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The LPC maintains a list of jobs that incorporate library publishing roles. To be included in this list, the position must be located administratively in a library, or report directly to a library-based supervisor. The primary function(s) of the position must directly engage in the creation, dissemination, and/or curation of scholarly, creative, and/or educational works. Administrative positions that do not directly engage in these functions may be included if they include supervisory responsibility primarily for employees who are performing these functions.

Company Description:Framingham State University, located just 20 miles west of Boston, is a vibrant comprehensive liberal arts institution offering 30 undergraduate degree programs in the arts, humanities, sciences, social sciences, and professional fields. More than 6,000 students attend Framingham State, including about 2,000 graduate students. Framingham State University offers graduate degrees in 28 fields, including an extensive graduate program for teachers at international schools. The University takes pride in its 36,000 alumni, most of whom live and work in Massachusetts. The University is just the right size – small enough for learning to be personal and collaborative, yet large and diverse enough to broaden students’ understanding of their world. This broadening of perspectives and appreciation of diversity is one of the hallmarks of a first-rate undergraduate education.
Job Description:
The Digital Repository Assistant works under the direction of the Emerging Technologies and Digital Repository Librarian to acquire and process digital research assets, deposit digital objects into the Repository, train student employees to scan and do basic data entry, evaluate the display of objects in the Repository, and assist with scholarly communication, preservation, and social media activities. 
Duties & Responsibilities:
Assists with acquiring objects and processing digital research assets.
Assists in training student employees on scanning and basic data entry.
Assists with depositing digital objects into the Repository.
Provides training for staff on the repository.
Assist with evaluating the display of objects in the Repository.
Assists with scholarly communication, preservation, and social media activities.
Works on other projects under the direction of the Repository manager.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelors degree
Up to two years of related experience
Detail oriented
Ability to work independently and collaboratively
Experience using productivity software suites
Ability to adapt to a changing environment
Preferred Qualifications:
Advanced degree
Experience with social media
Experience with XML and metadata schema
Additional Information:
This is a part-time (15 hours/ week), non-benefited contract position, with an hourly rate of $14.00/ hour.
Framingham State University conducts Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) checks relative to prior criminal convictions and pending cases, as well as Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) checks relative to prior sexual offenses committed as an adult or juvenile on final candidates prior to an offer of employment for all positions. Framingham State University requires specific written authorization to conduct background checks. Failure to provide such authorization shall preclude your application from receiving further consideration.
Framingham State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Members of underrepresented groups and those committed to working in a diverse cultural environment are encouraged to apply.
Application Instructions:
Please apply online by submitting a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Paper applications will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. If you need assistance applying online, please click here.
Framingham State University understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Office at 508-626-4530.