Jobs for Medievalists

The Villanova Digital Library, part of Villanova University’s Falvey Memorial Library, located in Villanova PA, has available a dynamic and innovative internship position for the Fall 2016. academic semester. The primary mission of Villanova’s Digital Library is accomplished through the ongoing development, maintenance, and preservation of digital collections and online digital library resources. These include materials such as medieval manuscripts, letters, typescripts, books, photographs, maps, sheet music, posters and broadsides, newspapers.

Interns will work a 20 hour work week. During the course of the internship, an intern will follow a project through the development life cycle and will acquire and enhance digital project management skills.

Minimum Qualifications:

Current enrollment or recent graduation from a library, information science, or archival studies Graduate Degree programs required.

Interest in digitization in cultural heritage settings;

Ability to perform diverse and complex tasks with accuracy and attention to detail;

Ability to exercise independent judgment;

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships;

Ability to work successfully in a production-oriented environment;

Ability to direct the work of others;

Good written and oral communication skills;

Working knowledge of historical research methodology and experience with standard bibliographic tools;

Creativity required.

To apply:

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