|Available||Monday-Friday, 1 full day or 2 half days per week for a period of 6 months|
|Time commitment||Morning and/or afternoon availablity from 9am-5pm|
The New England Aquarium’s Conservation Department aims to integrate scientific information, public outreach and policy initiatives to effect lasting change in the ocean environment. Our work involves extensive web-based research and report writing, which must be thoroughly and accurately documented. This position will assist the Conservation Department with organization of their computer based library, a collection of downloaded reports and journal articles. This position is an excellent opportunity for an individual majoring in library science or a related field. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, self-directed and able to successfully design and implement an organizational system for the library.
-Organize an extensive collection of PDFs stored on a shared network
-Navigate existing Endnote files to extract relevant information in order to incorporate files into new organizational system
-Categorize PDF files based on topic/subject matter preferably in manner easily accessed within Windows 7
-Represent the Conservation Department in a professional manner when interacting with other departments
-Perform other position related duties as assigned
*Must be willing to sign a non-disclosure agreement due to access to proprietary information.
-Proficient in Windows 7, Microsoft programs, Endnote, and Adobe
-Familiarity with the principles and procedures necessary for computer-based recordkeeping preferred
-Familiarity and understanding of archival description and representation preferred
-Professionalism and comfort working independently in an office environment are required