Posting Dates: 04/14/201704/28/2017

Job Family: Human Resources

Department: Church History Department


Assist the Library Division of the Church History Department in processing incoming documents from local Church units. This is a unique opportunity for someone interested in pursuing a career in libraries.


This is a paid internship, which is anticipated to last one year (12 months). This position is a part-time (approximately 28 hours per week) hourly, nonexempt position. The candidate must be currently enrolled in, or recently graduated from (within the last 12 months), an undergraduate- or graduate-degree program.



The Processing Intern will be responsible to fulfill the following tasks:

·         Provide assistance to full-time processing and cataloging staff including processing newly acquired items.

·         Develop expertise with the cataloging systems to capture descriptive metadata

·         Become familiar with cataloging internal and national standards (AACR2 and RDA)

·         Process incoming documents from local church units

o   Update catalog records

o   Enter, validate, and verify information in electronic databases

·         Correspond with local unit leaders regarding their submissions


The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

·         Bachelor’s degree

·         Familiarity with PC computers; good understanding of basic computer software: MS Word, Excel, databases

·         Sensitivity to information of a confidential nature and respect for the privacy of individuals

·         High level of typing accuracy and attention to detail

·         Ability to work with minimal supervision, solve problems, and seek feedback

·         Interest in working in a library environment

·         Willingness to dress and present oneself appropriately

·         Good communication skills and a pleasing personality


Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.


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