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Job Op: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis August 29, 2008

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Scanning Clerk

Requisition ID: 1652
Primary Location: St. Louis
Other Location(s):
Employment Type: Temporary
Full-Time/Part-Time: Part-time
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Travel Required: 0%
Supervisory: No

Job Description:

Position Summary and Responsibilities:

The Research Library of Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is seeking a temporary part-time employee to scan and perform after-scan processing on a special document collection, beginning immediately with an estimated project completion date of May 31, 2009. This person will report to the Digital Project Librarian.

The objective of this position is to scan, check and clean documents from the Committee on the History of the Federal Reserve Collection. These materials are on loan from the Brookings Institution and must be handled and processed carefully.

The incumbent will be trained to use various digital scanners and software applications for scanning, cleaning and OCR (optical character recognition). They will also enter appropriate information about each file into an Access database.

Required Skills and Additional Requirements:

Physically able to lift 20 lbs. from floor to tables and place materials in shelving units which are approximately 7’ high.

Demonstrated detailed approach to projects.

Excellent communication skills.

Some post secondary education.

Proficiency in MS Word and Excel.

Ability to learn new software and hardware applications.

Preference will be given to candidates that exhibit the following abilities:

Familiarity with care and handling of archival materials.

Experience with relational databases (esp., Microsoft Access).

* Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.