Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Miami opening

The Miami Herald Newsroom Library in Miami, FL seeks a full-time English-language News Archivist to update and maintain the text-based database of published Miami Herald stories stored in the electronic archive SAVEWeb in conjunction with other newsroom Library staff. Other tasks are assigned as necessary such as photographic image digitization, digital image archiving, and adding English-language content to the online Newsroom information portal NewsNet.

- Daily archiving of articles that ran in all Miami Herald editions, including Neighbors.
- Acts as a liaison to the Miami Herald Newsrooms; communicates archiving policy and procedure to/from the Library
- Helps maintain reading room and arrange archives
- Assists newsroom staff with the retrieval and use of Miami Herald archives in print and electronic formats
- Conducts occasional archival research
- Other duties as necessary to assure the smooth running of the department

- English fluency required; Spanish language skills a plus
- Strong attention to detail, grammar, and typing skills
- HS Diploma; Associates or Bachelor's degree preferred
- 2 years database or data entry experience required
- Experience using Windows & MacIntosh applications
- HTML/PHP experience welcome
- Interest in current events, American history, and popular culture
- Ability to learn and continuously apply new knowledge
- Flexible, open-minded and comfortable with working on various tasks

Hours are Monday-Friday or Sunday-Thursday 40 hrs per week; days

Please forward a cover letter and resume via CareerBuilder.com


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