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Employment opportunities at the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.

1. Clements Project Intern - Under the supervision of the Clements Digitization Project Archivist, the intern will assist with surveying the Clements Papers, scanning, and metadata creation, as well as other duties related to the digitization project. This internship opportunity presents a unique opportunity to work hands-on with a variety of materials and experience each step of the processing project, from the initial survey of materials to the completed finding aid.    Job Posting

2. Clements Metadata Intern -  Under the supervision of the Digital Archivist, the intern will be responsible for metadata creation, normalization, and crosswalkng for both existing Briscoe Center digital assets and digital assets that will be created in the course of the Clements project. The intern will also be responsible for assisting the Digital Archivist in the ongoing creation and maintenance of the Clements project digital workflow documentation. This position may also be responsible for manuscript digitization as well as creating fully searchable text from digitized manuscript material using optical character recognition software. This internship opportunity presents a unique opportunity to work hands-on with a variety of materials and experience each step of the processing project, from the initial survey of materials to the completed finding aid.    Job Posting

3. 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