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🔗Archival Digitization Specialist – Contractor (Lansing, MI)

  • Full Time
  • Lansing, MI, USA
  • February 28, 2022
  • Hourly Salary ($): 15
  • Job Qualifications:

    Who You Are:

    • You can manage several projects and determine project urgency in a practical way.
    • You have experience anticipating problems, and finding creative ways to solve them.
    • You have experience with scanning and editing equipment, procedures and materials.
    • You have experience with Photography, Library and Archives, or History background.
  • How to Apply:

    Apply directly by clicking the following link: https://jobs.lever.co/ancestry/35873092-5d09-4694-9d23-c7af92efa8ac

  • Application URL: https://jobs.lever.co/ancestry/35873092-5d09-4694-9d23-c7af92efa8ac

Website Ancestry.com

About Ancestry:
When you join Ancestry, you join a human-centered company where every person’s story is important. We believe that by discovering the struggles and triumphs of our past, we can foster deeper bonds and more meaningful connections among families and communities. Our talented team of scientists, engineers, genealogists, historians, and storytellers is dedicated to empowering customers around the world from all backgrounds on their journeys of personal discovery.

With more than 30+ billion digitized global historical records, 100+ million family trees, and 20+ million people in our growing AncestryDNA database, Ancestry helps customers discover their family story and gain a new level of understanding about their lives. Passionate about dedicating your work to enriching people’s lives? You belong at Ancestry.

Ancestry is looking for a project-based temporary Archival Digitization Specialist to work on a contract basis in Lansing, MI. We ask that you are a technical person with experience working with digitization, archival documents, and goal oriented projects. You are efficient, show great care for detail, and are accustomed to independent work in an environment that handles focused and repetitive tasks. This full-time opportunity, and will be normal working hours (8:00 AM-5:00 PM – flexible). You will report to the Domestic Remote Senior Imaging Manager. This is not a work-from-home position. You will be contract-based and not eligible for Ancestry benefits. Compensation will be $15/hr.

What You Will Do:

  • You will capture digital images of documents as specified by our company
  • You will perform quality audits on each roll that have been scanned before transmission
  • You will report progress and quality audit notes and enter data into spreadsheets (can maintain complex spreadsheets)
  • You will initiate and maintain responsibility of the delivery or transmission of images to the corporate office
  • You will perform regular equipment maintenance functions, and coordinate for machine maintenance with third-party hardware service providers
  • You will perform basic image enhancement and file organization tasks
  • You will maintain professional relationships with partners that protect the image and mission of Ancestry.com
  • NCPE Internships: Eligibility & How to Apply

    Eligibility

    To be eligible, applicants must be currently enrolled in a degree-seeking academic program or recently graduated (within the past 12 months) and be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident. Interns are not eligible to work more than 1200 hours total in the program; previous interns must stay within this overall limit. The length of an internship can vary from 10 to 30 weeks if full time (40 hours per week) or longer if on a part-time schedule. If selected, the exact starting date will be determined by you and the NPS supervisor. The stipend rate is $15.00 or $17.00 per hour unless otherwise listed.

    The successful candidate is responsible for finding and paying for travel to and housing at the internship location; some exceptions apply. The supervising office may be able to assist in locating housing but it is ultimately up to the individual accepting the internship to find accommodation.

    The National Council requires all interns working in-person at Federal facilities and/or with Federal employees receive the Covid-19 vaccination. Please be advised that you may also be required to wear a mask, depending on the protocols adopted by your work site. Also be aware that, due to Government-wide security requirements, a background check will be required if you are selected for a position. This will include providing information about recent housing and employment history. The position supervisor will have more information about these requirements and procedures at the time of hiring. You may direct any questions to NCPE's Internship Program Director, Julee Johnson, at manager@preservenet.org.

    Please note that interns are not NCPE or NPS employees. Stipends are academic awards and taxes are not withheld, nor are social security contributions made on your behalf. These funds may be taxable, however, so consult a tax preparation professional if you have questions.

    How to Apply

    You may review NCPE's internship opportunities during the Summer and Winter application rounds without registering. Use the search function to find listings by location, keyword, or area of interest/category. Once you identify one or more positions of interest, there is a 3-step application process.

    Step 1: Click on the Apply for Job button, then select Universal Application. Click on Register to create a User Account, which requires a username and email. A link will be sent to you from manager@preservenet.org to create a password. We suggest that you add this email to your safe senders list so you don't miss receiving this important link. You will be instructed to Log In to Preservenet using your user name or email and password, which will take you back to the Universal Application.

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