Library AssistantArkansas Democrat-Gazette
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is seeking a motivated and energetic library assistant to join the staff. The library is responsible for maintaining an accurate archive of news articles that appear in the paper and assisting the newsroom staff with research. This is a part-time position.
The candidate should have the ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment. Candidate must have excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with the staff.
Duties include: daily evaluation and correction of digital editions; uploading and indexing of articles into a digital asset systems; assisting reporting staff with research; retrieving archived materiel for reporting staff; organizing and filing of photo, clips, newspapers and other items of historical significance; and other duties as assigned.
A suitable candidate should: be familiar with current events; have good communication, grammar and punctuation skills; have accurate typing skills; be comfortable working in a deadline-driven environment; have experience with Mac and PC operating systems; able to lift up to 40 pounds to a level of 36”; able to follow directions.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Previous library experience is a plus.