OPS Archives Assistant - Photo (Tallahassee)

06 Sep 2020 7:12 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Position #945309

OPS Archives Assistant - Photo

Bureau of Archives & Records Mgmt.

This position is with the Florida Photographic Collection. Working with digital and analog photographic and video collections, employee researches and fulfills patron requests, assists the Photo Archivist in managing photo and film collections and facilitating their accessibility on the Florida Memory website. This position also manages work within the Photo Collection office.


 Assist Photo Archivist with researching and fulfilling patron requests, collections management, and arrangement and description of new collections.

 Coordinating with Photo Archivist and Photo Collection staff, manages the Photo office by assigning and tracking progress of projects, workflow, and general Photo tasks.

 Serves as Photo Collection liaison to other work units and department program areas.

Minimum Qualifications

 Bachelor’s degree in History, Public History, Political Science, Public Administration, Information Studies, Art History, Humanities, American Studies, or Photography.

 Familiarity with desktop computer applications.

 General knowledge of or interest in photography and film.

 At least 1 year work experience in public service.

Preferred Qualifications

 Master’s degree in History, Public History, Political Science, Public Administration, Information Studies, Art History, Humanities, American Studies, or Photography.

 Knowledge of and experience with analog photographic and film formats.

 At least 2 years work experience in public service.

 Coursework in Florida history or government.

 Coursework, formal training or work experience in archives or records management.


 Exceptional attention to detail.

 Exceptional public service skills.

 Knowledge of or openness to research methods and tenacity in research.

 Professional discretion.

 Consistent, reliable attendance.

 Ability and willingness to lift and carry boxes weighing up to 40 pounds.

Working hours: Full-time, Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., not to exceed 40 hours per week.

Pay: $16.50/ hr

Please submit a resume showing your qualifications for this position; copy of college transcripts; and at least two employment reference contacts to Jacklyn Attaway at Jacklyn.Attaway@dos.myflorida.com.

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS: A Level 2 criminal background check is a condition of employment. If selected for this position, you must provide your fingerprints. We will send your fingerprints to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a criminal background check.


Relatives of current Florida Department of State employees will not be considered.

We are committed to enhancing our workforce through the employment of Veterans, individuals with disabilities and seek qualified candidates from diverse cultures and backgrounds, abilities, skills, and talents to join our inclusive workforce.

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: https://www.sss.gov

Application or resume must include all previous employment.

An Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer.

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