The mission of the Records and Tax Administration of Johnson County is to provide the taxpayer, our employer, with quality service and efficient operating procedures. It is our duty to provide these services in a trusted and secure environment that protects the interests of the taxpayer. Through dedicated personnel and emerging technology, we continue to strive for excellence in these endeavors. The Records and Tax Administration Department is currently seeking two candidates for the position of Archives Intern. The Archives Interns will assist Archives Technicians in various organization and preservation projects. These projects are hands-on and will require a fair amount of physical activity. Additionally, interns will gain familiarity with workflows for the acquisition, preservation, retention, and destruction of records, as well as best practices for a professional archival facility.
The Archives Intern position is a temporary position that will end on, or before, December 31, 2018, Archives Interns will be working at the Johnson County Archives facility located at 19310 159th St, Olathe, KS 66062. Pay is $12.50 an hour. Applications for this job will be accepted through 6:00 p.m. on August 17, 2018.
Responsibilities include assisting Archivist Technicians in the following duties:
Proficiencies for candidates to be successful in this temporary position include strong analytical skills, research skills, the ability to interpret data and analyze information as well as strong attention to detail, and interpersonal skills.
High school diploma or equivalent is required. Students pursuing a degree in Library Science, Archival Management, Museum Studies, History or a related field are preferred.