staff help maintain the SoA archive of student work, which includes working with databases, photography, scanning, and some website updates.
Hours: By arrangement between 4:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. M-F; 1-2 weekend days per term
AV Support staff helps the Curator schedule equipment use around the School, and assists with documenting lectures, conferences, and reviews. Writes and/or updates how-to guides for SoA equipment. Updates and adds content to FAQ section of VRC website.