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Employment opportunities at the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.

Digital Archivist - Under the direction of the Associate Director for Research and Collections, the Digital Archivist will supervise and participate in creating digital content while managing and preserving a growing body of digital assets. The archivist will preserve, describe, and provide access to primary source digital materials, prepare digital content with attention to metadata creation and oversee digitization operations and workflows.

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Site Manager, Briscoe-Garner Museum (Uvalde, TX) Purpose of position is to serve as the site-manager for the Briscoe-Garner Museum Division of of the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, responsible for the daily operations and maintenance of the facility. The position will report to the Assistant Director responsible for other off-campus divisions of the Briscoe Center.  

Essential functions include: coordinate and execute all programs and special events at Garner Museum, including Garner Seminars, Education events for secondary schools and area colleges, John Nance Garner Day celebrations. Supervise museum staff, currently .5 FTE building attendant and .5 FTE administrative assistant. Coordinate the planning and implementation of publicity, promotion and public information programs for activities conducted at the Museum in concert with the Public Affairs Officer of the Briscoe Center. Assist the Friends of John Nance Garner with the events and activities they sponsor on behalf of their Briscoe-Garner Museum fundraising efforts. Work with exhibits and curatorial staff of the Briscoe Center to execute the exhibitions of the museum, including research, writing, fabrication, and installation. Greet visitors and conduct interactive orientations and walking tours to visitors or educational groups. Monitor the facilities and grounds, making recommendations to supervisor regarding repairs and maintenance, locating possible contractors, and evaluating the execution of those repairs when supervisor is not on site. Serve as the Briscoe-Garner representative in community and city government relations and relationships and attend the meetings of those organizations to which the Briscoe-Garner Museum has institutional memberships. Occasionally travel to UT Austin campus to conduct research, to attend staff meetings, etc.

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Student Archives InternUnder the supervision of the Head of Archives and Manuscripts Unit, the intern will preserve, arrange, describe, and create finding aids for archival collections, thereby making these materials available and more accessible for research. Descriptions of the collections and creation of finding aids will include use of MARC cataloging and Encoded Archival Description. The intern will assist with special projects as needed.

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Student University Archives Intern - Under the supervision of the Briscoe Center's Registrar, the intern will preserve, arrange, describe, and create finding aids for archival collections, with an emphasis on the University of Texas Archives, thereby making these materials available and more accessible for research. Descriptions of the collections and creation of finding aids will include use of MARC cataloging and Encoded Archival Description. The intern will assist with special projects as needed.

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Library Assistant I (Library Assistant) - Under the supervision of the Head of Public Services, the library assistant will coordinate fulfillment of all requests for materials stored in offsite locations within Austin.  This position involves direct customer contact by email, phone and in person. Working conditions include lifting and moving items weighing up to 60 pounds. A class C operators driver license is required for this position and successful applicants will need to pass University of Texas driving training.  Other duties include assisting researchers with registration and data entry. Job Posting

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ExxonMobil Collection Intern - Under the supervision of the archivist for the ExxonMobil Historical Collection, the intern will assist with the arrangement and description of the Energy and Natural Resources collections and other tasks as assigned.

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Photo Archives Intern - Under the direction of the photo archivist, the intern will process photo collections, answer reference questions, and create finding aids for archival collections consisting primarily or exclusively of photographic materials.  The intern will also participate in special project such as exhibits to learn other aspects of archival enterprise as time permits.

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