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About the Dolph Briscoe Center


Employment opportunities at the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.

1. Clements Web Developer - Purpose of position Provide website design, development, and programming support to the Clements Project, a major archival digitization initiative. Collaborate with project and Briscoe Center staff to achieve project objectives. Essential functions: Collaborate with Briscoe Center staff, specifically the Digital Content Manager, Digital Archivist, Webmaster, and the Clements Project Manager on the implementation of a new digital preservation and web publishing infrastructure composed of Drupal, Islandora, and Fedora. Develop and integrate existing application programming interfaces (APIs) that support the ingest of digital objects into the Fedora Repository and the synchronization of Fedora objects with Drupal nodes. Collaborate on developing the scope and the functional requirements for Drupal Views and supporting functionality for both the Center's primary website and the Clements Project site. Support user experience testing and evaluation of the Briscoe Center and Clements Project websites in coordination with the Center's digital projects team; incorporate results of user testing into improvements for both sites.    Job Posting

2. Rapoport Project Intern - Under the supervision of the Rapoport Project Archivist, the intern will assist with the arrangement and description of the Bernard Rapoport Papers. In particular, the intern will participate in the identification of preservation needs and privacy and confidentiality issues. The intern will also assist in other duties as needed, for the preparation of the release for the enhanced, digital edition of Being Rapoport: Capitalist with a Conscience. Assist in other duties as needed. Full Job Description

3. Student Assistant: Archives of American Mathematics - Under the supervision of the archivist, the assistant will preserve, arrange, describe, and create finding aids for collections in the Archives of American Mathematics to make the materials available for research; create MARC records and TARO finding aids using Oxygen software; digitize audio cassettes and use Glifos software to create access tools; other digital projects as they arise; assist the Archivist as needed to transport boxes to and from the Collections Deposit Library; and perform other duties as assigned. Full Job Description

4. Digital Archives Intern - Under the supervision of the Digital Archivist, the Digital Archives Student Intern will assist the Digital Archivist in implementing and configuring scalable born-digital workflows using Archivematica. The intern will be responsible for creating documentation to be used by Briscoe staff in training new LAI's responsible for processing hybrid collections. The intern will also be responsible for processing collections into the UTDR. Full Job Description