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Preparation Technician


  • Backstage Library Works
  • 11/08/19
  • Bethlehem, PA
  • 18017
  • 13.25 / Hourly
  • Full-Time
Opening: Full time employment position for a Preparation Technician at Backstage Library Works in Bethlehem, Pa

Permanent full-time position
8.5 hour days, minus 30-minute unpaid lunch, 40 hours per week.
1st shift position
Extensive 90-day probation and training period with structured production goals.

Responsibilities for Preparation:
Page-by-page collation and preparation of newspapers and serials
Assigning material to be filmed on specific reels of microfilm
Hand-disbinding and minor repairs
Preparation of metadata targets for microfilming
Data entry tasks in databases and spreadsheets
Creating and proofing microfilm box labels

Qualifications:
College Degree, certificate, or two years production or preservation/reformatting experience.
Detail oriented
Able to work with rare and fragile materials in a production environment.
Able to work in a team environment and have good communication skills
Able to maintain a production rate as stated in the standards manual.
Ability to learn or have minimum computer skills
Work productively and independently while meeting daily production levels
Learn new skills quickly and thoroughly
Problem-solving and ability to follow written and verbal instructions with little supervision.
Ability to work flexible/overtime hours on occasion
Current employees must be in good standing meeting or exceeding standards in current position with at least six-months of continuous employment.
Must meet requirements for Backstage Library Works and pass a written test.
Must have valid drivers license and transportation

Desirable but not required
Microfilm and/or reformatting experience

This position is non-exempt, fully benefited position including eight paid holidays per year; twelve PTO days per;
major medical/dental/vision; tuition reimbursement; 401k retirement with Employer Match; $13.25 per hour starting salary

If interested please send email & resume to apply@bslw.com. Position will remain open until filled.

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